GDK group is more than Six decades old and encompasses manufacturing and trading activities. The Group was established in 1952 with a partnership firm titled as Kankani at Kanpur by Freedom Fighter Late Sri Debi Lal Kankani a legend in Paints & Ropes Trade, He was foresighted person who thought and started the business of Paint & Ropes in early 50’s from Manchester of East i.e Cawnpore (Now Kanpur) and covered the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Orrissa, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh & Neighbouring Country Nepal. Later he was assisted by his son Sri Goverdhan das Kankani who further expanded the business from Paints to Paints Raw Material and from there the Kankani Traders came into existence.
“KANKANI” and “KANKANI TRADERS” with the principal business of dealing in paints and chemicals. These trading arms of the Group, presently enjoys very high reputation in chemical trade in Uttar Pradesh and are rated by CRISIL.