The M. P. Birla Group is one of the leading industrial Groups in India. It owns a number of factories producing a wide range of products, including cement, jute, cables and auto interiors.
Birla Corporation Limited is the flagship company of the Group. It has its Registered and Principal Office in Kolkata and offices in Mumbai and New Delhi, among other places. The Group includes companies such as Universal Cables Ltd., Vindhya Telelinks Ltd., Birla Ericsson Optical Ltd., Universal-ABB Power Cables Ltd. and Hindustan Gum & Chemicals Ltd. Other than Kolkata, Birlapur and Durgapur, the Group’s plants are located at Rewa, Satna, Raebareli, Chanderia, Jodhpur, Viramgam, Bhiwani, Gurgaon and Chakan (Pune).
The Group is well-known for its philanthropic and educational activities. It supports a number of technical and management institutions, hospitals and schools. It has set up some of the most prominent educational institutions and hospitals in the country.
Some of the institutions run by the Group, apart from South Point, are
The Priyamvada Birla Scholarship will be awarded every year, starting from 2013, to meritorious students belonging to the low income group, pursuing their studies in under-graduate courses in Colleges and Institutes in West Bengal on Merit cum Means Basis.