Indu Jain, Chairperson of Times Group died on May 13, 2021 of Covid-related complications at the age of 84. She was a pioneering philanthropist, distinguished patron of arts, and passionate proponent of women’s right. She breathed her last in Delhi.

She was the founder president of FICCI Ladies Organization, established in 1983 to promote entrepreneurship and professional excellence among women in India. From 1999, she also served as chairperson of Bharatiya Jnanpith Trust, founded in 1944 by Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, her father-in-law, to promote literature in Indian languages.

She received many honours, including Padma Bhushan in 2016. She was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in 2019, an award for Lifetime Contribution to Media by the All India Management Association in 2018, as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian Congress of Women. In 2000, she also addressed the united Nations at the Millennium World Peace Summit.

She was a constant guide and wellwisher of ISJS. ISJS pays highest tribute to this great personality and prays for her soul to rest in peace and strength to his family to bear this loss.

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