S K Arya and Laxmi Narain Goel Join Rishihood University’s Board of Founders

Rishihood University is proud to announce the addition of two distinguished business leaders, S K Arya and Laxmi Narain Goel, to its Board of Founders.

S K Arya, the Chairman of JBM Group, and Laxmi Narain Goel, the Chairman of Suncity Group, were officially inducted in a ceremony attended by notable dignitaries, including Dattatreya Hosabale, General Secretary of RSS, and Suresh Prabhu, Founder & Chancellor of Rishihood University and former Union Minister.

The induction ceremony was graced by other founders, such as Ajay Gupta (CEO, Bachpan Playschools), Ashok Goel (Chairman, Essel World), Rakesh Aggarwal (Gateway Education), and Suresh Jain (Intonation Labs).

S K Arya emphasized the importance of character and discipline to instill good values in the future professionals. His sentiments were echoed by Dattatreya Hosabale, who commended Rishihood University’s efforts and reiterated the institution’s alignment with Swami Vivekananda’s vision of holistic education. Arya’s company, JBM, employs more than 25,000 people and runs on the principles of ethical business.

“The addition of S K Arya and Laxmi Narain Goel to Rishihood University’s Board of Founders will significantly enhance the university’s strategic direction and leadership,” says Vice-Chancellor Shobhit Mathur. “With their vast business and industry experience, S K Arya and Laxmi Narain Goel bring valuable insights to Rishihood University. Their dedication to education and social impact aligns with Rishihood’s mission, fostering an environment of innovation, entrepreneurship, and values. This will strengthen Rishihood University’s position as a premier institution for holistic and impactful education.

About Rishihood University:

Rishihood University is India’s first social impact university. Its leadership comprises a unique group of entrepreneurs, educationists, social workers, and spiritual leaders, including Padma Shri awardees, parliamentarians, global professionals, venture investors, and policymakers. In December 2021, the university was inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

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