Himgiri Zee University (Himgiri Zee University)has been established to meet the growing demand for trained human resources in various social, educational, scientific, technical and professional organizations so as to channel human energy towards sustainable economic and social development.
In order to make a positive difference to education and employment, Shri Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group of Industries and Zee Telefilms had brought together in 1995 a group of committed anthropologists, sociologists, economists and development communications professionals to set up TALEEM Research Foundation in Ahmedabad. One of the mandates of Taleem Research Foundation was to set up the Himgiri Zee University.
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) is the specialised university for energy and oil sector studies. It is situated at Dehradun and has been established through an act of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand in the year 2003.
Born out of a unique vision, UPES is India's first Energy University and Asia's first and only Energy & Core Sector University. UGC and NAAC recognised, UPES offers over 42 graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs to more than 4200 students in the high growth sectors of Oil & Gas, Power, Aviation, Shipping, Automobile,International Business,Law, Infrastructure, Electronics, IT and Logistics & Supply Chain. The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) and Centre for Aviation Studies (CAS), UPES offer Executive programs through distance learning mode for the working professionals.