The fervor for spreading the light of knowledge has been the legacy of Swarup family
RAI BAHADUR ANAND SWARUP
Eldest son of shree Munshi Hanuman Prasad, 1870-1929
1915-21: The first Indian Presiding Officer of the Governor’s Council of United Provinces in Lucknow from Kanpur. 1916: Instrumental in establishing the first Arya Samaj Mandir at Meston Road & the Dayanand Anglo-Vedic Higher Secondary College at Civil Lines, Kanpur City.
First Dean of Faculty of Law, Agra University. 1918: Presiding officer & Acting Chairman of the Upper House. 1920-23: President Kanpur Bar Association. 1923: The first chairman of Kanpur improvement Trust.
RAI BAHADUR DR. BRIJENDRA SWARUP
Youngest son of shree Munshi Hanuman Prasad, 1877-1959
Title: Rai Bahadur
Noted Freedom Fighter & Elected Member of Legislative Council from Kanpur. 1932-52: President of DAV College Society.
Senator of Agra University for a number of years.
Doctor of Law degree conferred by the Agra University for his remarkable services to the cause of education. 1937: Pro-term Chairman of the Legislative Council of United Provinces. 1942-56: President Kanpur Bar Association.
DR. VIRENDRA SWARUP
Youngest son of shree Rai Bahadur Dr. Brijendra Swarup, 1923-1980
1948-55: Noted Advocate & Journalist. 1956: Elected Member Legislative Council from U.P. (West)
Re-elected consecutively in 1962, 1968 & 1974.
Chairman of Upper House (U.P. Legislative Council)
Historic and unparalleled contribution for spreading literacy and education in U.P. for almost 25 years.
Remembered for his great services for establishing hundreds of school and colleges in U.P.
SHREE RAGENDRA SWARUP
Youngest son of Dr. Virendra Swarup, 1956-2002
1981: Founded the Dr. Virendra Swarup Memorial Trust and officiated as its Secretary Board of Management. 1982-02: Established chain of premier schools and institutions of higher studies in U.P. 1989: Led the historic ‘GANGA ANDOLAN’ to bring River Ganga waters back to the Holy Ghats 1988: Established the first co-educational, English medium U.P. Board School in Kanpur City. 1998: Established the National College for Advanced Studies in Kanpur City. 1999: Established the College of Management Studies in Kanpur City.
DR. ALAKSHENDRA SWARUP
Son of shree Ragendra Swarup
Joint Secretary, Dr. Virendra Swarup Memorial Trust
Engaged in promoting pre-university schools and institutions of higher & technical education.
Faculty of International Finance at leading B-Schools.
M.Sc.( Finance), London School of Economics, M.Sc. (Management), University of Lancaster, U.K.
BBA (USA), UG, St.Stephens College, Delhi University.
SHRI RAGENDRA SWARUP
Founder, April 22, 1956 - May 19, 2002
Sri Ragendra Swarup was an eminent and towering figure in the educational sphere who dedicated his life to the noble cause of spreading quality education by establishing premiere university and pre-university level educational institutions through out the state of Uttar Pradesh under the banner of Dr. Virendra Swarup Memorial Trust.
Being a philanthropist, his genuine concern and magnanimity towards the masses made him dear to all the hearts. His name and commendable deeds shall be cherished in high spirits by one and all.
VSGOI shall always endeavor to make his dreams come true.