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Counted among the top industrialists of India, Anand Mahindra is the Chairman of the Mumbai-headquartered multinational conglomerate Mahindra Group. The 66-year-old's net worth, as of February 9, 2022, stood at $1.9 billion, according to Forbes. The Mahindra Group, which he heads, operates in around 22 industries ranging from automotive, aerospace, agribusiness, defence and energy to retail, real estate, logistics and hospitality. The Anand Mahindra-led conglomerate is best known for its automobile manufacturing, particularly the sports utility vehicles including Bolero and Scorpio, along with its range of tractors. Recognised around the world for his business leadership, Anand Mahindra was included in the 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders' list by Fortune Magazine. The publication, in 2011, also included him in the list of Asia's 25 most powerful business personalities. The Forbes Magazine had, in 2013, bestowed the 'Entrepreneur of the Year' title on him. The Government of India awarded Anand Mahindra with Padma Bhushan - the third highest civilian honour - in January 2020. Anand Mahindra was born in Mumbai (then known as Bombay) on May 1, 1955. He completed his schooling from the Lawrence School, based in Tamil Nadu's Lovedale. He went on to pursue a degree in film making and architecture from Harvard University in 1977, and completed the Masters in Business Administration programme from the Harvard Business School in 1981. More

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  • Seen a mobile marriage hall? Anand Mahindra wants to meet the 'creative' designer | Watch Sep 26, 2022 01:45 PM IST

    Seen a mobile marriage hall? Anand Mahindra wants to meet the 'creative' designer | Watch

    Anand Mahindra described the concept as “creative and thoughtful” and added that it also doesn’t take up “permanent space in a population-dense country”.

  • Anand Mahindra gushes over wedding hall on wheels, can't wait to meet inventor Sep 25, 2022 12:33 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra gushes over wedding hall on wheels, can't wait to meet inventor

    Dayanand Darekar had come up with the idea of a hall on wheels during the pandemic as Covid shrank the number of marriage attendants as well as wedding budgets

  • Anand Mahindra's advice for overthinkers comes with a podcast clip | Watch Sep 22, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra's advice for overthinkers comes with a podcast clip | Watch

    Anand Mahindra posted the clip with the caption: “Live in the present. Especially when facing temporary challenges. One day at a time; one step at a time.”

  • Seen Onam in Antarctica? Anand Mahindra shares video of 'pookalam' on ice | Watch Sep 21, 2022 05:08 PM IST

    Seen Onam in Antarctica? Anand Mahindra shares video of 'pookalam' on ice | Watch

    The five people who worked on the pookalam in Antarctica posed at the end of video, the background being what looks like a scientific base.

  • ‘Terrible tragedy’: Anand Mahindra on pregnant woman run over by Mahindra Finance loan recovery agent Sep 18, 2022 10:01 AM IST

    ‘Terrible tragedy’: Anand Mahindra on pregnant woman run over by Mahindra Finance loan recovery agent

    Hazaribagh, Jharkhand: The 27-year-old woman was trying to stop a loan recovery agent from seizing her father's tractor over loan dues.

  • Nokia once sold toilet paper, Sony made cookers: Anand Mahindra shares ‘fascinating’ list Sep 16, 2022 02:47 PM IST

    Nokia once sold toilet paper, Sony made cookers: Anand Mahindra shares ‘fascinating’ list

    “A fascinating list that shows how entrepreneurs are flexible and ‘pivot’ when opportunity arises,” wrote Anand Mahindra.

  • Anand Mahindra calls Chenab Rail Bridge 'absolutely surreal', lauds engineers Sep 14, 2022 08:28 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra calls Chenab Rail Bridge 'absolutely surreal', lauds engineers

    The Chenab bridge is the world’s highest single-arch railway bridge and is built between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Anand Mahindra’s tweet on ‘Pappadhamaka’ has Twitter amused Sep 13, 2022 11:10 AM IST

    Anand Mahindra’s tweet on ‘Pappadhamaka’ has Twitter amused

    Inviting suggestions for coining a new word that means 'to fight over pappadams'," wrote Anand Mahindra.

  • Meet the ‘best Bolero driver’ according to Anand Mahindra. Reason? An elephant chase | Watch Sep 12, 2022 04:34 PM IST

    Meet the ‘best Bolero driver’ according to Anand Mahindra. Reason? An elephant chase | Watch

    "I hereby anoint the man at the wheel as the best Bolero driver in the world and also nickname him Captain Cool,” Anand Mahindra tweeted

  • Electric scooter owner fined for no pollution certificate in bizarre incident Sep 12, 2022 12:51 PM IST

    Electric scooter owner fined for no pollution certificate in bizarre incident

    A Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate is issued to a vehicle after examining its exhaust fumes and checking the level of hazardous emissions. But, electric vehicles do not have any emmissions.

  • Campaign #TrForTeachers gets Anand Mahindra’s support: ‘My mother was a teacher’ Sep 07, 2022 11:24 AM IST

    Campaign #TrForTeachers gets Anand Mahindra’s support: ‘My mother was a teacher’

    "My mother was a teacher and I enthusiastically sign up to the idea of according Teachers a professional title/prefix," wrote Anand Mahindra.

  • People travel on excavator in flooded Bengaluru. Anand Mahindra responds to video Sep 06, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    People travel on excavator in flooded Bengaluru. Anand Mahindra responds to video

    Footage of people travelling in the bucket of an excavator in the Bellandur area of Bengaluru has gone viral on Twitter.

  • Anand Mahindra finds Downing Street in US 'for whoever misses out' on being UK PM Sep 05, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra finds Downing Street in US 'for whoever misses out' on being UK PM

    Hours ahead of the announcement of UK's new Prime Minister -- a battle between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss -- Anand Mahindra shared a photo of Downing Street in New York's Brooklyn area.

  • Anand Mahindra's Monday motivation: Woman who lost her hands, doctors who replaced them Sep 05, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra's Monday motivation: Woman who lost her hands, doctors who replaced them

    Monika More had lost her hands in 2014 after falling into the gap between a train and a platform at Mumbai's Ghatkopar station.

  • Anand Mahindra’s pledge after Cyrus Mistry car crash: ‘We owe it to our families’ Sep 05, 2022 11:16 AM IST

    Anand Mahindra’s pledge after Cyrus Mistry car crash: ‘We owe it to our families’

    Former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry, 54, died in an accident in Maharashtra on September 4.

  • Uday Kotak’s ‘reality check’ as India pips UK to become 5th largest economy Sep 03, 2022 01:59 PM IST

    Uday Kotak’s ‘reality check’ as India pips UK to become 5th largest economy

    Uday Kotak said it was a “proud moment” for India as the country overtook its colonial ruler, the UK, to become the world’s fifth largest economy.

  • India becomes 5th largest economy, Twitterati reacts Sep 03, 2022 12:32 PM IST

    India becomes 5th largest economy, Twitterati reacts

    The Indian economy surpassed UK's economy to become the fifth biggest economy, Indian Twitterati reacted to the good news and highlighted various reasons for the country's economic progress.

  • 'Almost safe leadership bets': Anand Mahindra as list of Indian-origin CEOs expand with Laxman Narasimhan Sep 02, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    'Almost safe leadership bets': Anand Mahindra as list of Indian-origin CEOs expand with Laxman Narasimhan

    Laxman Narasimhan, 55, who previously held top positions at Reckitt Benckiser Group and PepsiCo, will join Starbucks on October 1.

  • Anand Mahindra’s word of the day? Something we all feel mid-week at work Sep 01, 2022 10:34 AM IST

    Anand Mahindra’s word of the day? Something we all feel mid-week at work

    This word prevalent in the 17th century deserves a revival more than ever today, according to Anand Mahindra.

  • Anand Mahindra shares teaser on new Mahindra XUV 400. EV to be revealed on September 8 Aug 31, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra shares teaser on new Mahindra XUV 400. EV to be revealed on September 8

    "Today is a very auspicious day, so delighted to announce another curtain-raiser coming your way soon," Anand Mahindra tweeted with the video teaser.

  • 'Sharp eye': Anand Mahindra's praise to Twitter user who spotted Ganpati's seatbelt in ad Aug 31, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    'Sharp eye': Anand Mahindra's praise to Twitter user who spotted Ganpati's seatbelt in ad

    After Anand Mahindra shared a Mahindra ad created to commemorate Ganesh Chaturthi, a Twitter user Manu Gulati said she found the seatbelt detail "cute".

  • Anand Mahindra on why the Noida Twin tower demolition reminds him of 'tall egos' Aug 29, 2022 12:49 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra on why the Noida Twin tower demolition reminds him of 'tall egos'

    The demolition of the Apex and Ceyane towers was the biggest of its kind in the country. More than 3,700 kg of explosives were used on Sunday to raze the buildings which were taller than Qutub Minar.

  • Boy who built Iron Man suit from scrap now studies at university run by Anand Mahindra’s group Aug 29, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    Boy who built Iron Man suit from scrap now studies at university run by Anand Mahindra’s group

    Ningombam Prem, a teenager from Manipur, has kickstarted his engineering journey.

  • Can we have some 'trunnels': Anand Mahindra asks Nitin Gadkari Aug 28, 2022 09:50 AM IST

    Can we have some 'trunnels': Anand Mahindra asks Nitin Gadkari

    And before Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari could respond to Anand Mahindra, Twitter users pointed out that many places in the country already have such "trunnels" began to share photos and videos of the tree tunnels they have travelled through.

  • Mahindra Lifespace crossing $1 billion m-cap proves firm can survive without black money: Anand Mahindra Aug 26, 2022 11:35 AM IST

    Mahindra Lifespace crossing $1 billion m-cap proves firm can survive without black money: Anand Mahindra

    Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd is the real estate arm of the Mahindra Group. It is listed on stock exchanges. Shares of Mahindra Lifespace Developers were trading at Rs 519.75 apiece on BSE, up 2.29 per cent at 1128 hrs. The market capitalisation of the company was at Rs 8,032.51 crore.

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