New Delhi, Nov 27: News 24 on Monday honoured the man behind the success of Patanjali. The man who forced the MNCs to make changes in their product profile to stay in competition with the Indian MNC- Patanjali. MD of Patanjali, Acharya Balkrishna is the right hand man of Baba Ramdev, with whom he founded the company in 2006. As of November 2017, he is ranked as the 19th richest person in India by Forbes. Hurun India Rich List 2017 ranked him at 8th position among 617 Indians present in the list.
He was conferred with the Jashn-e-Youngistan Samman for Business Icon of the Year by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
The award is part of News24's unique initiative to appreciate and encourage the dynamic young power of the country as it is the youth in whose hands lie the future of a nation. The Young India is laying the foundation of a New India, an India that is making a world-wide impression. News24 has thus taken the lead in promoting and honouring the youth of India with its first edition of Jashn-e-Youngistan.