It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of Raj Kumar Garg the doyen of lenses industry, foremost pillar of ophthalmic industry on 25th January, 2023 in New Delhi at the age of 77.
Raj Kumar Ji was drawn to the optical trade as a child as he watched at his father, Deen Dayal Garg, at work surfacing lenses, with a keen eye. His father was a pioneer in the moulding of blanks in India, and this greatly influenced him further to embark on the journey.
Raj Kumar joined his father’s company in 1963, named after him, RK Optical Services (RKOS), which makes quality lenses. He soon began travelling extensively across the country to build a strong network and expand the business. The company was on an upward path of growth, supplying traders in other cities as well. He also provided entrepreneurs in Delhi with the technical know-how and financial assistance to start their own businesses. Later it became one of the biggest wholesalers of lenses manufactured in China.
Like his father, Raj Kumar Garg contributed much to the optical sector, like being the president of the Delhi Optical Association in the mid-nineties. He also inaugurated several optical exhibitions held in India periodically.
The Indian Optician family has had a long association with the Garg family. As Raj Kumar Garg shared with us, when the first In-Optics (our sister company) exhibition was organised by our founder SL Kumar in 1978, he consulted Deen Dayal Garg on many issues, and Mr Garg senior was one of the key members of that exhibition.
His far-sighted vision, amelioration towards society and enigmatic personality will always be remembered. His legacy continues to live in the next generations, who are striving with the same enthusiasm towards work that he had taught.
The Indian Optician joins Raj Kumar Garg’s large circle of friends and business associates with deepest condolences to his family: his sister Shiksha Devi; sons Hem and Sanjay, daughters-in-law Priti and Manju; daughters and sons-in-law Neelam and Devesh Gupta, Seema and Parveen Gupta; the grandchildren; and the management and staff of RK Optical Services.
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