The Trailblazers Of SRK
“I am nothing, but I can do anything”
Shri Govind Dholakia is a Founder & Chairman of SRK Knowledge Foundation and a natural-born mentor. His compassionate, resilient, visionary, passionate and innovative approaches, and his belief in ‘Giving Back to Society’ have inspired him to set up SRKKF. Under his impeccable leadership, SRK Group reached new heights and has become a global brand today.
A philanthropist and patriotic at the core, he is actively involved in enormous social welfare activities, including education, health and other developmental activities through his trusts and institutions. He has initiated numerous schools, colleges, medical centres and hospitals. He has organised many mass marriages to benefit weaker section of society. He rigorously advocates the prevention of female feticide, water conservation awareness and cleanliness drives. He extends his support to the Indian Army and gallantry awards. He is one of the key persons for setting up state – multi-super speciality, tertiary care hospital. Philanthropy and social work give him eternal happiness and satisfaction.
Shri Dholakia believes – The most important attribute a leader can possess is the ability to be a learner forever. He is often invited as a speaker in the country’s best institutes like IIM-A and ISRO.
Shri Arjan Dholakia is a Director of SRK Knowledge Foundation. He is also actively involved and associated with educational institutions, and medical centers. He inspires people to save and preserve water and for reducing pollution. He has come forward to extend help to the victims of earthquake, flood and plague in Gujarat.
He is hardworking, dedicated and zealous to scale new heights. He was awarded for Highest diamond export in India by GJEPC in Non DTC category – 2001. He has travelled extensively to abroad for the business purpose and brings new ideas and creation to the company for its advancement.
Shri Rahul Dholakia is a Managing Director of SRK Knowledge Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce. Since childhood, he is an ardent follower of his uncle, Shri Govind Dholakia; and has imbibed his most significant values i.e., integrity, transparency and honesty, and lives his life on these virtues.
He has been in the diamond industry for more than two decades. His sharp sight for intensive market research has increased the reachability and credibility of SRK Exports across the world. Like his uncle, he is blessed with far vision and insight, and his strong sensing skills, won the awards for “Best Exporter of the Year and the “Highest Turnover”. He has a kind heart that believes humanity is the centre of one’s existence; and encourages people to do their best in life and extends support to the needy; thus, thriving for the best for all.
Shri Jayanti Narola is the Managing Director and is best known as the Man of Procurement. In 2002, when large stone manufacturing was initialised, he took the responsibility of procurement and quality checking of rough diamonds. Under his effective leadership, SRK has successfully achieved desired goals through collective teamwork in procuring and manufacturing high-value stones at SRK’s state of the Art manufacturing units. He is also associated with various educational and social welfare trusts. He has played a vital role in developing the ‘Relief Centre’ in Surat. His amiable and generous nature blends with the people well and offers support to the people seeking medical, educational, and social assistance. Moreover, along with spirituality, to promote and motivate the students for education, scholarships are also awarded to bright students. He is a huge fan of cricket and organises several cricket tournaments for SRK Family members.
Shri Rajesh Makwana is a man of creativity, an Interior Designer by profession. He has been in this industry for over twenty-five years. He has completed his graduation in Interior Designing from Fergusson College, Pune. He also has experience in the construction of residential and commercial buildings. He has an urge to look for new ideas and creativity all around. He is associated with several social welfare organisations. Compassionate by nature, he dreams of building many educational and medical centres in & around Surat.
Shri Shreyansh Dholakia is a second-generation dynamic entrepreneur of SRK Family. He holds Master’s degree in Business administration from IIPM. His passion lies widely in Marketing and Information Technology. He considers technology as the future of the diamond industry. His vision and goal to make SRK Exports a leading pioneer in technology and be among the first to embrace all the latest theories in the technological world. He is responsible for the company’s overall brand development and strategic planning. He always adores creative and innovative ideas and motivates the young and dynamic personnel in the organisation, giving them ample opportunities to flourish. He continues his father’s legacy, Shri Govindbhai Dholakia, and inherits his virtues like passion, integrity, generosity, and humanity.
Shri Nirav Narola, CEO – The Jewelry Co. and Jewel Goldi is a third-generation entrepreneur. He is a business graduate with schooling from Belgium. His education played a significant role in building his personality. He has a deep interest in art and creativity which made him lead and drive the jewellery business of SRK successfully for domestic and overseas markets. He possesses a calm and composed nature, helping his subordinates solve problem. Being the Master in understanding the choices and preferences of the customers, he is successfully heading the jewellery business following the principles i.e., integrity, transparency, and honesty, which he inherited from his maternal grand-uncle Shri Govind Dholakia.