Shri Vijay Kumar Gupta was born on 5th May, 1946 at Kaithal, Haryana. He did his schooling from Yadvindra Public School, Patiala, B.Com. from St. Xaviers College, Ranchi and Diploma in Business Management from Adrian College, USA.
He is the Managing Director of Beekay Group of Companies. He believes that success in any sphere of life is only possible with a strong belief, discipline, determination and timely implementation. These are the founding principles of Beekay Group, who have done extensive activities in manufacturing Metallurgical Equipment, Iron and Steel Castings, Technological Structures as well as Turnkey & Infrastructure Projects.
Beekay group has joined hands with International Technology providers in executing larger projects for Steel industry. Group's manufacturing unit is accredited with ISO 9001: 2000 for Quality Systems, ISO 14001: 2004 for Environment, ISO 18001 : 2007 for Occupation Health and Safety(OHSAS), Certified Fabrication Shop (SMPV (U)) by Department of Explosives under Ministry of Petroleum, Government of India. This unit is also having API Monogram licenses for 4F, 11E & 12F of American Petroleum Institute and has achieved ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) - "U" Stamp Code.
As recognition to his services, Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue conferred upon him the "SAMMAN PATRA" for his valuable contribution to the Customs and Central Excise Revenue for the year 1998-'99. He has always maintained close relations with his employees and his inter personal relations are par excellence. Employees Provident Fund Organization, Indore honored him with "PARSHASTI PATRA" as Best Employer" in the Year 2001 for his deep concern towards cause of workers and staff.
Department of Industrial Health & Safety, Government of Chhattisgarh rated his unit as No. 1 in Industrial Health & Safety Practices in the Year 2011.
His love for education led to the establishment of Bhilai Institute of Technology in the year 1987. It is the first private Engineering College of erstwhile Madhya Pradesh, which now nurtures 5000 students from all over India and is rated as the best private Engineering & Management Institution in Chhattisgarh.
He is a leading philanthropist of the Region and is on the Management Committee of Several Religious Organizations like Trustee - Sanatan Dharma Sabha, Bhilai; Chairman - ISKON, Raipur; Trustee - Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Bhilai; Chief Patron - Ayyappa Sewa Sangham, Bhilai; Patron - Skandashram, Bhilai; Patron - Shri Siddhi Vinayaka Temple, Bhilai; Vice President - Akhil Bhartiya Aggarwal Sammelan, Delhi.
He is also activity involved in Public Institutions & Societies in various capacities viz. Founder Chairman of CII-Chhattisgarh State Council & Chhattisgarh Udyog Mahasangh, Raipur. He is the Chairman of Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg & Raipur; Executive President of Shiksha Deep Trust, Raipur and is the Ex-Member of Chhattisgarh Industrial Promotion Board, Government of Chhattisgarh.