PR Newswire-BERG Singapore Fetes India-based Educational Institutions


India-based educational institutions and educationists were awarded at the inaugural edition of the BERG Awards for Education here today. Conceptualised and hosted by the Singapore-based Business Excellence & Research Group (BERG), the awards also highlighted the crucial role being played by the education sector, both private and public, in helping capitalise on India’s much acclaimed ‘demographic dividend’.

The Vice-Chancellor of NMIMS University, Mumbai, Dr Rajan Saxena and Chancellor of Lovely Punjab University, Mr Ashok Mittal were given a special recognition with the Distinguished Educationist award for their contribution to the education sector.Chairman of the BERG Advisory Board, Mr Thomas McMahon said, “India’s youth hold the promise and the education sector plays a critical role in harvesting this immense potential. Innovation-led skills development is a need of the hour and a robust public-private partnership will be needed to achieve this.”

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