A close associate of Yog Guru “Baba Ramdev”, A man who hold the 94 % of the stake in Patanjali, The company which is doing, 5000 crore business in a year and it’s target is to reach 10 thousand by this year.
Acharya Balkrishna was born in Nepal, He met Baba Ramdev in his Hariyana Ashram, in 1990. Balkrishna later helped Ramdev set up a number of other businesses, serving as the managing director of 20–30 of them.
Currently Balkrishna is the
- Chairman and Managing Director, Patanjali Ayurved
- Managing Director, Patanjali Bio Research Institute
- Managing Director, Vedic Broadcasting Ltd.
- Managing Director, Patanjali Food and Herbal Park
- General Secretary, Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust
- General Secretary, Patanjali Research Foundation
- General Secretary, Patanjali Gramodhyog Trust
- Chancellor, Patanjali University
- Chief Editor, Yoga Sandesh Source
Balkrishna works for 15 hour a day, unlike any other CEO, he don’t use computer or laptops. He usually speaks in Hindi Language. He uses Iphone though.
Balkrishna appears to have come out of the shadows of the past, when in 2011 a case of cheating was reportedly filed against him by the CBI. He was given a clean chit two years ago and has since emerged stronger. Now Balkrishna Acharya’s wealth amounted to a whopping Rs 25,600 crore (approximately $3.9 billion) And he is a officially one of the richest person in India.
He is Known to be a shadow of Baba Ramdev, Now he aiming to reach at the top position, as far as FMCG sector is concern. He is working to hard for it. Recently he has launched a mega food tech in Maharastra in the presence of Nitin Gadkari and Devendra Fadnavis .The food tech will be spread Spread over 230 acres, the food park will have Patanjali’s production units and provide direct employment to 10,000 youths, Ramdev said. The Patanjali group will give soft loans to farmers in the area for producing various agro products, he said. The food park will bring prosperity to the farmers of the region which is infamous for number of suicides, said Acharya Balkrishna.
Source : News and Article TOI