The Jan Pragati Education Society (JPES) has a rich and proud heritage of academic excellence and is a leading house in the field of Pharmacy, Engineering & Technology, Nursing, Management, School and Teacher’s Education. Innovation, excellence and quality are the driving forces on the campus.

The main objective of the Jan Pragati Education Society (JPES) is the creation of higher human resources for excellence in the respective spheres of work, the consolidation, the technological and instructional power to sustain that excellence. The Jan Pragati Education Society is managed by duly constituted Governing Body, which was established in the year 2003. The society is registered Under Society registration Act XXI of 1866 rule vide registration No. 1398.

JPES began its journey with the establishment of the Columbia College of Pharmacy in 2004 with a motto of imparting value-based education in the field of pharmacy and providing services for the welfare of mankind. The Columbia Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raipur (CIET, Raipur) was established in the year of 2008 followed by the Columbia College of Nursing in 2011. The next Milestone set by JPES was in the year 2013 in the form of Columbia College with B.Ed. course (Teachers Training) and D.El.Ed. course started from 2019. Columbia College is approved by NCTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.