Source of Inspiration
Agile, active and alert at 76, Late.Mrs. Shanta Chopra, President of St. Soldier Educational Society, is the fountain head of enduring inspiration. Committed to the noble cause of education, she has devoted her whole life to spread the light of knowledge through the chain of St. Soldier Schools and Colleges in Punjab, Haryana & Delhi.
Way back in 1958, even as a young lady, she realized that education would play a key role in the building of modern India. By dint of her incessant hard work, unstinted dedication, single-minded devotion to duty, crystal like clarity of vision, up-right conscience, firm faith in the maxim ˜Victory with Determination, her dream of 1958 sprouted and became a reality with 50 institutions in actual action. The milk of human kindness bubbles in her. She is a keen observer of the people and an enviable planner and organizer.
These are big institutions, spread over vast areas with elegant buildings, play grounds, laboratories, libraries and all the necessary infra-structure. Nearly thirty thousand students are receiving quality education starting from nursery to post graduate level. Most of these institutions are situated in the pollution free rural areas, where high level of quality education has been taken to the very door-steps of the people. She groomed Mr. Anil Chopra in order to translate her dreams into realities.
She is the ideal and the role model for the St. Soldier fraternity of staff and students because of her sterling qualities of head and heart, her unfailing guidance, her spirited encouragement, her spontaneous appreciation, her penetrating eyes, and her rare administrative acumen. She has become a light house of St. Soldier Group of Institutions.
Pillar of St. Soldier Group
Mr. Anil Chopra, Chairman St. Soldier Group of Schools and Colleges, is the man who has clearly understood the arithmetics of life and this has helped him in setting and achieving his goals while imparting education is his passion.
Born on April 26, 1954, he is a man of high caliber who has limitless stamina and excellent capacity to see beyond into the future. Gifted with rare administrative skills and matchless organizing ability, he is a paragon of brilliance, elegance, eminence and excellence. Men of his caliber are born but once in a blue moon. Being born and brought up in a family of educationists, he believes that the power of knowledge is the only durable basis of human and personal development..
According to him, to keep face with the competitive world which has emerged in today's scenario, there is a pressing dire need to acquire quality education so as to get absorbed with the demanding environment. Our all the schools always concentrate & focus on developing all round personality of the students so as to shape them as good citizens with understanding & regard for human values. By dint of his sterling qualities of head and heart, boundless energy, all-out endeavours, single-minded devotion to the cause of education, pioneering vision, clarity of mission, and rock-solid determination, he has earned an enviable place in the realm of education and real estate
By creating 26 prestigious schools (mostly affiliated to CBSE Delhi), 18 professional and academic colleges, 6 National Open Schools he has brought quality education to the door-steps of the rural people and has thus rendered a yeomanâ€™s service to the nation. He has revolutionized the concept of educational institutions as an ideal place for academic excellence where focus is on moulding the individual strengths and personalities of the students.
As an industrialist and powerful business tycoon in real estate, his concept of corporate enterprise is closely interwoven with the notion of social responsibility. He believes that goodness and reliability make the journey of life smooth and lively. As a philanthropist, he believes that enriching the community and society is not about charity but a fundamental responsibility.
Force Behind Pillar of St. Soldier Group
Mr. Anil Chopra , who is leading long chain of institutions is lucky to have a sincere and dedicated life partner in his pious wife Mrs. Sangeeta Chopra, who is devoting her time and energy in a religious way to ensure regular growth of these institutions. She is an epitome of nobility, dedication, sincerity and perfection.
With her rich experience, her wit and wisdom, her sharp intellect, her unfailing memory, her ability to understand men and matters, she is looking after the long chain of St. Soldier Educational Institutions with rapt attention, in addition to her normal duties as a house wife.
Attending her office regularly and punctually like a clock, she takes keen interest in each and every aspect of St. Soldier Institutions-whether academic or co-curricular, games & sports.
St. Soldier group of institutions has become synonymous with a Excellence & Quality in the field of education. The group believes in Complete & total education which strives to create individuals who are not only creative, innovative and visionaries in thinking but are competent enough in using the acquired knowledge to make positive contribution in the world. St. Soldier group of schools are bound to play very dynamic role in the future development of the nation with dedicated faculty, modern infrastructural facilities, well equipped laboratories, rich libraries, play grounds & other allied facilities.
The group is all set to create progressive & forward looking human resource to meet the emerging national & international, administrative and financial matters. Mental, moral, physical scenario and social growth of every child in all our branches is her primary concern. She is focussing maximum attention on improving academics. Centralised system of examination, continuous evaluation of teachers, work shops to update faculty, computer education in all schools, are some of her individual contributions. She has taken interest in the implementation of continuous and comprehensive evaluation system as advocated by CBSE.