Times Group’s chairman Indu Jain died with Covid related problems at 84
Indu Jain took over as Chairman of the Company in 1999, with her husband Ashok Jain, Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited owner.
Times Group chairman Indu Jain died on Thursday night of Covid-related problems. She is 84. She has two sons – Sameer and Vineet Jain.
Indu Jain took over as chairman of the company in 1999 after the death of her husband Ashok Jain, owner of Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited.
She chaired the Board of Trustees of the Indian Jnanpith Trust, founded in 1944 by her uncle Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, which awarded the prestigious Jnanpith Award for Literature.
The Times Group said in a statement that she was “a lifelong spiritual seeker, pioneer, and patron of the arts and a passionate proponent of women’s rights.” “Since becoming chairman of the Times Group in 1999, she has developed a distinctive leadership style, characterized by compassion and integrity that has helped leads the group to new heights.”
Jain received the Padma Bhushan Award in 2016 for Commerce and Industry.
Prez, Vice Prez & PM expressed grief on demise of Chairperson of Times Group Indu Jain
President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed grief on the demise of Chairperson of Times Group Indu Jain. In a tweet, Mr Kovind said, in her demise, India lost a unique media leader and a great patron of art and culture.
The President said, she left her special imprint in the areas of entrepreneurship, spirituality and philanthropy. He expressed condolences to her family, friends and admirers.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has expressed grief on the demise of Times Group Chairperson Indu Jain. Mr Naidu said, Indu Jain made her unique mark in media, entrepreneurship and philanthropy over the years.
The Vice President said, she was also a vocal proponent of women’s rights and was passionate about our art and culture. He expressed condolences to her family.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief on the demise of Times Group Chairperson, Indu Jain. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, Indu Jain Ji will be remembered for her community service initiatives, passion towards India’s progress and deep-rooted interest in our culture.
The Prime Minister recalled his interactions with her. He has expressed condolences to her family. Home Minister Amit Shah has said that Indu Jain will always be remembered for the unparalleled compassion, hard work and philanthropic works. Times Group Chairperson, Indu Jain passed away last night due to COVID-19 complications. She was 84.