Mohan was awarded the Padma Shri in 2010 by the Government of India under the trade and industry category.
Brigadier Kapil Mohan, the man who made the notorious brand of dark rum, Old Monk, passed away on January 6 at 88 years old. He was incinerated on January 7. Mohan, an entrepreneur who served as chairman and managing director of Mohan Meakin, was awarded the Padma Shri — the fourth most elevated Indian non-military personnel grant in 2010 by the Government of India under the exchange and industry classification.
As indicated by reports, he had been unwell for a couple of years before his demise. Mohan is made due to his significant other, Pushpa Mohan.
Mohan steered of Mohan Meakin from his dad, N Mohan in the mid-90s. Under his authority, the organization expanded, opening three refineries the nation over, two bottling works and a few different establishments. The organization cases to have a turnover of over Rs 400 crore.
The dark rum with its distinct vanilla flavour was launched back in 1954 and became the largest selling dark rum in the world for many years.
The company later ventured into other businesses, including selling fruit juices, breakfast foods, mineral water and opened a glass factory.