Name:- Dr. Vijay Mallya
Father's Name :-Late Shri Vittal Mallya
Mother's Name:- Shrimati Lalitha Mallya
No. of Children :-two Daughters One Son
Vijay Mallya is an industrialist and a second-time member of India's parliament. He is the chairman of the UB Group – one of India's largest conglomerates, with diverse interests in brewing, distilling, aviation, pharmaceuticals, real estate, engineering, fertilizers, biotechnology and information technology.
Educational Qualifications:-B.Com. (Hons.), Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Honoris Causa) conferred by Southern California University, Irvine, U.S.A. Educated at La Martinere, Kolkata and St. Xaviers College, Kolkata
Positions Held:-April 2002 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2002-Feb. 2004 and Oct. 2004-April 2008 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Defence Sept. 2002-Feb. 2003 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Feb. 2003-Feb. 2004 Member, Committee on Defence Aug. 2004-April 2008 Member, Committee on Industry Sept. 2004-April 2008 Convenor, Sub-Committee-III of the Committee on Industry for the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Member, Sub-Committee-IV of the Committee on Industry for Action Taken Report Aug. 2007-April 2008 Member, Sub-Committee-II for Small Scale Industries of the Committee on Industry June 2010 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2010 Member, Committee on Industry Aug. 2010 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation:-Co-owner and Team Principal, Sahara Force India, India's first-ever Formula One Team and represents India's first, truly global sports foray; his company, the UB Group is the owner of Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL Cricket team, McDowell Mohun Bagan and Kingfisher East Bengal football teams; keen sportsman and an ardent aviator and yachtsman of distinction; has won trophies on the professional car racing circuits; participates in and also supports various sporting events worldwide; Chairman, Federation of Motor Sports Club of India since 1989; Member,
(i) Managing Committee, Karnataka State Cricket Association of India,
(ii) World Sports Council
(iii) Formula One Commission
Countries Visited:-U.S.A., France, Germany, U.K., Italy, Switzerland, Russia, South Africa, Singapore, U.A.E., Hong Kong, China, Japan and several other countries.
Other Information:-Chairman of public companies both in India as well as in the U.S.A.; Chairman, (i) The UB Group, one of India's largest conglomerates with diverse interests in brewing, distilling, aviation, real estate, engineering, fertilizers, biotechnology and informaton technology, (ii) Aventis Pharma India (previously Hoechst)and (iii) Bayer Crop Science in India for over 20 years; nominated Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum; recipient of the Officer De La Legion D'Honneur from the Government of France; received several professional awards in India and abroad