Ahmedabad: Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) – an acknowledged National Resource Institute for entrepreneurship education, research, training and institution-building – was recognised for excellence in the field of entrepreneurship during the coveted 11th National Education Summit & Award 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan on June 30. The institute was conferred with the prestigious award – Excellent Institute for Entrepreneurship Development in India.
The National Education Summit is organised by CMAI Association of India. Past and present supporters of the Summit include All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization (CTO-UK), Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT), National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and Department of Telecommunications (DOT), ITU-APT Foundation, Geneva/India and Telecom Export Promotion Council (TEPC). The Award Jury included global leaders in the education and ICT sectors.
Dr Sunil Shukla, Director, EDII received the Award at the hands of Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE and Shri Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi IAS, Chairman, CBSE – chief guests for the occasion. Also present on the occasion were Prof (Dr) P B Sharma, President, AIU; Prof N K Goyal, President, CMAI Association of India & Chairman Emeritus, Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association (TEMA); Dr Satya Acharya, Associate Senior Faculty, EDII and several other representatives from the industry.