The Escorts Group is an Indian engineering company that operates in the sectors of agri-machinery, construction and material handling equipment, and railway equipment.
The company was launched in 1944 and has marketing operations in more than 40 countries.
Late Mr. H P Nanda, one of the founding trustees of BYST and also the Chairman of the Escorts group, cherished a dream of nurturing rural entrepreneurs. This resulted in the formation of BYST in Rural Haryana in 1994. Presently BYST is operational from the Escort’s Rural Development Department. Apart from providing space and other support in kind, Escorts also provides funds for the BYST corpus.