Syt. Basant Kumar Birla is the youngest son of Sh. Ghanshyam Das Birla, Father of Late Sh. Aditya Birla, Grand Father of Sh. Kumar Mangalam Birla, born on 4th February, 1921 and had married to Dr. Sarala ji Birla.He is the Chairman of B K Birla Group, Krishnarpan Charity Trust, BKBIET, Pilani and various educational Trusts & Institutes.At the age of 15, he was actively associated with a large number of Companies & became the Chairman of Kesoram Industries. He concentrated on the industries of cotton, viscose, polyester and nylon yarns, refractory, paper, shipping, tyrecord, transparent paper, spun pipe, cement, tea, coffee, cardamom, chemicals, plywood, M.D.F. Board etc.With the blessings of Lord Ganesha, Bhoomi Poojan of the Institute BKBIET was held on 5th Oct. 2005. Dr. P.S. Bhatnagar, Director BKBIET performed the bhoomi poojan. The Institute is sprawled in 15 acres of land located in the vicinity of BTTI, CEERI and BITS campus.
Dr.(Smt) Sarala Ji Birla inaugurated the Institute in the presence of Syt B K Birla, Madama Zennet Zewide, Ambassador , Embassy of Ethiopia and Swami Rajeshwaranand Ji Maharaj.