From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens

A walk down memory lane with the doyens of business
Curated By: Prince Mathews Thomas
Published: Nov 26, 2013
From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens

Image by : Shiv Nadar Foundation

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  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
HCL founder Shiv Nadar was born and raised in “mofussil Tamil Nadu” and saw his first big city—Chennai—only when he was 21. It was much later and hundreds of kilometres away in Delhi that the man, who calls himself “a product of education”, founded what would later be the fourth-largest IT company in India. The billionaire likes narrating his inspiring story and it is no wonder that many of these photos, (with his siblings, riding a tractor overseas and with his friend during college years), are displayed on the walls of the VidyaGyan school that is run by his philanthropy foundation