Karsanbhai Patel was born in 1955 in Gujrat. He is an Indian Business and the one who found the two thousand five hundred Crore Nirma Group of Companies. Nirma Group of Industries mainly deal with soaps, cosmetics and detergents.
The National Institute of Technology was founded by him as he had interest in education too.Mr. K.K. Patel belonged to a family of a farmer in Gujrat. Mr Patel was an Assistant in the laboratory of the Geology and Mining Department which belonged to the Gujrat Government. When he was 25 years old he set up a small company of his own.
He made detergent powder that was high in quality but within a easonable price. He named it after his daughter Nirupama thus the name “NIRMA”. AS big companies had hold over every market , K.K.Patel started by getting his products sold by going from one house to another. His detergent was oe third the price of the detergent that was the cheapest one at that time.
Thus Nirma brought about a revolution in home detergent sector. Because of this it also became one of the top detergent brands. Nirma was appreciated globally as it was environment friendly and free of phosphate. Making Nirma needed a lot of people thus was a source of employment for a large number of people.
Mr. K.K. Patel was given honors by the Gujarat Chambers of Commerce as an “ Outstanding Industrialist of the 80’s” He was appointed 2 times as chairperson of Development Council for Soaps, Oils and Detergents.