NE Knowledge Foundation
Kaziranga University was conceptualized with a vision towards holistic and world-class education. The entire idea is based on the premise that every human being finds identity, meaning and purpose of life through an enduring bonding with the community, with nature and with humanitarian values of compassion and peace. KU believes in and endorses the ideology of conjoining serenity of the natural environment with the best international standards of educational facilities
This esteemed University has been promoted by the Trust under the banner of the North Eastern Knowledge Foundation, a trust registered under the Indian Trust Act 1882, and was proudly founded in the year 2012 by the Khetan Industrial Group. The University is established under the Assam Private University Act No. XII of 2007 under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956, with the sole idea of imparting quality education to students, and achieving the status of a world class university that can offer state-of-the-art education and research avenues relevant to the contemporary world.
The University, in a limited span of time, has created a benchmark of excellence under the dynamic leadership, guidance and supervision of Dr. Prashanta Kumar Mishra, the President of NEKF. Dr. Mishra brings with him a rich experience of over 25 years in education entrepreneurship. It was his astute vision and leadership potential that has helped the University attain such echelons of success. Dr. Mishra envisioned and thus created a world-class learning environment for students of North-East India, at par with 21st century learning standards.
The Khetan Industrial Group is headed by a visionary and self-created entrepreneur Mr. Muralidhar Khetan. Mr. Khetan started off with a firm called M/s. Hightension Electricals way back in 1959. The Group has grown in leaps and bounds over the years and has expanded to absorb companies like Neccon Power & Infra Ltd., North East Cable Pvt. Ltd., Brahmaputra Infrapower Pvt. Ltd. and North Eastern Educare and Research Pvt. Ltd. The Group, through its entrepreneurial ventures, has significantly contributed towards the socio-economic development of the region.