What began as a steel-trading venture seven decades ago, steadily turned into a global brand, spanning nations and industries.
This is a story with an upward curve, narrating how an Indian company paved its way to become a global powerhouse.
We have come a long way since 1945 and as we accelerate into the 21st century, we aim at achieving even more.
Ghulam Mohammed moves to Pakistan post partition and goes on to become the country's first Finance Minister. Mahindra & Mohammed subsequently changes its name to Mahindra & Mahindra.
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.
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.
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.
They say if you want to go far, go together. It is with the collective expertise, vision, and efforts of our leaders, that we have reached this far. Here are a few key people, responsible for having jointly shaped the fate of the Mahindra Group.