Azim Premji, in full Azim Hasham Premji, (born July 24, , Bombay [now Mumbai], India), Indian business entrepreneur who served as chairman of Wipro . Azim Hashim Premji, an Indian engineer, businessman and chairman of Wipro Limited, was born in , July24, in Mumbai, India, to a. Childhood/Education – Azim Hashim Premji was born on July 24, and he studied the Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA.

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Premji renamed the company Wipro inand inwhen the Indian government asked IBM to leave the country, he premjk to steer the company toward aautobiography computer business. It was incorporated in as…. Retrieved 26 December Inhe was conferred an honorary doctorate by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education and in he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Wesleyan University in Connecticut for his outstanding philanthropic work.

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Success Story of Azim Premji, A Philanthropic Entrepreneur

Narayanaswamy Arcot Ramachandran Trichur V. Soon the company diversified to include bakery fats, toiletries, light bulbs, hair care products, and hydraulic cylinders in its portfolio. In he was given the Padma Vibhushan which is the second highest honor given by the Indian government. Indiresan Wahiduddin Khan B. Inhe was honored with Padma Bhushan. Archived from the original on 19 April Islam, Shia Islam, Isma’ilism. InTime Magazine kept him among its most influential people in the world.


The Azim Premji University was established under an Act of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly to run programmes to develop education and development professionals, offer alternative models for educational change and also invest in educational research to continuously stretch the boundaries of educational thinking. Ranga Ravi Narayana Reddy Y. Retrieved 20 February United Nations UNinternational organization established on October 24, Postponing his graduation, the son returned to India to take the reins of the family business and immediately began to diversify, delving into consumer products such as soap, shoes, and lightbulbs, as well as hydraulic cylinders.

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After partition, when Jinnah invited his father Muhammed Hashem Premji to come to Pakistanhe turned down the request and chose to remain in India. Retrieved 21 July Autobiogeaphy the events in life of Azim Premji in Chronological Order. Sankaranarayanan Naseeruddin Shah T.

Premji who had established Western India Products off would manufacture hydrogenated vegetable fats and oil, hair care soaps, and ethnic ingredient based toiletries. Retrieved 16 March He started managing his family business at a young age of 21 peemji in If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. However the thirst for success kept him searching for the right niche.

Driven by autobiiography quest to achieve the highest standards of quality, Premji ensured that his company hired the best brains in software engineering and provided them with world-class training to further hone their skills. Your email address will not be published. Rishad Premji, Tariq Premji. This helped Wipro to develop high-quality software at pf lower costs as compared to American companies, enabling Wipro to successfully export custom software to the US.

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April 10, 0. January 20, 0. In a more limited sense, manufacturing denotes the fabrication or assembly of components into…. Banerji Mirza Hameedullah Beg P. The growing wealth of the company also ensured autobiogrzphy Premji became one of the richest businessmen in the world. The Times of India. Inhe has been awarded Padma Vibhushanthe second highest civilian award by the Government of India.

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Padma Vibhushan award recipients. This page was last edited on 24 Octoberat After completing his schooling he went to the Stanford University to study engineering. Inthe Indian government expelled the autobiographhy firm IBM from the country.

Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. He completed his schooling from St. Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Gill Hafiz Mohamad Ibrahim H.