Mr. Arun Hastimal Firodia
B.Tech, Electrical Engg. 1965

Mr. Arun Firodia is a B.Tech. from the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay. He received his Master’s in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management.

Mr. Firodia is one of the most respected industrialists in India. He is widely acknowledged as a visionary technocrat with strong patriotic values. His wide-ranging initiatives have formed an exemplary and diverse lifetime body of work.

Mr. Firodia is a member of several Committees. He instituted the “HK Firodia Awards for Excellence in Science and Technology” with a view to recognizing the achievements of Indian scientists and promoting science among the youth.

Mr. Firodia has kickstarted several mega-initiatives to promote industry and trade. He has also given final shape to several ambitious projects and made several innovative proposals to Government of Maharashtra to attract investments, create employment and achieve economic growth. He has initiated several projects recognizing the need for citizen participation in making their city beautiful, clean and eco-friendly.