JK Group Chairman Gaur Hari Singhania (80) passed away on 4 January, due to a heart attack. He was the president of JK Organisation and a promoter director of JK Cement Ltd since its inception in 1994. He also served as chairman of Merchants of Uttar Pradesh, the Employers Association of Northern India. He was also the founder chairman of UP Stock Exchange and founder patron of Associated Chamber of Commerce. Singhania was a sports lover and also had a keen interest in the field of education.
Saint-Gobain celebrated its 350th anniversary with major plans for the future, especially in India where it has set its foot firm since 1996.