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List Of 11 Business Tycoons Who Got Honoured With Padma Awards This Republic Day

| Published on January 29, 2020

Getting honoured with Padma Awards is a big honour for anyone. Several prominent business leaders were honoured with Padma Awards on this Republic Day. And Prime Minister Modi didn’t take too long to congratulate all 118 awardees, among them 11 were from the business background.

PM tweeted, “ Congratulations to all those who have been conferred the Padma Awards. The awardees include extraordinary individuals who have made exceptional contributions to our society, nation and humanity.”

Anand Mahindra who was awarded the Padma Bhushan – the third-highest civilian award in the country, expressed his thanks replying to PM’s tweet.

Mahindra tweeted, “Sir, (thanks) for recognising our Rise philosophy—trying to do well AND do good. And there’s an old saying: If you see a turtle on top of a fence, you know for sure it didn’t get there on its own! I stand on the shoulders of all Mahindraites. I will convey your compliments to them!”

Sanjeev Bhikchandani founder also expressed his gratitude and tweeted, “Honoured and privileged to find my name in the Padma Shri list. While I have been given this award the truth is I owe it to the joint efforts and support of so many other people – colleagues, friends and family. Proud to represent the start up entrepreneur community in this list.”

Here are the names of all 11 awardees from business backgrounds who have been honoured with Padma Awards in the field of ‘Trade and Industry’:

  • Shri Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra GroupShri Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Group
  • Shri Jai Prakash Agarwal, Chairman, Surya Roshni Ltd.
  • Shri Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Chairman, Info Edge
  • Shri Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia, Chairman, Bilakhia Holdings Private Limited
  • Shri Chewang Motup Goba, Chairman, Rimo Expeditions
  • Shri Bharat Goenka, Managing Director, Tally Solutions,
  • Shri Nemnath Jain, Founder, Prestige Group
  • Shri Vijay Sankeshwar, Board Member, VRL Group
  • Dr Romesh Tekchand Wadhwani, CEO, Symphony Technology Group
  • Shri Prem Watsa, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive, Fairfax Financial Holdings

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