New Delhi. ‘Dream to set a goal, if you do not dream at all, then you will not have any goal in life and success cannot be achieved without a goal.’ These words are from the businessman who laid the foundation of the country’s leading IT company HCL. There will hardly be any person who does not know about HCL. HCL is well known for its Information Technology services. Shiv Nadar started his company (HCL) in 1976 with a Barsati (a room on the terrace) in Delhi. And today in the fiscal year 2021, the company’s income has reached 10 billion dollars.
Let us tell you that Shiv Nadar, chairman of HCL Technologies, has left his post in July 2021. He will now be the company’s chairman emirates and strategic advisor to the board. Let us know the story of this businessman who laid the foundation of the country’s leading IT company HCL.
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This is how the journey of Shiv Nadar started
Shiv Nadar, a veteran of the technology sector and the country’s biggest industrialist, was born on 14 July 1945 in a small village in South India. He is from Tamil Nadu and belongs to Hindu religion. Shiv Nadar is probably the first such entrepreneur in the country who started Make in India Entrepreneurship in the country.
Career started from Pune
His career began in Pune where he became a part of the Walchand Group of Engineering. After getting some experience in running a business, he decided to leave it and start his own business. With the help of his friends and other business partners, he got involved in bringing about the biggest technological revolution in this country.
Started a company with 5 friends
Started a company leaving a private job, started a company called ‘Microcomp Limited’ with five friends. His company, formed in 1976, used to sell teledigital calculators. Shiv Nadar had told in an interview, ‘The first person I met was Arjun. He was also a management trainee like me. We became good friends and still are. After this, both of us added people of our kind working in DCM and started working together.
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HCL got worldwide recognition
Soon the name of this company was changed to Hindustan Computers Limited (HCL) and it started making computers. Seeing this, this Indian company has become a well-known brand in the world.
In 1980, he entered the international market by setting up ‘Far East Computers’ to sell IT hardware in Singapore. In the first year itself, he earned an income of about Rs 10 lakh. After this Nadar never looked back. In 1982, the company launched its first PC in the market. Then five companies related to IT business merged into their firm.
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