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GRAS Education and Training Services Pvt Ltd

NSDC & MSDF funded vocational and skills training company.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Education
  • Location Noida, UP, India
  • Currency INR
  • Founded June 2007
  • Employees 180
  • Website

Company Summary

Founded by two IIM alumnus with a vision to bring about social change by empowering unemployed youth with vocational skills and making them ‘Eduployable’- Educated and Employable and capable of earning a decent livelihood. The company is funded by NSDC & MSDF & successfully operating 19 skill development centers in North India. Has successful operational track record of training more than 12,000 students for last 3 years.


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    Arindam Lahiri
    Executive Director

    - Has total 19 years of experience with last 10 years dedicated to education sector.
    - Served as a Director – Cofounder Career Launcher from 2001-11
    - Served as Advisor, Education & Skills at IL&FS Education
    - Is a Member, CII National Committee on Higher Education and also a Member of the JETCO Skills and Education Committee, promoted by UKTI through British High Commission in India
    -Post Graduate certification from Indian Institute of Manag

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    Tahsin Zahid
    Chief Executive Officer

    - Has 14 years of experience in Vocational Education sector in India
    - Instrumental in establishing Wigan and Leigh College, IILM, Maples and SBCS Institute
    - Has been an Advisor to the International School of Marketing Communications
    - Co-Chairman Skill Development Committee (Honrary), PHD Chamber of Commerce and industry
    - Post Graduate certification from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta

Previous Investors

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    Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF)
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    Ajay Banga, President and CEO of MasterCard