Late Ram Pyari Awasthi – Founder (1930 – 2016)

Ram Pyari Awasthi, a successful housewife of Late Gaya Prasad Awasthi was born and brought up in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh. With no education and experience, she gave her children the most valued asset of life – EDUCATION. Mrs. Awasthi also put forward a step to fulfill her husband’s vision of helping people and laid the foundation of Pt. Gaya Prasad Awasthi Charitable Trust. She was a true example of empowered women who died in 2016. Since then, the duties and responsibilities of the trust are handled by her son Rama Shanker Awasthi.

 Rama Shanker Awasthi – President

Rama Shanker Awasthi, current President and one of the founder Trustee of GPA Trust, was born in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is a graduate in Civil Engineering and a PGDBA degree holder. Rama Shanker Awasthi have been following his parent’s footsteps and is aimed to fulfilling their incomplete desires and dreams.


Rama Shankar Awasthi

Chandra Bhushan Paliwal – Trustee

A retired IAS Officer, Chandra Bhushan Paliwal was born in  Urai, Jalaun district, Uttar Pradesh. He is a Post graduate (M.Tech) from IIT, Kanpur in technology and did his MBA from HULL University, United Kingdom in the year 2001. A retired Additional Chief Secretary and a Chairman of UPSSSC, Mr. Paliwal specializes in Administration, Management, Policy Making etc. He is the working trustee of GPA Trust.

Chandra Bhushan Paliwal

Shiv Shanker Awasthi - Trustee

Shiv Shanker Awasthi, son of Late Gaya Prasad Awasthi and Ram Pyari Awasthi, is a successful businessman born in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is a post graduate in Law from Lucknow University and is associated with various societies and associations. Mr. Awasthi is the Chairman of GPRP Awasthi Education & Welfare Trust, which runs Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Lucknow (Campus at Kanpur road). He is also one of the founder member of GPA Trust.

Shiv Shanker Awasthi