Ludhiana- The shining edifice that MBD Group is today has been because of the vision and inspirational leadership of its founder, Sri. Ashok Kumar Malhotra. As the Group continues to break new ground, his vision and entrepreneurial abilities have enabled the company to go from strength to strength. As a tribute to the legendary leader and founder, MBD Group celebrated their founder’s 73rd birth anniversary as their 8th founder’s day with much fanfare and enthusiasm. The Group’s success can be attributed to its Founder’s Motivation, Belief and Determination and that’s what we think MBD stands for in true sense. The theme of this year’s Founder’s Day has been “Infinity” which reflects the journey of Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra, a first-generation entrepreneur who dared to be different. He was an exceptionally gifted leader and role model whose vision and values will continue to be a beacon for MBDians and for many more whose lives he touched through his efforts and philanthropy.
On this occasion, the team members of the MBD Group came together and remembered his contribution in making MBD Group the leading player in the field of education and publishing and an emerging strong contender in the real estate and hospitality sector. The occasion was graced by the presence of Indresh Kumar, RSS leader, Prasanna Kumar Patasani, VP, Biju Janta Dal, Maninderjeet Singh Bitta, Chairman, All India Anti- Terrorist front & former chief of the Indian Youth Congress. The event commenced with the Chairperson, Mrs. Satish Bala Malhotra, paying an emotional tribute to Malhotra Ji and the ceremonial lighting of the lamp. Dignitaries, bureaucrats, friends and MBDians paid rich tribute to his illustrious life in a gala cultural event featuring performances, awards, scholarships and speeches.
MBD Group also carried out corporate social responsibility week under AKM Charitable Trust wherein they undertook sharing and caring activities related to education, scholarship, cleanliness drive, mid-day meals, skill training and much more that helps in making the community a better place to live in. MBD Group drives all CSR initiatives under ‘MY BEST DEEDS’, which is managed by a dedicated volunteer committee and supported by the respective corporate social responsibility champions across multiple verticals on a pan India basis. Moreover, MBD Group, through AKM Charitable Trust, extends its support to projects like “Empowering Girl Child with Education”, “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” and many more.
On this occasion, Mrs. Satish Bala Malhotra, Chairperson, MBD Group said, “Today, we have all gathered here to celebrate the life of a legend. Malhotra Ji continues to inspire us through the successful journey of MBD Group. Every year on 10 July, we celebrate his life’s journey and the role he played in establishing the MBD brand, an industry benchmark and the mentoring he provided is legendary and truly remarkable.”
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