Rajiv Ruparelia, a son to tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia, on Saturday picked the ‘Youngest Entrepreneur and Influential Business Person’ award.
Sudhir is one of the richest men in Uganda with the most glorious business empire.
His son, Rajiv, is also tracing his father’s footsteps to build himself a new business empire.
Rajiv was recognised at the Indian Association Business Achievers Awards organized by Karnataka Sangha Uganda in Association with Indian Business Forum under Indian Association Uganda.
Rajiv, 25, is a director of the Ruparelia Group with the guidance of his father.
He manages Crane Management, Victoria University, Speke Resort Munyonyo, and Rosebud among other Ruparelia Group businesses.
Rajiv has a bachelor’s degree in finance and banking from Dean Close Regents University in the UK.
He has studied both in Uganda and the UK at different levels. But he most cherishes the time he spends in Uganda.