About Chairman  

Wing Commander Mohit Kumar Garg (Wg Cdr MK Garg) is Great Grand Son of Rai Sahab Kanahiya Lal ji, founder of Kanahiya Lal Trust and its group of institutions, including Kanahiya Lal Polytechnic Roorkee.

Wg Cdr MK Garg was born and brought up at Roorkee, he grew up at Ganesh Vatika, the home of the founder, of which KL Polytechnic is a part. After his graduation in Engineering, he joined the Aeronautical Engineering Branch of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the year 1990. Trained on Radar and Aircraft of western origin, he was posted to the frontline Air Defence units of the IAF, gaining valuable field experience in various capacities; he participated in Operation Vijay (Kargil war) in the year 1999.

He was the Squadron Commander of a Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) squadron of the IAF. During this tenure he was twice nominated for the President’s Visistha Sewa Medal (VSM) award for his dedicated service and pioneering work. He has also the Chief Technical Officer of a frontline IAF air defence base. He has vast experience in various technology domains, management, human & material resources management.

He did M. Tech in Lasers & Electro Optics from the prestigious Defence institute of Armament Technology (DIAT) Pune. His work in the field of Fiber Optic Sensors was nominated for the DRDO excellence award. He is Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE).

After taking VRS from the IAF in 2011, he has worked in some of the leading Indian and multinational companies like; Mahindra Defence Systems, Cobham PLC, Rohde & Schwarz. He is fully committed to development and progress of Kanahiya Lal group of educational institutions; he is the Honorary Secretary of Kanahiya Lal Trust. He is an active sportsman having keen interest in games & sports and extra circular activities. At KL Polytechnic he is deeply involved in On-Campus/Off- Campus activities for the students and staff.

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