Shri Babu Jugal Kishore (1885-1967), a freedom fighter and the member of Rajya Sabha from joint states of Punjab, had sown the seeds of ASPAM Foundation, way back in early 1900. After graduating in law in 1917, he started his career as a lawyer in Hissar. Soon he got involved with the nationwide freedom struggle and his efforts were published in various newspapers. The struggle for freedom had him put behind bars during his fight.
After attaining the independence for the country, Shri Babu Jugal Kishore continued with reforms against the evils of the society. He initiated several mass movements such as Bhoodan Movements, Khadi Prachar, Harijan uplift, to name a few.
Continuing with the family tradition, Shri Babu Jugal Kishore’s grandsons, Mr. Ashok Goel and Mr. Sudhir Goyel, Founders of Gulf Petrochem Group are continuing his vision and work.
Shri Babu Jugal Kishore's vision towards ASPAMFoundation was to make a difference in the society, by providing help to the less fortunate. ASPAM Foundation has taken many steps in reaching out to the needy by giving basic needs to the poor, education to the less privileged and assistance to the handicapped.
In addition to this he also initiated Chiranji Lal Jairamdas Mangaliwala Charitable Trust in Hissar to provide hospitality services to devotees and tourist in Hissar.