Industrialist Siddharth Shriram passes away due to COVID-19
Industrial tycoon and Former chairman of Usha International, Siddharth Shriram passed away on Monday at the age of 76 due to Covid-19. He was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon for the treatment of COVID-19.
A multi-faceted industrialist and a golf aficionado who was prominent for his method of promoting the new games and various sports such as Ultimate Fris- bee which was bought by him in India.
Shriram was the man behind the joint ventures with Honda Motor Company to manufacture small engines and automobiles and was the Chairman of Honda Siel Cars India till recently.
He also led Usha International in forming two joint ventures with Japan's Honda for passenger cars and power products.
He was also the chairman of Delhi Policy Group and was primarly focused on international and strategic issues of critical national interest and also held administrative positions in various sporting and industry associations mainly known for his support to golf.