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Dalit Business Personalities

Rajesh Saraiya, India's first Dalit billioniar

Rajesh Saraiya might be a name that is not known to many               but for the people of his community, he is their superhero. Rajesh is India’s first Mulnivasi billionaire. Born in a middle class family in Dehradun, Rajesh studied aeronautical engineering in Russia. Now based in Ukraine, he runs a multi-national company SteelMont Pvt Ltd that deals in metals.
“People have to change from inside. They have to change their ideology, their mentality and look around the world for what is happening. There are so many opportunities,” said Saraiya.Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries, whose sole purpose is to bring together Dalit businessman is an organisation which works for the betterment of Dalit businessmen in the countryDespite being a great accomplishment, the grim reality in the conditions of the marginalized sector has not changed in India. According to a report submitted by the National Commission for Enterprises in the…