Mr. Manoj Gaur, Executive Chairman of Jaiprakash Associates Limited, the flagship company of Jaypee Group is a distinguished alumnus from BITS Pilani. After completing his B.E (Hons.) degree in Civil Engineering, he joined the company during the construction of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd.'s first Cement Plant - 1 MTPA at Rewa (Madhya Pradesh). He has closely been associated with the cement business of the company and has the distinction of participating in various capacities over the years and leading this line of business as it grew from 1.0 million tonne per annum (MnTPA ) in 1986 to 41.4 MnTPA in 2012. Mr. Gaur has been associated with setting up of Group’s hydropower assets since 2000. He ensured that Jaypee Group emerges as a leader in the construction of multi-purpose river valley and hydropower projects by participating on EPC/CONTRACT/BOO BASIS to add 12,030MW to the Nation since 2002. The Jaypee Group, a pioneer in creation of hydropower plants in the private sector has to its credit some of the engineering marvels to its credit in India and Bhutan.
Mr. Gaur has expanded the activities of the Jaypee Group viz. Engineering & Construction, Power, Cement , Real Estate, Expressways, Hospitality, Health Care and Education ( not- for- profit). Coming from a humble background and following footsteps of his illustrious father Sh. Jaiprakash Gaur Ji, he has shown immaculate appetite to imbibe the humane aspects of Founder of the Group and is leading the JAYPEE Group from December, 2006 . At JaypeeGreens , Greater Noida , Mr. Manoj Gaur has crafted an exclusive lifestyle for his clients that is at par with the best residential spaces in the world. It is under Mr. Manoj Gaur’s leadership that the Group made strides in various fields and executed path-breaking projects such as the ambitious 165 Km long concrete Noida to Agra ,Yamuna Expressway, 1000 MW Karcham –Wangtoo Hydroelectric project, Baglihar project and F1 Indian Grand Prix.
He carries on the philanthropic work undertaken by the Group’s ‘Not-for-Profit - JAIPRAKASH SEWA SANSTHAN’ with as much fervor and passion that he has when he works on his business strategies. In addition to the above, not only does he play a leading role in the business of the Group but has been instrumental in planning and execution of the social responsibility initiatives in the area of education and rural development programs for villages surrounding Group’s various project sites. It was his efforts that “Sardar Patel UchchatarMadhyamikVidyalaya”, Rewa, M.P., which has been dedicated to provide quality education to the children of economically deprived sections of the society, was established.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma started his teaching career at HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, now a Central University, in the year 1991. After serving this University for 5 years and 6 months, he worked with GKV, Haridwar for a very brief period of 10 months. In September 1997, Dr. Sharma joined Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab, and worked there up to August 2021 in various positions including, Dean of Faculty Affairs, Dean of Academic Affairs, Head of Centre for Information Technology and Management, Head of Computer Centre, Head of School of Mathematics and Computer Applications, and Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He is an alumnus of IIT Roorkee (erstwhile University of Roorkee) and completed his M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, M.Phil. in Computer Applications, and Ph.D. in Mathematics from there.
Dr. Sharma has handled projects from various funding agencies. A major portion of his funding came from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. He has guided several students for their Master’s thesis and 22 students for their Ph.D. thesis. He has published in reputed journals, including, the Journal of Soft Computing, Applied Soft Computing, Neural Computing and Applications, and Artificial Intelligence Review.
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Born in Saharanpur UP, Prof. Ashok Gupta obtained the Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering with honours and M.E. in Civil Engineering with Specialization in Geotechnical Engineering both from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee). His Ph.D. is in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi. His supervisors were Prof. Bhawani Singh, IITR and Prof. P.K.Jain, IITR during the master’s programme, whilst his doctorate degree was completed under the supervision of Prof. K.G.Sharma,IITD and Prof. A. Varadarajan, IITD.
During his final year of Master’s programme, he joined the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH) Roorkee and worked at NIH for two years. Later, he joined as a regular faculty in Civil Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Hamirpur, where he served for 23 years. During his tenure in NIT Hamirpur, he also held the office of Controller of Examination (CoE). Professor Ashok Kumar Gupta joined Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, HP in 2007. He served as Professor and Head of Department of Civil Engineering before moving to current designation. His teaching experience spans over 37 years.
He has received both the Best Teacher Award and the Best Faculty Mentor Award. He is the author of 135 journal papers, 4 edited books/conference proceedings, 15 book chapters, and more than 50 full conference papers (h-index 24) and has guided 13 PhDs, more than 50 M.Tech. dissertations and more than 160 B.Tech. major projects in area of Civil Engineering. He was honored to be listed in the top two percent of scientists worldwide, with over four hundred citations per year during the last three consecutive years. He has more than 250 consultancy and research projects to his credit. He implemented DSC concept for rockfill materials modelling during his research work which is largely cited by other researchers. During recent time, his research areas of interest have been testing and modelling of geotechnical materials, finite element modelling and its applications to geotechnical engineering, environmental geotechnology focussing on Solid Waste Management (SWM) and slope stabilization using helical nails. He is Founder Chairman of Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) Shimla Chapter. He is also the founder Patron of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) student chapter at JUIT. He is recipient of IGS-Shri R N Prasad Biennial Prize for the best paper on “Slope Stability and Land Slides twice (2019 & 2021)” and ASCE outstanding Reviewer award for Journal of Geomechanics for three consecutive years. He has two published patents from the government of India, one on soil nailing and another on landslide monitoring. He has chaired technical sessions at various conferences in India and abroad.
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Major General Rakesh Bassi, SM (Retd) is a B Tech (Civil) from the College Of Military Engineering, Pune. His Masters include a M Phil in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University, Master of Management Studies from Osmania University, M Sc (Defence Studies) from University of Madras. The General Officer was commissioned in the Indian Army Engineers through NDA in 1978 and has held many prestigious appointments in different ranks during his 38 years service. Some of these include Director General Combat Engineers at Army Headquarters, Secretary National Defence College, India, Chief Engineer of a Corps on the Line of Control in J&K. He retired in May 2016 as Chief Engineer Western Command. Major General R Bassi is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence College, College of Defence Management and the Defence Services Staff College. He was the Contingent Leader of the Indian Observers to UN Mission in Iraq – Kuwait immediately post the Gulf War in 1991. He was also a Member Secretary of an Inter Ministerial Committee formed by the Govt of India on Optimal Utilisation of Waters of Rivers under the Indus Water Treaty.
An adventurist of international repute, the General was a crew member of the First Indian Adventure Sailing Expedition Around The World (1985 – 87) on a 37 foot sail boat. He later skippered an Adventure Sailing Expedition in 1996-97 to countries of Middle East and Indian Ocean Region.
Major General R Bassi is a recipient of Sena Medal (Gallantry), Chief of The Army Staff Commendation and Army Commander Commendation for his professional achievements. He is a recipient of Ocean Cruising Medal from Ocean Cruising Club UK, Indian Colours in Yatching and CME Colours in Cross Country and Basketball.
Born in Udaipur Rajasthan, completed Bachelor of Science from MLSU, Udaipur. Thereafter completed the Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Presently fellow member of the ICAI.
Financial Accounting/Balance Sheet/Financial Statements/Cash Flow Projection/Process Improvements/MIS/Accounts Payables/Tax Matter/Accounts Receivables/ Auditing
Before my joining with esteemed Jaypee Group I had worked with different other companies and gained approx 7 years experience thereby bringing total 29 Years experience to my credit in the Accounts and Finance Department till the time.
Sincere, focused, honesty and hard working having professional as well as subjective knowledge to overcome the hurdles of the Finance and Accounts Department.