Dr Irani joins Everonn Board as non-executive Chairman
|In a major development in the rapidly growing education sector, Tata Steel director and veteran industry captain Dr J J Irani (full name) has joined the Board of Directors of Everonn Education Limited as the non-executive Chairman.|
In a major development in the rapidly growing education sector, Tata Steel director and veteran industry captain Dr J J Irani (full name) has joined the Board of Directors of Everonn Education Limited as the non-executive Chairman.
Announcing the development, Mr P. Kishore, founder and MD of Everonn Education said: “We are privileged and extremely thrilled to have -Dr Irani on our Board. It is heartening to note that all of us share the same vision that education will play a major role in shaping the country into an economic super power.”
“A number of corporates have been benefiting from Dr Irani’s knowledge and vast experience. I am sure his guidance will be of immense benefit to Everonn as we embark on major education projects. We at Everonn, look up to him as our mentor.”
Dr.Irani is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the cabinet (SAC-C) Government of India, the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE). Besides Tata Steel, Dr.Irani is a Director on the Boards of several corporates including Tata Sons Ltd., Tata Motors Ltd., BOC (India) Ltd., Electrosteel Castings Ltd., Repro India Ltd. He is Chairman of Tata Refractories Ltd., TRF Ltd. and Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd.
In 1997, Queen Elizabeth II conferred on him an honorary Knighthood (KBE), for his contributions to Indo-British Trade and Co-operation.
In 2007, he was honoured by the President of India who conferred on him the award of “Padma Bhushan” for his services to Trade and Industry in the country.
Everonn, listed on both the BSE and NSE has been a leading presence in the Indian education industry for over two decades. On a quest to capitalize on the latest in pedagogy and technology to improve learning across India, Everonn is the first education and training company to offer satellite-enabled learning using breakthrough technologies bringing knowledge to students across geographical and cultural borders. And today, Everonn is the largest VSAT Education Network in the World.
Everonn’s unrivalled reach in providing a blend of traditional and digitized content to the schools, colleges and retail segments has helped the company offer quality education to students even in the most remote parts of India.
Everonn now has an extensive and well-connected network of learning centers that deliver best-in-class content through both conventional and cutting-edge modes of learning. Everonn reaches out to over 3 million students through 9689 learning centers across 27 states and works with 16 State Governments of India (30.09.10).
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