|Name||:||Dr. S.K. Agrawal|
|Director ||:|| Sky Academy|
|Date of Birth||:|| 12th December, 1976|
|Office ||:|| IInd Floor, Kalpana Plaza, Birhana Road, Kanpur - 208001|
|Contact No. ||:||9415052480; 0512-3014945; 0512-3028235|
♦ PhD. From Kanpur University
♦ Completed B.Ed. from Kanpur University in 2003
♦ Completed M.Com. from Kanpur University in 1999 from Christ Church Degree College, Kanpur.
♦ Completed B.Com. from Kanpur University in 1997 from Christ Church Degree College, Kanpur.
♦ Completed Intermediate from U.P. Board in 1994 from BNSD Inter College, Kanpur.
♦ Completed High School from U.P. Board in 1992 from Pt. Deendayal Sanatan Dharam Vidyalaya, Kanpur.
♦ 22 years of teaching experience in Accountancy in I.S.C., B.Com, C.A. & C.S.
♦ 4 years' teaching experience in Accountancy in St. Aloysis School, Kanpur
(1998-99 to 2001-02).
♦ 9 Years' teaching experience in Accountancy in St. Mary's Convent School, Kanpur (2002-2011).
♦ Worked as Supervising Examiner in 2005 in St. Lawrence High School, Unnao.
♦ Worked as Supervising Examiner in 2007 in Methodist High School, Kanpur.
♦ Worked as Supervising Examiner in 2008 in United Public School, Kanpur.
♦ Has been a member of management committee in St. Mary's Convent High School, Kanpur from 2006 to 2011 upto the date of voluntary retirement from the school.
♦ Founder and Director of "Sky Academy"- a premiere institute for deliverance of knowledge in the field of accountancy and allied courses in Kanpur ever since its establishment on 21st August, 2006.
♦ After having taught for 10 years, Dr. S.K. Agrawal was one of the pioneers who envisioned the establishment of an academy exclusively dedicated to the field of commerce in 2006 in the city of Kanpur, which was since long recognized for being a science hub and for excellence in preparatory classes for medical and engineering examinations. Today Kanpur has gained recognition for deliverance of quality education in the field of commerce, especially in C.A. and a major credit for the same goes to Dr. S.K. Agrawal who through his unique vision has not only created a centre for learning but also for an overall mental, moral and social development of aspiring students at all levels.
♦ Sky Academy has today established its mark in the field of education in U.P. as a premier institution to which students from not only within the city of Kanpur flock to but also students from other cities come to seek expert professional guidance and knowledge and be a part of this academy.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has to his credit a long list of outstanding results year after
year in different courses whereby he has given to the city several All India
Toppers and also several city toppers in I.S.C. & C.A. Examinations.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal was one of the first intellectuals to launch a website -"skyacademykanpur.com" for the benefit of students in the commerce field in Kanpur. Though this website the students have an access not only to the profile and achievements of the academy but also to the guidance on various course related queries.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal, Director of Sky Academy, was awarded the prestigious Shiksha Bharati Puraskar on 11th May, 2012, at the 67th National Seminar on Globalisation of Indian Industries and World Peace, jointly organized at the Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, by IEDRA (Indian Economic Development and Research Association) and AIAF (All India Achievers' Foundation), for his remarkable contribution in the field of education. This honour was conferred upon him jointly by the dignitaries- Dr. G.V.G. Krishnamurthy(Ex- Election Commissioner of India), Dr. Bhishma Narain Singh (Former Governor and Union Minister), Justice O.P. Verma (Former Governor & Chief Justice), His Excellency Samuel K. Mambo (High Commissioner of Namibia), Mr. Syed Rizvi (Former Governor of Jharkhand) , Major (Retd.) Ved Prakash (Secretary, All India Congress Committee) and Mr. Ranjan Oberoi (General Secretary, IEDRA).
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal was honoured by the Samajwadi Party in Kanpur for his service of imparting ethical education to the students on 19th September 2012 in the programme held on the occasion of "shikshak divas"
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has received letters of nomination for more than 50 awards by various organisations and societies for excellence in education but he refused to accept the same since they were paid.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has always actively participated actively in various social activities at a personal level and also through the platform of Sky Academy¯. He is involved in promoting the socially beneficial cause of Eye Donation¯, initiated by Lion's Club, Kanpur and he himself along with the members of his family has committed to this noble cause.
♦ He also lends his cooperation to the police and other local authorities for the purpose of inculcating in the students a sense of civic consciousness and a regard for the regulations and legal framework. He also gives due credit and appreciation to the electricity board of Kanpur (KESCO) for their genuine efforts in contrast to the society which is usually known for criticism of authorities on their failures.
♦ He also fulfills his social responsibility by providing assistance to many financially weak students who have the zeal to learn and get education and helps them in creating a better future for themselves.
♦ He also participates on a regular basis in the name of the academy in various social drives and campaigns organized for the destitute or the underprivileged children from time to time by Radio Mirchi and Kanpur based NGOs like Search Foundation & many others and Aids awareness programmes organized by I-Next.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has always laid special emphasis on the cultivation of ethics and values amongst the students and has made endeavors to spread these values in the society. On the occasion of Basant Panchmi in Feb., 2013 Dr. S.K. Agrawal conducted the consecration of Saraswati ji in the Brahaspati Dev Mandir at Birhana Road to pay homage and also to infuse in the students humble devotion towards the Goddess of Knowledge and art.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has always believed in the principle of inclusive growth. 21st August 2016, marked the 10th anniversary of Sky Academy. To commemorate the completion of 10 successful years of the establishment of Sky Academy, Dr. S.K. Agrawal, distributed
T-shirts bearing the logo of Sky Academy, not only among the students of the academy, but also donated the same, to the city administration to be further distributed among the inmates of an old age home in Kanpur. D.M. Kanpur - Mr. Kaushal Raj Sharma, applauded the Academy for its contribution to social causes.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal, always inspires his students and his team to contribute to social causes and work for the upliftment of the under privileged. During winters, the poor usually face the wrath of the weather due to their meager resources. In an initiative taken by the Academy, the students of the Academy were inspired to collect and deposit old clothes from their households for the purpose of distribution among the needy. The academy under the leadership of Dr. S.K. Agrawal, not only collected large quantum of clothes and distributed among the needy but also collaborated with 'Kapda Bank'- an NGO in Kalyanpur to facilitate the distribution of clothes in the village areas. The Academy was honoured with an award by 'Kapda Bank', on 26th March 2017, as a recognition of the significant contribution made by team Sky Academy.
Dr. S.K. Agrawal lays emphasis on the overall growth of the students in all spheres and he himself is a reflection of this thought:
♦ He has a natural talent for acting and singing and has won several awards and accolades at State and National Level. Few awards worth mention are:-
(i) Best Actor Award in 1997 in the All India Drama Competition held in Rampur.
(ii) He was awarded the Best Actor award for a play titled "Promotion" organized by
Rotary Club, Kanpur.
(iii) He was also awarded the best actor award in a leading role by Maharashtra
Mandal for his play titled "Promotion"
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has a forte' in writing and authored several articles in many renowned Newspapers like, Times of India, Jagran Josh and many others. His affinity for writing is evident also in prose and poetry that he composes in his leisure time.
♦ Has authored a book titled "Problems and Solution in I.S.C. Accounting"¯, published in year 2001 by - Newman Group of Publishers.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal has been approached by various publication houses of repute to write/edit books meant for academic and professional courses. He has recently edited the "CA CPT Question Bank " of Taxmann Publications which came into print and circulation in April 2014
♦ He has been an ardent sportsman during his college years and represented his alma mater (Christ Church Degree College) as a captain of its Chess Team at State and District Level.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal enjoys the reputation of being a renowned teacher and on account of his popularity both on professional and social fronts several articles have been penned on him by several newspapers like Times of India and many others.
♦ Dr. S.K. Agrawal, is popular among his students for his oratory skills and has inspired many students with his motivational words. He was invited as a Special Guest & Eminent Speaker in a seminar on "New Generation - Attitude is Everything, Diversity Issue & Self- Presentation", organized by Rotaract Club of Kanpur at U.P. Stock Exchange on 9th March, 2016