Shri Dhirajlal S. Mehta

Mr.-Dhirajlal-S-MehtaShri Dhirajlal S. Mehta, born in 1936, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a B.Com (Hons) from Bombay University, Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Fellow Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has around 5 decades’ experience in corporate law, taxation, finance and investment.

He is the President of Kasturba Health Society, which runs Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences and Kasturba Hospital at Sevagram Wardha, a 972-bed hospital and a full-fledged medical college with excellent research facility and also with a 20-bed hospital in tribal area of Melghat. He is the Trustee of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, Indore, for the welfare and upliftment of rural women and children with more than 450 centres spread over 23 States all over the Country established by Gandhiji himself and has nursing schools in several areas. He has been the Chairman of the Trust for over 12 years. He is the President of Shivananda Mission, which runs a well equipped hospital at Virnagar, Rajkot district, Gujarat State, which conducts eye-camps and has so far carried out more than 7,00,000 operations. He is Trustee of Saurashtra Trust, which owns and publishes leading Gujarati newspapers, Janmabhoomi, Vyapar etc. He is the Chairman of Navjivan Trust, established by Gandhiji. He is a member of the Governing Council of Gandhi Peace Foundation. He has served on several Committees of SEBI, CII, FICCI and Government of India. He has actively participated in the J. P. Movement during Emergency. He is a member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, Shareholders’ / Investors’ Grievance Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.