Chenraj Roychand

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Dr. Chenraj Roychand
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Founder Chairman | The JGI Group
Born 7 July 1961
Nationality Indian
Occupation Educationist, Entrepreneur
Website www.jgi.ac.in www.jirs.ac.in

Dr. Chenraj Roychand (born 7 July 1961) is the founder of the Jain Group of Institutions (The JGI Group) and President of Jain University since 1990.[1]

Jain University[edit]

Dr. Chenraj started The Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College in Bangalore in the year 1990 at VV Puram which till date remains as the well known colleges in the city. He went on to establish schools and colleges across the country in a matter of two decades Jain University was declared Deemed University under the UGC Act,1956

Chenraj Roychand Center for Entrepreneurship[edit]

Chenraj who aspired to actively empower rural and urban populace established Chenraj Roychand Center for Entrepreneurship[when?] which continues to be one of his notable achievements. The center aims to create an ecosystem to produce successful social entrepreneurs. He who became an entrepreneur at a very young age has his experience behind him to recognize the real creative minds who can work with passion and yield turbulent growth. His benevolent attitude towards his underlings encourages many to follow their passion. The centre has so far incubated 50 companies where the companies are trained to identify an idea, understand hi-tech markets and emerging technologies. Chenraj Roychand has plans of creating 500 entrepreneurs in the next five years.[2][3]

T.V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education said about Chenraj Roychand,"He is the Indian version of an angel investor with a lot of mentoring and support, where you treat it as a family business and the entrepreneur becomes part of the family. It is not like the Western model of high growth and high return. Here, the person who is mentoring is more important than the investment."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JGI - Educational, Course and University". jainheritage.in. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  2. ^ "A university's primary focus must be developing students' outlook". financialexpress.com. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  3. ^ Joshi, Bharath (16 September 2013). "Moulding entrepreneurs". New Indian Express. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Forbes India Magazine - He's On a Search, Find and Fund Mission". forbesindia.com. Retrieved 2016-05-24.