Mrs. Sandra Shroff
Mrs Sandra R Shroff is the Vice President of UPL Limited, one of the
fastest growing Agrochemical Companies in India today. The Company
was set up in 1969 in Vapi, Gujarat. Today it has a turnover of around
Rs.12,500 crores with 10 Plants spread over India, UK, Holland, France,
Argentina, Vietnam, Japan and Australia.
She is also a Director in Enviro Technology Limited & Bharuch Enviro Infrastructure Limited and Industrial Waste Management Companies. Along with the growth of her Company, Mrs Shroff has been closely associated with Chemexcil, ICMA (now known as ICC) and has been instrumental in solving the problems faced by the Chemical Industry throughout India. She is also associated with FICCI, Assochem and is the President of Burns Association of India.
Mrs Shroff has been instrumental in the rapid industrial growth at Ankleshwar and Vapi over the last four decades, Mrs. Shroff has actively taken up the provision of Social Infrastructure such as Hospitals and Schools. She is the Trustee of the Gnyan Dham Vapi Charitable Trust, Chairman of Ankleshwar Industrial Development Society, Chairman of Sandraben Nursing College and Ankleshwar Rotary Educational Society. These trusts have established Schools, Colleges and Hospitals – amongst the best in South Gujarat.
Mrs Shroff through her Gnyan Dham School, has adopted a Model Eklavya School at Ahwa in the Dangs District which has become since the adoption one of the best Eklavya Schools in Gujarat. Mrs. Shroff is involved in the social and welfare activities such as building of village schools, providing toilets for schools around Vapi, Ankleshwar and Jammu, providing tubewells to villages, and training the tribal farmers with better methods of farming and agriculture, in their own fields and at our Farmers Training Centre at Vapi.Mrs Shroff is a Member of the National Integration Council which is attended by the Prime Minister and Chaired by the Home Minister. Mrs. Shroff has promoted SRICT an institute of Chemical Technology modeled on UDCT now Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) in 2011 with an aim of providing the Chemical Industry with graduates who are useful to industry from their first day of work. The college has been able to take students scoring 40% to 67% and achieve the following results:
Out of 258, 256 passed with a 7+ SPI
Out of which 53 had 9+ SPI
Out this 12 had 9.5+ SPI
Mrs Shroff has now spent more than five decades in India and has a working knowledge in Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and Kutchi languages.