Mr. Dipak Himatsingka, joined India Carbon Ltd, a family managedcompany, which led into the creation of a new Public Ltd Company –M/s Amines and Plasticizers Ltd. He took over as Managing Director in1974 and initiated R & D activities including development of a wholerange of esters for PVC processing. Their R & D Laboratory wasrecognized by the DST of the Government of India. They Company hadsuccess in a variety of technical consultancy and Transfer of Technologyprojects.Mr. Himatsingka retired from Amines & Plasticizers Ltd. in 2002. At presenthe is Chairman of Miura Infrastructure (Pvt.) Ltd., Miura Trading & Finvest(Pvt.) Ltd, & Miura Engineering Services; engaged in Metal Fabrication,Trading in Chemicals, and Project Engineering Services and Transfer ofTechnology.In the beginning of the 1980’s with the cooperation of like minded alumniof the Institute Mr. Himatsingka started the Bombay Chapter of the AlumniAssociation. He was elected the first Chairman of the Chapter. TheChapter functioned well over a number of years, providing aplatform for Alumni to network, particularly through their Mumbai Monthlymeets. The origin of the Mumbai chapter can be traced to these earlyMMMs. Mr. Himatsingka has remained engaged with the Institute throughthe years and was an active member of the organizing committee of hisbatch’s reunion in 2012.