“Shri S.B.Lal, was born at Jaipur, Rajasthan, in a well to do family of Mathur Kayastha. He got his education at Jaipur, Lahore, Pilani, Varanasi, Dehra Dun, and Paris (France). For his excellent work in Chemistry, The Institute OfChemists, Kolkata, made him the Associate of this Institution, so also Dehra Dun Nagrik Paris, Dehra Dun, awarded him the title of, “DOON RATAN”.
Soon after his post graduation he got a job of a scientist in the Archaeological Survey of India, Dehra Dun, from where he went to the Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Dehra Dun, on a higher post, but returned to his parent organisation as a gazetted officer. During thirty three years of his service he contributed thirty three research papers, some of which were published in Canada.”