Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award Foundation presented ‘Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award’ in the category – Philanthropy & Entrepreneur to Mr. Arun Muchhala, Chairman of Arun Muchhala Group on Sunday 21st May 2017 at The Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi. The award was presented by Mr. M.S. Bitta, chairman- All India Anti-Terrorists Front, Dr. Mazin Al Masoudi –In Charge of Arab League State Mission, Senior Leader Smt. Asha Kumari, Mr. Gajendra Rajukhedi –Ex-MP, Mr. Subodh Kant Sahaye –MP and Shri Jagdish Sharma –MP.
Arun Muchhala Group has wide interest in the field of entertainment, hospitality, education and real estate.
In the field of entertainment, the group is well-known as creators of the 6- times Limca Book of Records winner, Suraj Water Park, which is situated at Godbunder Road, Thane. In addition, the group has 3 additional entertainment parks in the state of Gujarat. Suraj Fun World & Suraj Cineplex are situated at Junagadh. Rajkot Fun World is situated at Rajkot. Gujarat Fun World & SQ Water Park are located at Baroda. Chandan Multiplex situated in Baroda is one of the biggest multiplex of Gujarat.
In the field of hospitality, Arun Muchhala Group has recently set up 4-star hotel “Byke Suraj Plaza” having 122 rooms & modern amenities. It serves pure vegetarian food in the tradition of Arun Muchhala Group. It has the distinction of biggest 4-star hotel in Thane district. After Maharashtra, the Group will consider expansion of its hotel chain in Gujarat.
Sai Shiva Educational Trust and Arun Muchhala Education & research Centre has prominence in the field of education. In Thane, the group is having Arun Muchhala International College of Hotel management as well as Muchhala Polytechnic. In order to promote technical education in villages, the Group has established Arun Muchhala engineering college in Dhari taluka of Amreli district. The 2nd engineering college, Suraj Muchhala Polytechnic has been set up at Rajkot.
Arun Muchhala Group is an eminent player in the real estate space since 1971. The group has developed more than 10,000 homes across 30 lac square feet in and around Maharashtra. The Group has undertaken a largest township project ‘Sai Baba Boulevard’ at Boisar. This has been spread over 150 acres. The Group has successfully completed and handed over projects till date, which include Sai Baba Park –Malad, Sai Baba Nagar – Borivali, Sai Baba Dham – Borivali, Sai Baba Vihar Complex – Thane, Sai Baba Enclave – Goregaon (W), Saibaba Complex – Goregaon (E), etc. In Lonavala, the Group has started a 100-villa project, which will entail a spa & wellness center.
The Group is headed by Mr. Arunkumar J. Muchhala, a well-known businessman & philanthropist. Mr. Aarav A. Muchhala is Managing Trustee looking after educational activities of the Group. Mr. Suraj A. Muchhala is Managing Director looking after entertainment/Leisure and real estate.