Harshavardhan Neotia

Harshavardhan Neotia is an Entrepreneur and presently the Chairman of Ambuja Neotia Group, which operates across four business verticals: Real Estate, Hospitality, Healthcare and Education.

His work in social housing earned Harshavardhan the honor of being conferred with Padma Shri from the hon’ble President of India in 1999. He is also a recipient of the YPO Legacy of Honour Award. He recently received D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) by the Vidyasagar University, West Bengal and has been awarded Banga Bibhushan – the highest civilian honour from the Government of West Bengal.
He is an active Member and Past President of FICCI and also Past President of AIMA. He is presently a member of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Chairman of National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training & Research (NITTTR) and Council Member of the National Culture Fund, Govt. of India.

Harshvardhan did his schooling from La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata. He graduated with a B.Com (Hons.) degree from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, and went on to complete the Owner President Management Programme (OPM) from Harvard Business School, USA.