KCT Group of Companies

KCT Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates with interests in sectors ranging from coal and real estate to aquaculture & manufacturing.

Milestones

1921

Karam Chand Thapar set-up the sole ownership for localised distribution of coal

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1929

Karam Chand Thapar & Bros. was formed – Holding Company of the Thapar Group

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1939

Indian City Properties, the real estate arm of the Group was formed

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1943

Karam Chand Thapar & Bros. (Coal Sales) Ltd. was formed to handle marketing and distribution of coal produced by the mines owned by Thapar Group.

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1954

TICIL was formed, a joint venture between the Thapar Group and IntroforCofor, a French company specialising in development of deep mines

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1971

Nationalization of coal mines the focus was re-aligned to the coal logistics and supply chain services

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1980

Bharat Westfalia, the Indian counterpart of a German manufacturing company was acquired

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1989

The Waterbase Limited was founded, the first integrated aquaculture unit of India

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2010

Indicon Enterprise was founded, the container division of the manufacturing unit

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2011

KCT started the Imported Coal business, importing coal from South Africa & Indonesia. Closed in 2016.

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2014

KCT forayed into the Renewable Energy market, commissioning 103.4 MW of wind projects over 3 years. Sold in 2017, after building a valuable asset with the best technology in the country.

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