School of Inspired Leadership - SHEMFORD Gurgaon

Our Visionary Leaders

SHEMFORD & SHEMROCK Group of Schools is promoted by two generations of the country’s leading educationists, with a combined experience of over 100 years in the field of education.

Dr. D. R. Arora

Dr. D. R. Arora (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Post Doctorate – University of Leeds, UK)

is the Chairman of SHEMFORD & SHEMROCK Group of Schools. He is a visionary and one of the most respected Educationists in India. He is credited with bringing the concept of school chains in the country, with the signing of the first SHEMROCK Franchise in 1991. His dedicated efforts to bring about a revolution in preschool education in India have brought him innumerable awards. He has been a member of several international societies and has more than 40 years of teaching, research and administrative experience in reputed universities and institutions of India & abroad.

Dr. (Mrs.) Bimla Arora

Dr. (Mrs.) Bimla Arora (B.Sc. Gold Medalist, M.Sc., Ph.D. (University of Leeds, UK) & an Ex Assoc. Prof.)

is the Founder Director of SHEMROCK Preschools has been a scholar and innovator throughout her life. She is one of the leading names in preschool education in the country. With a vision & passion for child-centred learning, she is considered a pioneer in creating a child-friendly school environment, with a focus on stress-free learning. Greatly involved in curriculum planning & development at SHEMROCK, she has written many books for preschool children. She has been a member of expert committees of N.C.E.R.T & U.N.D.P projects. For her contributions, especially in child education, she has won many prestigious awards & credits like the 'Raja Ram Mohan Roy Teachers Award' 2002, 'Parent Teacher Association National Award' 2002, 'Peace, Mercy & Tolerance Award' 2002, 'Shakuntalam Award' 2003, 'Kiran Achievement Award' 2003, 'Sansa Award' 2004, ‘National Award’ by Nayak Bharti in 2005, ‘National Women Excellence Award’ 2010 and the Nav Kiran Award.

Mr Amol Arora

Mr. Amol Arora (B.E. (Delhi College of Engineering), MBA (University of California, Irvine, USA), P.G. Researcher in Education Leadership & Management at University of Nottingham, (UK)

is the Vice-Chairman & Managing Director of SHEMFORD & SHEMROCK Group of Schools. Mr. Amol Arora, the prime force behind the growth of SHEMROCK Preschools, is a visionary, who with his technical knowledge & expertise has helped transfer the same stress-free and fun-filled learning environment to his Chain of Senior Schools - SHEMFORD Futuristic Schools. He is also the Vice President of the Early Childhood Association and has been honoured with several prestigious awards like "THE EDUCATION ICON OF THE YEAR 2020” by the esteemed jury panel of India's top education portal, Education Today, “Education Stalwart of the Year” by Education Today in 2019, ”Rashtriya Shiksha Ratan Award’ and “Collaborative Leadership in Early Education” at IDA Awards 2018, the “IndoGlobal Outstanding Contribution in Education Award” at the International Education and Leadership Summit Awards 2016 and many more. Further, he has been selected as a finalist for the GESS Education Awards 2017. He is also a speaker at many esteemed National & International Educational Conferences & Seminars like HITSA Education Conference (Estonia), Bett Leadership Summits (Singapore & Abu Dhabi), Learning & Teaching Expo (Hong Kong), ELETS World Education Summit, EdTech Review Conferences, TIE Global Conferences, Didac India, EdTechX Asia (Singapore), Edu Tech Asia Congress & Expo (Singapore), Digital Education Show (Dubai) and many more.

Mrs Meenal Arora

Mrs. Meenal Arora (P.G. Researcher in Education Leadership & Management at University of Nottingham, UK)

is a Management Post Graduate from the reputed Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi Univ.). Founder Director of SHEMFORD Futuristic Schools & Executive Director of SHEMROCK Preschools, she is the primary force behind the development of the ShemEduMAX School System & Curriculum which is based on the latest research findings and changing needs and is implemented across all SHEMFORD & SHEMROCK branches. Mrs. Meenal Arora has been honoured with several prestigious awards like ‘100 Women Achievers Award’, by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India, Education Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 at the ASMA Education Leadership Conclave, the ‘Indo Global Exemplary Educationist Award’ at the International Education and Leadership Summit Awards 2016, the “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” at South Asia Education Summit Awards 2015 and many more. An enthusiastic writer as well, she has been consistently providing articles on parenting and many more topics related to children, which are regularly published in leading newspapers and online portals and monthly magazines like The Hindu, The Statesman, Indian Express, ExpressParenting.com, Yourstory.com, Brainfeed Magazine, Women on Top, Grehlakshmi, Grehshobha, etc.

With one of the country's most recognised families in school education driving SHEMFORD, you can be well assured that your child will continue to receive the best school education in the years to come.