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Shri Kamal M Morarka the Patron of our organization, is an eminent industrialist with diverse interests. He has made his presence felt through a sustained effort towards nature and wildlife conservation and sensitizing people by creating awareness, addressing issues like survival of species and habitats.

Academic & Business/ Professional :-

  • Senior Cambridge- Cathedral & John Connon School, 1962, Inter Science – St. Xavier’s College, Bombay, 1966.

  • Participated in the Electronic Conference convened by late Dr Vikram Sarabhai in March 1970.

  • Attended the Management Development Programme in 1970 of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 1970.

  • He is a member of the American Management Association since 1969. He also attended the Davos Symposium of the World Economic Forum in 1985, 1986 and 1987.

  • In June 1997, he attended an Executive Programme – Leaders in Development – Managing Political and Economic Transitions at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

  • He has been Member, Board of Studies in Trade, Transport and Industry, University of Bombay.

  • He heads the Gannon Dunkerley Group engaged in Civil Engineering, Mechanical and General Engineering.

  • He has been President of All India Manufacturers Organization (1989-90), Vice-President, All India Association of Industries, President, Indian Council of Foreign Trade.

  • He owns the weekly newspaper “Chauthi Duniya ” which is published in Hindi and Urdu from New Delhi.

Public life :-

  • He was in the Central Government – Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in the Chandra Shekhar Government(November ‘ 90 – June ‘91).

  • He was elected to the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament) from Rajasthan in 1988.

  • He was a member of

    • Committee on Pubic Undertaking (1988-90)

    • Public Accounts committee of Parliament (1990-91),

    • Consultative Committee attached to Ministry of Finance,

    • Standing Committee of the Ministry of Finance,

    • Central Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Ministry of Finance (1992-93)

    • Newsprint Advisory Committee(1993-94)

Community Activities:-

  • He is the Chairman of M. R. Morarka –GDC Rural Research Foundation which is doing rural development work in Sekhawati region of Rajasthan.

  • He is Chairman of Shree Nawalgarh Gausala. He is also trustee of Nawalgarh Devasthan Kosh.

  • He is Chairman of Belabai M. Morarka Vidyamandir, Nawalgarh

  • He is Chairman of the Morarka Arts and Crafts Foundation which is working towards creating an awareness of the rich and varied heritage of Indian arts and crafts.

  • He has been Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India

  • He is presently Chairman of the World Trade Centre, Bombay, Member, Board of Management of Bombay Hospital Trust and Medical Research Centre.

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