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A federation of companies, bound by one purpose – to Rise. Inspired by this spirit, our legacy and values,
our goal to always positively impact our partners, stakeholders, communities and the world at large, remains unshakeable.

Every time the society needed us, we stepped in and helped create a new industry. In 1945, our journey commenced with us getting into the steel business, and over time, we expanded to 22 key industries. A need for change in the agricultural practices pushed us to foray into that sector right before the agriculture revolution began in India. We became one of the key torch-bearers of the IT revolution in our country. Our focus now lies in developing alternate energy sources because we believe energy conservation will play a huge role in ensuring a better future – for not just our country and communities, but the entire world.

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  • Our Purpose
  • OUR VALUES

We’ve made humanity’s innate desire to Rise our driving purpose. We challenge conventional thinking and innovatively use our resources to drive positive change in the lives of our stakeholders and communities across the world, to enable them to Rise. This purpose is why we exist, come to work every day, and strive continuously in delivering our promise.

Meet the people who spur us to our summit, and inspire us to aim higher.

Our Milestones

1945

On October 2nd, 'Mahindra & Mohammed' is set up by brothers, JC and KC Mahindra along with Ghulam Mohammed.

The company commences its steel trading business in association with suppliers in the UK.
  • 1945
  • 1947
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    • FOUNDERS
    • PAST LEADERS

Early pioneers of globalisation, the Mahindra brothers collaborated with a wide range of international companies. Over the next decades, Mahindra’s reach extended beyond steel to transportation, telecom, tractors, and more.

J C Mahnidra
J C Mahindra
Founder, 1892 - 1951

Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, better known by his moniker JC, was born in 1892 in Ludhiana, Punjab. The loss of his father at an early age thrust the responsibility of his family’s welfare on his young shoulders. The eldest of nine, JC strongly believed in the power of education and ensured all his brothers and sisters studied hard.

K C Mahindra
K C Mahindra
Founder, 1894 - 1963

Kailash Chandra Mahindra, known to all as KC, was born in 1894 in Ludhiana, Punjab, the second of nine children. When their father died at an early age, his older brother JC became head of the family, and KC his best friend and future business partner. KC attended Government College, Lahore, where his scholastic aptitude shone through.

It’s not just about the climb to the top. It’s about all the lives you have bettered, on your way up. In our aim to transform lives, we extend our arms to empower the girl child, protect our environment, employ the underprivileged and celebrate life through art and culture. At Mahindra, we believe in growing together.