Who: Banwari Lal Mittal
When: 25 November 2015
Nepal’s noted Indian-origin businessman Banwari Lal Mittal passed away on 25 November 2015 at Kathmandu, Nepal after protracted illness. He was 79. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Mittal was the Founder and Chairman of Shree Airlines of Nepal. Mittal launched Shree Airlines in 1990. Today, Shree Airlines is the largest helicopter operator in Nepal with a fleet of six 24-seat Russian-made MI-17 helicopters and four Eurocopter AS350 B3e helicopters.
He also served in various organisations and charities in different positions. He was Chairman of the Nepal Chamber of Commerce and Marwari Sewa Samiti in the past.
Mittal was born in Watu Mubahal, Kathmandu on 22 March 1936.