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    Who's who in Greater Noida


    An Appeal : The number of who’s who in the Greater Noida  city has been growing steadily. Any city is known for those who's who stay in the city. These “who’s who” exert pressure on prices of the property in a city to a great extent. “Their”, number & size would also build-up pressure on the authorities to provide for adequate and better quality of urban civic services. Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority and the Gautam Buddha Nagar District Administration has now the greater responsibility to rise to “their” expectations.  We would like to introduce few of them. Greater Noidates  may please suggest names of persons and can e mail their profile for listing here.
    It is our humble appeal to the visioors to kindly e mail us the details of the International/National Awardees like Padma Awards/Freedom fighters/Gallantry Award Winners/Families of Martyrs, International/National medal winners etc for listing in this section..


    Greater Noida's Development Messiah

    Brijesh Kumar, I.A.S.(Retired)

    It is truly an honour to have a visionary such as Mr. Brijesh Kumar among us, who has recently retired from the post of Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Information Technology. Mr. Kumar with 36 years of vast, rich and diverse experience has had the distinction of holding key positions in various facets of the Government. As Chairman & CEO, greater Noida Industrial Development Authority, he has had the opportunity of building a new city, providing an innovative dimension and direction to urban planning and execution. We, the residents of Greater Noida are a testimony of this fact.


    Mr. Brijesh Kumar’s clear sightedness was reflected in the way Greater Noida was successfully planned, developed, and maintained as a city with a difference in terms of city planning, quality of infrastructure, urban design, landscaping, cleanliness, and ambience. Emphasis was laid on providing a high quality of infrastructure comparable to international standards and to providing a high quality of infrastructure comparable to international standards and to provide for an environment of plenty.


    With his expertise in the areas of Urban planning, Urban design and Urban Form, Landscaping, Creation and Maintenance of High Quality Infrastructure and Civic Services, Urban Management, Urban Financing, Public- Private Partnerships in Urban Services, Citizen’s Participatory Institutions, and various other facets of urban development and management, Mr.Brijesh Kumar and was able to provide an innovative dimension and direction to urban planning and execution in Greater Noida, a city that is now generally recognized as a new paradigm in urban development and planning.


    Shri Narendra Bhati, Chairman, U.P. Agro



    Shri Satveer Gurjar Dadri MLA



    Shri Aditya Ghildyal of New Holland Tractors and President of Association of Greater Noida Industries (AGNI) has been doing social services over a period of 18 years to Gautam Buddha Nagar District Industries. In a recent unfortunate incident of CEO killing, he rendered timely and speedy help to the victims of violence and played a lead role in liaisoning with hospital, police and the government authorities. DM Honorred Aditya Ghildyal in Ek Shaam Parichowk Ke Naam




    Shri Manoj Gaur, Jaypee Group....Greater Noida




    Shri Fakir Chann Nagar, Samajwadi Party - President Gautam Budh Nagar District




    Raj Kumar Bhati, Senior Leader, Samajwadi Party



    Dr Brij Kishore Gupta...Wild-Life and Environment Expert

    Brij Kishor Gupta, Ph. D., in Environmental Zoology, has submitted his doctoral thesis on behavioural and environmental enrichment of Sloth bears in Agra, India.  He has specialized training and fifteen years of experience working with zoos and a rescue centre in wildlife conservation, ex situ breeding, zoo planning, design and management.  He received training from USA, Singapore, Malaysia, and United Kingdom and was later a Grantee and Fellow of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, United Kingdom.  Mr. Gupta has contributed fifty-nine scientific papers, 103 short notes to various national and international journals and written a book on captive care of amphibians.  Mr. Gupta has been member of several international and international bodies. Mr. Gupta is presently with the Central Zoo Authority (Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India) working as Scientific Officer and is fully involved in the implementation of their programs to improve zoos throughout India.


    Dr D.K.Garg, Chairman Ishan Institute

    As the Executive Director as well as the Founding Chairman of one of the premiere educational institutes of Greater Noida, Ishan Institute of Management and Technology, Mr. D.K.Garg is at the forefront of reforming the quality of education in India. Through his 25 years of experience ranging in various academic posts, Mr. Garg has been going closer to his vision of increasing managerial ethos and help creating a corruption free India. His varied awards and achievements reflect his innate potential to constantly ameliorate. His book ‘Phir Vahi Talaash’ along with other publications, are eye openers in terms of the current socio-economic conditions of the society. It would be insufficient to say that Dr. Garg is not only a radical academician in his own right but also a man of many a talent.

    Dr Hariwansh Chaturvedi, Director BIMTECH


    Gajanan Mali...

    Founder - A Gateway of Noida - A Gateway of Greater Noida-Yamuna Expressway - Listings Online - NCR Delhi


    and Social Worker of Noida-Greater Noida


    Goswamy Sushil Ji Maharaj


    Dr Krant M L Verma - Hindi Literature



    M L Verma "Dr Krant" reading poem in Kavya Gosthi


    Dr Krant M L Verma has been awarded senior fellowship in the field of Hindi literature for topic – ‘Hindi Ke Krantikari Sahitya Mein Rashtriya Chetna’ by the Government of India. Born in 1947 at Shahjahanpur (UP), a city known for historical martyrs like Ram Prasad Bismil and Ashfaq Ullah Khan.


    From Left to right Dr Krant, Shrikishan Gupta, Vijaykumar Malhotra, Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee ...19th December 1996

    Madan Lal Verma (Dr Krant), is also a poet of Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu and English. He has written dozens of books. His famous research work in four volumes titled as ‘Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna’ published by Praveen Prakashan, Delhi, was launched by the then Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee.

    Other books of Dr Krant are: Lalita Ke Aasoo/Tears of Lalita - an epic on Lal Bahadur Shastri – in Hindi and English, Dhoop ke Aine- Hindi Ghazal collection, Archana - Sanskrit/Hindi collection of Children’s affection for India, and Vedna Ke Deep - a collection of his Hindi Poems, which has been rewarded as the best lyric book by ‘Bhawani Prasad Mishra Samman’. Dr‘Krant’ has been many times awarded, honoured at local, state and national levels. He is a good poet, writer, critic and verse-translator and the most suitable scholar to undertake the studies."Swadhinata Sangram Ke Krantikari Sahitya Ka Etihaas" is a world fame book by him.

    E-55, BETA-I,
    Eleventh Cross Street, Alistonia Estate,
    Greater Noida-201308 Mob : 09811851477



    Kamal Pandey Former Cabinet Secretary

    A humble, cool, and a fine human being, residing in our neighborhood. By chance if u r passing near by him, u would never believe that just recently he was at the highest echelons of governance of our Nation. His list of academic attainments is lengthy and rich: M.Sc.(Physics)-Gold Medalist; Master of Public administration ( Harvard University); Mason Fellow 1981-82-Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University), He started his career in the Indian Administrative Service–First Ranker- (UP/Uttranchal) 1965 and rose to the topmost echelons of governance –Cabinet Secretary, Secretary to the Council of Ministers of Government of India was instrumental in developing a reform agenda for Civil Service in India. Initiated, and followed through, core administrative reform measures and prepared a comprehensive and path-breaking training and examination system for senior civil servants of the Government of India. As a Secretary Inter State Council-the highest deliberative forum headed by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, was instrumental in preparing the draft document on Action Plan for Good Governance and Government Accountability.  As a Home Secretary to the Government of India-comprehensive police reform measures were implemented and the state police forces & central paramilitary forces modernized and strengthened. Drafted special systems for the deeply troubled areas of the North east n J & k. [More]

    Compiled by : Gajanan Mali



    India Expo Mart - Chairman Raj Kumar Malhotra


    Sardar Manjeet Singh

    Took lead in organisation of Greater Noida's mega event...Ramleela... successfully for 3rd year in a row. Organising people, resources was a gignatic task.....Under his able guidance Shri Ramleela Commiittee has spread its wings to social service. Recently it has been handed over the management, maintenace and development of of Moksha Dham.

    Air Marshal(Retd.) R.K. Gupta

    Air Marshal Ranjeet Kumar Gupta, during his 40 years long career in the Indian Air Force has held many important positions has been awarded Ati Vishist Sewa Medal by the President of India. He has also been felicitated by University of Lucknow for outstanding contribution for the society and the country. He takes a lot of interest in social, spiritual and cultural activities. He is a patron of Greater Noida Shardia Sanskritik Samiti and Life member of Lok Kalyan Samiti.[more]



    Sheo Narayan Singh Anived , IRS

    National Award Winner Painter,

    Social Thinker,



    Motivational Leadership Guru

    Shantonu Sen

    First Resident of Greater Noida City

    Former Joint Director & Spl IG, CBI

    Former Joint Director Cum Special IG (CBI), an expert in security consultancy in his 34 years career, has dealt with terrorism, narcotics, conventional crime, anti-mafia and anti-corruption. Some of the led the sensational cases where he led teams of investigators are post Blue Star Operations and assassinations case of General Vaidya case, recipient of President’s Police Medal for distinguished services, has crises-crossed the globe, instead of settling down abroad or in New Delhi has opted for “Green City” has been bestowed upon an Honor of FirstResident of Greater Noida by GNIDA. As a Patrons of Greater Noida Shardia Sanskritik Samiti and Lok Kalyan Samiti, Greater Noida has been motivatingpeople to raise social and civic issues and organize social, cultural and religious events to make the city life lively.



    Padmavathy Bandopadhyay


    First woman Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force


    Bandopadhyay was born in 1944 at Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh. She grew up in New Delhi and obtained her education at the Kirori Mal College. She joined the Indian Air Force in 1968. She married S. N. Bandopadhyay, a fellow air force officer. She was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) for her conduct during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. In her career she has been first woman to become a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Society of India and the first Indian woman to have conducted scientific research at the North Pole. She is also the first woman officer to have completed the Defence Service Staff College course in 1978. She was the Director General Medical Services (Air) at the Air Headquarters. In 2002, she became the first woman to be promoted to Air Vice Marshal (two-star rank). Bandopadhyay is an aviation medicine specialist and a member of the New York Academy of Sciences.


    Taller personalities from various walks of life residing or working in Greater Noida are requested to e mail their profile n photo for listing in this section.




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