Atul Foundation 2021-22

2 Annual Report 2021-22 I Atul Foundation Kasturbhai Lalbhai (1894 - 1980) The legacy of Kasturbhai Lalbhai has been synonymous with three terms: excellence, perseverance and trusteeship. Social responsibility must include sympathy, helpfulness and willingness to forego self interest in order to promote the welfare, happiness and contentment of others and of the country as a whole. ~ Kasturbhai Lalbhai Balwantrai Mazumdar (1902 -1981) An economist, Balwantrai Mazumdar was a voracious reader, sound thinker, patient listener and a farsighted professional. He created an atmosphere of camaraderie that brought out the collective best in the people of Atul. He was the moving force behind making the first site of Atul one of the largest eco-friendly manufacturing facilities of its kind in the world. He remained with the Group till the end of his life as did most of the people who worked with Kasturbhai Lalbhai. Siddharth Lalbhai (1923 - 1998) A chemical engineer and the founder of Atul Rural Development Fund, Siddharth Lalbhai dedicated his life to the development of Atul. He accorded equal value to creation of wealth and service to society. The principles of trusteeship that he upheld, the personal qualities of integrity, perseverance, and simplicity that he lived by and the singleminded devotion that he gave to tasks on hand will always remain our guiding force.