Great Ganges Education Society, the parent body of Great Ganges Institute of Technology, is a venerable name in the educational firmament of Kanpur and Central Uttar Pradesh. Born out of the lofty ideals and the intense desire of a few reputed and successful academicians, entrepreneurs, administrators and philanthropists who believed in education as the best means to bring about social transformation of the populace and their true empowerment which will not only usher in economic betterment but also help them contribute towards nation building,

The GGIT, starting operations from the academic session 2013-14, thus has a good lineage and benefit of highly acknowledged and experienced people in the Governing Body to mentor and guide the working of the new Institute and oversee accomplishment of its mandate.