Mungtu Ram Jaipuria
Occupation(s)Social worker, educationist, industrialist
Known forSeth M.R. Jaipuria Schools
ChildrenRajaram Jaipuria

Mungtu Ram Jaipuria was an Indian social worker, industrialist and educationist and the founder of Seth M.R. Jaipuria Schools.[1][2] The Government of India awarded him Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award, in 1971.[3]


He was the son of Seth Anandaram Jaipuria who belonged to Nawalgarh[4] but migrated to Kolkata and Kanpur later.


He managed several industries, such as sugar mills, textile spinning, and weaving, etc. He partnered with one of the oldest textile mills in India. Swadeshi cotton mills at Kanpur which was acquired by National Textile Corporation in 1978.[5][6]

See also


  1. ^ "History". 27 May 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  2. ^ "About Seth M.R. Jaipuria School". 27 May 2018. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. Government of India. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ Indians Overseas: Year Book and Who's who. Overseas Publishing House. p. 31.
  5. ^ B. M. Birla, Chairman; L. P. Misra, Member; B. N. Das Gupta, Member; Padampat Singhania, Member; J. K. Sr1vastava, Member; Ram Ratan Gupta, Member; M. R. Ja1puria, Member; R. P. Nevatia, Member; K. K. Birla, Member (1956). Report of the Fact Finding Committee: Large Scale Industries. Lucknow, Superintendent Printing and Stationery. p. 135.((cite book)): CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ The Indian Textile Journal 1854-1954. Indian Textile Journal, Bombay. 1955. p. 556.