Biography of Subrata Roy Sahara

Subrata Roy Sahara, managing worker and Chairman of the Sahara Group of companies based in India. He is one of the renowned and reputed entrepreneurs of India. He was born on 10th June 1984 at Araria which is located in the north to Purnia, Bihar. He got married to Swapna in 1974 and has two sons. He is a great follower of Indian Guru Babuji. He celebrates his guru anniversary as Jyoti Diwas. India Today named him among the 25 most powerful people of India. As an entrepreneur his journey began in 1978 when has founded Sahara with three workers in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. He started Deposits Par-banking business and then he has never looked back. Now this company is working in different fields like real estate, media, entertainment, aviation, social work, consumer products and many others. In 2004, Time Magazine declared Sahara Group to be the second largest employer in India after Indian Railways.

Qualification: Subrata Roy Sahara has done diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Government Technical Institute, Gorakhpur.
Experience: He has 32 years experience in business development and 18 years of experience in real estate business.

Books: Subrata Roy Sahara has written two books on the philosophy of life which gain lot of popularity– Maan, Sammanm Atmasamman and Shanti Shukh & Santushti.

Honors and Awards: Recently Subrata Roy Sahara has been awarded with honorary degree of D. Litt by Lalit Narayan Mithila University. This renowned Entrepreneur has been rewarded with number of awards. In 2010, he has been awarded with Lakshya 2010 Business Visionary awards for his excellence in managing organization with proficiency. He has been rewarded with several awards like Global Leadership Award in 2004, Businessmen of the year award in 2002, Best Industrialist Award in 2002, National Citizen Award in 2001. For his great contribution to Indian Television, he has been rewarded with Indian Television Academy Awards. He also won the Academy Award in Indian Television Academy Awards for making significant contribution to Indian Television.

Besides founding and expanding Sahara Group to such great heights, Subrata Roy Sahara has developed the feeling of a cult among the works. Also, he has taken number of initiatives for the overall development of India. He and his company is involved in number of social welfare activities like monthly financial assistance to the families of the Martyrs of the Mumbai terror attack, help to the flood victim of Orissa, Organizing marriages for deprived sections of the society and many more.