B.K. Goenka receiving the ‘Emerging Company of the Year’ award from the Prime Minister of India

Dr. Manmohan Singh


Balkrishan Goenka (friends call him ‘BKG’) began his career and launched Welspun at an impressionable age of 18 in 1985.  He became Full time Director of Welspun in 1991 and since then there is no looking back for this prominent entrepreneur of India.


True to Welspun’s motto of ‘Dare to Commit’, BKG, with his dynamism and dedication, has been successful to encompass the way Welspun accepts biggest of challenges and aims to perform exceedingly better that expected, in the process of delighting all stakeholders. Under his able leadership and guidance, Welspun today has emerged the 2nd Largest (Large Diameter) Pipe Company in the World (Financial Times, UK) and amongst World’s top 3 producers of Home Textiles (Home Textiles Today, US).


BKG is happily married for the past 20 years and has two doting daughters. He has a passion for Vintage cars and is an avid reader.  A religious person by nature, BKG has a strong belief in Spirituality. He is the member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) and member of various reputed clubs and Institutes both in India and abroad. He has been awarded Entrepreneur of the year by Ernest & Young, India and under his able guidance, Welspun has been awarded the Emerging Company of the Year by Economic Times, India’s most widely read business newspaper.

B.K. Goenka in the news
     New Spins - Businessworld - 1 October 2011
     Spinning A New Yarn - Business Standard (the stretegist) - 22 August 2011
     Excerpt from the interview of Mr B K Goenka - Chairman, Welspun Group on 29 June 2011 at Bloomberg UTV
     Excerpt from the interview of Mr B K Goenka - Chairman, Welspun Group on 29 June 2011 at ET Now
     Welspun's Pipe Dreams and Steel Will - Forbes India - 11 November 2010
     Penny wise BK Goenka - CMD, Welspun Group - Economic Times - 23 May 2010
     What I learnt in the downturn – B.K.Goenka – Business Today - January 10, 2010.      
     Biz tip from B.K.Goenka - Economic Times - November 27, 2009.
     Indian steel mill forges ahead in the U.S. - Wall Street Journal - May 4. 09.
     We thank Welspun says Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe - USA Today.com - April 29, 09.
     B.K. Goenka welcomes Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe to the new Welspun facility - Financial Express - April 29, 09
     Chairman speaks on CNBC TV18