Founders

Strong positive influencers who create an environment filled with good values and principles. We are fortunate to have a great team who guide the institute towards its vision.

 

CA NILAY P. MEHTA

FOUNDER & CMO


CA Nilay Mehta is the founder of Nilaya Group of Institutes. A CA, DISA, and M.COM, Mr. Mehta was a practicing Chartered Accountant before taking up his entrepreneurial career.He believes that “Along with creating highly skilled &successful youth, education should create good human beings with strength of mind, purity of character & vision to spread good culture. Currently, there is a big chasm between the education that a student receives in the universities and the skills required in the professional world. This creates frustration for the professional and leads to ineffectiveness in his career. He therefore, took up the responsibility to restructure education framework in line with the practical requirements in the professional world and train the students on professional as well as life skills.”

 

It was with this ideology that Mr. Mehta started the Nilaya Group of Institutes, with its first institute Nilaya’s ICATS Institute of Commerce in 2008 which has built fulfilling careers and enriching lives of thousands of students in the field of commerce. Today, ICATS has gained solid credibility and is considered as one of the top institutes in Commerce.

 

Mr. Mehta has more than 19 years of experience in Education, Accounts, Finance, Tax and Corporate Training. A very approachable leader, he is passionate about bringing out the best in every person he meets. He combines his corporate experience, creative abilities and strong communication skills to build an effective educational ecosystem.

 

At NIBE, Mr. Mehta is the driving force for creating the right corporate environment and industry collaborations for the next generation entrepreneurs and leaders.

 


 

MRS. PAYAL N. MEHTA

MANAGING DIRECTOR


Mrs. Mehta leads the day-to-day operations at NIBE. She is an MBA and has completed her Bachelorette in Computer Science.She has a vast experience in the field of Accounts, Finance, Taxation and Corporate training for more than 11 years. Her ability to connect with students easily has made her a role model for the students at other institutes of the Nilaya Group.

 

At NIBE she is responsible for creating the right platform for holistic development of students, inculcating in them the values of integrity, discipline and leadership and insure individual growth.

 


 

MR. SMITESH S. SHAH

DIRECTOR – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & ADMINISTRATION


Mr. Shah is an Engineer with more than 14 years experience in managing the Finance Operations for a major ITES company. He is a process-oriented task master and is great at corporate communications too.At NIBE he is responsible for corporate collaborations, students’ communication and back office administration.It is his dream to spread the teachings of Nilaya to every corner of India.