Indian philanthropist, Sudhir Choudhrie
Sudhir Choudhrie is an Indian businessman and philanthropist. He is one of the most prominent figures in India’s corporate sector and has held several high-profile positions. In his career, he has served as the chairman of several companies and is a director in many others. He was also a member of the advisory board of the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Sudhir Choudhrie has been involved in numerous business deals since he founded C&C Alpha Group in 1993. The company specializes in media and aviation services, among other industries.
- In 2013, the Sir David Tang Foundation awarded Choudhrie a lifetime achievement award recognizing his work with the British Asian Trust and its efforts to fight poverty.
- Business Leader Award at the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards: In 2008, Choudhrie was given this award in recognition of his philanthropic activities that have benefited many communities across Asia.
Giving Back to the Community
Sudhir Choudhrie and his wife, Anita, have made philanthropy a part of their lives. They are known for their charity work at home in India and the UK. The couple has been involved with several charitable organizations such as International Social Service (ISS), Red Cross, Seva Foundation Trust, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, etc. They also support various charitable trusts such as Shanti Vishnu Foundation Trust, which provides services to poor and disabled people, and Nandlal Bose Charitable Trust, which works towards educating children from underprivileged backgrounds. This trusts financial aid so that they can pursue higher education without any financial constraints.
Sudhir has served as the director of C&C Alpha Group since 2010. He has been a director of Magma Group since 1986. In addition to his interest in Magma Group, he is also a director of Alpha Healthcare Limited and serves as its chairman. He was appointed as a director at Alpha G: Corp Development Private Limited in March 2016. Choudhrie’s leadership roles have allowed him to expand his knowledge and experience across multiple industries, including shipping and other sectors, including real estate development projects.