- The occasion was the7th World Education Summit’ held at Delhi
Lovely Professional University has been conferred with World Education Award 2016 during the recently held 7th World Education Summit at New Delhi. LPU bagged the award in recognition of its efforts in the field of developing high class human resource for Innovation in Open and Distance Learning. During the award ceremony, the keynote address was made by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand Sh Raghubar Das.
The World Education Award bolsters some of the most innovative and impact creating initiatives and interventions in various categories. This Summit is organized by Asia's premier technology and media research organization-Elets Technomedia. Over the years the World Education Award have seen top innovations in education, both in private and public sector, get highlighted and recognized at this global platform. This award comes shortly after LPU Distance Education programme is rated among India's top universities by Career Connect magazine.
Felicitating department of Open and Distance Learning of LPU, Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “It is indeed inspirational to note that LPU has excelled prominent institutions, even under such a rigorous process for both objective and perceptual surveys. However, we will have to continue putting in more and novel efforts to work in accordance to the emerging needs in the present open and distance learning education system. Such achievements are not only taking LPU to new heights but also promoting Punjab as the hub of higher education in India as a global player.” Mr Mittal continued: “In the fast changing education field, our department of Open & Distance Learning keeps on striving to prepare students to distinguish themselves from others. They are readied to enter competitive world of challenges, and for this, we equip them with all requisites.”
Illustratively, year after year, LPU has proved its competence by winning awards and accolades for its contributions to the Open and Distance Learning. The Award ceremony was held in New Delhi and was organized jointly by top educationists and policy makers from India and abroad. The growing success of LPU students in the corporate world is also another testimony.