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Shobhana Bhartia: Chairperson and Editorial Director of Hindustan Times Group

Shobhana Bhartia: Chairperson and Editorial Director of Hindustan Times Group

Shobhana Bhartia: Chairperson and Editorial Director of Hindustan Times Group

Shobhana Bhartia: Indian Women Entrepreneur 

Shobhana Bhartia is a Female Entrepreneur and Indian finance manager. She is the publication chief and executive of Hindustan Times Group, probably the biggest paper and media houses in India. 

She innate got it from her dad. As of late she assumed responsibility as the supportive of Chancellor of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. Shobhana was the principal Indian lady to turn into the CEO of a public paper. 

Her granddad established that. Indeed, even she is the current executive of Endeavor India. Shobhana Bhartia is related with the Congress party and filled in as a selected individual from Rajya Sabha, the upper office of the Indian Parliament from 2006 to 1012. In 2016, Forbes recorded her as the 93rd most influential lady. 

Who is Shobhana Bhartia? 

In 1957, she brought into the world in Marwari family. She is the girl of the KK Birla – Krishna Kumar Birla, a notable industrialist and congress party part. 

Ghanshyam Das Birla(GD Birla) is her granddad; he was one of the Birla Family patriarchs. In 2004, the KK Birla family claimed 75.36% stake in HT media at Rs. 8.34 billion. 

She experienced childhood in Kolkatta. She finished her graduation from Calcutta University. She gets hitched to Shyam Sunder Bhartia. He is the child of Late Mohan Lal Bhartia. 

Their child Shamit Bhartia is likewise chief at HT Media gathering. He cares for way of life organizations like Domino's Pizza establishment and store affix Monday to Sunday in Bangalore. 

He wedded Nayantara Kothari in 2010. She is the girl of Bhadrashyam Kothati and Nina. Nina is the girl of Dhirubhai Ambani. 

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Media career:

In 1086, at 29 years old, she joined Hindustan Times straightforwardly as Chief Executive. She was the main most youthful lady CEO of a public paper. 

She is considered as a rationale power behind the change of The Hindustan Times "into a brilliant youthful paper." She cares for monetary and article perspectives. 

She is credited with rising Rs. 4 billion from public value dispatch of HT Media in 2005. She was granted Global Leader of Tomorrow by World Economic Forum (1996). 

PHD Chamber of trade and National Press India Award additionally grant her as the Outstanding Business Woman of the Year, 2001. 

She got Business Woman Award, The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence grants 2007. Indeed, even she was named as one of the Forbes Asia's 50 Women in the Mix. 

For her Excellence in Nation Building through Media and Leadership, she has gotten the Delhi Women of the Decade Achievers Award 2013 from the ASSOCHAM Ladies League in acknowledgment. 

Political career:

In 2005, she was one of the primary Padma Shri grant candidates that were given for news-casting. 

One year from now in February 2006, she was assigned to the Rajya Sabha, the upper place of parliament by Sonia Gandhi. 

The assignments were saved for the individuals from the fields of writing, science, social help and craftsmanship. She was tested in the Supreme Courte of India. 

Moreover, the court excused the allure saying that extent of "Social Service" was adequately wide to incorporate her. 

BJP government official Arun Jaitley was one of her dear companions. In 2006, Shobhana presented The Child Marriage (Abolition) and Miscellaneous Provision Bill. 

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Awards, Achievements, Honours

  • Worldwide Leader of Tomorrow Award – 1996 
  • Remarkable Business Woman of the Year – 2001 
  • Padma Shri for Journalism – 2005 
  • Monetary Times Awards – 2007 
  • Delhi Women of the Decade Achievers Award – 2013


08 Mar, 2023




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