“THE ONLY WAY OF FINDING THE LIMITS OF ‘POSSIBLE’ IS BY GOING BEYOND THEM INTO THE ‘IMPOSSIBLE’” – Shri J.C. Jain.
J.C. Jain, the Chairman of the College of Engineering Roorkee (COER) and the Seth Roshan Lal Jain Trust, is a visionary who has dedicated his life for the betterment of society. He is also known as the Encyclopedia of Jainism.
He obtained his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Gwalior in 1969 and his M.Tech in Production Engineering from BITS, Pilani in 1971. He founded Texplas India Pvt. Ltd. in 1975 for advancements in the field of manufacturing and also established VIE Infratech India Ltd. in 2012. Shri J.C. Jain has made significant contributions as the President of the SIDCUL Industrial Association, as State Chairman in the CII and in several other roles throughout his long and illustrious career. Aside from being an active member of Digamber Jain Samaj at the national level, he also serves as the President of Shri Shambhed Shikhar Development Committee of Sedans Kendra Badrinath Ji and of Vatsalya Vatika.
With the magnificent success and outstanding accomplishments of the College of Engineering Roorkee (COER), his vision has now become a synonym of the quality technical education in India. As a recognition of his contribution towards Education and Industries, he has been honored with various awards by several leading societies and institutions, some of them bein the Udyog Patra Award (1983), the Udyog Ratna Award (1990), and the Uttarakhand Ratan-Award (2008) etc. In 2014, Sammedachal Foundation conferred him the title of ‘Jain Shiromani’ and ‘Jain Samaj Ratan’. He was also honoured with Mahamana Award by Hon’ble Governor Smt. Baby Rani Maurya on December 25, 2018 for his long term leadership role in the development of the nation.
He has a passion for quality education & development of youth who can become responsible citizens of tomorrow and lead the world. His zeal and inspiration have taken his dream project, COER to towering heights.
After the success of COER & COER-SM under his visionary leadership COER-SM has been upgraded to a University.