Passionate about the education sector in India and with a deep desire to make a difference, Captain Mohindra commands to his credit a large number of schools that he has helped set up – from conceptualisation to final commissioning.
Captain Mohindra has a distinguished track record. Formerly the Chief Executive, Indian Express, Mumbai; Director, India Supply Mission, London; Commander (S) INS VIKRANT (aircraft carrier) and General Manager (Commercial), Shipping Corporation of India, Captain Mohindra founded the educational consultancy in 1997 specialising in setting up new educational institutions, especially international schools and schools affiliated to pan-India Boards. Capt Mohindra was also the Founder Director of the Mahindra United World College of India (MUWCI), its first CEO and Project Director and was associated with the UWC movement in India from 1982 to 1998.
Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, President of the UWCs, awarded Capt Mohindra a special commendation “In recognition of his outstanding skill, courage, selflessness and absolute determination in the accomplishment of this long-standing dream. His commitment is exemplary within the history of United World Colleges.” His role in setting up a UWC in India was also commended by HRH the Prince of Wales, the former President of the UWCs.
Today, Raj Mohindra Consultants is a leading consultancy in this field and the international schools set up by it have consistently featured amongst the top in the country in the annual rankings by EducationWorld, Bengaluru.
Capt Mohindra was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Education Leadership Award 2016 by EducationWorld, Bengaluru.