Ajanta - Our History

our history

An important element of Ajanta Group has been its evolution from a discrete vision to a corporate conglomerate with above average growth and sustainable business advantages.


  • 1950 Origin

    "AJANTA" - name given by Late Sh. Ganpat Rai. A Hindu mythological name meaning "ETERNAL FAME”. First business started with the trading of food grains & pulses in Delhi, India.

  • 1970-1995 Expanding our network

    1970 - First manufacturing & processing unit of pulses set up under the guidance of Mr. Rakesh Gupta (present chairman) in Delhi

    1988 - Set up milk processing & manufacturing unit. This was the only unit in Delhi, India. Manufacturing of skimmed milk powder, butter, desi ghee, etc

    1994 - First Co-Extruded Multi Layer Packaging Film plant set up. The plant set to meet the in-house demand of packaging material in milk unit and all leading govt. & private milk units on contract basis

    1995 - 2nd Co-Extruded Multi Layer Packaging Film plant set up

    Plastic Masterbatches & Compounding unit set up for in house consumption and demand of pigments and/or additives in carrier resin used for colour in film plant

    Started importing, trading, distribution and wholesale of polymers and petrochemicals

  • 2006-2014 Looking Ahead

    2006 - Set up 100% export oriented unit in SEZ, Gujarat (to manufacture of all kinds of plastic industrial bags, shopping bags, packaging materials & specialized packaging)

    2011 - Started business of aluminium foils, sheets and specialized paper for packaging industry

    Licensed business of FTWZ.

    • Higher quality service by optimizing transport routes, means of transportation and reducing costs
    • Strong, optimized supply chain infrastructure to provide a competitive advantage to businesses
    • Synchronized demand and supply which will enable easier and more accurate predictions of clients' needs

    2014 - Added Supply Chain Consultancy & Third Party Logistics to our bouquet of services

    In talks to open a second FTWZ in the South of India