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Birla group of companies

Birla refers to either the members of the Birla family, or the organizations founded or run by them. Birla family :

Members of Birla family: o Ghanshyam Das Birla o Aditya Birla o Krishna Kumar Birla o Kumar Mangalam Birla o Basant Kumar Birla Companies/Group of Companies run by members of Birla family: o Aditya Birla Group of companies o Birla Technical Services o Hindustan Motors, makers of Ambassador cars o Yash Birla Group of companies Educational Institutions run by members of Birla family: o Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani o BITS Goa | Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani- Goa Campus o Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani- Hyderabad Campus o Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi o Birla Institute Of Management Technology o Birla Institute of Applied Sciences, Bhimtal o BK Birla Institute of Engineering & Technology, Pilani

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Singapore. Australia. India Area served Key people Products Revenue Employees Subsidiaries Website Worldwide Kumar Mangalam Birla (Chairman) Aluminum. The Aditya Birla Group is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Mumbai. Egypt. Laos. Cement. Malaysia. Textile. Dubai.[6] The origins of the group lie in the conglomerate once held by one of India's foremost industrialists Mr. Myanmar. Retail. Canada. Ghanshyam Das Birla. ▲ US$ 29 billion (2009) [2] 130. .600 (2009)[3] Several.[2] The group is a major player in all the industry sectors it operates in. Adityabirla. UK. Bangladesh. Philippines. Hungary. Luxembourg. Fiber. Copper. Fertilizer. China.Aditya Birla Group Aditya Birla Group Type Industry Founded Founder(s) Public Conglomerate 1857[1] Ghanshyam Das Birla Headquarters Mumbai. The Aditya Birla Group has been adjudged the best employer in India and among the top 20 in Asia by the Hewitt-Economic Times and Wall Street Journal Study 2007. Insurance etc. IT Service.[5] The Aditya Birla group is US$ 29 billion conglomerate which gets 60% of its revenues from outside India. Switzerland. Brazil. Vietnam and Korea.[4] India with operations in 25 countries including Thailand. Telecoms. Germany. Indonesia. USA. France.

copper cathodes and several other products. non-ferrous metals. The two entities are now merged into UltraTech cement to form India s largest cement company. Aditya Birla Nuvo.Businesses Aditya Birla is organized into various subsidiaries that operate across different sectors. rolled products. cast copper rods. UltraTech cement was originally the cement business of L&T which was acquired by Aditya Birla Group in 2004. chemicals. Retail (under the 'More' brand of supermarkets). alloy wheels. telecom. . and UltraTech Cement. The Group consists of four main companies.[11] It operates out of facilities in Egypt. Grasim. On 11 February 2007.[10] Cement The Groups cement business was earlier under both Grasim industries and UltraTech cement. Thailand. Carbon Black The Group is the fourth largest manufacturer of Carbon Black worldwide. fertilizers. viscose filament yarn.[9] Hindalco makes alumina chemicals. which operate in various industry sectors through subsidiaries.93 per outstanding share of common stock. Its manufacturing locations are primarily in India. primary aluminum. roofing sheets. wire rods. financial services. On 15 May 2007. insulators. branded apparel. chemicals. joint ventures. These are Hindalco. cement. the company entered into an agreement to acquire the Canadian company Novelis for U$6 billion. It is a major supplier to several major automobile tyre manufacturers worldwide.[7] It is a dominant player in aluminum and copper. the acquisition was completed with Novelis shareholders receiving $44.[8] making the combined entity the world's largest rolled-aluminium producer. Among these are viscose staple fibre. India and China. carbon black. etc. BPO and IT services. and it owns mines in Australia. Non Ferrous Metals The groups non-ferrous metals are under Hindalco.

education. After an Initial Public Offering on the Indian Stock Markets.[13] Idea Cellular started off as a joint venture with the group. Sponge Iron. Other Businesses Apart from the above businesses. BPO (Aditya Birla Minacs). The group also supports development activities in areas like healthcare. The group's philanthropic activities are guided by Mrs Rajashree Birla. Thailand. the Group is a major player in industry sectors like Insulators. It runs 45 schools and 18 hospitals. . [12] It operates out of India. reaching out to 7 million people annually through the Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development.Textile Business The Aditya Birla Group is the world's largest player in the Viscose Staple Fiber industry.[14] It works in 3.700 villages. AT&T and the Tata Group. Retail. Idea Cellular now accounts for a third of the group's market capitalization. The Aditya Birla group is also a major player in the branded garments market in India. Fertilizers. IT. sustainable livelihood. Malaysia and China. the group also owns acrylic fiber businesses in Egypt and Thailand. It owns the Birla Cellulose particular around its manufacturing location. viscose filament yarn businesses and spinning mills at several locations all over India and South East Asia. Philanthropy The Group actively involves itself in several community development initiatives . The group has pulp and plantation interests in Canada and has recently invested in plantations in Laos. Financial Services (jointly with Sunlife) and more recently. Apart from viscose staple fiber. Telecom Services Idea Cellular is now owned by Aditya Birla Group. Laos. The company is headquartered in Mumbai and has operations in all the 22 telecom circles in India. infrastructure and social causes. Insurance (Birla Sun Life Insurance). Aditya Birla acquired Business Processing Outsource Minacs in 2007. However the stakes of the remaining partners was eventually acquired by the group. Chemicals. Mining.

the housing scenario is a matter of concern. The Aditya Birla Group began with just 110 houses in Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh. of which. A home gives a tremendous sense of security. Rajashree Birla. Our Mission To deliver superior value to our customers. near Hindalco’s plants. Habitat is a world-renowned organisation. Here is an excerpt from Mrs. spurs education. ‘Habitat for Humanity’ was a relatively unknown entity in corporate India. Habitat for Humanity India. Rajashree Birla. Chairperson. In India. Habitat started its innings with the Aditya Birla Group almost a decade ago. endeavour to bridge this gap. in Mumbai. employees and society at large. At the time. Chairperson. Over the years. highlighting the organisation's goals and road map for the future.000 are in India. "In India. Habitat for Humanity India. at a function organised under the aegis of the FICCI-Aditya Birla CSR Centre of Excellence. Birla's speech "A decent roof over one’s head is the most minimal need of a human being. albeit in a very small way. lays the foundation of a sustainable livelihood and builds a fine family. We tied up with them as an experiment. The event was organised under the aegis of the FICCI-Aditya Birla CSR Centre of Excellence in Mumbai on 19 August 2010.Our Vision To be a premium global conglomerate with a clear focus on each business. Its basic objective is to help provide affordable houses to the underprivileged. at Habitat for Humanity International. shareholders. Our Values Integrity Commitment Passion Seamlessness Speed Objectives Mrs.000 homes for the homeless-mark by 2015. spoke at an interactive session on “Affordable Housing”. at the corporate level. Of these. We. To date. 35. the Aditya Birla Group has . We need 50 million houses in India.” said Mrs. Habitat for Humanity has built 370.000 houses across the globe. We are committed to cross the 100. 25 million units are required in urban India alone.

“Alongside the dedicated team of Women IndiaBUILDS led by Mrs. "Likewise. Jonathan Reckford. Today.” avers Mrs. Jacqueline Fernandez. who are driving the Habitat programme.5 million. Mr. Mrs. Mr. He will directly ask for their commitment and funding for Habitat Homes for the homeless. This campaign solicits funding and volunteer engagement. Dow Chemicals.000 houses. we are also exploring engaging with the American Physicians of Indian Origin and appealing to them through our team member Mr. and to the nation. Birla mentioned the launch of Habitat’s ‘World of Hope’ campaign. Birla. as well as scores of other friends have bolstered our efforts. The FICCI-Aditya Birla CSR Centre organised the interactive session to host Mr.” remarked Mrs. Sanjay Nayar and Mr. Ltd. Habitat celebrity champions like John Abraham. to the tune of US $1. as well as the Ivy League alumni in India.” Mrs. We will give them more. among others." says Mr. Global CEO of Habitat for Humanity. She also informed the gathering that Mr. He will be tapping into high net worth individuals and his corporate clients for support.. Sheila Kripalani. Ron Terwilliger. Kumar Mangalam Birla…………………… . Highlighting the road map for the future. Birla. management time and for cascading Habitat’s message to their circle of influence. They’ve helped build over 3. they pledged support for building 1. Asit Koticha.400 houses as a beginning. KRR India Advisors Pvt. Mr. Maddy (R. Jonathan Reckford. one of Habitat’s greatest patrons in the US. Sanjay Nayar. and also to garner the support of corporates in terms of funding. CEO. both of which are essential to rocket a project of such scale. has also put his might behind Habitat. sincerely believe that the privileged class owe it to themselves. Birla acknowledged the tremendous support received from Citigroup. ASK Financials and HDFC. who is also the Chairman of the World of Hope Global Campaign.supported Habitat financially and in kind. Asit Koticha. is rooting for India. Madhavan). He will reach out to Ivy League CEOs of Indian origin in the United States. to make a difference to the underprivileged by reaching out to them and helping provide basic amenities such as a home Our mission is to change the way people shop.