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BBEL is a part of the Avantha Group led by Mr. Gautam Thapar, who represents the third generation of the illustrious business family of the erstwhile Thapar Group.

The group companies run by Mr. Gautam Thapar were rebranded as Avantha in November 2007.

The US$ 4 Billion Avantha Group, with its rich heritage and a modern outlook, continues to evolve and expand as a leading business conglomerate in India. The Group operates in more than 10 countries and has 20,000 employees spanning 20 nationalities.

Avantha Group's business interests cover:

  • Pulp and paper
  • Power transmission and distribution equipment and services
  • Food processing
  • Farm forestry
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services

Group companies include: