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Keki Hormusji Gharda



Keki Hormusji Gharda is a prominent Indian chemical engineer, chemist and entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and managing director of Gharda Chemicals Limited, an R&D-based company with business interests in agrochemicals, polymers and is actively pursuing an entry in the market for high performance pigments.

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Dr. Gharda acquired a Bachelor of Science degree from Mumbai University's Department of Chemical Technology. He then obtained a Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Following the defence of a doctoral thesis, he received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma.

Upon his return to India, Dr. Gharda established Gharda Chemicals, which is today one of the largest agrochemical companies in India. For his contribution to chemistry and chemical engineering, Dr. Gharda is a recipient of the American Institute of Chemists's 'Chemical Pioneer' award.

Dr. Keki Gharda is an Alumni of St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra, Mumbai. He still lives in Bandra.

References

  • 'How Keki Gharda stunned the MNC giants' (Interview on Rediff.com) [1]
  • 'Gharda Chemicals Ltd.' (Hompage of Gharda Chemicals) [2]
  • 'Gharda Foundation.' (Hompage of Gharda Foundation) [3]
  • 'Gharda Institute of Technology.' (Hompage of Gharda Institute of Technology) [4]
 
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