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ASIA’S 100
Provost, Prof. Gita
Ashok Raj received
the award on behalf
of the university at a
glittering ceremony
held in New Delhi
WCRC Leaders Asian Education
Excellence Summit & Awards honored
Asia’s 100 best and fastest growing private
education institutes. The event saw the
participation of a number of reputed
private education institutes and top of the
league academicians from all over Asia.
After receiving the award, Prof. Gita
Ashok Raj said “The achievement is a
testimony to the relentless efforts and
able guidance of our Founder President
Mr. Thumbay Moideen. But for his constant
encouragement and support, such a feat
would not have been possible. This award
adds more responsibility to our reputation
that we have gained in the fields of education
and healthcare over the last 15 years”.
The award is a reflection of the high
standards of education offered at the
university. We have always been unique
and innovative and I wish to congratulate
our Provost and her entire team of
academicians for making this possible,
said Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder
President of Thumbay Group UAE, who
are the promoters of the university.
The biggest private education institutes
and the top of the league academicians
from across Asia were all present at
the event. The event took place on the
backdrop of the January 2014 issue of
WCRC Leaders-Asia magazine, which
has a special cover feature on Asia’s 100
Best & Fastest Growing Private Education
Institutes. KPMG in India has been the
process advisor and evaluator for the
research survey. Among the participants
were leading education institutions from
India, Thailand, Singapore, UAE and
Distinguished luminaries and senior
government officials among others were
present at the event as guests of honour.
The event had a series of panel discussion
sessions, themed around ‘Education
creates Leaders’. Prof. Gita Ashok Raj was
invited as a panelist in the session.
Chancellors, principals, deans and
directors of leading academic brands
from across South East Asia, South Asia
and the GCC regions participated in the
Summit and deliberated on various issues
covering policy frameworks to academic
quality improvement and placement of
Speaking on the occasion, Mr.
Abhimanyu Ghosh, Editor-in-Chief of
WCRC Leaders-Asia commented, “Asia
is not just the largest continent in terms
of size and population but also the largest
supplier of students across every level –
from kindergarten to higher education.
Alongside the government institutions,
private education providers across Asia
have created a commendable impact on
the distinctly diverse Asian education
landscape. This was a unique opportunity
for us all to celebrate the success of Asian
private education institutes, which have
created commendable brand identities for