Founder Chairman

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Late Shri Govind Hari Singhania

(1937 – 2014)

Our Founder Chairman, growth driver and visionary, was an industrialist, philanthropist and ardent lover of art and education. He was the President of ASSOCHAM and also very active in various education institutes in India. His desire to build a foremost education center imparting world class education, inspired him to build SPSEC in the memory of his father. His belief that education determines the prosperity of the nation, has made this education center a benchmark. He believed that righteousness, courage and patriotism, when combined together, makes a strong and determined nation that nurtures character and moral values.

We are very fortunate to be blessed with such a personality who has steered us. His vision, values and philosophy continue to guide and inspire us in taking this institution ahead.

He had been the Director of:-

  • J.K .Organisation, Kanpur
  • J.K Synthetics Ltd.
  • J.K Corp. Ltd. New Delhi
  • J.K Leasing Co. Ltd. Kanpur
  • Jaykaylon Investments Ltd., Kanpur
  • JK Trades Ltd. Kanpur
  • India Trade Promotion Organisation, New Delhi

Other eminent positions held by him:

  • Past President of the Associated chambers of commerce and industry (ASSOCHAM) of India for 1993-94
  • A member of ASSOCHAM managing committee since 1987.
  • A past member of the managing committee of the federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) rom 1971 to 1987.
  • Past Chairman of various Expert Committees of FICCI as ASSOCHAM.
  • A member of the managing Committee of the Indian Cotton Mills Federation.
  • Past president of the Association of Synthetic Fiber industy (ASFI).
  • Chairman of Development Panel of Manmade Fiber industry (Directorate General of Technical Development, Govt. of India).
  • Chairman of KALANAYAN a prominent socio –cultural society of Kanpur, since its inception in 1968.
  • President of the International Chamber of Commerce India (ICC – India) in 1978-99
  • Chairman of the Board of Governess of IIT, Kanpur from 1994 to 1997.
  • Chairman of Sir PadampatSinghania centre for Art and culture, New Delhi.
  • Past District Governor of Rotary International, District 3010 in the year 1986-87 and is still a keen Rotarian of Rotary club of Delhi Midtown.
  • Chairman of Sir Padampat Singhania Education Centre, Kanpur.
  • Chairman of JK Business School, Gurgaon.