Y.C. Deveshwar by the numbers

A look at the key numbers under Y.C. Deveshwar’s leadership at ITC


Y.C. Deveshwar. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint
Y.C. Deveshwar. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

As ITC chief Y.C. Deveshwar shifts into a non-executive role at the firm, here’s a look at the key numbers under his leadership.

Rs1 crore: The amount of money Air India was making every day when Y.C. Deveshwar quit as its chairman and joined ITC in 1996.

$45 billion: ITC’s market capitalization at the end of 2015-16, almost 50 times its market value in 1996.

100: The number of properties currently managed by ITC’s hotels division, against 12 in 1996

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25: The number of mother brands through which ITC reaches millions of households.

6 million: The number of sustainable livelihoods created by ITC’s business and value chains in the past 20 years.

600,000 acres: New forest cover created by ITC under the mandate to make contributions to environment.

Rs30,750 crore: ITC’s total contribution to the exchequer, making it the second highest in the private sector.

4am: The time at which Deveshwar rises every morning.

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