TARANJIT SINGH


It was the diligence of this man that made his dream come alive. Managing 25 institutions, organising 72 courses and providing quality education to around 25,000 students annually required significant amount of careful planning. Taranjit Singh, managing director of JIS Group, is one of the pioneers of self-financed technical education in West Bengal.

Under the leadership of Singh, JIS educational initiatives bagged the award for ‘Best Enterprise’ from Europe Business Assembly in 2013. Singh is always on the lookout for innovative means to implement some changes that trigger the mechanism to jump to the next level. He has been awarded with the ‘Educational Evangelist’ award by ET Now in association with Skill Tree in 2013 and has also received ‘Global Award’ from Education Congress.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul! Singh has taken an active role in promoting various business initiatives across myriad sectors including dairy, iron and steel, logistics, transport and education. Over the years, the journey of JIS Group under his leadership is definitely commendable. It took sufficient determination and grit to become the largest educational conglomerate in the eastern zone. Team building and innovative motivational techniques coupled with his dedicated efforts led towards the fulfilment of his objectives.

He is the chief patron of Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Singh is also the member of Indo- American Chamber of Commerce, Indo German Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of Indian Industry, Assocham, FICCI, MCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Indian Chamber of Commerce.

Taranjit Singh has been the guiding force in establishing the first autonomous private engineering college in West Bengal. He has taken the initiatives of forming an association of private engineering institutes in West Bengal, namely, Association of Professional Academic Institutions (APAI), and is currently its president. He has also formed a similar institution for minority professionals, namely AMPAI. His vision, determination, and a strong desire to do things differently have resulted in the creation of JIS Group and realisation of his dreams

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