Visionaries

Mr. Kundal Lal Agarwal


The visionary of KLA group, the man who has always led by example, Mr. K.L. Agarwal is the Chairman of the company. The foundation of the rice processing unit in the year 1975 at Rudrapur was laid by him. He actively took part in the success of Green revolution by providing support to the farmers. His vision for the company was mainly driven to contribute towards the self sufficiency of India in terms of food grains after independence.

Mr. K.L.Agarwal has also been actively associated with various social commitments and has been a forerunner in fulfilling his social obligations. He has played a major role in the construction of various charitable hospitals and temples in India. He was a governing body member of ATMA (Agriculture Technology Management Agency), a body under Ministry of Agriculture for the betterment of the farmers.
 

Mr. Arun Agarwal


The Managing Director of the company and a stalwart in the field of Economics and is well versed with the concepts of agro-trading, policy changes and adaptability in the export arena. The MD of KLA India Mr. Arun Agarwal has rich and professional experience in food processing industry. After completing his majors in Economics, he joined the family business of manufacturing and trading of food grains. Under his guidance, we bagged the award for paying the highest Mandi Tax in the whole state in the year 1995. He is also a member in the Indian Railway Advisory Board. Because of his contribution to the nation in the growth of industries, he has been awarded Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award by the National Integration and Economic Council. For his outstanding contribution he has also been conferred Uttarakhand Rattan Award.
 

Mr. Ashok Agarwal


A Gold Medalist from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad now I.I.T.; Ashok Agarwal is Director in the company. A Mineral Engineering graduate, who along with his analytical skills and experience with Coal India Ltd., paved the right path for KLA to tread in international markets and diversify into mineral business.

The technical edge which he acquired helped him to quickly understand the nuances of the game and his proactive approach led to the upgrading of the rice processing unit and establishing Food processing industry to international standards. His technological know-how is continually helping KLA to adapt the latest advancements.

He was member IMC (Institute Management Committee) for ITI, Kashipur.
He is ex CII (Confederation of Indian Industries) Chairman, Kumaon Zone- Uttarakhand.
He was governing body member to AEDU (Agri Export Development Unit), Govt of Uttarakhand.
He has also been awarded Bharat Udyog Rattan Award by the Institute of Economic Studies due to his contribution to national industrialization.