“No slowdown, economic or otherwise, should stop you from chasing your dream."

Dr. Ankur Bhatia

Dr. Ankur Bhatia (44) is the Executive Director of over USD 150 million business conglomerate Bird Group, which operates in India and the subcontinent, Middle East and United Kingdom. Bird Group was founded in 1971 with the incorporation of Bird Travels. Today, with over 45+ years of experience and more than 45 offices supported by over 9000+ well trained staff and an impressive clientele of over 500+ top corporates, Bird Group is India's fastest growing business conglomerate with interests in Travel Technology, Aviation Services, Hospitality, Luxury Retail and Education.

Beyond business: Reaching out to the marginalised sections of the society

A firm practitioner of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Mr. Bhatia has institutionalised the concept of caring and giving at the Group. With his mandate, the Group is involved in meaningful welfare driven activities that distinctively impact the quality of life of the weaker sections of society. One of India's youngest and brightest entrepreneurs, Mr. Bhatia takes his social responsibilities very seriously. This is manifested in his regular involvement with certain NGOs for promoting various social causes like healthcare, education and social rehabilitation.

The Group is engaged in reaching out to several underprivileged sections of the society through its charitable organisations - Sukarya and Bird Education Society, thereby making a difference to their lives through meticulously conceived projects.

Educational background

Dr. Bhatia has completed his basic education from Modern School, Vasant Vihar in New Delhi. He earned a degree in Computer Science from the King's College, University of London.

Personal details

Born on January 21, 1973, in New Delhi. Dr. Bhatia and his wife, Mrs. Smriti Bhatia have two children, Arnav and Saina. Elder of the two sons of a successful and affluent business family, Dr.Bhatia resides in New Delhi representing the entrepreneurial spirit of the Indian Youth.

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