|Alma Mater||LDAV collage, Anoopshahr,
Civil engineering, University of Roorkee
|Occupation||Founder and former chairman of Jaypee Group|
|Birth Place||Chirchitta, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh|
|Children||Manoj Gaur & Sameer Gaur|
Awards and Honors
|“Distinguished Alumni Award” (2005)||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|“Lifetime Achievement Award” (2005)||Builders’ Association of India|
|“Udyog Ratna” (2005)||The Progress Harmony Development (PHD) Chamber of Commerce & Industry|
|“Entrepreneur of Year Award” (2008)||Ernst & Young|
|“Lifetime Achievement Award” (2010 )||Merchants’ Chamber of Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur|
|48th-richest person in India (2010 )||Forbes|
- Jaiprakash Gaur joined the state government’s irrigation department as a junior engineer.
- He started his own venture as a civil contractor.
- He led and transformed a motley group of persons into a company which took pride in its cable address “Iron Will”
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