Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla was honored with the Padma Bhushan Award. And Rakesh Radheshyam Jhunjhunwala (posthumously) was awarded the Padma Shri award.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala And Kumar Mangalam Birla
74th Republic Day On the eve of Padma Awards, the names of those who will be honored have been announced. This time a total of 106 names have been announced, out of which 91 have been honored with Padma Shri, 6 with Padma Vibhushan and 9 with Padma Bhushan. Because Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian awards of the country, are given in three categories (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri). On the occasion of Republic Day, the country’s veteran businessman Aditya Birla Group (Aditya Birla Group) Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla was honored with the Padma Bhushan Award. And Rakesh Radheshyam Jhunjhunwala (posthumously) was awarded the Padma Shri award.
Please inform that Rakesh Radheshyam Jhunjhunwala has been posthumously awarded the Padma Shri. He has been given this honor for the field of trade and industry. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala died on August 14 last year. Doctors told that he was suffering from kidney related problems and acute multiple organ failure. Jhunjhunwala was often called “India’s Warren Buffett” or “India’s Big Bull”. He was widely known for his stock market predictions.
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Kumar Mangalam’s business spread across six continents
Kumar Mangalam Birla had to take over the command of the group at the age of just 28 due to the untimely demise of his father. He achieved this position by spreading his business in many areas including software, BPO and telecom. Today the business of Aditya Birla Group is spread across 36 countries in six continents. Under his leadership, the turnover of the group has increased 30 times to $60 billion. Under his leadership, the group acquired more than 40 companies in India and abroad. This is the largest acquisition by an Indian multinational company.
Please tell that Kumar Mangalam Birla was born on June 14, 1967 in a Marwari family. His father Aditya Vikram Birla was a well-known businessman. He studied at Sydenham College of Commerce. After this he did B.Com from University of Bombay and then went to London to do MBA. Also he did CA. Due to the untimely demise of his father in 1995, he had to take over the command of the group.
Responsibilities handled at a young age
Please tell that at an early age, a big responsibility had come on his shoulders, but he performed it well. After becoming the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, he made many changes in the group and spread business in many sectors. In the last 28 years, Birla Group has acquired more than 40 companies in India and abroad, which is a record for any Indian multinational company.