|The US$ 4 bn Avantha
Group is one of India's leading business conglomerates.
The Group has business interests in diverse areas,
including pulp and paper, power transmission and
distribution equipment and services, food processing,
farm forestry, chemicals, energy, infrastructure,
information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services.
With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide.
Group companies include Crompton Greaves Limited,
India's largest power equipment company, and Ballarpur
Industries Limited (BILT), India's largest paper
manufacturer, both listed on the Indian stock exchanges.
As part of its global expansion programme, the Group
has acquired a host of companies from around the world.
With these acquisitions, products from the Group are not
just at the apex in India but ranked amongst the best in
the world in their respective categories.
Across Avantha, good citizenship is a defined
objective, with focused emphasis on education, community
development and healthcare.
Led by Chairman Mr. Gautam Thapar, the Avantha Group
demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a
focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership
and operations to add lasting value for its stakeholders