Name : Jesus S. M. Lall
Date of Birth : 21-5-1979
Age : 34 years
Education : M.Com. Currently pursuing L.L.B (both from Mumbai University)
An educator Mr. Lall leads the Universal Education Group of schools and colleges, a large Maharashtra-based educational network. He runs 22 educational campuses and around 50 institutions in Maharashtra with almost 37,300 annual students and 2,100 staff.
A common-man’s leader, Mr. Lall is perhaps best known for bringing much-needed attention to educational reforms. Indeed, improving education has become a cornerstone issue for Mr. Lall. He believes that the strength of our economy relies upon having an educated work force. He has championed efforts to enhance educational opportunities for youth.
Mr. Lall has earned his Masters in Commerce and is currently pursuing a degree in law, both from Mumbai University.
Over 800 children study free of cost in his schools and colleges – many others benefit from scholarships. “S. M. Lall Foundation” a professionally run NGO under his leadership is devoted to the social development of the urban poor. Some of the projects for the poor undertaken by the foundation include emergency response services, blood donation drives, educational scholarships, distribution of stationery/study material for children studying in BMC schools and Tribal areas.