Sunil Bharti Mittal
:सुनील भारती मित्तल), Punjabi
: ਸੁਨੀਲ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਮਿੱਤਲ, born 23 October 1957) is an Indian telecom mogul
and the founder, chairman
and Group CEO
of Bharti Enterprises
. The US$8.3 billion
turnover company runs India's largest GSM
-based mobile phone
service and world's fifth largest wireless company with over 190 million customers across 19 countries in Asia and Africa. He is the son of Sat Paul (former MP) and Lalita.
In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan
, India's third highest civilian honor.
Sunil Mittal, was born in Ludhiana
, India. His father, Sat Pal Mittal had been the Member of Parliament (M.P) from Ludhiana. He first joined the Wynberg Allen School in Mussoorie
, but later attended Scindia School
and he graduated in 1976 from Punjab University
, Chandigarh, with a Bachelor of Arts and Science for which he studied in Arya College for Boys, a local college in Ludhiana.
A first generation entrepreneur, Mittal started his first business in April 1976 at the age of 18, with a capital investment of borrowed from his father. His first business was to make crankshafts for local... Read More