30 Sep 1970
The largest real estate company in India.
The company's business was founded by late Mr. Raghvendra Singh and the promoter of DLF Limted, Mr. K.P. Singh. The business has a history of over six decades, commencing with the incorporation of Raisina Cold Storage and Ice Company Private Limited on March 16, 1946 and Delhi Land and Finance Private Limited on September 18, 1946. Since the inception of the company, Mr. K.P. Singh has been the promoter of the company. Pursuant to the order of the Delhi High Court dated October 26, 1970, Delhi Land and Finance Private Limited and Raisina Cold Storage and Ice Company Private Limited along with another group company, DLF Housing and Construction Private Limited, merged with DLF United Private Limited with effect from September 30, 1970. Thereafter, DLF United Limited merged with DLF Limited, then known as American Universal Electric (India) Limited, with effect from October 1, 1978, under a scheme of amalgamation sanctioned by the Delhi High Court and the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The merged entity was renamed as 'DLF Universal Electric Limited' with effect from June 18, 1980.