Mr Dharamsey M Khatau

Shri Dharamsey Mulraj Khatau (grandson of Makanji Khatau) was Chairman of ACC in the 1950s, a Board Member of the Khatau group of companies and an honorary member of the Textile Association of India.

One of the oldest business conglomerates in India, the Khatau Group was founded in 1874 by Seth Makanji Khatau. The group, which grew to have a diverse portfolio of interests beyond textiles, in chemicals, shipping, cement, aviation and automobiles, founded several leading companies such as ACC Limited (1936), Hindustan Aircraft Company (1940) which was later renamed Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), and Premier Automobiles Limited (1944).