Madhav Prasad Birla

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Madhav Prasad Birla (1918-1990) was an Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist based at Calcutta, West Bengal, India. He was born in Mumbai on 4 July 1918. He is the founder of M.P. Birla Group. He was married to Smt. Priyamvada Devi . He had set up a host of companies like Birla Corp, Universal Cables, Vindhya Telelinks, Hindustan Gum & Chemicals, Digvijay Woollen Mills, Indian Smelting. He also established Birla Planetarium & Belle Vue Clinic and several schools in Calcutta. He also served as vice chairman of Bombay Hospital Trust.

He died on 30 July 1990 at Calcutta.

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