B. V. Raju

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B. V. Raju
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BhupathiRaju Vissam Raju
Born(1920-10-15)15 October 1920
Died8 June 2002(2002-06-08) (aged 81)[1]
NationalityIndian
OccupationIndustrialist
Children3 daughters
AwardsPadma Shri
Padma Bhushan

Bhupathiraju Vissam Raju (1920-2002) is an Indian industrialist, a former chairman of Raasi Cements and the Cement Corporation of India and one of the pioneers of Indian cement industry.[2] He was the director of Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju Constructions and Prasad and Company Project Works Limited.[3][4] He was also interested in ceramics and refractory industries[2] and is the founder of the Padmasri Dr. B.V Raju Institute of Technology.[5] The Government of India awarded him the fourth-highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri in 1977[6] and followed it with the third-highest honour of Padma Bhushan in 2001.[7]

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  1. ^ "Obituary". The Hindu. 11 June 2002. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "India Cements acquires Raasi to become #2". Rediff. 7 April 1998. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  3. ^ "All Company Data". All Company Data. 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Bhupathiraju Vissam Raju — Director". Zauba Corp. 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  5. ^ "About Padmasri Dr. B.V Raju Institute of Technology". XBizy. 2015. Archived from the original on 29 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Padma Bhushan Awardees". Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original on 29 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.