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A small peep into many of the Big Business Houses in India It’s nice to know more about them, the person, the family and the business who made big The book portrays none as grey, so don’t expect to have real inside scoop here Can read.

Who would give their companies such bizarre and funny names? The diversity of the successful entrepreneurs in their modus operandi pieamal humongous. What they do, what they think, how they react impacts the entire economy, not just their customers, shareholders, employees, and bank managers. As far as Reliance was concerned, they had reduced businesz to the finance ministry. The basic concepts underlying his he mes are simple, but with a kind of simplicity that borders n genius.

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Secondly, how much detail should be included? By any yardstick, the achievements of these men would rank among the great business stories of our time. Do you know where Bhuleshwar is? His hold on PTA production would become so strong that no one dared challenge it for over a decade. If we can’t take care of our shareholders and employees and start worrying about the world, then that is hypocrisy.

Mahwrajas Jagat Seth to the Birlas. Also gives us an insight on how horrible the ‘ Licence Raj ‘ were. While writing this book, have I been subjective? By the time he left Aden, his salary had risen to Rs 1, The Naroda mill was a watershed in the Ambani saga. The Ambanis don’t rely on paper qualifications.


I went to a major company in the West and saw how inefficient they were.

We can’t change our rulers, but we can at least help them learn how to rule us better, he used to tell his executives. One of those who didn’t was Nusli Wadia of Bombay Dyeing, a young Parsi mill-owner of impeccable pedigree who would later clash with the older, brash, go-getting trader of which more later.

He pushed aside his mounting business problems.


Clean’ Singh, Rajiv Gandhi’s new finance minister. A wonderful collection of personalities and a great way to introduce yourself to piraaml business tycoons of India. They suck up knowledge about everything, constantly. It is high time a revised version hit the stands. Doctors moved him out of the Jaslok Hospital’s intensive care unit within days, but recommended treatment by American specialists in San Diego.

The government believed that India was too poor to indulge in synthetics and so discouraged imports by levying stiff customs tariffs.

Billboards, radio, print, and television— once a distribution network had been established-blazoned the mill’s message, ONLY VI MAL and the baseline, “A woman expresses herself in gtia languages— Vimal is one of them.

Insales nudged Rs 78bn. Puja, of course, but simple, elegant and brief. You know, I was nothing just a small merchant-and now I have ppiramal this level. To see thi workers participating in the Ambani family’s happiness had multiplied Dhirubhai’s own happiness. How Baniyas Do Business.

The view of Microsoft is always kind of an underdog thing. Family means a lot to him and he and his brothers had been close to each other. My dad, my mother, my grandmother, my uncle, my brother and myself lived in one room. No one understands the psychology of capital markets and of the Indian investor better than Dhirubhai.

Although it has always been positioned as an up market product and has also been priced that way, its customers have stubbornly continued to be in the middle bracket.


Rajendra Singh marked it as to-read Nov 10, A senior RBI team rushed from Bombay to Delhi to help out and Bimal Jalan, the banking secretary, cautioned that ‘while there is nothing illegal in advancing loans against shares and debentures, the purpose for which the money is used has to be kept in mind’.

Against exports of rayon fabrics we were getting imporl entitlements for nylon fibre. The rest they described as slums. W took planeloads [of fabrics] to Zambia, Uganda and even Saud Arabia. The non-convertible parts were uoting at a discount ranging from 15 to 18 per cent. Now we have a fully integrated composite mill,” said Indu Sheth, now retired.

The other eighty-two companies are being spruced up and with every little improvement, Tata brings the group closer to his goal of ‘living in today’s world’. Why not on vert Reliance’s non-convertible debentures into shares?

That’s why acquisition stories are couched in military terminology. Brij Mohan Khaitan survived also the riots of pre-Independence Calcutta when Mahatma Gandhi prayed nightly for peace in the has tis of a city described as a ‘hell-hole’. As an attendant manning a Shell gas station, Dhirubhai swore he would one day head a company like Shell, hunt for oil and refine it.

Business Maharajas by Gita Piramal

I doubt if there’s a more fascinating businessman than Dhirubhai Ambani. Looking them straight in the eye, Dhirubhai lashed out: Sellers deliver shares to buyers, buyers accept delivery, or either party asks for the transaction to be postponed to the next clearance day after paying bad la or compensation for the delay.

Only two hold postgraduate degrees: But, at the time, it was hard to raise the piffling Rshe needed to get into manufacturing, with sceptics outnumbering believers.