Late S. Gurdev Singh Hayer was born on December 10, 1930. He graduated from Khalsa College, Lahore. Being a Visionary much ahead of his time, he was filled with a passionate zeal to work for the upliftment of society. He knew that he had the ability to spread the light of education. Thus, he set up the Saint Soldier International Education Society and established Saint Soldier International School at Mukatsar Sahib in 1960. Thereafter he established Saint Soldier International School at Chandigarh in 1973. His vision and mission was to provide education to all.
He was the Chairman of the Saint Soldier International Education Society for twenty five years. During this period he focused on education for girls as he firmly believed that women could be truly empowered only through education. As a philanthropist and leader, he worked closely with several social organizations.
He left us for his heavenly abode on January 3, 2012 but his ideals and encouragement shall always be with us to guide us in times to come.