Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chief head of Aditiya Birla Group. He is one of the richest businessmen of India, who conjures to be in the list of billionaires. He is also said to be the head of Birla Institute of Technology & Science, and the chairman of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. Mr. Birla is also the Chairman of IIT, Delhi.With being the Director of the G. D. Birla Medical Research & Education Foundation. He also stands on the London Business School’s Asia Pacific Advisory Board and is an Honorary Fellow of the London Business School. Atlast he is also the part of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Apex Advisory Council of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.
Birla was born in 1967 in the city of Kolkata but was raised in Mumbai. His family constitutes be Marwari Birla family. Who is stated to be belonging to the state of Rajasthan. He is known to be a graduate of the London school of business. In 1995 it was when Birla legally acclaimed the position as the chairman of the Aditya Birla group. During his tenure, the group accumulated have around US$3.33 Billion in 1995 to US$48.3 billion in 2019.
Birla is also said to achieve awards like CEO of the year, in the year 2016. The company is said to be operated in 36 variant countries, inclusive of six continents. The company holds to have a function in different sectors like:
- CARBON BLACK
- CEMENT – GREY AND WHITE
- FERRO CHEM
- FINANCIAL SERVICES
- NON-FERROUS METALS
- TEXTILE (PULP, FIBRE, YARN, FABRIC, APPAREL)
- TRADING SOLUTIONS
- WIND POWER
Kumar Mangalam Birla Sustainable livelihood
- Self-help groups – Finacial aid for farmers and women
- Agricultural development
- Livestock development
- Watershed management
- Microenterprise development
- Skill development / vocational training through Aditya Birla Technology Park
His accumulated net worth as of 2021 comes around to be $13.2 billion. He is said to be the 9 richest men in India. The company is set to hold net profits of about 41 billion.
The businessman is said to own a real estate property of Rs.425 Crores. Though he is said to own numerous properties across India. His car collection includes being BMW, Audi, Ford, Mercedes Benz and Rolls Royce.
Though Birla has said to have invested in numerous stakes his goal to achieve Premium Global Conglomerate is also coming in terms to be established real soon with his current success rate.