Rahul Bajaj vacated the post of Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Bajaj Auto last year.
Rahul Bajaj passed away
Rahul Bajaj, one of the country’s leading businessmen and former chairman of Bajaj Auto, has passed away. He was a 83-year-old Padma Bhushan winner and former Rajya Sabha MP.
He was admitted to the Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune a month ago due to pneumonia and heart problems and died at 2.30 pm today. His wife is the late Rupa Bajaj. The children are Rajeev, Deepa, Sanjeev, Shefali, Sunaina and Manish.
Rahul Bajaj resigned from the post of Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Bajaj Auto in April last year. He was then appointed chairman of the company’s Emirates from May 1 for five years. He has been the head of Bajaj Auto since 1972 and the head of the Bajaj Group for five decades.
Bajaj Group also manufactures and sells motorized two-, three- and four-wheelers, general and life insurance, investment and consumer finance, home appliances, electric lighting, wind power, special alloy, stainless steel, and rattan handling equipment for travel companies. Carried.
Rahul Bajaj Biography
Born on June 10, 1938, Rahul Bajaj holds an Honors degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University in 1958. He holds a law degree from the University of Bombay and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
In 2001, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honor in the country. He has received numerous other awards, including honorary doctorates from various universities. Served as a Member of the Rajya Sabha from 2006-2010. He was the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) from 1979-80 and 1999-2000.
He was the former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Airlines and the Bombay Indian Institute of Technology. He has also chaired the International Business Council and the World Economic Forum. He is a former member of the South Asia Advisory Board of Harvard Business School and a former member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
Rahul Bajaj has also spearheaded the CSR activities of the Bajaj Group of Companies and charitable trusts, including the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation.
The Bajaj Group, one of the oldest business groups in the country, has 25 companies. It has 36,000 employees, including Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Finserve, Bajaj Electricals, Mukand and Bajaj Alliance.