Shri. K. Bhima Bhattar founded Bhima Jewellery at Alleppey in 1925, when jewellery retail was an innovative concept. Bhima, thus became the first jewellery retail showroom in Kerala.
Son of Shri. K. Bhima Bhattar, Dr. B. Govindan, expanded Bhima Jewellery to the capital of God's own country in 1991. He spearheaded Bhima Jewellery, Trivandrum to launch the largest jewellery showroom in India at Ayurveda College Junction, Trivandrum in five floors and 25,000 sq. feet. on Monday, August 24, 2009.
Dr. B. Govindan also launched Bhima Jewellery showrooms at Nagercoil 2003, at Madurai in 2007 and at Adoor in 2011.
Presently he holds various Positions & Recognitions such as : Working President - All Kerala Gold & Silver Merchants Association, Vice President - Kerala Chamber Of Commerce & Industries, "KARMASHRESHTA" Award winner Organized by Anti Narcotic Action Centre Of India, "Life Time Achievement Award" Organized by The Art Of Jewellery Magazine to name a few.