Arun Firodia
Alma materIIT Bombay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sloan School of Management
SpouseJayshree Firodia
Children3, including Sulajja Firodia Motwani
AwardsPadma Shri (2012)

Arun Firodia (born 1943) is an Indian businessman. He is the chairman of Kinetic Group,[1] India's leading manufacturers and exporters of two wheelers. Arun Firodia obtained his B.Tech with distinction in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1965. He later went to US and obtained his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT. He completed his M.S. in Management from Sloan School of Management.[2]

He was awarded the Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2012.[3][4][5][6]

Personal life

Arun Firodia is the son of late Shri. H.K. Firodia, founder of Kinetic Engineering Limited, married to Dr Jayshree Firodia who is a renowned Pediatrician.[citation needed]They have one son Ajinkya Firodia and three daughters Sulajja Firodia Motwani, Vismaya Firodia and Kimaya Firodia.


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  2. ^ "Our Founder: H. K. Firodia". Archived from the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Padma Shri Awardees". Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Sancheti to be honoured with Padma Vibhushan". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Four Punekars win Padma". Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Republic Day: Muthuraman, Subbiah, Priya Paul among Padma awardees". The Times Of India. 25 January 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2012.