K.P. Singh is the Chairman of DLF Group and can be christened as the real estate baron of India.
has a strong leadership presence in Indian real estate industry and the company is credited with developing the modern township of Gurgaon.
K.P. Singh (Kushal Pal Singh) was born on August 15, 1931 at Bulandshahar in Uttar Pradesh.
While pursuing engineering in UK, K.P. Singh
was selected to the prestigious Indian Army, by British Officers Services Selection Board
He joined the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun and was later on commissioned into The Deccan Horse-a renowned cavalry regiment of The Indian Army.
In 1960, K.P. Singh joined American Universal Electric Company, a joint venture between Universal Electric Company of Owosso, Michigan and his family.
Thereafter, K.P. Singh
promoted another company, i.e.
Willard India Limited
in collaboration with ESB inc
of Philadelphia for manufacturing automatic and industrial batteries in India and became its Managing Director.
In 1979, K.P. Singh joined DLF Universal Limited.
When American Universal Company merged with DLF Universal Limited, K.P. Singh became the Managing Director of the new company.
had the vision to buy land in Gurgaon, which was then a barren village on the outskirts of Delhi.
had the foresight to saw the untapped potential of the place and today Gurgaon is one of the real-estate hotspots of the country.
is also the recipient of the 'Delhi Ratna' Award for his
valuable contribution to Delhi.