MS Sahni, Chairman Elofic passes away
An era in the life of Elofic came to an end on the morning of August 23, 2017, when its Chairman Mohinder Singh Sahni, passed away. The patriarch of the Sahni and Elofic families, he left a deep void amongst his family, friends, employees and all those who knew him. A true humanist, he strived for the welfare of all, while guiding the group through competitive times.
Born in Jhelum, he spent his early years in Rawalpindi. However, the family had to migrate to India after partition. Settling down in Patiala initially, his father re-established his transport business in Rohtak, but later moved to Delhi.
Based on 3 strong pillars of ethics, honesty and integrity, the business flourished and soon encouraged them to venture into the manufacture of automotive filters. The rest is history. Elofic established itself as a popular, customeroriented manufacturer of quality filters for varied applications. As Chairman, M S Sahni, received the Outstanding Entrepreneurship award in 2009, presented to him by the then Prime Minister of India, Shri Manmohan Singh. With a large customer base, the company is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of filters in the country with 6 state-of-the art manufacturing units. Elofic owes its growth and reputation to the untiring efforts of its founder.
A true visionary, he firmly believed in humanism and fairplay. His undying love for his wife was evidenced in the way he looked after and cared for her during her long illness due to cancer. His constant companionship and concern for her proper treatment, ensured she outlived the gloomy predictions of her medical condition. Her demise hurt him deeply and he authored a book, ‘Joy of Love & Care’, to recollect his beautiful memories and give hope to others afflicted by this dreaded disease. Unfortunately, in the end, he also succumbed to this disease.
Soon after establishing Elofic, he set up a charity in the name of his father, and continued philanthropic activities throughout his life. He will be long remembered for his personal and professional qualities and positive outlook on life. He was passionate in all he did, but never crossed the line. A karmayogi, who always strove to do right. We have lost a friend, philosopher and guide.