Science has made a huge impact on the early life stages of Dr. Arvind Patel. He has spent his childhood
inventing new things and making them work in the most innovative manner. He has achieved high
success in the entire career through zealous nature to cope up every hazard emerging in his
entrepreneur life. The life story of Dr. Patel reflects a number of struggles and challenges that reflect
their interest in science and technology. Interacting with the Community Science Center was the biggest
transition from his childhood. Inspired by the parental hobbies of fixing electronics, he pursued his
career in Electronic engineering.
Sahajanand Laser Technology Limited and Mr. Patel have bagged many awards and honors from Central
Government, State Government, and many other reputed industrial bodies. In 2011, the company was
awarded for the outstanding performance in Innovative Technology for new products for the medium
enterprise. In 2006, it even received awards for product innovation during world quality commitment
international Star Award, Paris.
The company also received National Research and Development Council (NRDC) National Awards, 2005
for laser invention-presented by Finance Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram Technology Development Board
(Dept of Science and Technology, Government of India) National Award-2004 for successful
commercialization of laser system developed through in-house R & D, presented by H.E. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul
Kalam, President of India. Considering the contribution in Indian Laser Industry, Government of Gujarat
honored the company in 1997-98 by prestigious award ‘Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Award for Young Scientists
in the field of industry.