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Remembering
our Hero

1st JULY, 1923 - BIRTH
KAMALIA, DISTRICT LAYALLPUR BRITISH INDIA

PARENTS
FATHER : BAHADUR CHAND MUNJAL
MOTHER : THAKUR DEVI MUNJAL

1930
JOINED GURUKUL NEAR KAMALIA

1938
STARTED WORKING IN A LOCAL FARM

1943
WORKED IN ARMY ORDINANCE DEPOT QUETTA, PAKISTAN

1947
BOARDED THE LAST TRAIN OUT OF KAMALIA MOVED TO AMRITSAR MOVED TO AGRA MARRIED SANTOSH MUNJAL

1949
STARTED HIS OWN BUSINESS IN BOMBAY

1951
MOVED TO LUDHIANA & JOINED HIS BROTHERS TO TRADE IN BICYCLE COMPONENTS

1953
STARTED MANUFACTURING BICYCLE COMPONENTS

CHILDREN
RAMAN
GEETA
SUMAN
PAWAN SUNIL

1956
HERO CYCLES ESTABLISHED IN LUDHIANA

1959
FIRST TRIP TO GERMANY TO IMPORT LATEST TECHNOLOGY FOR BICYCLE CHAIN MACHINERY

MET MR. ERNST MANN HIS TECHNOLOGY GURU

1960
ROCKMAN CYCLES ESTABLISHED IN LUDHIANA 7.4 TO MANUFACTURE CHAIN AND BICYCLE HUBS

1962
MUNJAL GASES ESTABLISHED AND BECOMES THE SECOND ANCILLARY IN LUDHIANA

1964
PRESIDENT OF THE MANAGING SOCIETY OF DAYANAND MEDICAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL LUDHIANA

1968
STARTED LUDHIANA FLYING CLUB

1969
HIGHWAY INDUSTRIES ESTABLISHED IN LUDHIANA

1976
ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

1977 ROTARY DISTT. GOVERNOR

1978
STARTED BAHADURCHAND MUNJAL ARYA MODEL SCHOOL, LUDHIANA & LUDHIANA MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

MAJESTIC AUTO ESTABLISHED IN LUDHIANA TO MANUFACTURE MOPEDS

1981
MUNJAL CASTINGS DROOLS ESTABLISHED IN LUDHIANA

1983
HERO HONDA ESTABLISHED IN NEW DELHI

1985
MUNJAL SHOWA ESTABLISHED IN GURGAON

1987
SUNBEAM AUTO ESTABLISHED IN GURGAON

1987
PRESIDENT OF CII

1988
GUJARAT CYCLES ESTABLISHED
HERO CYCLES ESTABLISHED IN SAHIBABAD
HERO MOTORS ESTABLISHED IN SAHIBABAD

1990
HERO COLD ROLLING DIVISION ESTABLISHED IN LUDHIANA

1991
HERO FINLEASE ESTABLISHED

1994
BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR BY BUSINESS INDIA GROUP OF PUBLICATIONS

1995
PRESIDENT OF SIAM NATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIAN SMALL SCALE INDUSTRY

1997
DISTINGUISHED ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD FROM THE PHD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

1998
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR BY BUSINESS BARON

2000
CONFERRED SIR JAHANGIR GHANDY MEDAL FOR INDUSTRIAL PEACE BY XLRI JAMSHEDPUR

2001
ERNST & YOUNG ENTREPRENUER OF THE YEAR

2003
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE ALL INDIA MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (ANA) FOR MANAGEMENT

2004
DOCTORATE BY BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY, VARANASI

HERO BPO ESTABLISHED

2005
THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA BESTOWS PADMA BHUSHAN

DOCTOR OF LETTERS
(HONOR'S CAUSAI) BY HEMWATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY, SRINAGAR GARHWAL

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD BY ET AWARDS FOR CORPORATE EXCELLENCE

2006
HERO REALTY ESTABLISHED

2007
HERO MINDMINE ESTABLISHED

2009
SIAM GOLDEN JUBILEE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY

2010
BML MUNJAL GREEN MEADOWS PUBLIC SCHOOL, HARIDWAR, UTTARAKHAND

2010
HERO STEELS ESTABLISHED

2011
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
AWARD BY ERNST & YOUNG

DOCTOR OF SCIENCE BY IIT KHARAGPUR

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR THE ASIA PACIFIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD BY ENTERPRISE ASIA

2011
FINLEASE RENAMED AS HERO FINCORP

2011
HERO HONDA RENAMED AS HERO MOTOCORP

2012
HERO FUTURE ENERGIES ESTABLISHED

2014
BML MUNJAL UNIVERSITY GURGAON, HARYANA

2014
THE CNB VISIONEER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE INDIAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY BY NDTV PROFIT CAR & BIKE AWARDS 2013

1st NOVEMBER 2015
DR. BML MUNJAL LIVES FOREVER