Bharat Goenka
Bharat Goenka
OccupationIndian businessman
Board member ofTally Solutions

Bharat Goenka is an Indian businessman and the co-founder and managing director of Tally Solutions. In 2020, he received the Padma Shri from the Government of India for his contribution in the field of trade and industry.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


Goenka is the son of Shyam Sunder Goenka, and is an alumnus of the Bishop Cotton Boys' School. A graduate in mathematics,[7] Goenka co-founded Tally Solutions with his father in 1986 after searching for a software to manage their accounting books. He created an MS-DOS based accounting application named Peutronics Financial Accountant, formally changed to Tally Solutions in 1999.[8]

In 2011, NASSCOM conferred their Lifetime Achievement Award to Goenka and the title of "the father of the Indian software product industry".[9] He was given the CSI Honorary Fellowship Award by the Computer Society of India (CSI) in 2014.[10] In 2020, he received the Padma Shri honour from the Government of India for his contribution in the field of trade and industry.[5]

Goenka delivered the 16th Lecture organised by the General K.S. Thimayya Memorial Trust.[11]


  1. ^ "Sanjeev Bikchandani, Bharat Goenka Receive the Prestigious Award". Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  2. ^ "141 named for Padma Awards, Sushma, Jaitley & George Fernandes get Padma Vibhshan". Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Padma Vibhushan for Jaitley, Sushma, Fernandes; Bhushan for Parrikar". Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  4. ^ "उद्योग एवं व्यापार क्षेत्र के 11 दिग्गजों को पद्मश्री". (in Hindi). Retrieved 26 January 2020.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b "आनंद महिंद्रा, वेणु श्रीनिवासन सहित इन 11 दिग्गज कारोबारियों को मिला सम्मान". (in Hindi). Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  6. ^ "आनंद महिंद्रा और वेणु श्रीनिवासन समेत 11 कारोबारियों को पद्म पुरस्कार". (in Hindi). Archived from the original on 28 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Meet some of Karnataka's Padma awardees who span diverse fields". Deccan Herald. 2020-01-26. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  8. ^ "Tally dreams big: India's top accounting software is all set to expand into retail". Moneycontrol. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  9. ^ "Nasscom confers lifetime award on Tally's Goenka". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  10. ^ "Tally Solutions Bharat Goenka conferred CSI Honorary Fellowship Award 2014". DATAQUEST. 2014-12-17. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  11. ^ "Bharat Goenka - 16th General K.S. Thimayya Memorial Lecture". YouTube.