Board of Trustees

Satnam Singh Sandhu

Founder, Chandigarh Welfare Trust

Satnam Singh Sandhu is the Founder, Chandigarh Welfare Trust; Founder Chancellor, Chandigarh University and Founder Chairman, Chandigarh Group of Colleges. His consistent and spirited work towards the advancement of higher education ecosystem in India is a lighthouse on global perspectives in learning, teaching methodologies, research, innovation, and work opportunities for students coming in from around the world.

Under his farsighted leadership, The Chandigarh University has become a forerunner for higher education seekers imparting industry-ready learning in more than 150 streams to students from all around the world.

His contributions in the field of Education, Employability, Sports, Agriculture, Research and Development, Art, Culture, Humanities and Women's Rights have earned him a special place in the hearts of people who work directly within his institutional establishments, and the hundreds of thousands of people whose lives he has single­handedly impacted in the past 40years of his remarkable journey.

With over 30 years of industry experience as an illustrious Finance Professional, Mr. Rampaul Dhiman has had a flourishing career in audit and advisory services.

During his span of vocation, Mr. Dhiman has aided high-end corporate and private clients with smooth audit services along with offering them advisory services as well. With a list of clients that include public sector banks & government organizations, Mr. Dhiman has extensive experience in handling internal, concurrent, and statutory audits of micro as well as large conglomerations.

Mr. Dhiman has been a veteran in making financial planning and implementations. He works with a stipulated and successful theory of handle, manage and control for managing various organizations that he handles. Mr. Dhiman also holds extensive experience in advisory matters related to Income Tax & GST.

Mr. Rampaul Dhiman

Member - Governing Board,
Chandigarh Welfare Trust

Mr. Sunil Gupta

Member - Governing Board,
Chandigarh Welfare Trust

With over 32 years of experience in Chartered Accountancy, Mr. Sunil Gupta is a well-known CA with extensive experience in Banks, Corporate, and PSU audits, management consultancy taxations and search cases amongst several others.

Mr. Gupta has served in various positions in his vast career span including the position of Director, Canara Bank. He also served in a superior position in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Besides, Mr. Gupta also served as a Governing Body Member of Chandigarh University, Ex- Director of Chandigarh Club Ltd., Chairman of Panchkula Welfare Trust, and Treasurer of Punjab Judo Association. His inclination towards philanthropic work has motivated him to serve as chief patron of social organizations like Veer, Deva Foundation, Mukesh Memorial Society and more.

Having qualified the C.A. exam at the age of 21 years, Mr. Gupta contributed immensely in important policy making, board discussions, MIS Systems and much more in his span of 32 years of career.

DP Singh

Member - Governing Board,
Chandigarh Welfare Trust

A business professional with 40+ years of experience in Human Resources, DP Singh is known as a HR generalist transforming robust HR functions and organizational transformations.

Mr. Singh has had a successful stint as a leader, mentor, and a policy maker while aiding in organizational growth and development with cross cultural teams for best business results across diverse industry sectors. Over the years, he has been flourishingly running his own HR consulting entity serving a wide cross-section of industries including manufacturing and IT.

Also, Mr. Singh has served in several strategically crucial positions such as Chief Advisor to HR Policy Association for India, Advisor to Total Brain Ltd, San Francisco, Independent Director on the Board of Ethos India limited and as the Employability Consultant with Amazon Internet Service Private Ltd (AWS).

Further, he has served as Vice President & HR Head with IBM - India/ South Asia and worked with Chandigarh University as its Senior Executive Vice President.

Mr. Singh has been actively involved in sharing his perspective on various professional forums as a brilliant thought leader.