Name(s) Byrraju RAMALINGA RAJU
Date of Birth September 16, 1954
Identity Founder and Chairman of Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
Date-wise Events / Works
  • 1987:   He founded Satyam Computer Services along with one of his brothers-in-law, DVS Raju.
  • 1992:   Satyam Computers went public.
  • 1999:   Chosen as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Services in 1999.
  • January 2009:   Raju indicated that Satyam's accounts had been falsified over a number of years. Total assets on Satyam's balance sheet trebled during 2003-07 to $2.2 billion.
  • January 07, 2009:   He confessed to an accounting fraud to the tune of ₹7,000 crore or $1.5 billion and resigned from the Satyam board on this day.
  • April 2009:   Satyam was purchased by Tech Mahindra and renamed Mahindra Satyam. Raju and his brother, B Rama Raju, were then arrested on charges of breach of trust, conspiracy, cheating, falsification of records.
  • September 2009:   Raju was hospitalized following a minor heart attack and underwent angioplasty. He was granted conditional bail.
  • October 26, 2010:   The bail was revoked by the Supreme Court of India and he had been ordered to surrender himself.
  • November 08, 2010:   He surrendered on this day.
  • November 04, 2011:  The Supreme Court granted bail to Raju since the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) failed to file charges on time.
  • October 28, 2013:  The Enforcement directorate filed a chargesheet against Raju and 212 others.
  • April 09, 2015:   Raju and his brothers were sentenced to 7 years in jail, besides being fined Rs. 5.5 crore.
Other Events & Developments
  • He is one of the pioneers of the Information Technology industry in India.
  • He is the founder and Chairman of Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
  • He attended the Owner / President course at Harvard.
  •  With the launch of Satyam Infoway (Sify) Satyam became one of the first to enter Indian internet service market.
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