Sudhir Choudhrie: entrepreneur and philanthropist
Sudhir Choudhrie is an entrepreneur and philanthropist hailing from the city of Kolkata, India. He is currently the CEO of Tata Motors, one of India’s largest automotive companies. Sudhir graduated from Bangalore University with a degree in mechanical engineering and has been awarded many accolades by his work in entertainment and business. Currently, Sudhir is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award which he received for his immense services to humanity. This article will look at the life of Sudhir Choudhrie and his incredible feats.
Choudhrie was born into a family of entrepreneurs and had a passion for business from a very young age. He graduated from the Bangalore University with a degree in mechanical engineering and began his career in automotive sales. After 5 years he left this position to open his own company, which was initially unsuccessful. Sudhir took some time off to travel around the world on his motorcycle. After selling this motorbike he returned home and founded Automotive Decor & Engineering, which grew into one of India’s leading automotive companies. This company became an owner of Tata Motors, the leading Indian car manufacturer.
Choudhrie regards helping others as one of his highest priorities and will do anything in his power to help those in need. He spends time making generous donations towards education and health care while supporting the less fortunate financially. Sudhir set up a foundation called “Nutan Bharat” which means “daughter of India”. This foundation helped support poor children and unemployed families, as well as helping people find employment opportunities to help them out of their poor situations. Sudhir Choudhrie has been awarded a Padma Bhushan award from the Indian Government for his tremendous contributions in Indian society.
Sudhir Choudhrie has been involved with education for a very long time, as he was involved with his father’s charitable works before he was even born. He has made many donations to various schools and colleges in India; however, he is most well-known for his work at IIT Roorkee and IIMC Bangalore. Sudhir also owns an institute of technology called “IIT Institute of Technology Roorkee”. He also has a department of Mechanical Engineering at IIMC Bangalore, which his father initially founded.