Our Founders

Our Founders

Shri Ram Education Trust

Shri Ram Education Trust (SRET) has been founded with a vision to create, promote, support and manage Education institutes from pre-school to university level. The Trust also envisions contributing to the wellbeing of children, the environment, communities and mankind through well planned activities.

The Shri Ram Group enjoys a celebrated presence worldwide. Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, founded in 1946 and Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University founded in 1956 epitomise the vision and mission of the group with continued delivery of excellent quality and highest standards in higher education.

The group is also engaged in knowledge delivery in the areas of IT, applied learning, technology services and supplementary education.

SRET’s mission is to make a difference in the lives of children and society at large, through its planning, policies, programmes and their implementation by its motivated work force.


Dr. Bharat Ram

Dr. Bharat Ram (October 15, 1914 - July 11, 2007) was an Indian industrialist who built DCM. Mr. Bharat Ram hails from the renowned business family of Delhi, the owner of the famous Shri Ram Group and DCM with a legacy of more than 100 years beginning from his father Sir Lala Shri Ram.

Born in Delhi Ram graduated in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. After his graduation, he joined Delhi Cloth and General Mills Co Ltd (now DCM Ltd) in 1935 as an apprentice and rose to the position of chairman and managing director in 1958. He had also set up Shri Ram Fertilizers.

Bharat Ram was the external face of the DCM group. He served on innumerable government committees and wrote two books: Glimpses of Industrial India and From Istanbul to Vienna. Coming from the capital's premier business family, Bharat Ram was a respected public figure -- the government even made him the chairman of Indian Airlines.

He is regarded as one of the most influential leaders of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, which he headed in 1965. (He had earlier been the president of the PHDCCI.) He also became the first Asian president of International Chamber of Commerce in 1969.