Management Profile

Mr. HD Jhala - Managing Director

Mr. HD Jhala is the Managing Director of Dev Salt Pvt. Ltd, a Commerce graduate, who is young and has a dynamic personality, he has reached the height of success, aiming high with a long vision to be a Market Leader in salt business and the other business he is in.

He proved himself at a very young age as a successful Managing Director because of his strong decision power, as being an inspiring leader to his colleagues and employees. He is working intellectually with effective Finance Planning for the business development.

Mr. Jhala is also the Director of Hirash Hotel Pvt. Ltd. Jamnagar and Former Vice President of Indian Salt Manufacture Association (ISMA).

He strongly believes in CSR activities, inspired by Pujya Morari Bapu, he started the Mobile Clinic which gives medical services to the people in rural areas in the vicinity of the Salt works since 2009.

Mr. Jhala has been awarded by "Divya Bhaskar" as "The Growth Drivers of Gujarat"

Mr. Kailash Rathi - VP - Corporate

Mr. Kailash Rathi is the Vice President (Corporate) of Dev Salt Pvt. Ltd who looks after the liaison work and new projects work.

He is an Electrical Engineer, from BITS-PILANI. He is having more than 38 years of experience in Technical & Techno-commercial fields of process industries like Paper, Metallurgical, Cement, Soda Ash & Textile Industries.

Mr. Rathi has worked with GHCL Ltd. (Soda Ash & Textile Unit) as Sr. General Manager (Liaison & Adm.) at Sutrapada Plant and its Ahmedabad office for over 24 years.

Mr. Ajit K. Kotecha - GM

Mr. Ajit K. Kotecha is the General Manager (Salt Works) of the company who looks after the operational activities of salt division.

He is a Science graduate with Diploma in Import & Export Management having more than 24 years of vast experience in salt fields development with scientific method and manufacturing process.

He has worked for M/s. Kutch Salt and Allied Industries, Chowgule & Co. Ltd., India's first Fully Mechanized and 100% EOU Salt works, Ballarpur Industries Ltd. (Solaris ChemTech Ltd.) at unit Singach Dist. Jamnagar & M/s. Archean Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd (Hajipir-Kutch).

During his tenure with above organisations, he took care of Development of salt works, qualitative and quantitative production. He was one of the team members to put up India's prestigious and first Potash plant of M/s. Archean Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd at Hajipir, Kutch, Gujarat.

Mr. Kotecha has a track record of achieving the highest quality and quantity of Industrial Salt and proved himself as an efficient team leader.

He is having sound knowledge of ISO-9000 standards and fully familiar with TQM (Total Quality Management).


Village: Haripar, NH-8A,
Ta. Maliya - Miyana - 363670
Dist. Morbi, Gujarat - INDIA.


101, Shapath - II, Opp. Rajpath Club
S. G. Highway, Ahmedabad - 380059
Gujarat - INDIA

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