Father of India’s software industry FC Kohli passes away
Founder of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Fakir Chand Kohli, has passed away on Thursday afternoon. He was 96. FC Kohli is popularly called the 'Father of Indian IT industry.' Tributes have been pouring in on social media to pay the last respects to the departed soul.
A recipient of the Padma Bhushan, Kohli is appreciated for pioneering the technology revolution in India. Industry body NASSCOM has described him as a true visionary and the father of the Indian software industry.
Tata Sons Chairman N. Chandrasekaran has termed FC Kohli as a true legend who laid the very foundations for India`s spectacular IT revolution.