Delhi: Dr. P Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, has been recognized as a “Visionary Eduleader of India” at “The Fifth Estate Summit: National Convention of Eduleaders and Edupreneurs in Higher Education” held at New Delhi in the august presence of former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, along with noted education entrepreneurs and leaders, as well as academicians from all over the country.
The award citation stated that Dr P. Venkat Rangan has been honoured for “having reverberated with the humanitarian vision of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi by transforming her vision of creating a value-centred knowledge- and understanding-based education ecosystem into a dominant reality in the majestic form of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.”
Dr P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, said: “It is an honour to have been recognized as a visionary education leader of India in the presence of former President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a dream come true, under the spectacular leadership of our Chancellor Mata Amritanandamayi, to have an institution of excellence in learning that transforms even the ordinary to extra-ordinary achievers. It has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India. In less than two decades, the institution has blossomed into a multi-disciplinary, multi-campus centre that offers over 150 undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. World-class faculty and research work are our main strengths. We will continue to strive for the cause of value-centred and understanding-based education system.”