Qimpro Platinum Standard 2016

Dr Baba Kalyani


Chairman and MD, Bharat Forge

Dr Baba N Kalyani, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Forge Limited, Pune, embarked on his career with the company in 1972. Bharat Forge is the flagship company of the Kalyani Group, and the second largest forgings manufacturer in the world. Apart from India, it has manufacturing units in the USA, Germany, Sweden and China. An Indian multinational.

Dr Baba Kalyani believes in the power of technology. He believes that benchmark quality is the visa for entry into any market. He also believes that there is no consolation prize for being second in the market place. And yet more, he believes in building quality into the design of products.

As a leader, Dr Kalyani is adept at dealing and synergizing with multiple business cultures. In the global arena. A benchmark.

He is the role model for students in several management schools. For his wisdom, humility and listening skills. And for his singular focus on world-class quality to achieve business excellence.

Over the years, Dr Kalyani has nurtured thirty-eight global automobile manufacturers as loyal customers. He has also developed the capabilities of several global suppliers by being an exacting customer.

Kalyani has a dream. A dream for a Green India. A decade ago he partnered with multinational organizations to manufacture energy efficient wind turbines for the domestic and international markets; as well as solar energy equipment. A true visionary. A true missionary.

Dr Baba Kalyani actively evangelizes that the world is flat. He also evangelizes looking for the third alternative in decision making. Industry respects him for this in India, Japan, Russia, the UK, France, Germany, and Sweden.

Beyond business, Dr Kalyani is the Founder Chairman of Pratham Pune Education Foundation, that provides primary education to underprivileged children of local communities. This NGO has benefited over 100,000 children in Pune.

Dr Baba Kalyani. Making India proud. Globally.

In 2008, Dr Kalyani was conferred the Padma Bhushan, for his outstanding contribution to trade and industry in India.

We salute Dr Baba N Kalyani. Our Qimpro Platinum Standard 2016 for Business.

Close Window