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LPU Distance Education bagged World Education Summit Award (WES) 2014

Release Date:
12 Aug 2014


  • WES Award is for online Learning Management System – LPU e-Connect
  • WES Award for LPU is fourth time in a row since 2011

Distance Education program of Lovely Professional University has bagged World Education Summit Award (WES) 2014 for its online Learning Management System, “LPU e-Connect”. ‘WES Award’ for LPU is fourth time in a row since 2011. The Awards ceremony was held in New Delhi which was organised along with UNESCO, AICTE, Ministry of Labour and Employment, top educationists and policy makers from India and abroad. The keynote address was given by Hon’ble Minister Dr Najma Heptulla during the inaugural session.

 Expressing happiness over this achievement, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “It is a matter of great pride to win WES award initiative honour for the fourth time in a row.” Informing about the LPU e-Connect Mr Mittal elaborated: “Our e-connect program is an exceptional online support of LPU Distance Education. It links University and students located at different geographical locations in Punjab. It automates various administrative and academic processes of distance education. Our distance education students do not need to visit the university as they can remain connected through their e-connect account. Moreover, LPU e-connect is very important tool for making all the systems of DE transparent and efficient.”

 LPU Distance Education is recognised by UGC Distance Education Bureau, and students from various locations can take advantage of it to pursue their formal education from their homes and working places. LPU DE provides an affordable and anytime-anywhere quality education in a technology-rich environment. It offers various degree and diploma programs at the bachelors and masters levels. From aspiring students to professionals, housewives and even entrepreneurs, all can accomplish their unfulfilled dreams of academic pursuits.

 Illustrative, Digital Learning World Education Summit (WES) is the world’s premier platform on education and learning. Over the years, the summit has become the largest gathering of education leaders from across the globe. National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS); National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT); and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) have also been key partners of WES since its inception.


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