In its 60th year in the financial year 2005 (FY 2005), the Mahindra Group posted consolidated sales of $2.5billion through its flagship Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), subsidiaries of M&M and 10 associate companies. The group's wide interests include automobiles, IT, real estate, consultancy, retail and financial services. Deepesh Rathore and Tilak Swarup report.