Madhavrao Jivajirao Scindia is the scion of the royal family of Gwalior. He received his higher education at Winchester College, England. After having distinguished himself at the hallowed portals of oxford University, he returned to serve the people of his homeland, representing their interests in parliament
He has shown exemplary dedication and devotion to his constitutional role as a member of the Lok Sabha from 1971 till date. He has held the charge of Union Minister for railways from December, 1984 till December 1989. Under his dynamic leadership this ministry achieved unheard of heights. He has been a member of various parliamentary consultative committees. He has led and represented the country at various confidences abroad and has had the distinction of being Minister-in-Waiting to the President of India on his official visits abroad.
Madhavrao Jivajirao Scindia’s keen interest in sports is legendary. He is presently the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. He also heads the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association and Madhya Pradesh Wild life Society. His interest in education of the youth is also well known. He is on the board of Governors of various educational institutions. Madhavrao Jivajirao Scindia, by his selfless devotion to the upliftment of society has established traditions and set standards for all, thus distinguishing himself as an Old Boy of Scindia School. The Scindia School confers on Madhavrao Jivajirao Scindia the Madhav Award as an Old Boy of Eminence for the year 1990.
– Gwalior 29th October 1990