Oct, 11 2016

Businesswoman Parmeshwar Godrej passes away at 71

Parmeshwar Godrej was 71 and as per reports she was suffering from a degenerative ailment in the lungs.

By Franchise India Bureau
Businesswoman Parmeshwar Godrej passes away at 71

Parmeshwar Godrej, Businesswoman, socialist and philanthropist, wife of industrialist Adi Godrej (Chairman of Godrej Group) passed away after prolonged illness in Breach Candy hospital, Mumbai, a close family source informed.

Parmeshwar Godrej was 71 and as per reports she was suffering from a degenerative ailment in the lungs.

Before getting married to Adi Godrej, she was among the first air hostesses of Air India.

She was known for her work in social causes and connection with people, belonging to the world of entertainment and business.

She was referred as a ‘style icon’ and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen mentioned her in his recent book, where he called her a ‘brilliant conversationalist’ and ‘wonderful company’.

She was known for her work in combating AIDS in India through the Heroes Project, an initiative she launched in 2004 with Hollywood actor Richard Gere, which also garnered support from various foundations around the globe such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative.

Related: Godrej Appliances launches its 50th Exclusive Brand Outlet in Nashik

Click Here to add Comment
Please add your Comment
Rating
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Sell Business 2017
Sell Franchise 2017
Daily Newsletter

Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities.

Most
Entrepreneur The Franchising World Retailer 2017




Newsletter Signup
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities.
Franchise India Holdings Ltd

Copyright © 2009 - 2017 Franchise India Holdings Ltd.

The information contained herein is of generic nature only, and Franchise India is not, by means of this website or any part thereof, rendering professional advice or services. Before making any decision or taking any action that might affect your finances or business, you should consult a qualified professional advisor. Your use of this website or any of its pages or links given, is at your own risk and you assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your usage. With respect to use of the website, kindly visit www.franchiseindia.com/terms.

X

Tell us what you think!