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Bn Yugandhar: All You Need To Know About Satya Nadella’s Father


Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, father of Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, passed away in Hyderabad leaving behind a rich legacy. And BN Yugandhar was by no means a man of lesser talent. A retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, he served in the Prime Minister’s office as well as the Planning Commission.

An IAS officer of the 1962 batch, BN Yugandhar held many key positions. Like his illustrious son, he was a soft-spoken individual who was known for his clean record. He played a key role and was a top bureaucrat in the Rural Development Ministry during the tenure of PV Narasimha Rao as Prime Minister of India. Among the many key positions that he held, he also served as the Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration from 1988 to 1993. 

A simple man who believed in high thinking, he is still remembered by many for the way he sought to humbly avoid media attention that followed the appointment of his son as the new CEO of Microsoft. A sincere, honest and upright officer, he was instrumental in the implementation of several schemes for the welfare of the poor and marginalised.

In several interview, Satya Nadella fondly recollects his childhood and the phenomenal role his parents played in his upbringing and shaping his personality. 

Know more about Satya Nadella’s father by going through the pages of this ClipBook. It also contains a few interesting facts about Satya Nadella himself. Read on.


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