Shri. Balendra Prasad Tripathi was born on 07.03.1937 at Dumari Khas Gorakhpur, U.P., India. His early education started in his village, for his Secondary & Degree level education he was sent to a small town called. Kushinagar. His hunger for education kept on growing and he sought admission to Gorakhpur University for post graduate education, he completed his Post Graduate in Political Science from the Gorakhpur University in 1963. Not satisfied he pursued his training in the area of education from Budha P.G. College, Kushinagar in 1964 for the B.Ed Course. Interestingly this place is renowned as the lord Buddha’s Nirvan Asthali and revered amongst Buddhist and Non-Buddhist throughout the world.
His professional career in Education started with his first appointment a teacher in Intermediate College very close to his native village in July 1964. He rigorously pursued his quest for imparting education in the students and soon in 1967 move on to Chauri Chaura (The place needs no introduction as it has a specific place in Indian Freedom Struggle ) where he was appointed as a Principal at intermediate college.
He retired in June 1997, but in his most humble voices he says “I was not tired. I had a mission for extending education to the children of rural and backward people of the society with this vision of importing higher education”.
After getting time off from his illustrious career, Sh. Tripathi decided to fulfil his long standing dream of establishing a temple for higher learning, where the students of such regions could get their education in their desired streams. To accomplish this he became part of not for profit Society and worked hard to establish the first college. The first course to be offered was degree level course for girls only. But looking at the growing demand from the student and parents the college was soon upgraded to graduate & post graduate levels both for girls and boys. The work done by this benevolent humanitarian is well revered in the area and his organization are running several well established and reputed colleges which offers not only formal education at under graduate and post graduate level but also offer professional courses such as B.Ed & study centre of Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University Allahabad, U.P.
In the same line of action the present BTC Course will help the people around the area and soon he wishes to start such Job oriented courses which will ensure that the student get jobs as soon as they complete the education. In this direction, a course like diploma in general nurses and mid-wifery has been proposed to start form the next academic session in his college. He believes that with the committed efforts by the management faculties and the students the college shall keep on rising standard in the field of education in the years to come.