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History of family and business

Shri Dhulchand  Kothari came to Ahmedabad from a village in Rajasthan in the year 1950. He started work of collecting waste papers and old newspapers and selling the same to various customers. Gradually his area and  customer base increased and he started to procure such materials in large quantity to meet his increased business, In early fifties he set up his shop and godown to coordinate collection, storage and distribution of  goods. Due to business demand his eldest son Shri Indravadan Kothari joined the business in the year 1966.

In early 1970s use of waste paper as raw material for manufacturing paper started due to technological developments. This opportunity was well taken by them and their business increased many folds and their business relations established with many large paper –manufacturing  companies and paper consumers. Due to connection with many large paper mills they undertook not only supply of raw materials to them but also started selling paper produced by them to various customers including large news papers. In 1993. Mr. Indravadan kothari formed independently a firm namely Kothari Enterprise  and he is proprietor of this firm.

Mr. Prakash Kothari elder son of Mr. Indravadan Kothari joined him in the year 1993 itself by leaving his graduation studies in commerce. After this in 1996 they started Kothari Papers as proprietary firm of Mr. Prakash Kothari.

Mr. Vijay Kothari (younger son) is a commerce post graduate and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is taking keen interest in the business and joined the business on whole time basis in the year 2004. A firm as his proprietary concern namely Kothari Paper Agency  has already been formed in the year 1999.

All the three firms are in similar business having growth in business year after year. All the businesses are running on profitable lines, with a standing of 43years of Mr. Indravadan kothari they are very well placed in the market.

All the three firms got merged into Kothari Waspap Pvt. Ltd. (the company) on 26th March, 2008.


We are Jain Marwari family from rajasthan settled in ahmedabad since 1950. We are leading newsprint & waste paper supplier of Gujarat since 1950. We have the third generation in this business. At present we are supplying 3000 MT of waste paper and newsprint paper per month to various paper Mills & Press in Gujarat and India.

Our vision is to supply 10000 MT waste paper and newsprint paper per month in the couple of years with the help of technology.

Mr. Indravadan Kothari :
I am the chairman of the company having 44 years of experience in business.  I look after the strategic decision in the business. I am a member of JITO and trustee at Preksha Vishwa Bharti located at koba.



Mr. Prakash Kothari:
I am a commerce graduate having 18 years of experience in business. I look after finance & marketing.
CA Vijay Kothari:
I am a qualified Chartered Accountant having 8 years of experience in business. I look after operations and accounts.