History

Kesar Terminals & Infrastructure Limited (KTIL) was incorporated on 21st January, 2008 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kesar Enterprises Ltd. (KEL). KEL has over 75 years experience in diversified activities of manufacturing sugar, alcohol, production of hybrid seeds and storage terminals.

 

KTIL was a pioneer in offering bulk liquid terminalling services for various Importers and Exporters of Chemical Products, Petro-Chemicals, Edible and Non-Edible Oils and Petroleum Products. The Company ceased to be a subsidiary of Kesar Enterprises Limited with effect from 1st June, 2010.

 

Over the years KTIL increased tankages at Kandla from a mere 4,000 Kls. in 2 tanks in one Terminal to nearly 1,26,783 Kls. in 64 tanks in two Terminals, located close to each other.

The tanks at Terminal No. I at Kandla are situated right in front of the Jetties ensuring a quick and smooth loading and off-loading of bulk liquids at a high pumping rate. Multiple Jetty Lines permit simultaneous discharge of cargo from more than one vessel at any time.

 

Kesar Enterprises Limited

 

The Kesar Sugar Works Ltd., a company promoted by the Kilachand group in the year 1933 with sugar production as the prime objective, later matured into a separate identity of its own. From a medium scale sugar factory, it has evolved into a multi-faceted corporate entity,  Kesar Enterprises Ltd (KEL). The change of name made in the year 1985, encompasses the expansion of the companies activities into diverse areas like sugar, industrial alcohol, chemicals and storage installations. The company has successfully implemented a 44 MW Co-gen Power Plant at the sugar factory at Baheri (UP) which has been operational since July 2012. 

 

The Kilachand group was also co-promoter of the erstwhile Scindia Steam & Navigation Co. Ltd, The Bank of Baroda Ltd. (now called Bank of Baroda and nationalized in 1971) and New Great India Insurance Company was merged in Oriental Insurance Company during  nationalization in 1971). Also, it was co-promoter, (along with Walchand Hirachand Doshi family,) of Premier Automobiles Ltd (PAL) and Hindustan Aircraft Ltd (now part of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.)