Jagran Education Foundation was established in the year 2005 to give more thrust and directions to its educational activities spreading excellence and also to correlate and supervise the various schools and institutions promoted by the Group. Under the umbrella of JEF, it is further decided to establish Jagran Public Schools all over the country either by its own resources or by granting franchisee in a phased manner. It is a matter of great pleasure that Jagran Education Foundation has been registered as a separate society under the Society Registration Act 1860 and it has also granted the first franchisee to establish Jagran Public School at Kannauj city known for its fragrance all over the world.
Shri Puranchandra Gupta Smarak Trust, after its formation, has established one educational institution namely Puran Chandra Vidya Niketan at Kanpur in 1991 to provide quality education right from class-I to middle level i.e. up to 10 + 2. With the passage of time, Puranchandra Vidyaniketan has come to age and has established its credentials as one of the best institutions not only in Kanpur but also in whole of U.P. At present Puranchandra Vidyaniketan is providing quality education with excellent extra curricular activities to about 2000 students right from Nursery to 12th Standard. It is recognized by CBSE Board. Its educational standard and achievements can be compared with any Public School in the country.
This school was established in the year 2006 and its first session was started from April 2006 in a magnificent building spreading in best green area of 23920 Sq. Yards of land. It is a 10+2 Public School duly affiliated by CBSE, New Delhi with the provision of hostel facility.
This school was established in the year 2007 and its first session started from 11th April 2007 in a magnificent building at a prime location of the city spreading in the area of 25524 Sq. Yards where various prestigious institutes are being established. This school is a pride and privilege for the residents of the Lucknow. The provision for hostel accommodation has also been made. This building also has provision of swimming pool and field for various activities for the students. The school is duly affiliated by CBSE, New Delhi.
IMMC (Noida) was established in the year 2004 with a vision of providing trained media professionals to the Journalism, Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations and Animation industry. It is an educational initiative of the Dainik Jagran Group.
JIMMC offers university accredited degree courses. It also offers practical training based diploma courses. The Institute has state of the art laboratories (computer, FCP, gaming), a fully-equipped studio, AC classrooms and one of the best libraries in NCR. Here, thinking minds build on their basics and blossom into dynamic professionals.
The JIMMC faculty members are highly educated, experienced and competitive in their approach. The academic calendar has ample space for theoretical grounding and practical training of the students alongside co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Guest lectures, workshops and seminars are a regular feature at JIMMC.
This campus was established in the year 2005 in the magnificent centrally air-conditioned building of Jagran Institute of Management. In the first year, there were about 100 students in the various areas of mass communication. The Institute launched Video Conferencing facility for classes at Kanpur in the year 2006.
The foundation has also established the Management Institute in the name of Jagran Institute of Management at Kanpur in the year 2006 duly approved by AICTE, New Delhi for the PGDM Course with the sanctioned strength of 120 seats. The JIM building is centrally air-conditioned with the required infrastructure. Four batches have already passed out and almost 100% placement has been achieved which is a rare achievement in such a short span of five years. The institute also offers MCA Course from the year 2008. The MCA Course has been affiliated by G.B. Technical University, Lucknow. It is our endeavor that these Institutes will be centres of excellence in the field of education for management and information technology. The Jagran Institute of Management has created its imprint in a very short span of time.
PGDM and MCA programs are designed for those who wish to enter the world with the determination to be skilled and knowledgeable leaders and can influence change. Also Jagran Institute of Management is an ideal place of study for those who are determined to offer strategic direction and make good use of Financial, Marketing, Human and Technological Resources for their organizations. Jagran Institute of Management aims to develop professionals who can out think and out perform the competition.
The Foundation has established Jagran Degree College in Kanpur in the year 2006 duly affiliated by CSJM University, Kanpur spreading in the area of approx. 17625 Sq. Yards. The College caters to the need of Northern India and provides various courses of Arts, Commerce and Management at the Graduate level. Presently total strength of the students is approximately 2000. In this way, Jagran Group has decided to fulfill its commitment to enlighten the society by providing education to all and sundry.
Jagran Education Foundation has further taken the initiative to start Jagran Institute of Digital Animation (JIDA) at Kanpur to give in depth training in 2D and 3D animation. It provides two year diploma and has the best faculty and infrastructure required for animation industry.