Celebrating
a century
of excellence

My dream is to take India's Best to the World and Bring the World's Best to India

As we celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of our leader extraordinaire, Escorts continues to draw inspiration from HP Nanda’s vision and remains committed to his dream – mechanizing India by engineering the fundamentals of growth through world-class products and solutions.

HP NANDA

Founder Chairman, Escorts Group 1917-1999

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  • 1956
    Awards & Achievements
    Youngest member nominated to the Board of Reserve Bank of India and concurrently to the Board of Industrial Development Bank of India
  • 1964
    Awards & Achievements
    Founder President of Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 1970
    Awards & Achievements
    Received the Employer’s National Award from President of India
  • 1971
    Awards & Achievements
    Received the prestigious FICCI award for an outstanding contribution in Agriculture by Mrs. Indira Gandhi
  • 1972
    Awards & Achievements
    President of Indo-American Chambers of Commerce
  • 1978
    Awards & Achievements
    Decorated with the German Award – The Great Cross of Merit
  • 1980
    Awards & Achievements
    “Man of the Year” cover story by Indo-Asia, a leading German magazine
  • 1982
    Awards & Achievements
    Featured as one of the ‘Growth Kings’ of Indian Industry
  • 1984
    Awards & Achievements
    Honoured by the Polish Government with the Gold Badge of the order of Merit
  • 1984
    Awards & Achievements
    Selected “Businessman of the Year” by Business India magazine
  • 1991
    Awards & Achievements
    Decorated by the French Government with the medal Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur