Benu Gopal Bangur was bornon 1931 in Kolkata, India, India. Benu Gopal Bangur is #299 in List Billionaires People In The World. Cement czar Benu Gopal Bangur gets his wealth from a 65% stake in Shree Cement, one of India's most cost-efficient cement producers. Shree, which was started in 1979 in Jaipur, sells branded cement under the names of Shree Ultra Jung Rodhak, Bangur Cement and Rockstrong. Bangur hails from a storied business clan in Kolkata and got control of Shree Cement in the 1990s after a family split. Today the company is run by his son Hari Mohan Bangur and grandson Prashant.
Mungee Ram Bangur, a Calcutta stockbroker, and his brother Ram Coowar Bangur, started the Bangur business empire in the late 19th century
In 1991, the business was split into five groups, between Balbhadra Das Bangur, Niwas Bangur, Kumar Bangur and Benu Gopal Bangur (all grandsons of Mungee Ram) and Laxmi Niwas Bangur (grandson of Ram Coowar)
His son, Hari Mohan Bangur, has been running Shree Cement since 1990
Bangur was born in a 1931 in a Marwari business family in Kolkata