Late Seth Walchand Hirachand Doshi – popularly known as “Seth Walchand” was a industrialist who in the shortest span created an industrial empire. He has most of the first time industries in India to his credit list like Aircraft, Automobiles, Shipping, Construction, Sugar. A very dynamic, pioneer industrialist had a social commitment and formed many charitable trusts. Strongly backed and supported by his brothers. The family became a backbone to the society. His family members namely his brothers Late Seth Lalchand Hirachand, Late Seth Gulabchand Hirachand and Late Seth Ratanchand Hirachand formed a public charitable trust in the memory of their father Late Seth Hirachand Nemchand Doshi. The objective was to provide education and relief to the poor, medical relief, education in general and in particular hostel accomodation for students.
Seth Walchand Hirachand
Way back in 1941 the Boys hostel for Jain students was started at Dnyaneshwar Paduka Chowk – Fergusson College Road. Then it was formalised in a Trust in 1954 and 1958. Even after 60 Years the Trust stands successfully committed to the objectives for which it was started. The history is as ….