Mr. Nipun Goenka, the Managing Director of the G D Goenka Group, is an edupreneur. Education World, a leading educational magazine, acknowledged him as one of the '51 New Millennium Edupreneurs'. He has also been awarded as “ The Education Icon of the Year 2018” by Education Today for displaying exemplary traits of s incerity, dedication & hard work in the field of education.

Nipun, an alumnus of the prestigious University of Warwick, among the leading five universities in the United Kingdom, also has a Diploma in Marketing from the esteemed Chartered Institute of Marketing United Kingdom.

Nipun spearheaded the GD Goenka Group's diversification from the K12 space into the preschool, higher education, vocational education sectors and recently forayed into the healthcare sector, i.e. quality healthcare education and related holistic services by visualizing the huge underlying potential of this sector and with a vision to disrupt healthcare education sector and providing “Quality and Affordable” healthcare services and education to the masses and youth of the country. The healthcare vertical has received tremendous market response and in 18 months we have a presence in over 14 states with 35+ healthcare academics imparting education in Paramedics and allied health sciences job-oriented courses.

Nipun was instrumental in fostering a strategic alliance between the University of Lancaster, a leading university in the United Kingdom, and the G D Goenka Group. This partnership, GD Goenka World Institute | Lancaster University, operating as an independent entity, is an exemplar of a successful and enduring partnership between a United Kingdom-based university and an Indian organisation.

Nipun was also responsible for establishing the University Grants Commission of India approved full-fledged private university, GD Goenka University. GD Goenka University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. The university has only been in operation for about nine years but has received many accolades for outstanding contribution to teaching-learning and research. These accolades include The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry India (ASSOCHAM) National Education Excellence Awards 2018 and The All India Times Top Emerging University Award.

GD Goenka University has undergone a high growth trajectory and now has 09 academic schools and 04 centres, more than 5,000 students, collaborative engagements with leading organisations such as Medanta - The Medicity, Fortis Healthcare Limited, and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and teaching-learning partnerships with eminent higher education providers such as The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Kent (United Kingdom), California State University (United States of America), and The University of Western Australia (Australia).


The Group's pre-school venture - 'Toddler House', catering to Tier 2 and 3 cities, is his brainchild and is one of the fastest growing networks of preschool chains in India.

Nipun is an avid cricket & tennis fan. He is married to Radhika and has a son and daughter. Notwithstanding his heavy responsibilities, Nipun maintains an excellent work-life balance. He encourages staff members to also maintain a good work-life balance.

Nipun's inspiration in the education journey was Mr. Anjani Kumar Goenka, a founder visionary of GD Goenka Group. He is at the forefront of education transformation in India. His contribution towards making GD Goenka Educational group a visible symbol of knowledge is highly commendable.

The founder is of the vision that an educated person has the ability to change the world, as he/she is brimming with confidence and assured of making the right moves. He aimed to immortalise the name of his mother, Shrimati Gayatri Devi Goenka, and hoped to provide the students a sound education unheard of in the NCR before. Smt. Renu Goenka, the inspirational woman behind the successful man, provides the final touch of the extraordinary, which makes G.D. Goenka International School a unique educational institution.

Nipun has partnered with many institutions of repute that have excelled in their field to benefit from those institutions. He has always focused on the leadership qualities to develop in students. According to him, students should debate on issues concerning society so that they keep themselves informed about the same.

Nipun emphasizes the capacity building of teachers. To him, the education system needs to evolve rapidly from time to time. Students should develop proficiency in their respective field through clearly defined educational policy and proper training of the students.

In the times of globalisation and internalization, G.D. Goenka Group is a leading educational set-up driven by passion for excellence in education and quality of life. It covers a galaxy of educational institutions from pre-schools to post-graduate institutes and has world- class infrastructure, salubrious and internet-enabled campuses, well- equipped libraries, hi-tech laboratories, and dedicated and seasoned academics to support an ideal and conducive environment for providing quality education.