Jagran Correspondent, Faridabad: Rajiv Chandrashekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, believes that the coming 25 years belong to Indian entrepreneurs. The country’s economic progress, expansion and innovation will be led by the youth. The Union Minister of State expressed these views in his address as the Chief Guest at the 6th Manav Rachna Excellence Award-2022 function organized at Manav Rachna Shikshan Sansthan.

He said that the objective of the new National Education Policy is to develop the skills of the youth along with practical knowledge of bookish knowledge. Vocational education and skills have also been included in the curriculum. Due to Corona, the new education policy could not be implemented in time. It is our endeavor that it is implemented as soon as possible and youth should play an important role in the success of the country. Earlier, he inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp along with Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President of Manav Rachna Shikshan Sansthan and Vice President Dr. Amit Bhalla. 13 talents doing excellent work in various fields were felicitated in the function.

Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President of the Institute, presiding over the function, said in his address that April-2017 to carry forward the rich legacy of Dr. OP Bhalla, the founder of Manav Rachna, who constantly works in the field of promoting excellence in education. Manav Rachna Excellence Award was instituted in Dr. Prashant Bhalla while congratulating all the awardees said that Manav Rachna salutes the humility and uniqueness of such champions every year with the help of prestigious Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards were instituted to recognize the achievers from various domains who have brought about revolutionary changes in their respective fields and made a mark for themselves. After felicitating outstanding talent, he released a book titled Real Life Management Case Studies.

Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, Vice Chancellor of MRIIRS, Dr. NC Wadhwa, Director General, MREI, Lt. Gen. Dr. RK Anand, Director General (Retd) of MRIIRS, Dr. IK Bhat, Vice Chancellor of Manav Rachna University, Prof. Vice Chancellor Dr. Pradeep Kumar. , Prof. KK Khanna, Sports Director Sarkar Talwar, Sarvodaya Health Care Chairman Dr. Rakesh Gupta, industrialists HK Batra, JP Malhotra, Rishi Aggarwal, Rotarian Sandeep Singhal, School Director Sanyogita Sharma and other dignitaries were present. they were honored

-Technology Transformation Award – Microsoft’s Learning and Skills Lead Vinnie Johri

Life Time Achievement Award – Pattern and Chief Talent Officer of Deloitte India SV Nathan

-Sports Icon Award-Indian Hockey Player Rani Rampal

-Young Leader Award – Chaitanya Peddi, Co-Founder and Product Head, Drinebox, and Rohit Chennamaneni, Co-Founder

People Builder Award – KS Bakshi, Group Head, HR Inter Globe Enterprises

-Corporate and Industry Award- Shiv Shivakumar, Executive Chairman, Aditya Birla Group

-Change Maestro Award -Aviva Life Insurance Company India Limited CEO Amit Malik

– Nation Building Award – Ajay Pandey, former Managing Director and Group CEO of Gift City

-Faridabad Industry Icon Award-Navdeep Chawla, Institute of Psychotropics India Limited

Out Standing Scientist Award – Dr.G.Satheesh Reddy, Chairman, DRDO

-Award for Outstanding Contribution in Culture Arena- Dr.Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, Indira Gandhi National Center of Art

Dr. Pritam Singh Award for Academic Excellence – Professor Avinash Chandra Pandey, Director, Inter University Accelerator Center an Autonomous Research Center

Edited By: Jagran