HSNC University appoints Dr. Akhil Shahani as a Governing Board Member
Mumbai: Dr. Akhil Shahani has been recently appointed as a member of the Board of Governance of the HSNC University, run by the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board Trust on 9th July, 2020. Dr Akhil Shahani is the Managing Director of The Shahani Group, which runs several colleges to train students in areas like business, media, real estate, finance and others. As Member of the Board of Governance, Dr Shahani will be playing a key role in helping the University grow, through the development of new courses, forming new international alliances, research work and starting online programs and courses.
The Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board is a 70-year-old Mumbai-based educational trust catering to higher and school education. The Board has been instrumental in forming multiple colleges over the years, including the H. R. College, K. C. College and Bombay Teachers’ Training College, Grade A Colleges (NAAC accredited) with national and global recognition. Eminent members of the Board include Trustee & Past President, Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani; Trustee & President, Mr. Kishu Mansukhani; Trustee & Immediate Past President, Mr. Anil Harish; Trustee, Mr. Lal Chellaram; Trustee, Ms. Maya Shahani and Secretary Mr. Dinesh Panjwani.
Talking about this achievement, Dr. Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, Thadomal Shahani Group said, “It is truly an honour to be recognised for my efforts through the appointment on the HSNC University Board alongside other accomplished members. The Board’s legacy and strength position the University for continual success. I look forward to continuing their legacy through an increased focus on elevating the quality of education, as well as contributing towards the growth of the institution.”
Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Provost – HSNC University, remarked, “We are delighted with the appointment of Dr. Akhil Shahani as a member of the board. In his 20 years of being in the educational field, Dr. Shahani has successfully headed The Shahani Group and demonstrated academic and administrative excellence. His wealth of experience across sectors and corporate strategy, together with his extensive knowledge, will bring an invaluable perspective to the board.”