Bharat Ram

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Born in Delhi, Ram was the son of Lala Shri Ram, who founded Delhi Cloth & General Mills. Ram completed his preliminary education at Modern School New Delhi. He graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi with a degree in economics. Ram founded Shriram Fibres (SRF Ltd) in 1970 and later, Shri Ram Fertilizers. He served on various government committees and wrote two books: Glimpses of Industrial India and From Istanbul to Vienna. He also became the chairman of Indian Airlines. He received the Padma Bhushan award in 1972. He is regarded as one of the most influential leaders of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, which he headed in 1965. He had earlier been the president of the PHDCCI. He also became the first Asian president of International Chamber of Commerce in [1]

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