The journey for the Hero Group began when Brijmohan Lall Munjal started as a bicycle maker with his three brothers in the s. The group. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, 92, who recently became chairman emeritus of Hero In the midst of such niggling doubts was born Hero Honda. Brijmohan Lall Munjal, founder & chairman emeritus of Hero MotoCorp, maker of the Born in at Kamalia in the undivided Punjab state of.

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Kamalia is now in Pakistan.

After completing his formal education, he worked at the Army Ordnance Factorybefore moving his base to India after partition. InHero Cycles moved up the value chain by making a shift from supplying to manufacturing handlebars, front forks and chains.

Inthe Punjab Government issued tender notices for twelve new industrial licenses to make bicycles in Ludhiana. Munjal and his brothers participated in the bid and won the contract.

Hero Cycles was registered as a large-scale industrial unit. InRockman Cycles Industries was established to manufacture bicycle chains and hubs. Under Munjal’s leadership, Hero Cycles was the first company to export bicycles on such a lalk scale.


Inthe company had become the largest bicycle manufacturer biogfaphy India. ByHero Cycles entered the Guinness Book of Records as the largest manufacturers of bicycles in the world. To manufacture motor cycles inthe Hero Group started a joint venture with Hero Honda and established a plant at DharuheraHaryana.

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The Hero Group became so large that by it brojmohan sold 8. After the Hero Honda Motors joint venture broke up in AugustMunjak board of directors agreed to pay royalties to Honda to continue to produce the Hero Honda until[4] due to the popularity and ubiquity of the Hero Honda brand in the Asia Pacific region as Hero Honda Brand was trusted among the best in the Product reliability and customer satisfaction.

The separation gave kunjal opportunity for Hero to expand its market globally with the name Hero MotoCorp. Previously, it had not been permitted for Hero Honda to sell their bikes outside the Asia Pacific and in countries where Honda operated. In the first week of Augustthe company recorded a benchmark never before reached by an Indian two-wheel vehicle industry manufacturer, by producing 50 million bikes. Brijmohan was married to Santosh and had five children: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat By using this site, brijmohsn agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Founder and chairman of the Hero MotoCorp.