MREI IS A HUB OF ACTIVITIES
MREI are accredited by respective Indian and globally acknowledged bodies. Like all leading names, it is reviewed for reaccreditation from time to time. The institutions meet the standards for accreditation established by an accrediting agency. These standards ensure that an institution has appropriate and clear goals, sufficient resources to achieve them, is fulfilling its objectives, and will continue to do so. The process provides MREI with an opportunity for reflection, honest assessment of strengths and weaknesses, along with a chance to develop strategies for continued improvement. Over a span MREI have achieved respectable rankings and academic accolades. This puts them in a different league altogether. Besides academics, they have received awards and recognition in sports and extracurricular activities. MREI are a major center for research and development covering various areas. Corporates in partnership, take full advantage of the expertise and resources that drive innovation. Here, an atmosphere of open innovation sparks new ideas, jump-starts discovery, accelerates progress and expands the frontiers of science.
GLORIOUS RECORD OF PLACEMENTS, SUCCESS AND KNOWLEDGE
Across the journey of last 20 years, 50,000 + students, including an alumni base exceeding 20,000, have been seen walking the MREI corridors of knowledge. With 16,000+ on-campus placements, more than 500 reputed MNCs and Indian corporates have been regularly patronizing MREI for student training and placement, all these years.
AN ARRAY OF ACCREDITATIONS
MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES (MRIIRS)
MRIIRS Faridabad, which is a Deemed-to-be-University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ Grade. This distinction places the University in the premier league of the top-rated universities of the country.
The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) has accredited MRIIRS for its B.Tech – Mechanical Engg., Computer Engg. and Electronics & Communication Engg (2004-2007). It has also provided accreditation for B.Tech – Mechanical Engg., Computer Engg, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engg (2007-2010). Accreditation has also been granted by Tata Consultancy Services, Maruti Suzuki Limited, HCL Technology, L&T InfoTech, Campus Connect Programme of Infosys and Partnership with EMC Corporation for training on Cloud Computing, Data Storage and Data Mining.
QS STAR RATING
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies has been awarded the prestigious QS Stars rating.TheUniversity was rated five stars in teaching, facilities, social responsibility and inclusiveness, becoming the first university from India to receive 5 stars in 4 categories. The QS Stars evaluation is a comprehensive audit which has rated over 275 universities in over 45 countries. This system is also recognized by government agencies as a test of quality for an institution and is considered a gateway to accreditation.
AUCKLAND INSTITUTE OF STUDIES (AIS), Auckland, New Zealand provides NZQA Accredited Diploma, UG and PG level Programmes. It has partnered with MRIIRS to provide curriculum and accreditation support for BBA-(Global) IB and B.Sc.-I.T. programmes.
MRIIRS is a designated NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) Centre. The B.Arch programme at MRIIRS is approved by Council of Architecture.
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
MANAV RACHNA UNIVERSITY (MRU)
MRU (erstwhile Manav Rachna College of Engineering has been accredited by the NAAC as an ‘A’ Grade Institution). TCS has accredited the Institute and opens the placement season in campus. The institute has been designated as nodal centre for virtual lab by NHRD, Government of India and Nodal Centre for National Entrepreneurship Centre.
MANAV RACHNA DENTAL COLLEGE (MRDC)
MRDC has also been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade- making it the 1st Dental College in Haryana to achieve this distinction.
STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE AT MREI
Manav Rachna Educational Institutions attracts students from all across the country and abroad. Currently, it has students from almost all States/Union Territories in India and 17 countries.
367 FILED PATENTS, 3300+ PUBLISHED RESEARCH PAPERS
With a commitment to excellence across diverse spheres of education, MREI is focused on R&D with 367 patents filed/granted and more than 3300+ published research papers in International / National journals. The focus at Manav Rachna Innovation and Incubation Centre (MRIIC) is on applied research leading to patents, research publications in reputed Journals/ Conferences and generation of IPRs, with the ultimate aim of improving employability skills of the University Graduates. MRIIC has a number of centres of excellence in association with reputed corporates
ACADEMIC TIE UPS WITH LEADING FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
In its quest for excellence, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions have entered into Academic tie-up with a number of prestigious foreign Universities. The notable ones include Purdue University North West (USA), Lahti University Finland, Leeds Metropolitan University (U.K), Algonquin College, Ottawa, (Canada), Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), Auckland, (New Zealand) Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) (UK), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Malaysia), Tsukuba University (Japan), Missouri State University, Missouri, (USA), Arlington, (USA), Royal Agricultural University (U.K), Bangladesh Institute of Sports Sciences (BISS) (Bangladesh), Hiram College, Ohio, (USA), Gerlev Physical Education and Sports Academy, (Denmark), Binawan Institute of Health Sciences, (Indonesia), College Sevigne, ParisFrance, University College of Northern Denmark (UCN), The University of North America (UoNA), Istanbul Aydin University (IAU), Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) San Abtonio, Texas, (USA), HasanKalyoncu University, (Turkey), Istanbul Commerce University, (Turkey), Istanbul Kultur University, (Turkey), University of Sinaloa, (Mexico) & Antioquia School of Columbia (USA) & University of Pitesti (Romania). Abdullah Gul University (Turkey), President University, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS), Curtin University, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Vinh University, Vietnam.
Manav Rachna Research has Collaborations in with Indian Oil Corporation , R&D Centre, Faridabad, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun& National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi .
LEADING INDUSTRY ACADEMIC PARTNERS
IBM, JBM Group, SAP SE, Su-Kam, KPMG, Fortis Healthcare, TCS, EdGate Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric India (MEI), Reliance-Jio, SAP, Honda, Bloomberg, Siemens, R- Systems, INTEL Internet of Things (IOT), ATMEL India University Program, EMC2, CYGNUS Hospitals, ICFL, MothersonSumi, Sky testers, Small Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI), FICCI, PHD Chamber of Commerce, National Institute for Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development (NISBUD) & All India Management Association (AIMA), Lal Path Labs Ltd are some of our industrial associates.
CONSISTENT TOP RANKINGS ACROSS INSTITUTES
- Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies has been awarded the prestigious QS Stars rating, scoring top in teaching, facilities, social responsibility and inclusiveness. The University was rated five stars in teaching, facilities, social responsibility and inclusiveness, becoming the first university from India to receive 5 stars in 4 categories. They were also rated 4 stars in employability. They were awarded 3-stars overall. The QS Stars evaluation is a comprehensive audit which has rated over 275 universities in over 45 countries. This system is also recognised by government agencies as a test of quality for an institution and is considered a gateway to accreditation. The QS Stars audit system is one of the most recognised international evaluation of universities, which has been designed to look at the institution at a deeper level. The QS Stars audit evaluates an institution in over 50 different indicators, and awards universities between one and five stars over eight wider fields, as well as an overall rating.
- Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies has been ranked amongst 30 Top Private Universities as per Careers 360 Survey in 2015.
- Faculty of Management Studies, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies has received A+++ rating as per Best B-Schools Survey 2016 by Business India
- FET has been ranked by India Today among Top 5 Emerging Engineering Colleges in the country.
- As per 2016 Times of India B-school Rankings FMS, MRIIRS is among Top- 50 B-schools across the country, it is ranked 29 among Private B-Schools of the country and is at No. 12 in North India.
- As per Business Today B-School rankings, FMS, MRIIRS ranked 14th on Future Orientation all across India (IIMs and other top institutes are also a part of the ranking).
- MRCE (now MRU) has been ranked among Top 30 Engineering institutes across the country (closely behind all the IITs, NITs and BIT) by Times of India (June 16, 2015). This ranks MRCE at No. 9 among Engineering Institutes in North India. The survey has also ranked MRCE at No. 10 among the Private Engineering Colleges across the country. Careers 360 magazine has assigned a AAA rating to FET, MRIIRS and to MRCE (now MRU).
- FCBS, MRIIRS, secured 17th Rank among Top 50 Private BBA Institute Ranking 2016 and has also secured the 26th Rank among Top 75 BBA institute ranking 2016 as per the Times BBA Education Ranking Survey 2016
- Careers 360 Regional B-School Rating, ranked FMS, MRIIRS secured AAA+ rating as part of Haryana state & AA+ rating from Delhi-NCR. As part of Careers 360 Regional B-School Rating.
- FMS, MRIIRS was given a 5 star rating in the Pioneer B-School special edition. MRIIRS was also Ranked No.3 in the Students’ Most Preferred B-schools offering Management Education.
- The Pioneer special edition on June 5, 2014 ranked Manav Rachna Dental College among India’s Top 10 Private Dental Colleges.
- FMS, MRIIRS is ranked among Top 100 Management Schools in the Outlook Business Schools Survey, 2016.
INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
International conferences, seminars and workshops are an integral part of the grooming culture at MREI.
“Smart Cities In Smart Regions 2016 Conference”
Expert speakers and delegates from Manav Rachna Educational Institutions presented papers in “Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016 conference” organized by Lahti University and Manav Rachna University in Finland from May 10-12, 2016.The conference offered an excellent meeting, networking and discussion forum that brought together thinkers, planners and practitioners from academic world, business and public sector
Dr. N C Wadhwa, VC-MRIIRS delivered the keynote address for the conference theme: “Future Development of Regions”. The session focused on different regional development organizations and their role in value creation and regional growth. The key question was how to stimulate regional development and contribute to regional competitiveness in the future.
Zonal NASA 2016
In a Convention featuring seminars, lectures, panel discussions, workshops on bamboo, folding in architecture (origami architecture), brick jaali, and events such as glass painting, best out of waste, soap carving, canvas painting, and wall graffiti, there was much for the aesthetically inclined. What’s more, the Convention has earned a place in the Limca Book of Records with the world’s largest Footprint painting put together at the event. A slew of around 59 Colleges including Amity University, G.D. Goenka, Sushant School of Art and Architecture, MBS School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, Jamia MilliaIslamia participated in the event. The theme for the Convention was ‘askew’, drawing inspiration from the late ArZahaHadid’s architectural philosophy. At MRIIRS, Zonal NASA 2016 was packed with an interesting lineup of events that were as creative as path breaking. To further add pep to this mind-blowing event, Punjabi singer Indeep Bakshi is expected to set foot tapping with his rhythmic Punjabi numbers. The Convention was graced by a host of dignitaries from the world of academia and architecture.
Centre for Advanced Water Technology & Research
Today, we are entering the era of smart cities, where the city is a hub of innovation, entrepreneurship and technology. It’s paperless, wireless and cashless. It is equally impertinent that we make our Earth and Water resources burden less and persistent.
With this background, Centre for Advanced Water Technology & Research has been setup at MRIIRS campus which comprises scientists, technocrats, professionals, academicians, members of RWAs, etc as MRIIRS consortium. This would focus on all the problems associated with water and its issues and would bring about awareness and solutions in this area.
National Workshop on the “Role of Groundwater in smart cities & Villages”
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS), Faridabad, in association with Indian National Committee of International Association of Hydrogeologists (INC of IAH) and Municipal Corporation Faridabad (MCF) organised a National Workshop on the ‘Role of Groundwater in Smart Cities & Villages’, On 17 December 2016.
The objective of the National Workshop was to create a platform for interaction amongst different stake holders like Government organizations, Research Institutes, Industries, NGOs, Voluntary Organizations and Individuals to express their views and expectations from Smart Cities and on the role of Ground water in Smart Cities and Villages.
The Workshop held to mark the Golden Jubilee year of the formation of Haryana State analyzed ways for achieving sustainable economic development, food and water security in urban India as well as the world. The august occasion was graced by His Excellency Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, HonourableGovernor of Haryana, as the Chief Guest, Mr K.B. Biswas, Chairman, Central Ground Water Board and Dr Sanjay Bajpai, Advisor DST, New Delhi, were the Guests of Honour.
At the conclusion of the Workshop, a road map for Haryana to conserve its water resources with recommendations for efficient utilization of water in Smart cities and villages across Haryana was presented. This model can later on be replicated across the country. With this in mind, Centre for Advanced Water Technology & Management at MRIIRS has committed itself to promote awareness, build commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision making level, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life on earth.
INTER COLLEGIATE ORTHODONTIC QUIZ
Manav Rachna Dental College (MRDC), the first Dental College in Haryana with NAAC ‘A’ accreditation, has now another ‘first’ to its credit! The College conducted the first ever Intercollegiate Orthodontic Quiz ‘Torque 2016′-at the Manav Rachna campus and set a new precedent among Dental Colleges in the country.
The event conducted on 23rd September, 2016saw a very enthusiastic response with as many as 35 Dental Colleges including AIIMS (Department of Orthodontics), Maulana Azad Dental College, Army Dental College, and PGIMER Chandigarh besides others.
The programme itself was designed to provide a platform for postgraduate students to interact with faculty and understand various elements encompassing their postgraduate journey. The programme was made all the more meaningful by the fact that MRDC had clubbed a Continuing Dental Education (CDE) with the inter-dental college orthodontic quiz. This made for an enriching experience, adding to participants’ knowledge and confidence for etching a glorious future in Orthodontics.
The occasion was graced by Dr O.P. Kharbanda, Chief of Centre for Dental Education, AIIMS as Chief Guest, Dr Ragini, Former Dean and presently Professor & HOD, Department of Orthodontics, Jamia Millia Islamia University Dental College as Guest of Honour.
AIIMS (Department of Orthodontics) won the first Prize at the Intercollegiate Orthodontic Quiz while PGI, Rohtak, and Sudha Rastogi Dental College won the First Runners Up and Second Runners Up prizes respectively.
The National Media Conclave
The National Media Conclave organised by Faculty of Media Studies and Humanities (FMeH), Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS), was a confluence of great minds as a galaxy of media professionals from various platforms gathered together to brainstorm over media-centric issues. Themed on ‘Media and Society: Challenges and Prospects’, the Conclave drew the who’s who of the media world to grace this insightful occasion. Dr Chandan Mitra, Former Rajya Sabha member and Editor of the Pioneer newspaper was the Chief Guest of the Conclave while Dr A. Surya Prakash, Chairman Prasar Bharati, was the Guest of Honour. Also present at the Conclave were Dr Amit Bhalla, Vice President, MREI; Dr M.M. Katuria, Trustee, M.R. Trust; Dr N.C. Wadhwa, VC, MRIIRS; Dr Sanjay Srivastava, MD, MREI and VC, MRU, Senior Media Professionals, Dignitaries from the Corporate world and Media Students. The Conclave brought to the limelight the ‘news creators’ who were as vocal as they were intellectually stimulating, leaving the audience spellbound by the sheer depth and vision of their ideas and thoughts.
REAL ESTATE CONCLAVE ‘SMART CITY FOR INCREDIBLE INDIA’
The Conclave held in February 2016 brought together thinkers, planners, practitioners, academicians, businessmen and government officials to express their latest ideas, discuss products, processes and to debate issues and challenges around themes relating to the creation of more smart cities. The occasion was graced by well known personalities in the Real Estate as well as town planning fields, amongst others.
‘Vivid’, a compilation of twelve stories in which the budding authors have captured their ideas and experiences creatively, is both original and unique, in that the stories have been penned straight from the heart by the students. Padma Shree Tom Alter, an eminent actor and theatre personality who was the Chief Guest at the Launch held on 22nd August.2016 gave a tremendous boost to the confidence of the budding authors who are students of MRIS Charmwood School.
Dr Amit Bhalla, Vice President, MREI, was equally effusive in praise and encouraged the students to pursue their passion for writing. Ms Sanyogita Sharma, Principal, MRIS CW, talked about the incubation of fresh ideas and how her students took upon themselves to come up with some amazing stories for the book while Ms Goldy Malhotra, Director, Academic Excellence, MRIS, said that the gifted authors were going to be one above J.K. Rowling!
National Conference on “Emerging Trends and Innovations in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETIETE- 2016).
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering organized its first National Conference on ‘Emerging Trends and Innovations in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETIETE-2016).on 28th June 2016.The conference was technically co-sponsored by Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT, Delhi).
Some of the key topics of interest at the Conference were ‘Wireless Sensor Network’, ‘Mobile Communication’, ‘Optical Communication’, ‘Nanotechnology’, ‘Image and Speech processing’, ‘VLSI System design’, ‘Embedded Systems’, Digital and Analog Circuit Design’ and the like. Dr Manpreet Singh Director AICTE was the Chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony.A total of 64 Papers were presented and published (International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering).
National Seminar on Climate Change and Disaster Management
National Seminar on ‘Climate Change and Disaster Management’ was organized by Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI) in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Administration of Relief (CSAR) on 18th June, 2016 at MR campus. The seminar saw the participation of approximately 100 participants from MR and other reputed institutes like YMCA, LIONS club etc. The lecture sessions began with the theme presentation on “Climate Change & Disaster Management” made by Dr. Harjit S. Anand (Chairman, CSAR and former Secretary, Govt. of India). The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Kamal Kishore (NDMA). Hon’ble Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, Judge of the Supreme Court of India (Retd.), Chief Guest, in his presidential address elaborated on the preventive aspects of the Disaster Management.
MRIIRS conducted a workshop on Recent Advancements in Photovoltaic Technolgy and Materials (RAPTAM-2016) on 17 February 2016. The aim of this workshop was to apprise the budding engineers, researchers and academicians about the worldwide energy crisis and to think about the appropriate utilization of the energy resources on the earth for the sustainable developments and pave a way for latest technology and development in PV for young researchers.
GNOME Asia Summit 2016
Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), FET, MRIIRS organized a three-day GNOME.Asia Summit 2016, from April 21-23, 2016.
An International Workshop on GNOME was held on first day of the Summit. The occasion was graced by the visiting members of the GNOME Foundation Ms. Ekaterina Gerasimova (UK), Director, GNOME; Mr. CosimoCecchi (USA), Director, GNOME; Mr. David King (UK), Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat UK Ltd.; Mr. NirbheekChauhan, Senior Software Engineer, Centricular Ltd., Bangalore, India; Mr. ArunRaghavan, Software Engineer, Freelance consulting services, India and senior Manav Rachna functionaries besides other dignitaries.
Participants comprised International delegates from countries such as USA, UK, China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, France, Czech Republic, Germany, Kazakhstan.
This is a memorable occasion and a land mark for all of us to have this esteemed event being hosted at our University, which has brought all of us together with the sole purpose of promoting GNOME technology.
The summit included over three Keynote Addresses, 17 presentations and 12 Lightning talks with speakers coming from places all over the world such as USA, UK, China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, France, Czech Republic, Germany, Kazakhstan, as well as India.
Big Data Analytics
MRIIRS organized the First 10 day Training Programme on Big Data Analytics supported by DST, GOI in collaboration with Big Data Initiative Division, Department of Science & Technology, GOI. The aim of the Programme put together by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, MRIIRS was to acquaint participants in the area of Big Data Analytics while providing a foundation to them and enabling them to work on Big Data Analytics and allied areas. The event provided practical exposure to them on software tools and techniques used for Big Data analytics. Participants who arrived from different states of India like UP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Kolkata, Uttarakhand and Delhi-NCR were informed about the need to transform raw data into information since information is wealth. The day programme concluded on 17 June, 2016.
ASSOCHAM AWARDS GALORE
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) was felicitated with ‘ASSOCHAM – National Education Excellence Award 2016 for the ‘Best University for promoting Industry-Academia Interface’ at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi.The award was presented by Prof. (Dr.) Ram Shankar Katheria, Hon’ble Minister of State for Human Resource Development, GoI.Dr. NC Wadhwa, Vice Chancellor, MRIIRS received the award from Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria in the presence of eminent educationists. MRIIRS has been bestowed with the National Excellence Award for ‘Best University for promoting Industry-Academia’ interface by ASSOCHAM in February 2016.
Earlier, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies was crowned by ASSOCHAM in 2015 with ‘ASSOCHAM – National Education Excellence Award 2015’ for the ‘Best University serving Social Cause’ in recognition of the consistent CSR activities undertaken by MRIIRS under the aegis of Dr. O P Bhalla Foundation. Earlier, MRIIRS was also felicitated with the ‘ASSOCHAM – Education Excellence Award 2014’ for the ‘Best Private University for Research Promotion & Innovation in India’.
MRIIRS has also been conferred with ASSOCHAM award for ‘University with Best Placements in India’ by ASSOCHAM & Education Post.
TECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS FOR THE REVIVAL OF BADHKAL LAKE
Considering the historical factor and the tourism, revitalization of Badkhal Lake is very essential and it may be treated as National Development Activity. In this regard, a taskforce comprising officials from Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) and Global Hydrogeological Solutions (GHS) with the support of the District Administration had been constituted. MRIIRS and GHS worked on the pre-feasibility study for the revival of the Badhkal Lake. The findings of this pre-feasibility study were presented to the District Administration in December 2015.
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON WOMEN HEATH & NUTRITION
Department of Nutrition &Dietetics,Faculty of Applied Sciences, MRIIRS Organized National Seminar on Women Health & Nutrition in Association with Inner Wheel Club, Faridabad central on 5th Sept.2016.
To create awareness regarding nutrition and sensitise everyone about the need for a balanced diet, Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS), Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, celebrated National Nutrition Week from September 1st-7th, 2016 on the theme ‘Life Cycle Approach for Better Nutrition’. A National Seminar on Women Health and Nutrition was also organized by MRIIRS in association with the Inner Wheel Club, Faridabad Central. Present on the occasion were, Top Management of MREI as well as senior officials of the inner wheel club, among other dignitaries.
CHAPTERS FOR TOTAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENTS
MRIIRS and MRU have student chapters of reputed Professional Bodies for all round professional development of students which include American Society for Quality (ASQ), Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, USA (IEEE), Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, India (IETE), Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN).
With a focus on training students in engineering hard skills, technology and soft skills, MRIIRS holds Institutional Memberships of various Industry Associations including CII, FICCI, Quality Council of India, & Faridabad Small Industries Association (FSIA).
AWARD WINNING PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL/ NATIONAL COMPETITIONS
MREI students routinely participate in prestigious International/ National Project Competitions, winning numerous awards. These include Accenture Innovation Jockey, Microsoft Youth Spark Challenge, Microsoft Apps for Office Challenge, Best New Concept Car BAJA SAE India, Auto Mall Expo, Formula SAE India, Intel India Embedded Challenge, Formula Student Germany, Shell-Eco, World Robotics Olympiads, SUPRA SAE India, MICROSOFT IMAGINE CUP and MIT Tech Review’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ MIT GSW competitions.
MRIIRS’s Team Spiro Studios bagged Infosys’ prestigious First Infy Makers Awards, India under the health category & won a cash prize of Rs. 5 Lakhs.
Team Eyeluminati from Manav Rachna won Jury’s choice award for their idea’ GRIWADITI which is an automated,noninvasive and easily accessible screening tool for Cervical Cancer.
Solar Driven Car, a final year project of Automobile Engineering department, students of MRIIRS has bagged the 1st Runner-Up position in the ‘Student Innovator of the Year’ award category at the Indian Automotive Technology and Innovation Awards (IATIA) for the year 2016.
Manav Rachna students have a legacy of representing the country at Microsoft Imagine Cup International Finals for the last 5 years. MREI team won the national finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 and bagged the prestigious honour of representing India at the world finals of the competition in Seattle, USA. MR teams won the top prize in Gaming and Innovation categories and Third prize in World Citizenship category.
Manav Rachna students won the Microsoft Youth Spark Challenge 2015. The rewards include an amazing leadershipdevelopment trip to Nicaragua, scholarship to turn ideas into reality and opportunity to serve as a Microsoft Youth Spark Advocate from India.
Manav Rachna students were selected as National Finalists and represented India in the World Skills Competition 2015 held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Earlier also, The students from MREI scored big at the Accenture Innovation Jockey 2015 for two times in a row. Out of the top 16 teams and 250 entries, 4 teams were from MREI. Two projects developed by MREI students also won the ‘Popular Ideas’ award. Our students also emerged winners at the ‘Cognitive Computing and Internet of Things’ category and won the Coveted Grand Prize in Accenture Innovation Jockey Competition-2014 powered by Yahoo India.
Celebrating freedom is an organization which works towards the individualistic freedom of people from all walks of life. It promotes the cause of fighting for self – freedom. Even though the fight does not involve any rivals, it’s a war with the inner self…. Aim is to create a platform where everybody can celebrate their freedom…pursue what they actually want to and perform what they love the most.
Celebrating freedom creates a platform for any cause which may be concern for the youth, the elderly, the working class, any Non-Profit organization or an NGO.
This platform could be a festival, an event or a movement which would cater to audiences and bring people on one forum through entertainment value and eventually cater to the cause through AID raising, unlike any other organization which may work for FUND RAISING or CHARITY. CELEBRATING FREEDOM is a Profit organization and shall work towards supporting NGOS and others through substance, materials, resources, aids and anything except FUNDS/monetary help.
Celebrating freedom staff caters to various causes that NGOS World over are fight for. It helps them in aiding them with substantial material through creative means by utilizing youth talent.
It provides cultural and entertainment sources to audiences by motivating the youth in pursuing their talents and eventually help nonprofit organizations to fulfill their deficit of aid like bold banks, raw materials, employment, human resource, platelets, organ donations, free health checks and much more. The staff works in the similar fashion towards a holistic empowerment targeting the following – human right, empowerment, health & hygiene, education, healthcare etc.
Celebrating freedom is an initiative; it’s a movement and a revolution towards the holistic empowerment of our societies, individuals and minds of millions. It survives to fight with our inner selves to bring the best out of each other in unison.
It stands out of others through the vision it holds. It just doesn’t celebrate freedom at a small level, instead it is holistic which empowers the youth and uplift them in utilizing talent at the right time with the right people for the right cause.
PROMOTING GENDER SENSITIZATION – MANAV RACHNA IN FOREFRONT
The Faculty of Management Studies, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies celebrated ‘SWAYAM SIDDHA- Celebrating Being a Woman’ as part of its efforts in creating awareness on gender sensitization amongst the youth in association with Sindhu Srijan, an NGO working on Women and Youth Empowerment. A galaxy of dignitaries from the Government holding important portfolios graced the month long celebrations from 12 February to 8 March 2016.
As part of the celebrations on International Women’s day, on 8 March 2016, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India was the Chief Guest at MREI and she hoisted a 36’x24′ national flag atop a 108′ tall mast to mark the celebrations. Earlier on 26 February, 2016 as part of the Women’s Empowerment programme Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Hon’ble Union Minister for Women and Child Development was the chief guest and spoke of the various initiatives her Ministry had undertaken for the safety of Women. On 3 March, 2016, Ms Lalitha Kumarmangalam, Chairperson of National Commission for Women sensitized the audience at MREI on laws governing women’s rights and how necessary it was to make use of them if and when the need arose. Additionally, a National Conference on ‘Women in Media: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow’ was organized at MREI, by the Faculty of Media Studies & Humanities on 8 March, 2016 in which former Captain of Indian Women Cricket Team, Ms. Anjum Chopra, was the Chief Guest.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE, TRANSFORMING LIVES
Committed to Founder Visionary Dr O.P. Bhalla’s ideals of nation building, Dr O.P. Bhalla Foundation, a trust with philanthropy as its sole objective under the banner of Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI), has been carrying forward the philanthropic vision and rich legacy of Dr. O.P. Bhalla through a series of ISR activities. Through Skill Development workshops, the Foundation has been providing youths with the necessary skills for a livelihood, through the “Say No to Polythene” pledge. Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies became the first University of Haryana to be polythene-free. Students of MREI made creative carry bags with used old T-shirts which were subsequently distributed in order to spread ecological awareness. The Foundation is also working towards improving Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) for higher education in Faridabad. The Ek Muthi Daan campaign (a movement where no one sleeps hungry), Community Health Camps, Mega Blood Donation Camps, Swachh Bharat Swasth Bharat Abhiyaan, (including adoption of Old Faridabad Railway Station) Waste Management, Maintenance of the World’s Tallest Tiranga to honour and uphold the nation’s pride and honour, or even supporting the Beti Bachao Beti Padao campaign, are examples of the exemplary work undertaken by the Foundation. Very recently, a Skill and Health Development centre has been set up for the benefit of people of Mohna village.