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The Shemrock Group came into existence in 1989, with the launch of Shemrock-
a unique & first of its kind playschool. With sheer had work and honesty of
purpose, Amol has successfully steered forward the unique legacy of Shemrock
Group of Schools as its Managing Director, and seen it become Delhi’s number
one preparatory school with 45 branches across the capital region and nearly
120+ branches across the country. Today, more than 1,00,000 students have
graduated from shemrock and 7000 children are studying in its various
branches – A testimony to the quality imparted by this very successful
preschool chain.

About The Author

A man with a vision, Amol Arora has always strived to live upto the values
of the Shemrock Group-Truth, Trust & Tradition.

Amol is also credited as one of the pioneers in the concept of franchising
as he initiated the concept of school franchising in the country with the
signing of the first Shemrock franchise in 1992. The success of his business
model can be judged from the fact that it has one of the highest success
rates in the franchising sector in India in its 17-year illustrious
history – a feat that very few franchise systems can claim across the world.

Impressed with his working, the Delhi Public School Society joined hands
with Amol to launch Delhi Public School, Pinjore which is now one of the
leading residential schools in the country. It was one of the first schools
in India to successfully integrate technology in school education by
introducing the educomp smart class programme in 2001. Today DPS Pinjore is
now taking further steps in integration of technology with education by
planning to introduce interactive white boards, video conferencing, digital
labs, voting systems etc. inside the classrooms.

Recognizing Amol’s contribution to the education fraternity, he was
nominated as the chairman of the National Conference of the Independent
Schools – an umbrella organization of 850 private schools of India.
Recently, in recognition of Amol’s achievements, he was felicitated by
Governor of Delhi with the esteemed “Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2006”.

Amol completed his Engineering from the prestigious Delhi College of
Engineering of the Delhi University with flying colours. His hard work and
dedication paid off as he was awarded the faculty scholarship with an
assistantship to do his MBA at the renowned University of California-Irvine
Campus, U.S.A.. While at the University, he became the President of Indian
Students Association. His strong oratory powers made him the youngest
student to achieve this rank. His achievements at the university earned him
an honorary lifetime membership of the Beta-Gamma-Sigma Society, an honour
given only to the top management students in the U.S.A.. A strong believer
in lifelong learning, Amol is currently pursuing his Doctorate in
Educational Leadership & Management from the University of Nottingham, U.K..

Besides his daily routine, Amol has a creative side to his personality. He
still loves to write, play soccer, likes to read, listen to music surf the
net and above all spend time with his wife, son & family.

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