Trustees

The Management Committee of Atul Foundation works under the overall direction and guidance of the Board of Trustees. The Foundation is supported by teams required for operations and projects. The impact made by Atul Foundation is also reviewed by the Management (quarterly), Corporate Social Responsibility Committee (half yearly) and the Board (yearly) of Atul Ltd (Atul). Established in 1978, Atul Rural Development Fund is the primary implementing agency for Atul Foundation.

Trustees

The Board of Trustees of Atul Foundation represents an optimum mix of knowledge and experience.

Dr Rana Vishnoi

Managing Trustee

Date of birth: April 8, 1938

Brief résumé: Dr Rana Vishnoi is the Managing Trustee of Atul Foundation, Atul Club and Atul Vidyamandir, which is an Eklavya Model school run by Atul Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Atul Rural Development Fund, Atul Institute of Vocational Excellence and Atul Vidyalaya Trust. Dr Vishnoi has a long association with Atul and its related companies. He joined Atul in 1986 as a consultant and retired in 1991 as the Managing Director of Amal Ltd. He continued his service as the Vice Chairman of Amal Ltd before being a part of the social service of Atul in 2011.

Dr Vishnoi holds a Doctorate degree in Chemistry from IIT Mumbai and a postgraduate degree from IIT Mumbai.

Dr Vimla Lalbhai

Trustee

Date of birth: August 21, 1927

Brief résumé: Dr Vimala Lalbhai has been active in the field of social service for more than 50 years. She has been a mentor and trustee of many charitable organisations serving humanity.

Dr Lalbhai is a Chairperson of Atul Rural Development Fund. She is also a trustee in Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, Indore, Kasturba Sevashram, Maroli and The Temple of Understanding, New Delhi.

She is also serving as a trustee of Kasturba Hospital, Valsad, Nootan Kelavani Mandal, Valsad and All India Committee for Eradication of Women Illiteracy, New Delhi.

Dr Lalbhai holds FRCS degree from London.

Swati Lalbhai

Trustee

Date of birth: November 01, 1961

Brief résumé: Ms Swati Lalbhai is closely associated with social development activities of Atul Foundation. She is actively involved in all the education related programs of Atul Foundation.

Ms Lalbhai is a trustee of Atul Vidyalaya Trust and Atul Rural Development Fund. She is also a member of the Management Committee of Atul Vidyamandir and Kalyani Shala. She is a Committee Member of Atul Institute of Vocational Excellence, which imparts training to tribal youth, thus empowering them to be a part of the mainstream society. She serves as a Trustee of Nootan Kelavani Mandal, Valsad and Helping Hand Charitable Trust, Pardi.

Ms Lalbhai is a Chartered Accountant and heads Aagam Holdings Private Ltd.

Sharat Tripathi

Trustee

Date of birth: October 07, 1958

Brief résumé: Mr Sharat Tripathi is President, Human Resources at Atul Ltd since 2008 and has been spearheading the HR function of the Company by providing strategic HR leadership across its seven businesses and subsidiary companies. He is closely associated with the activities of Atul Foundation, primarily in the development of the surrounding villages.

Mr Tripathi is a member of the Board of Trustees of Atul Rural Development Fund and Atul Institute of Vocational Excellence and looks after the management of the four ITIs which are being developed by Atul in partnership with Government of Gujarat.

Mr Tripathi is a graduate from IIT Kanpur with about four decades of work experience in diverse fields.

Bharat Trivedi

Trustee

Date of birth: February 01, 1962

Brief résumé: Mr Bharat Trivedi joined Atul in 1998 and is closely associated with the activities of Atul Foundation, with a keen interest in the field of education.

Mr Trivedi is a trustee of Atul Vidyalaya Trust, Atul Rural Development Fund and he is also a member of the Management Committee of Atul Vidyamandir and Atul Institute of Vocational Excellence.

Mr Trivedi holds a postgraduate degree from IIT Mumbai.