In 1947, when India attained freedom, Indians pledged to reach unclaimed heights. During this time Shri. Lalji Patel envisioned to transform as many lives as he could and take India beyond its past glory. He laid the foundations on which today Sahyadri Industries Limited (SIL) stands strong in the able hands of the young and enterprising second generation.
Sahyadri Industries Ltd (SIL) a listed company on the BSE with nearly 700 employees across India, is a known name in India and slowly making its impact felt on the global map. The brands swastik roofs and cemply flat sheets are almost synonymous in their product categories. SIL’s innovations like ecopro fibre cement boards (Greenpro certified) which can be used for applications like partitions, dry walls, facade & many more. S3(patent applied) a speedy total house building solution are winning hearts, while the wind farms are busy winning awards.
“Since inception, SIL has shared happiness to millions. But we don’t wish to stop at this, we want to do more.spires them to become entrepreneurs. Sahyadri has more. After all, we make in India,” says, Satyen Patel, Managing Director, Sahyadri Industries Ltd. “As our flagship product is Swastik roofing sheet, we have worked very closely with rural populance of India spanning the period of post-independence growing India to the rising new India” added Satyen Patel.
SIL has truly understood the constraints of rural India and saw the immense potential to provide affordable housing solutions. Sahyadri’s mission is to invest in the underprivileged population so that they can become a dividend for the nation when they are empowered to fulfil their potential. Their other products like Swachalay and Swastik Kukdookoo are at the forefront in joining the national mission of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Empowerment of women and other economically wearker sections of the society, by providing them with an alternate source of income through backyardpoultary structure – thus touching million more lives across India.
Sahyadri Industries believes that it is possible to be profitable while being socially and enviornmentally responsible. A technology driven firm that believes that innovation is the key to all emerging challenges. Its core CSR activity aptly named Swastik disha is focused on providing skills that enable employability of youth or inspires them to become enterpreneurs. Sahyadri has joined hands with Smt. Sindhu Tai Sapkal in Pune, with PVG in Nasik, for providing soft skills training to homeless children. Training includes technical & communication skill development, personality development. SIL has also taken a bold step in their CSR activities where often corporates are shy to come on board – to support sports talent in India. It is one of the few companies to invest in promoting rural sports and training of sporting talent. Sahyadri is proudly associated with Lakshya – a sports talent management NGO that has credibly helped identify some of India’s new age winning sports persons. “Throughout our journey, from roofing products to manufacturing a vast range of eco-friendly construction material, housing material, our clients, employees and partners have always been our greatest motivating force and our pillars of strength”, says, Jayesh Patel, Chairman, Sahyadri Industries Ltd. “Join our consortium of social innovators and change makers to make sanitation, empowerment and affordable housing for all, a reality. We can be reached” on Email: email@example.com or come visit us on www.silworld.in.
Published By : The Economic Times, ‘The Corporate Moguls’
Published Date : 23rd Oct, 2019