[Women’s Day Special] Salute to a Legend: Mrs Meera Ranawat

A fine morning at Techno NJR knowledge campus, buses bringing students to the college and you see a tall lady welcoming every student with a sweet smile. The ones who have guessed it, yes they are right. She is none other than the sweet, caring, down-to-earth and ever smiling chairperson of the Techno India NJR Institute of Technology, Mrs. Meera Ranawat.

Meera Ranawat

Mrs. Meera Ranawat

Meera Ranawat was born on 17.4.1952 at Merta city (Home town of Meera Bai). She did her schooling at MGD School, Jaipur. In addition to being a good student she was a good sports person and represented her school and college in Basketball. She did her graduation in Arts (B.A.) from Maharani College, Jaipur.

Her husband, Shri J.S. Ranawat, a management graduate, was a corporate executive and worked for Birla group in India and Indonesia, Sigapore and Malaysia. He was GM of a carpet company in Abu Dhabi when he left for heavenly abode on 5.6.2003.

Navdeep, her son, a bright student completed his schooling from St. Columba’s School, Delhi and international school, Jakarta,Indonesia and  did his undergraduate degree in  Telecommunication Engineering from Polytechnic University, NewYork. He subsequently did his M.S. from the same university. He was working with Reuter when he met an accident and left the world in 2001.

It was in memory of her husband and her son, Meera Ranawat established Navdeep Jitendra  Ranawat (NJR) Foundation on 12.6.2003 along with Shri R.S.Vyas, a very close family friend with an objective of setting up a world class engineering college at Udaipur, her husband’s hometown.

Mrs Meera Ranawat in discussion with Lakshya Raj Singh Mewar

Mrs Meera Ranawat in discussion with Mr. Lakshya Raj Singh Mewar

It is her sheer determination and perseverance that has resulted in establishment of Techno India NJR Institute of Technology. Her dream is to take this Institute to further heights and make it among top engineering colleges of India. She treats every student of the college as her own child and helps them or guides them in any of their doubts or problems. Student welfare is her topmost priority, also, she does not withdraws any salary from the college or the foundation.

She is a living example of how you can put your personal pains behind for a larger purpose in life. She is a role model for Women of India. Team Udaipurblog and the entire Udaipur salutes her on International Women’s day.

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  • amit
    March 8, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    she is the only idol i see and think of when i close my eyes!!!!!!!!!
    being from a rajput background and being a women, she is a perfect idol for all the womens who wants to do something in life!!!!
    happy womens day!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Prasun Bannerjee
      March 9, 2011 at 1:21 am

      Yes Amit. She is indeed an idol for all. May God bless her 🙂

  • deepali
    March 8, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    Each and every stundent of Techno NJR is blessed by the blessings of this great personality.we feel proud to b a part of it……

  • deepali
    March 8, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    Each and every student of Techno NJR is blessed by the blessings of this great personality.we feel proud to b a part of it……

  • Upesh Bhatt
    March 8, 2011 at 11:08 pm

    when i step down from d bus in d mrng, a sweet welcoming smile just make my day…

  • Prasun Bannerjee
    March 9, 2011 at 1:28 am

    yes Deepali and Upesh. Everyone feels proud to be a part of techno njr. So do I 🙂
    Its all due to caring attitude of meera ma’m

  • Prasun Bannerjee
    March 9, 2011 at 1:42 am

    This is indeed one of my best article coverage about one of my best inspirational personalities. not to forget, Special Thanks to director sir Mr. R.S. Vyas for the support. 🙂 God Bless you ma’m. We all love u 🙂 🙂 <3

  • Mohit Singh
    March 9, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    She is an idol 4 any women life ,
    She is the 2nd lady in rajput community (1st one is Vasundhra Raje) whom i met personally,
    and got inspired
    its my pleasure to complete my graduation under her guidens & instructon…
    She is a great persnality, i feel proud to be part of it….
    The bst part of mam is sweet smiling face …
    Thanks 2 mam…:-)

  • apeksha
    April 16, 2011 at 10:59 pm

    v true..
    she is always ready to give a helping hand.
    SIMPICITY in its BEST….
    We all luv u mam:)


  • Kishore pancholi
    August 7, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    You will remain a timeless inspirator for the people of Udaipur.Generations to come will remember you as one who has done some thing for the people of have truly paid up the “GRAM RUN”a debt that you owed to the mati,the mother land.May you scale even greater heights amd bring more laurels.God bless you.Ram Ram.

  • Alka Backliwal
    May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm

    Meera ji Years have passed .My son Rahul if you remember was a close friend of Navdeep .We were shocked to hear Just yesterday that Navdeep the smiling friendly face is no more with us .and so is mr ranawat .I remember the birthday parties of our children .There is so much to remember and say…..When ever you are in Delhi do visit us. As a mother and friend i wish you a very peaceful happy life .If there is any thing for us do let us know Right now we are all fine i have two grand daughters from Rahul and one grand son from Sheetal she is in MN USA .i am a food stylist and write recipes for Hindi Vanita and doing Tupperware
    Once again we share our deep concern
    Recently we had gone to Udaipur for a holiday Had i known we would have visited you Take care
    Alka Backliwal 9811066902
    Ashok Backliwal 9810298588
    Rahul Backliwal 9810631423

  • Dinesh gurjar
    September 7, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Without meera mam techno collage like a without mother home. She is always my & all techno student mother.

  • Paras Kothari
    March 9, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    It is my pleasure to have her as a mentor during my development phase, her small statements were very motivating and having same values till date….

    Simply Salute to The Living legend ….

    Thanks Meera Madam for being there …. Regards


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