M. P. Birla Group

Founded in 1919, the M. P. Birla Group is one of the large industrial houses in India. The company is one of the leaders in the cement industry, with strong presence in northern, central and eastern India. The cable industry of the group has joint ventures with global giant Furukawa. A pioneer in the chemical industry the group is one of the largest manufacturer of guar gum. The group has set up various philanthropic trusts and societies which run a number of schools, hospitals, and other philanthropic institutions across the country such as Bombay Hospital, Belle Vue Clinic, South Point School, M. P. Birla Planetarium and Priyamvada Birla Aravind Eye Hospital amongst others.
Every initiative by the group is a conscious drive towards promoting effective growth contributing to building a stronger India


In pursuit of Excellence …..
In every facet of life

The M. P. Birla Group was founded by Late Shri Madhav Prasadji Birla, the great entrepreneur with extraordinary & brilliant management skills

One Principle, Many Pursuits

  • M. P. Birla Group has a pan-India presence in products like Cement, Jute, Power & Telecommunication Cables & Agro-based industries
  • The Group is devoted to various philanthropic causes with emphasis on Education & Healthcare

The vision of philanthropy of Late Shri Madhav Prasadji Birla made him establish institutions with a human face, touching the lives of millions and inculcating a spirit of belongingness to the whole endeavor.

The Group’s philanthropic activities proliferated & the journey took new dimensions through innovative ideas & visionary actions of “Badi-Ma”, Smt. Priyamvadaji Birla.

The Group remained on course in its focus on augmenting philanthropic endeavors under the dynamic stewardship of Shri Rajendra Singhji Lodha.

After the untimely demise of Shri Rajendra Singhji Lodha, the Group continues to grow under the able stewardship of our Chairman, Shri Harsh V Lodha

Birla Corporation LimitedCement, Jute Goods etc.
Hindustan Gum & Chemicals LimitedGuar Gum & allied products
Universal Cables LimitedEHV, HT & LT Power Cables, Power Capacitors, etc.
Vindhya Telelinks LimitedCopper & Optical Telecommunication Cables, EPC Division, etc.
Birla Cable LimitedOptical & Copper Telecommunication Cables, etc.
Birla Furukawa Fibre Optics Private LimitedOptical Fibres

The most important facet of this long & fruitful journey is continuous evolution & development keeping in tune with the Group ethics of philanthropy

  • The true meaning of philanthropy is not only the sense of fulfillment one derives through charitable giving, it is also the urge to project intelligently & passionately a social design
  • Philanthropy, in a broader sense, is service to a large section of society, sustainable through actions beneficial by its long-term impact

Trusts & Societies under the Group are run on non-profit basis & the surplus generated, if any, is ploughed back to fulfill the aims & objects for which these have been established


Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Bombay

  • One of the largest private sector hospitals in India
  • 24 OTs,  750 beds (30% for free treatment)
  • Multi Super-Specialities

Belle Vue Clinic, Kolkata

  • 241-Bed premier Institution
  • 24 x 7 Emergency Services
  • Has all disciplines of medical care in both OPD & IPD
  • 24 x 7 Diagnostic Services & Blood Bank
  • Ultramodern facilities

Bombay Hospital, Indore

  • 600-bed capacity
  • Most modern amenities for cutting edge medical service

Priyamvada Birla Cancer Research Institute, Satna

  • One of its kind in diagnosis and treatment in entire Vindhya region
  • 40 Channel Brachy therapy unit
  • Dual Energy Linear Accelerator
  • Radiation field analysis with CT simulation

M P Birla Hospital, Satna

  • 250 beds
  • 10% beds free
  • VishramBhavan for relatives of poor patients
  • Tele Medicine Facility covering small towns of Madhya Pradesh

Birlapur Hospital, Birlapur (WB)

  • 60-bed capacity Hospital
  • Dedicated to serve the local community

Priyamvada Birla Aravind Eye Hospital, Kolkata

  • 45-bed Super Speciality Eye Hospital
  • Collaboration with Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai – world’s largest community eye-care provider
  • State-of-art Lasik surgery

M. P. Birla Eye Clinic, Kolkata

  • 25 beds
  • Outreach Eye Camps in remote areas
  • Camp patients: Approx 3.3 lakhs
  • Camp surgeries: Approx 0.7 lakhs
  • Highly subsidized, all-inclusive treatment for the needy

M. P. Birla Eye Bank

  • Eyes are collected and stored
  • Corneal transplantation/keratoplasty surgeries are done

Hindustan Medical Institution, Barrackpore (WB)

  • 10-bed Hospital
  • In association with Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission
  • Well-equipped diagnostic department
  • Highly subsidized service


South Point School, Kolkata

  • Among Top 5 `Most Respected Schools’ of India (IMRB, Sept. 2007)
  • Only School to be affiliated to both CBSE & West Bengal Boards
  • Around 13,000 students, 650 teachers & support staff
  • Featured in Guiness Book of World Records (1984-92) as world’s largest educational institution
  • Students figure consistently in merit lists

M P Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School, Kolkata

  • Around 3,200 students
  • Affiliated to ICSE Board with 100% success record
  • Provides quality education at affordable cost
  • “Best Maintained School” award

M. P. Birla Shiksha Bhawan, Jhunsi, Allahabad

  • Established in 1988
  • Nearly 1,200 students from nearby rural areas
  • Affiliated to U.P. State Board

M P Birla Institute of Management, Bangalore

  • Affiliated to Bangalore University and approved by AICTE
  • In association with BharatiyaVidyaBhavan
  • Around 250 Indian & foreign students
  • Preparing value-oriented business managers
  • 100% placement record

Schools at Satna & Chanderia

  • Established to impart quality education in remote areas
  • Total student strength: around 3,000
  • Serving Group employees as well as local populace

Birla Sanskrit Maha Vidyalaya, Varanasi, U.P.

  • Affiliated to Sampurnananda University conferring Acharya&Shastri degree
  • Under-graduate and PG studies in Vedic literature
  • 120 students out of which 30 are given free education, boarding and lodging

M. P. Birla Planetarium, Kolkata

  • First Planetarium in Asia, has completed 50 years of existence
  • Significant contributions to astronomy education & popularization
  • Opening up the cosmos to public at large
  • Post-Graduate Diploma course
  • Free evening course in astronomy


Priyamvada Birla Scholarship

  • Instituted by Madhav Prasad Priyamvada Birla Apex Charitable Trust
  • Being implemented from the academic year beginning 2013 for students pursuing under-graduate courses in West Bengal
  • On Merit-cum-Means basis for families earning less than Rs 75,000 p.a.
  • Rs 24,000 per year for 25 students   for 4 years
  • At its full strength, from 2016 onwards, the Trust will disburse Rs 24,000 to 100 students each year


  • Encouraging academic & extra-academic excellence of South Pointers
  • Recognizing excellence of students from other schools by conducting various inter-school competitions


  • Inculcating aesthetic and heritage awareness in students by encouraging them to judge the Best Durga Idol, Pandal and Ambience
  • Tribute to creative genius of Bengal

Mass Marriages

  • Funding mass marriages at Dharmasthala, Karnataka, under the aegis of   Dharmadhikari Dr. D VeerendraHeggade
  • Benefit to thousands of poor couples

Rest House for pilgrims at Joshimath

  • Accommodation for devotees on their way to Badrinath


  • To various Trusts to support the needy for medical treatment, education, free distribution of food and general