(19-3-1937 -- 02-10-2014)
Shri Govind Hari Singhania was an illustrious and visionary leader who as an entrepreneur on his own right and contributed immensely for the development of Industry as a senior industrialist. Apart from his contribution to the growth of J.K.Organization (founded in the middle of 19th Century) that ranks as one of the largest Industrial Conglomerate in India, Shri Singhania was the Vice President of JK Organization and Director in various other JK Group’s companies.
Shri Singhania was closely associated with ASSOCHAM and made substantial contribution as one of very valued Presidents of the Chamber. As President of ASSOCHAM, Shri Singhania stood out for his untiring efforts to promote India to global destination for investment. He was also the Past President of ICC (International Chamber of Commerce – India Chapter), ASFI (Association of Synthetic Fibre Industry), AMFI (Association of Manmade Fibre Industry), Merchants’ Chamber of Uttar Pradesh and many more and while his interest was also in the field of promoting management and educational research.
Shri Govind Hari Singhania, a prominent educationist rendered great service towards society in the field of Education, providing help to down-trodden and needy people. A firm believer in the value of education and its role in changing one’s destiny, Shri Singhania founded “Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre” in 1983 at Kanpur & “Sir Padampat Singhania School” at Kota in 1995. He also founded “JK Business School” and “Sir Padampat Singhania Institute of Management and Technology” in the year 2006 with a vision to providing high quality management education and created world class infrastructure at Gurugram.
He was a keen sports enthusiast and took active intrest in the promotion of Golf in the country. His vision,
dreams and values will always remain as our guiding principle for JK Business School.