Founder of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Faqir Chand Kohli, better known as the Father of the Indian IT industry, passed away. Besides being the founder, he was also the first CEO of TCS.
Kohli also worked as the deputy general manager of Tata Power Company and was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of College of Engineering, Pune. As the first CEO of TCS, he pioneered India’s IT revolution and helped the country build the $190-billion IT industry. A visionary and pioneer by nature, he was a recipient of Padma Bhushan from the Government of India.