Dr KN Modi University fetes entrepreneur Bina Modi for contribution to design, arts
The entrepreneur was lauded for building several successful brands that respond to the niche audience.
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A successful entrepreneur and leader, Bina Modi has founded and built several successful brands that respond to the niche audience. Her Bina Fashions, Ego Specialty Restaurant Chain, Dessange Salon and Beacon Travels are renowned in their respective industries. Her businesses are contributing to the legacy of the US $1.5 billion conglomerate, Modi Enterprises. Besides heading her successful companies, she also serves on the board of many group companies and as Head of Family Council for Modi Enterprises. The wife of renowned industrialist KK Modi, Bina Modi is also mother to Samir, Lalit and Charu Modi.
The entrepreneur is driven by a personal vision to bring the most modern people management and human resource concepts into the group. She has been awarded the ‘Women of the Decade in Business & Leadership 2018’ by Women Economic Forum and has also featured on India’s Most Powerful Women, a book by Prem Ahluwalia, along with being conferred with the prestigious Achiever’s Award in 2019. The recognition has been bestowed by the prestigious University of Dr KN Modi with a heritage of over 77 years of quality and value-based education infrastructure.
Bina Modi, elated with the degree, said, “I am honoured to be a part of such distinguished achievers and receive this degree. From an orthodox business family that did not encourage women working, pursuing my dreams and ambitions as an individual, as a woman, was not at all an easy task. It is a validation of the various challenges that I have overcome as an entrepreneur. I accept this honour with great humility and its immense encouragement to me as an individual and as an entrepreneur.”
The legacy of philanthropist Dr KN Modi is being driven by his illustrious son, Prof Dr DK Modi, who shared, “We are honoured to confer the Honoris Causa, Doctorate of Philosophy to Bina Modi, along with other deserving candidates. The University is unflinching in its efforts to pursue a path of quality growth with quantitative development and enterprising activities. We are pleased to acknowledge the work of entrepreneurs like Bina Modi, a dynamic person who has played an important role in Modi Enterprises. She’s known for her consensus-based decision-making and she truly deserves the recognition.”.