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Management Team
Mrs. Nirmala Gupta, Chairperson and Managing Director
 
A Post-graduate in Hindi, she has been heading the S. Chand Group since 2006 as its CMD. She is the founder trustee of Sree Guru Swami Chinmayananda Sewa Nidhi, New Delhi and Chairperson of the Governing Body of Shyamlal College. Widely traveled around the world, including attending book fairs and conferences, she brings with her an international outlook to publishing.
 
Mrs. Savita Gupta, Vice Chairperson
 
A post graduate in English, Mrs. Savita Gupta has been managing hospitality investments of the Group. A well known social worker, she is associated with various groups and charities. She anchors the company’s CSR initiatives organizing various welfare activities for the underprivileged and handicapped children and the running of an old age home.
 
Mr. Dinesh Jhunjhnuwala, Vice Chairman
 
Mr. Jhunjhnuwala has spent 40 years of his life outside India. He has worked on various verticals - International trading, manufacturing, Hospitality & Investments in businesses in various countries. This exposure has provided him a firsthand knowledge of international trading, finance and investments. Managing a diverse business internationally and being a part of a family business, he has gained a special expertise in building, nurturing and maintaining partnerships.

At S. Chand Group, Mr. Jhunjhnuwala brings the strengths of his diverse exposure, overseas experience and knowledge of the business processes. Mr. Jhunjhnuwala oversees the group’s finances,corporate governance, strategic tie-ups and new ventures.
 
Mr. Himanshu Gupta, Jt. Managing Director
 
An entrepreneur in spirit and attitude, Mr. Himanshu Gupta has been a trend setter in the Indian Publishing industry . He was as one of the first to adopting technology in education in India, bringing out CD-ROM based educational material and launching the first student-teacher portals and implementing ERP solutions in publishing in India. Under his stewardship, the company became the first ISO - certified publishers... Himanshu understands the changing and evolving dynamics of digital education and has been instrumental in leading the group’s first computer aided learning project e-Class for the government of Uttaranchal in India and has been instrumental in setting up S. Chand Harcourt, a joint venture with EMPGI.. His goal is to transform the Company into a ‘Total Education Corporation’ built on professionalism, best practices, empowerment and leveraging the assets and resources to their fullest.
 
Mr. Gaurav Jhunjhnuwala, Director
 
Gaurav Jhunjhnuwala is the youngest Director on board of S. Chand Group. An alumni of Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong, Gaurav went for his undergraduate studies to Indiana University in Bloomington, USA.

Gaurav joined the group in 2010 in digital joint ventures, S. Chand Harcourt and S. Chand Edutech. After working through various elements of joint venture partnerships, digital content development, processes, marketing and business development areas, Gaurav joined the board in year 2011.

Today, Gaurav heads the think tank and strategy team of digital vertical in the group with a help of dedicated, technical and management professionals. In past few years, Gaurav has taken various new initiatives in e-publishing, development of content for tablets and also now working on new technologies to fulfill the group’s vision of content across different medias and multiple technologies.

A focused and committed professional, Gaurav is also instrumental in expansion of digital technology and media and was one of the key supporters to organize TEDx Tuglak Road in 2013 in New Delhi and also various seminars and workshops on 21st Century Education across India.

Gaurav has travelled extensively worldwide and has developed a very refined appreciation for music during leisure.
 
Mr. Amit Gupta, CEO
 
Founder Director of S. Chand Harcourt (India) Pvt Ltd., S. Chand Edutech and Business Edge partnership with IFC, Amit has been instrumental in the group’s transformation to a ‘Knowledge Corporation’. A Mechanical Engineer by qualification with specialization in Operations. Amit brings 30 years of experience as a Business Head, Operations Head in joint ventures and transnational groups such as Tata, Birla’ and other leading companies. As an education industry thought leader, he chairs the Education Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is a member of working group by MHRD on PPP for the 12th national plan under the planning commission and holds appointments in various education and business chambers and institutions. He has worked closely with international organizations such as IFC, USAID and GTZ etc. in the training industry. His solutions as Best Microsoft Partner in Egypt, Middle East, Africa and Eatern Europe have been showcased in first world IT summit in Geneva.
 
Mr. Navin Joshi, Executive Vice President
 
A Post Graduate of Mathematics, Mr. Joshi brings with him an unmatched experience in the publishing industry across India and neighboring countries. His involvement in publishing, editorial, sales and marketing has provided him a distinct acumen and knowledge of the publishing business. He has an experience of more than three decades in different locations and in different roles which enables him a deep and layered understanding of the of Indian publishing industry. He has held several positions in publishing associations .
 
Mr. Saurabh Mittal, CFO
 
Mr. Saurabh Mittal is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants with over 14 years experience working in the Corporate sector across diverse segments, from the automobile manufacturing (an Indo-Japanese Joint Venture) industry to FMCG (Milk Based Products).

As CFO, Saurabh has overseen Group financial restructuring, de-merger, strategic investments, joint venture structuring, financial planning, budgeting, statutory compliance, secretarial matters. He has worked on best accounting and reporting practices under Indian and US GAAP, SEBI, FEMA and other statutory compliances. Under his guidance, the company has been rated by Credit Agencies, banks, Financial Institutions and market for various instruments.