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Late Shri Puran Chandra Gupta Ji

Late Shri Puran Chandra Gupta Ji
(2 January 1912-16 Sep. 1986)

About JEF

Sri Puranchandra Gupta Smarak Trust was established in 1987, in the sacred memory of Late Sri Puran Chand Gupta, the founder of Dainik Jagran. The purpose of the trust was to develop and fulfil the educational, spiritual, cultural, medical and other philanthropic needs of the society at large.

The first educational institution setup under the trust was Puranchand Vidyaniketan, a K-12 school in Kanpur in the year 1991. The success of this maiden venture of the trust, gave birth to the Jagran Education Foundation in the year 2005. The foundations gives impetus, integrates and extends the educational initiatives of the trust, from schools to colleges, to professional and vocational programs.

Jagran Education Foundation is the functional body established under the Trust, to cohesively supervise and provide better governance to the various schools and institutions promoted by the trust.