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FC Kohli, the father of India’s IT industry, passes away

FC Kohli, the father of India’s IT industry, passes away

He was the founder and first CEO of India’s largest software exporter TCS

Founded in 1968, TCS was headquartered in Mumbai with FC Kohli as the CEO

His association with Tata Group began when he joined Tata Electric (now Tata Power) in 1951

Kohli stepped down as the CEO of the TCS business in 1996

He was the chairman of NASSCOM during 1994-95

For his pioneering work, he was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2002

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