Wiki BiographySubhash Chandra (born 30 November 1950) is an Indian media mogul who is chairman of Essel Group, an Indian conglomerate.He launched the country's first satellite television channel Zee TV in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News. His business interests also include a newspaper chain (DNA), cable systems (Wire and Wireless Ltd), direct-to-home (Dish TV), theme parks (EsselWorld and Water Kingdom), online gaming (Playwin), education (Zee Learn), flexible packaging (Essel Propack), infrastructure development (Essel Infraprojects Ltd), family entertainment centres (Fun Cinemas), precious metals (Shirpur Gold Refinery) and healthy lifestyle & wellness (Veria Living).As a philanthropist he has set up TALEEM (Transnational Alternate Learning for Emancipation and Empowerment through Multimedia) to provide access to quality education through distance and open learning. He is also the Chairman of the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of India a movement to eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India. The Foundation provides free education to nearly 11 Lakh children across 39769 Villages in 21 states through one-teacher schools. He is also the moving force behind the Global Vipassana Foundation a trust set up to help people raise their spiritual quotient. He is also the Chairman for Global Foundation for Civilizational Harmony (GFCH), India. Founded on the conviction that all faiths are valid and sacred for their respective adherents who are strongly motivated by such faiths, GFCH emphasizes on faith and related civilisational and cultural issues as the core of its work.
|Net Worth||$1.6 Billion|
|Date Of Birth||1950-11-30|
|Children||Aaradhya, Amit Goenka, Aaradhya and Punit Geonka|