about Rama Prasad Goenka

Rama Prasad Goenka (1 March 1930 – 14 April 2013) was the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the RPG Group, a multi-sector Indian industrial conglomerate. Born in 1930, he was the eldest son of Keshav Prasad Goenka and grandson of Sir Badri Prasad Goenka, the first Indian to be appointed Chairman of the Imperial Bank of India (now the State Bank of India). His two younger brothers were Jagdish Prasad and Gouri Prasad. On Keshav Prasad Goenkas death, his businesses were split between the three brothers. Rama Prasad Goenka (better known as RP Goenka), established RPG Enterprises in 1979.He attended Presidency College in his home town of Kolkata and Harvard University in the United States. He was an M.P. in the Rajya Sabha, or upper house, of the Indian Parliament. Goenka was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of International Management Institute and a trustee of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust and the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation. He was a president of the FICCI and the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur. He once served as trustee of Tirupati Temple. Goenka was twice awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Emperor of Japan. Through a series of mergers and acquisitions including the likes of Dunlop India and CESC in 1980, CEAT Tyres in 1982, RPG Life Sciences (then Searle India) and KEC International in 1985, the Gramophone Co. of India (now Saregama) in 1986, Spencers and Harrisons Malayalam in 1988, Bayer India, Firstsource Solutions Limited in 2012 and many more, R. P. Goenka came to be known as the takeover king in his heyday. Goenka died on 14 April 2013 in Kolkata. He had two sons, elder Harsh Vardhan and younger Sanjiv. The Goenka family belongs to the Marwadi community of money-lenders and tradesmen, and hails originally from Rajasthan in western India. As early as the 19th century, an enterprising member of the family, Ramdutt Goenka, set up base in Kolkata, which was then the capital of India, and a major commercial hub of the British Empire. The family prospered in its traditional vocations of money-lending and trade. It was in the 1970s that Rama Prasad Goenka (b.1930) leveraged the familys wealth to take over a variety of industries and corporates and thus create a ready-made business conglomerate. Many of these corporates were stressed due to the socialistic policies and the License Raj then prevalent in India, and others were marked by the disagreements within the families of their owners. In a series of takeovers, RPG acquired such companies relatively cheap and used his financial resources and business acumen to make them viable. In this way, by the end of the 20th century, RPG had cobbled together a significant business empire. The Goenka business empire is remarkable for two things: firstly, the fact that none of their major ventures were founded by them, all being take-overs; and secondly, the resultant diversity and incoherence of these companies.

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Rama Prasad Goenka
Name :Rama Prasad Goenka
Date of Birth :01/03/1930 08:16:41
Place of Birth :Calcutta
Ascendent (Lagan) : Aries
Ascendent Lord) : Mar
Moon Sign(Rashi) : Aquarius
Moon Sign Lord : Aquarius
Birth Star(Nakshatra) : P.Bhadrapada
Birth Star Lord : Jup
Lucky Gem : Yellow Sapphire
Lucky No. : 9
Lucky Day : Tuesday
Lucky Color : Yellow
Sun Sign (As per western system) : Pisces
Current Vimshottari Dasa : Mar-Rah
Manglik Status : You are not a Manglik person
Currently Under SadeSati : No
* (R) = Retrograte

Ascendent Prediction

His ascendent (lagan) is Aries
Rama Prasad Goenka is born in Aries lagn. Aries is the first sign of zodiac. It is fiery and hot by nature. Rama Prasad Goenka may have in digestion, ringworms and skin diseases. Rama Prasad Goenka is extremely frank in love affairs. Rama Prasad Goenka is good natured and is strong. His disposition is quarrelsome,rough,ambitious,quick and angry,as Rama Prasad Goenka is ruled by mars. Rama Prasad Goenka is very happy. Rama Prasad Goenka is not passionate and emotional. Rama Prasad Goenka is sharp and intelligent and Rama Prasad Goenka bring good name.Rama Prasad Goenka have bushy eye brows and is very bold and impulsive. Rama Prasad Goenka possess high wisdom,courage and confidence. Rama Prasad Goenka always aim high and command people. Rama Prasad Goenka is best fitted to command and govern others. Rama Prasad Goenka have a muscular body. Rama Prasad Goenka is very fast in His actions. Rama Prasad Goenka is proud and give much importance to self prestige. Rama Prasad Goenka under estimate others. As it is feary sign, His mind is always occupied with new ideas and thoughts. As this sign is ruled by Mars Rama Prasad Goenka should always take care of minor injuries and serious accidents. As Rama Prasad Goenka were born in this nakshatra Rama Prasad Goenka will be successful in earning money, talkative,learned,skilled and will have good relations with friends. Rama Prasad Goenka will have distinct speech and Rama Prasad Goenka will experience difficulties. His spouse shall most probably be from a wealthy family. Rama Prasad Goenka is influenced by the opposite sex easily. Children will bring happiness. Rama Prasad Goenka have a good physique. The lucky years of His life is the 19th and the 21st years.

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