Bidya Bharati Foundation
Group of Institutions, SILIGURI
Bidya Bharati Foundation is a renowned charitable, founded by Late Surendra Agarwal on 21st of November 2001. He being a self made Businessman always valued the importance of education and cherished the dream of spreading education and providing skill acquisition and enhancement opportunities to the young generation, of the society. The sole dedicated vision of the Foundation is to spread quality education to the students who are aspirants of a good career in life. The motto of this trust is “to promote social awareness through knowledge.” The society which aims at setting up a group of institutions at present is running two institutes namely Delhi Public School (DPS) and Surendra Institute of Engineering and Management (SIEM) at Siliguri.
Delhi Public School, Siliguri
The visionary of his time and the strong supporter of the cause of education to masses, Mr. Surendra Agarwal lead from the front and gave a great boost to Quality school under Bidya Bharati Foundation the well known banner of Delhi Public School in Siliguri in the year 2003, to foster moral and spiritual values, to motivate creativity and to instill social awareness. It started functioning on 7th April, 2003 with student strength of 635. That was the time when the area had not seen the type of modern school with all in-house amenities. It gave to Siliguri its best gift whereby the area will contribute in different areas of specialization from Arts to Science to Commerce at the school level. It lays great stress on all round development and has all facilities of sports like cricket, football, Lawn tennis, Swimming pool, Badminton etc. it has already produced leaders in academic, sports and Music fields and is sowing the seed for a better tomorrow for many children. In a short span of 9 years, the school is forging ahead having carved out a niche for itself among so many other schools in the city with around 4500 children from classes Nursery to XII having Arts, Commerce and Science in XI and XII. After the successful introduction of Total School Concept in 2001, under the aegis of Delhi Public School in Siliguri, DPS has become one of the best schools in the region of North Bengal today.
Surendra Institute of Engineering & Management
The society that we live in has always demanded the need of higher and diverse education in every field, be it Management, Engineering, Medical, Aeromautical etc. To cater to these needs many Institutions have come up with courses that have in real terms designed to content the wants of common people and to suit industry requirements. Degrees in the said disciplines ensure potential job opportunities for the students in different organizations in the country and abroad. Due to the development of Indian economy, various industries are rapidly expanding creating bigger demands for science and technology professionals than ever before. We see more Industry- Academic interaction for effective grooming of young talents which is also encouraged by the Government of India. Keeping this objective in view and considering the illustrious tradition of renowned academicians and growing industrial expertise of the State in the field of computer science and related technologies, Bidya Bharati Foundation proposed to set up an integrated environment at Siliguri, in the Northern part of West Bengal in the form of an Institute of Engineering, Technology and Management which is Surendra Institute of Engineering and Management (SIEM).
SIEM, an Institution set up by Bidya Bharati Foundation, started its journey in the year 2009. After gratifying successfully to the need of Secondary Education through its aegis of Delhi Public School in and around Siliguri, Bidya Bharati Foundation has pulled up its socks to cater the growing needs of higher Technical education in the region of Siliguri and North Bengal. The functions of SIEM are limited to the following activities to start with in order to ensure a highly focused approach during the formative years of the integrated institute.