Rahul Amin ’71


2014 Rahul Amin ‘71


Rahulbhai N. Amin is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Jyoti group of firms. In 1997 he became Managing Director of Jyoti Ltd, a company that makes pumps, motors, generators and more for India’s water and power sectors. He holds an MS from the University of Baroda and a Master of Engineering from Cornell University in the USA, and has received numerous national and international awards for his technical and business expertise.


Jyoti Ltd was founded in 1943. Rahul’s father and grandfather promoted both the business and its support of education. Rahul has substantially increased the company’s size and technological mastery. Under his leadership, the firm registered three patents in his name in India and one in the United States. Jyoti Ltd set up the Navrachana Education Society, which runs CBSE, State Board-affiliated and international schools, a school for underprivileged children, another in tribal areas, and Navrachana University. The school for underprivileged children, called Nav-Prerna, enrolls more than 400 students from surrounding slum areas. Rahul provides guidance and leadership to these schools, and also supports multiple social initiatives including agriculture development, blood donation, rehabilitation of the disabled, animal welfare, art, and popularisation of science. He has been a leader in offering employment opportunities to those with disabilities.


Rahul’s personal integrity and commitment to the values that Woodstock represents is demonstrated through the various projects that he has been instrumental in developing, as well as in the managing of his organisation and team members. He is committed to working with Woodstock on electricity consumption, water harvesting and sewage treatment.


He currently lives in Vadodara with his wife, Tejal.