8 successful Indian companies named after their founders

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 22, 2023

Hinduja Group

Named after Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja, this automotive, financial services and media company was founded in 1914

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Jindal Group

Named after OP Jindal in 1952, this group is $11 billion conglomerate and a leading steel producer in India

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Godrej Group

The group was founded by Ardeshir and Pirojsha Godrej in 1897. From FMCG to industrial engineers the group has stepped in to 7 different sectors

Bajaj Group

Founded by Jamnalal Bajaj in 1926, Bajaj group employs about 36,000 employees

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Mahindra Group

It was first set up as Mahindra & Mohmmad in 1945 as a steel trading company by Kailash Chandra Mahindra, JC Mahindra & Malik Ghulam Mohammed

Aditya Birla Group

The Birla group is named after Ghanshyam Das Birla. It was expanded in the early part of 20th century

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Tata group

Jamsetji Tata founded an iron and steel company which now has 3.8 million shareholders in 32 publicly listed companies

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Dr Reddy's Laboratories

Founded in 1984 by Dr K Anji Reddy, the company with Headquarters in Hyderabad is set in the pharmaceutical sector

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