|The year 1875 was a landmark for the
family of Sri Naurangrai Dalmia, when he, driven by
innate business dynamism in prospecting for greener
pastures, chose to migrate from Sekhavati in Rajasthan
to the commercially vibrant Calcutta, then then Capital
city of the British Raj. From a very humble beginning in
trading in Agro-based commodities, his firm viz.
Naurangrai Mungalal attained the Numero Uno position in
its field by the end of the first World War.
growth of the family, gave sufficient manpower and scope
for diversification into the allied fields such as
trading in oil seeds, oil and oil-cakes. Backed by the
specialised knowledge and experience in this area they
established a Top-class crushing and processing unit for
Oil-seeds, Cereals and Pulses. No wonder it was the
Number one unit of its kind. During nineteen hundred
sixties the business grew from strength to strength
under the able leadership of Sri. Matrumal Bulaki Ram
Dalmia. He not only build up a solid and efficient
infrastructure but also branched out to various parts of
the country through his associates to facilitate
procurement of various produce at most competitive rates
after on-the-spol assessment of quality.
By Nineteen hundred eighties the fifth generation of
the family, equipped with modern education and
occupational skills were ready to carry the task of
building the business forward and entered into other
activities as warranted by the Economic policies of the
As already mentioned we specialised in processing and
trading in agricultural commodities. it is a well
acknowledged fact that trading in such commodities
requires instant information, scientific approach and
specialised knowledge for talking quick decisions to
avail of the opportunities. To help achieve the best in
our ventures we have the following facilities.
- Data-base and market Research : A system
to facilitate continuous updating of our data-base
covering crop-growth areas and patterns, procurement
centres, crop production forecast, potential market
both inside and outside the country, market demand,
price variances, import and export potential,
government policies and regulations etc. This coupled
with past vast experience helped in pin pointing the
demand-supply gap and zero-in on the opportunity at
the right moment and at the right price.
- In-house facilities : we have our own
cleaning, grading and packing facilities, which help
meet strict quality requirements and customer
specifications ensuing timely delivery. In nineteen
hundred eighties we cleaned and graded mustard, sesame
and sun flower seeds and milled them expansions
process. These were micro filtered and marketed both
in bulk and consumer packs under the bran name of "Shanker".
Now we adapt the latest technology in Oil-crushing and
For effective handling of diverse interest the
activities are being looked after by the following
companies concentrating on specified fields.