Late Shri Shadi Lal Minda, doyen of the Minda Group was a leading industrialist, who was also renowned for his philanthropy. As founder of the Minda Group, he steered it since 1958 and helped it emerge as a leading player in the Indian automotive industry on the sheer merit of uncompromising quality of its range of automotive parts. He believed and worked through various ways for his single mission of “Social Change for Nation Building”. In 1987, he founded the Moga Devi Minda Charitable Trust (MDMCT) and as its founder Chairperson successfully implemented several social projects including Minda Bal Gram - a children home located in Delhi, S. L. Minda Seva Kendra Vocational Training Centres for village youth in several villages of Adampur Block, Haryana, Moga Devi Minda Memorial School a value based, not for profit, Co-education school situated at Bagla, Hisar and S. L. Minda Memorial Sports Academy, Bagla, Hisar, Haryana.
Shri Minda was also associated with many social organisations like Agroha Vikas Trust, Maharaja Agarsain Technical Education Society, Bharat Lok Shiksha Parishad, Antar Rashtriya Sahyog Parishad, Maharaja Agarsain Charitable Hospital, Aggarwal Welfare Trust, Tirath Vikas Trust etc.
He believed that service of the society in any form is service of the nation and service of the needy is service of God.
Discipline, Dedication, Determination, Devotion and Desire were his pillars of life. At Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group, we are committed to accomplish his vision through service to mankind.