Anika remains inspired by the dream and the vision of its founder, the Late Mr. Vig K Lal. Mr.Vig was a great entrepreneur, a proud nationalist and a remarkable leader who through his intelligence , experience and vision transformed Anika from a mere proprietorship firm to one of India’s leading indenting houses.
He initiated and strengthened the Indo-Finnish bi-lateral trade relations and was highly decorated by both counties for his pioneering work. In the year 2000, he was bestowed with the 4th class Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana by the Estonian Government for his remarkable work in promoting bi-lateral trade between India and Estonia. He also served as the Estonian Honorary Consul General in India.