Jalandhar November 21 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- HMV Jalandhar was conferred with the prestigious award of ‘Excellence in Institutional Social Responsibility’ by FICCI at the recently held 8th FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards 2022, in New Delhi. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen was felicitated by Dr. Bhagwat Karad, Honourable State Minister of Finance, Government of India who also graced the event as the Chief Guest along with Mr Arun Chawla, Director General at FICCI. Organised annually by the apex chamber – Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the event brought key stakeholders including policymakers, administrators, educationists, and students under one roof.
HMV was recognised by a high-level independent Jury panel chaired by Dr R. A. Mashelkar, Indian National Research Professor and Chancellor of the Institute of Chemical Technology for its exemplary work within the education segment.
Held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex (IG Stadium) in New Delhi, the event also saw eminent personalities like Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Chair-FICCI Higher Education Committee and Pro Chancellor – Symbiosis International University, Mr Ravi Panchanadan, Co-Chair-FICCI HE Committee & Managing Director & CEO – Manipal Global Education Services, Mr Ayush Gupta, Director HR – Gail India Limited, Dr Mahesh Verma, Vice Chancellor – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, and Mr Manab Majumdar, Deputy Secretary General from FICCI to name a few under one roof.
HMV was shortlisted from about hundreds of applicants
HMV was shortlisted from about hundreds of applicants in a multi-tier screening process. After short listing based on a rigorous assessment by industry leaders, academics and policy makers, HMV was called for presentation and interactive session before the grand jury on 31st October, 2022 at the FICCI offices in New Delhi. This presentation was evaluated for its Vision and Mission, new initiatives, Outcome Metrics and Future Plans.
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen congratulated Project Coordinator Dr. Anjana Bhatia and said that Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar was the only college of Punjab to receive this award. She said that the FICCI Summit witnessed the participation of more than 1200 national and foreign delegates from more than 60 countries (BRICS, EU, Africa, Middle East, SAARC, CIS, Canada, USA, UK, etc.), 150 exhibitors from top-of-the-line Indian and foreign Institutions, 3000 focused B2B meetings and a footfall of 5000 visitors in the exhibition.
On this occasion, Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen congratulated the faculty and staff members and said that the felicitation received by HMV is possible because of guidance of DAV mentors and continuous efforts of faculty members.