Shri. R.K. Sinha has been conferred upon with an Honorary Doctorate by the Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari (Bihar), for his significant contribution in the field of journalism, social service, and employment generation. The Doctorate Degree was conferred on him by the Hon'ble President of India, Mrs. Droupadi Murmu on 19th October 2023
Dr. Ravindra Kishore Sinha graduated in Political Science from Anugrah Narayan College, Patna. He began his career as a journalist. He was a war correspondent during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, and proved to be a highly successful investigative journalist. He took an active part in the student movement led by Loknayak Jai Prakash Narayan in 1974-75, and went on to write the book "Jan Andolan" based on his experience.
Dr. Sinha, a first generation entrepreneur started Security and Intelligence Services (India) Limited in 1974. Today, SIS Group is recognised as a leader in security and business support services in the Asia Pacific Region with over 2,80,000 permanent employees. By 2023, SIS has grown to 17,603 corporate customers with a business volume in excess of Rs. 11000 crores.
Dr. Sinha founded ‘The Indian Public School’ in Dehradun in 2001. The school is excellent in the field of academics, sports, art & culture ensuring the overall development of personality of a child.
The educational philosophy that inspired Dr. Sinha, the founder-chairman of The Indian Public School, was to provide easy access to parents, who nurture a dream for their wards and ardently wish to educate them in a boarding school, where quality education, firmly rooted in traditional values that have stood the test of time, can fulfill the aspirations of their wards and translated their cherished dreams into reality.
Dr. Sinha has travelled across the globe on lecture tours to attend. conferences and seminars in more than 22 countries including the U.S.A., U.K, Canada, Japan, Germany, Australia, the Netherlands, Italy, France, Switzerland, Singapore, etc.
In the Indian government, he has held positions as the Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, related with security arrangements of CSIR establishments. He has also worked as Advisor to union HRD minister, Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi. During this period, he played an important role in overseeing seven ministries and more than 50 national research laboratories.
In February 2014, Dr. Sinha was elected (unopposed) as a Member of Parliament to the Rajya Sabha. During his term as MP, Dr. Sinha did many public service works. As a former MP, Dr. Sinha continues to contribute in every field through social work. He is also a writer of distinction with publications of 20 books to his credit.