Cyrus S. Poonawalla is known as the King of Vaccines and is the originator of the Serum Institute of India. He is the executive of Poonawalla Group. Cyrus Poonawalla was brought into the world by a Parsi family. His dad was a pony raiser and had associations in the Horse hustling circuit. In 1966, Cyrus established the Serum Institute of India, to make immunizations at a less expensive rate. In 1994, WHO perceived the Serum Institute of India. In 2020, the Serum Institute of India has turned into a main provider of Vaccines.
Accomplishments of Cyrus Poonawalla:
- In 2005, Cyrus Poonawalla was granted Padma Shri for his commitment to the clinical world.
- In 2021, the Serum Institute of India is saving the world by creating the Covisheild immunizations.
Motivational & Inspirational Quotes by Cyrus Poonawalla :
1. Along with my passion for horse breeding, I was a horse racing enthusiast… In 1974 I was elected as a committee member and subsequently as a steward of the Turf Club. I had a burning desire to clean up the sport, which had always carried the stigma of gambling and manipulation.
2. As a teenager, I developed a great interest in not only horse breeding but also horse racing and used to bet based on red-hot tips. I realized that becoming a bookmaker would be very lucrative, but Dad put his foot down, saying it was an inappropriate career.
3. Besides my love for horses and cars, I am passionate about making the cheapest vaccines in the world. I started making life-saving drugs when I was 22.