The Group


SHEMFORD Futuristic Schools are managed and driven by renowned management of India’s First Preschool Chain – SHEMROCK. SHEMROCK is credited with revolutionizing the concept of early childhood education in India in 1989, by pioneering a vibrant and child-friendly system of learning to what were then dull, drab and restrictive establishments with rote learning techniques. Over the past 30 years, more than 4,00,000 children have already received the foundation of success through our 625+ SHEMFORD & SHEMROCK branches located across 27 states & Union Territories across India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

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

is the Chairman of SHEMROCK & SHEMFORD Group of Schools. Dr. D. R. Arora, a visionary and one of the most respected Educationists in India, 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. Dr. D. R. Arora 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 
(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 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 
(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 SHEMROCK & SHEMFORD 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 has been honoured with several prestigious awards like “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” at the South Asia Education Summit Awards 2015, the “Indo Global Outstanding Contribution in Education Award” at the International Education and Leadership Summit Awards 2016 and many more. He has been 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), National Conference on K-12 Leadership, 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 
(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(TM) School System & Curriculum which is based on the latest research findings and changing needs and is implemented across all SHEMROCK & SHEMFORD 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, 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 monthly magazines like Women on Top, The Progressive Teacher, Grehlakshmi, Grehshobha, Bindiya, The Perfect Woman, 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.

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