In what has been a proud moment for the entire Manav Rachna family, MREI was conferred with the National Education Excellence Award 2017 for being the ‘Best University in Innovation & Research’ at the 2nd National Education Summit & Awards 2017 organised by College 2 Campus on January, 21, 2017, at The International Centre, Goa. Brig. (Retd) S.N. Setia, Director, Admissions, MREI received the Award on behalf of Dr Prashant Bhalla, President, MREI. The Award was presented by Her Excellency Smt Mridula Sinha, Hon’ble Governor of Goa, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Also present on the occasion were Guests of Honour Shri Virendra Singh Mast, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Bhadohi (Uttar-Pradesh); Shri Anil Kumar Sharma, Ex-President Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee & Ex-President student union, Patna University; Dr. Arun Kumar Member of Parliament, Jahanabad, Bihar; Shri R.K Srivastava, State Election Commissioner, Goa; Prof. Varun Sahni, Vice- Chancellor, Goa University, Goa and Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi, Joint Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.
With around 23 participating Institutions and 250 participants including Delegates, Speakers, Bureaucrats and Students, there was much discussion and deliberations on education and digitalisation of the Indian economy. As many as 30 Different Institutes and Individuals were feted at The Educational Excellency Awards Distribution Ceremony of the Summit in which Manav Rachna’s credentials as a top notch Institution was amply evident. The Summit also witnessed Ansal University, Gurugram winning the award for Best Private University in North India; while Sharda University, Noida won the Best Private Global University of the Year award and Jadavpur University, Kolkata bagged the award for being the Best Public University of the Year.
Quote of Dr Prashant Bhalla, President, MREI: “We are very focused on research in terms of what our students and faculty have achieved. In fact, our students are well guided by the faculty members in terms of getting the desired research results. Through our collaborative ventures with the industry and sound knowledge partnerships with world class institutions across the globe, we have been fulfilling our mission of creating students who are industry-ready and technology-driven. The National Education Excellence Award 2017 bestowed upon MREI for being the ‘Best University in Innovation & Research’ is therefore a feather to our industrious cap, inspiring us to strive further for achieving our goals in the higher education scenario. The Award is also a recognition of MREI’s numerous award winning projects and vast research base, contributing in essence towards MREI’s emergence as a world-class Institution whose horizons are forever expanding.”