SWADESHI GROUP OF COMPANIES

Founded by Mr. K.V. Avarankutty Haji in1948 has many firsts to its credit; viz. the first full-fledged tile unit in Malabar since its inception, the first granite factory in 1970 and incidentally, the first direct importers of Italian Marbles in 1980s. Offering the most elegant and first quality natural stones has our thrust area ever since. He set up two new companies in the group viz. Mermeritalia Building Products (P) Ltd – which specializes in import of Italian marbles and retails the product in the state of Kerala. Mermer Building Consultants (P) Ltd – which company provides value added consultancy services to a wide range of customers in the area of building solutions.

Mr. Zakir Serves Many Voluntary Posts & Awards. The Innovative Chairman & Managing Director, Mr. Zakir Hussain, has brought many laurels to of SWADESHI GROUP OF COMPANIES.

“All Kerala Icon ‘D’ youth Award” from New age Icon 2011 (Among the five shortlisted from a group of 400 contestant) He is “MAJOR DONOR” in ROTARY CLUBand honored him with the outstanding "PRESIDENT AWARD” The first Rotary president in the world to organize presidential installation ceremony from the flight “THE KRISHNA MENON SMARAKA AWARD”for the best Management Expertise.

“PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD” by Pravasi Associations UAE 2011 (Al Nasr Leisure land –Dubai) “THE NEHRU PEACE FOUNDATION AWARD”(for outstanding contributions in the field of Industry and Commerce) “SAKTHAN THAMBURAN AWARD TRICHUR”(Special activities in the field of Business) BEST BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR 2012-13 from Y's Men Club of Calicut East VYAVASAYA SHRESHTA AWARD - 2012 from Junior Chamber International.

KERALA VYAPARI VYAVASAYI EKOPANA SAMITHI AWARD for showing his individuality in Social and Cultural Activities as a great Businessman.

Award for the Outstanding Performance of Young Entrepreneur in the field of Industry and Commerce 2007 from the Feroke Pourasamithi.

RECOGNITIONS

  • State President All Kerala Marble & Granite Dealers Association
  • Asst. Governor Rotary Club, Dist 3202
  • President: The Business Club Calicut
  • Treasurer: Indo China Economic Council
  • President: Marble / Granite Dealers Association
  • President: Citizen Club, Cheruvannur-Calicut.
  • Joint Secretary Calicut Cosmopolitan club
  • Vice President Muhammad Rafi Foundation
  • Past President: Rotary Club of Calicut East
  • Vice President: United Dramatic Academi (UDA)
  • Board Member: Ys Men’s Club
  • Board Member: K.S.S. IA
  • Life Member & Executive Committee: Malabar Chamber of Commerce
  • Life Member in ASHA (Association for Socio Musical Humanitarian Activities)
  • Life Member: Calicut Agri. Horti Cultural Society
  • Life Member: Baburaj Memorial Music Academy
  • Life Member: Kerala Arts Lovers Association
  • Life Member: All India Granite/ Marble Association, Bangalore
  • Life Member: Muslim Educational Society
  • Life Member: Indian Granite and Marble Association
  • Life Member of Freemasons Lodge Calicut No.237
  • Member of Indo German Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of Exclusives Club
  • Member: FQube Order)
  • Member: Indian Junior Chamber
  • Member: confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  • Patron: Exclusive Football Academy.
  • Management Committee Member: M.E.S. RAJA Residential School, Chathamangalam

ABOUT FAMILY

Mrs. Niza Zakir, better half of Mr. Zakir Hussain, is a post –graduate and rank holder of M.G. University. She has always been a source of inspiration and strength to her husband. Apart from being his life partner she is the director of Mermer Italia Building Products, and Swadeshi Imports And Exports. . She is also the director of M/S Eastern Group of Companies, Adimaly. The couple is blessed with three kids Aarzoo Zakir, Aamiya Zakir and Aman Zakir. They reside at Swadeshi Bungalow Feroke –Calicut.

PRODLY PRESENTS

INDIAN GRANITES & IMPORTED MARBLES

The ISO 9001-2000 certified Mermer Italia, which is one of the Premier Divisions of Swadeshi Group has been capable of doing incorrigible exports of Indian Granites and imports of Italian Marbles all around the world, irrespective of West East or the Middle East. These operations have candidly been executed through the well organized overseas offices of the Company at Sharjah, Oman, Hongkong & Singapore. Our Indian Granites are hugely in demand in Italy and Japan as well. The Company is maintaining niche markets for Profile Finished Slabs- made to Custom Shapes and Profiles in all major Indian Granite colours. These slabs are made from quality stones of international specifications with smooth finishes and bevelled edges. The Swadeshi Group has established itself as a leading supplier of polished Granite Slabs and Tiles to many projects in the domestic market.
| MECHANIZED QUARRIES | STATE OF THE ART CUTTING AND POLISHING SITES |

SOUTH INDIA’S BIGGEST & MOST INVITING SHOWROOM

Mermer Italia -renders its hearty touch to every stone it sells through its South India’s biggest Italian Marble showroom. The group has five state of the art manufacturing facilities at Calicut, Hunsur, Bangalore, Jalore and Talvadi. The office space, with milky white serene ambiance and the state of the art infrastructure, mirrors the true-to- word professional excellence. The dedicated and highly motivated professionals at Mermer Italia are committed to serve you round the clock.
SUPREME QUALITY | TECHNOLOGY UPDATION| WARM ASSORTMENT | CUSTOMER CARE

THE COLOUR VISION THAT STIMULATES THE HUMAN SENSESIMPORTED MARBLES

The most sought after marbles of the lot. The supreme Italian Marble is highly preferred by class conscious architects. This stands out for its shine and glossy finish that make it the ideal marble.

INDIAN GRANITES

Nature’s gift. And now, the Europeans’ Favourite. Cut into the accurate 20mm thickness and sorted according to the grains.

MERMER GLITTA

Soothing milky white artificial marbles to adorn contemporary interiors.

IMPORTED MARBLES

Exclusivity of the upper crust stones. Priceless.

A WINNING COMBINATION

Swadeshi products range from cutter sizes to dimension cut stones of any size to cater to individual customers' architectural and decorative needs in Marble, Stone and Granite.
| Specialized Engineers to classify stone quality | | Craftsmanship | | Cut to size operations | | Excavators | Polisher machines | Edge cutting machines |