Founder & Chairman
Shri R. S. Rathore, Chairman is the founder of Vikrant Group of Institutions. An Engineer by profession, he is a distinguished visionary and educationalist, who had a dream of setting up a world class educational institution in Madhya Pradesh. He along with like-minded academicians to took the leap and set up VITM in Indore in 2007 for furthering his dream of shaping young minds through quality education.Since then, the institute has grown manifold under his able leadership and guidance. Today, VGI is a well-established group of educational institutions with over 4000 students in various disciplines (Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Graduate Programmes) spread across two campuses. Within a short span of time, VGI has achieved fame and respect with its students excelling in academics as well as extra-curricular activities and a growing network of alumni across the country. His pioneering efforts revolutionized the higher education in Central India. It is also his vision that modern professional education must remain true to the spirit of Indian ethos and culture. He insisted on value-based education and firmly believes in giving back to the community. Under his leadership, Vikrant Group of Institutions has recently established “The Research Incubation Center” and “Centerof Excellence” and has taken various initiatives towards the development of skills of the students. Shri Rathore has actively been involved in various social welfare and awareness activities. It was his initiative which led to mobilisation of resources to help the children in flood affected areas in Uttarakhand through its initiative ‘Pahal’. Another commendable initiative is the Vikrant ‘DhattakPutriYojana’ which aims at assisting the girls from weaken economic background to be able to get scholarship from VGI. He is actively involved in the development of students and faculty which he considers his family.