Dr. Kishan Lal Bhartia needs little introduction. He is well-known in society for his business acumen, social and charitable works, and deep devotion. The blessings of God and all the good wishes he has received from contributing to humanity over the years have made him the man with the colossal heart, as we know him to be today.
He is famous in Cuttack as the builder of Bhartia Towers, the first multi-storeyed commercial complex in Cuttack. This project, which was commissioned in 1992, provided infrastructure for many start-ups to flourish in Cuttack.
Dr. Bhartia has been bequeathed with numerous laurels at both the State and National levels. He has also assumed various positions of responsibilities within his lifetime. He has served as the patron for the Shri Gopal Krishna Goshala, The Agarwal Vikas Trust, Cuttack Marwari Samaj, Chinmaya Mission in Cuttack, the Hariharananda Gurukulam Gosala at Puri, and the All-India Vaish Foundation, amongst other institutions.
Bhartia ji is the founder of the Bhartia Charitable Trust, the umbrella under which he has embarked on various philanthropic initiatives. The philosophy that governed all of Dr. Bhartia Ji’s actions has been inculcated into Trust. He is assisted and supported in all his endeavours by his wife, Smt. Pushpa Devi Bhartia and his children.
Dr. Bhartia has always aimed to propagate and inculcate religious, social, and spiritual values amongst the youth. He is deeply connected with a number of educational institutions. In recognition of his multi-dimensional accomplishments, promotion of dharma, and encouragement of Indian culture, Dr. Kishan Lal Bhartia was conferred the Degree of Doctor of Literature (DLitt) Honoris Causa by KIIT University in 2017. The degree was presented to him by the Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu.
Dr. Kishan Lal Bhartia is a humble disciple of Ananta Shri Vibhushit Shri Chakradhar Dasji Maharaj of Shyam Sundar Math. Bhartia ji believes in the upliftment and betterment of the people and is dedicatedly rendering his service for the socio-religious betterment of society.