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When I couldn’t get a job because I’m a woman! So she built a company worth 35 billion rupees on her own.

New Delhi. Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has been awarded the Australian Government’s highest citizenship award. The Australian High Commission to India has given information about this time. He said that Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has played an important role in improving the relationship between India and Australia. Kiran Mazumdar, the founder of the country’s largest biopharmaceutical company, studied at the Federation University of Australia. He will surprise you to know that he started a Rs 35,000 crore company with Rs 1200.

Let’s know his story…

Business started with Rs 1200
Kiran Mazumdar has also been included in Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 most powerful women in the world. But there was a time when many companies even refused to give work. Because she is a woman, after dealing with many companies, she started her own business for only Rs 1200 continuously, which has become a company of more than 37 billion rupees at present.

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First job in Scotland at age 25
Kiran Mazumdar was born into a middle class family in Bangalore. When she returned to India in 1978 with a master’s degree in brewing from Australia, many brewers in India refused to give her a job because she was a woman. At that time she was only 25 years old. Due to lack of work in India, she went to Scotland. She there she worked as a brewer. It was here that she changed her fortunes and paved the way for the establishment of Biocon.

This is how Biocon started
While working in Scotland, he met Irish businesswoman Leslie Auchincloss. During that time, Ella Leslie wants to start a business in the pharmaceutical sector in India. Impressed by Kiran’s work, he offered to take over the business in India. However, due to lack of experience, there were some hesitations at first. Despite this, Leslie disagreed and convinced Kiran to take over the business. Thus Biocon was born in 1978.

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