Aditya Birla Group is an Indian Multinational Conglomerate, headquartered in Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It operates in 34 countries with more than 120,000 employees worldwide. The group was founded by Seth Shiv Narayan Birla in 1857. The group has interests in viscose staple fibre, metals, cement, viscose filament yarn, branded apparel, carbon black, chemicals, fertilisers, insulators, financial services, and telecom.


  • Type - Private
  • Founded - 1857
  • Founder - Seth Shiv Narayan Birla
  • Headquarters - Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Chairman - K. Mangalam Birla
  • Revenue - $ 48.3 Billion
  • Products - Agribusiness, Carbon Black, Cement, Chemicals, Finance, Mining, Metals, Retail, Pulp and Fibre, Telecommunication, Textile, Wind Power.
  • Employees - 120,000

Telecom Services

Idea cellular was started as a joint venture of Aditya Birla Group with AT&T and the Tata Group, Which was widely also known as BATATA . After an IPO on the Indian Stock Markets, Idea Cellular now accounts for a third of the group's market capitalisation. The company is headquartered in Mumbai. On 31 Aug 2018 Idea Cellular completed its merger with Vodafone India and thereby became largest telecom company in terms of subscribers and revenue, surpassing Airtel.

Financial Services

Aditya Birla Capital [ABC] is the umbrella brand for all the financial services business of the Aditya Birla Group. The financial services arm of the group is headed by Ajay Srinivasan.

Textile Business

Aditya Birla Group is one of the leading producer of Viscose staple fibre. It has its Headquaters in India, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and China. It owns the Birla Cellulose brand. Apart from viscose staple fibre, the group also has Acrylic fibre business in Thailand. The group has pulp and plantation interests in Canada and Laos. It also owns the factory in Sweden which exports viscose today. The Swedish government is hoping to negotiate further investments in Sweden, in particular in the hyper-modern furture biorefinery in the city of Ornskoldsvik. Its two companies i.e. Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. which is a subsidiary of Grasim Bhiwani Textiles Ltd. which is a subsidary of Grasim Industries are in textile business. Grasim Industries was recently placed 154 in a list of the world's best regarded firms compiled by Forbes.


UltraTech Cement is a cement company owned by Aditya Birla Group. Its headquarter is in Mumbai and was founded in the year 1983. K.C. Jhanwar is the Managing Director of Ultratech Cement Limited. Its revenue is around $ 4.5 billion and Net Income is around $ 500 billion.