NIIT University wins the prestigious TERI Water Sustainability Award under Domestic Water UsersCategory

New Delhi, 2: Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) wins the first Water Sustainability Award 2021-2022. The award, which has been instituted by TERI in associationwith UNDP, to initiate a dialogue to encourage Sustainable Development of Water, was presented on the occasion of the World Water Day.Maj Gen AK Singh,Chief Operations Officer and Dean (Student Affairs), and Mr Gurwinder Singh, Head Facility & Project, NIIT University received the award on behalf of the University.

The TERI-IWA Water Sustainability Awards actively encourageadopting Sustainable Development Goal on Water by lowering water footprint across diverse stakeholders by using a “water-neutral” approach. The Awards recognise excellence in all types of new water-related ideas, approaches, processes, products, services, technologies, and other types of innovations that can directly address the SDGs.NIIT University has been presented with aWater Sustainability Awards 2021 under Domestic Water Userscategory.

Vijay K. Thadani, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, NIIT Limited, and one of the founders of NIIT University, said, “This is a proud moment for us and we thank TERI and UNDP for this recognition. NIIT University has been built around nature, and since its inception we have been creatingsustainable models keeping the environment in mind, both in our water usage and other green activitiesthat we have initiated at the campus. As a higher education institution, NU has not only been solely focused on academic training, but also on instilling a sense of sustainable living amongst our students. This award is a huge recognition of our efforts that we have been taking in this direction.

Conceptualized as an institution of excellence, NU provides exceptional education based on the Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless. NU is well poised for meeting the emerging needs of the knowledge economy through its focus on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach.

About NU:

Established in 2009, NIIT University (NU) is a not-for-profit University covered under section 2(f) of UGC Act and notified by the Government of Rajasthan. A premier institution of higher learning and research, NU seeks to create original thinkers who will lead the knowledge society of the future. The University inherits four decades of rich expertise and global know-how of – the NIIT Group.

Nurtured by some of the foremost thought leaders and corporate-practitioners of the country, the multidisciplinary University focuses on emerging areas of technology and management. NU is a part of a 100-acre campus at Neemrana, Rajasthan, 90 minutes from Delhi Airport.

Nestled in the Aravalli hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment for pursuing higher education and research. Set up with the vision to be the role model of learning, research, innovation and sustainability for the knowledge society, NU is dedicated to building great careers and ensuring excellent job opportunities for all its students. It has been developed as an institute of excellence to provide exceptional education based on its Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless.

NU offers the entire spectrum of academic programs. At the undergraduate level, it offers B.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Biotechnology), 4-year Integrated MBA (Marketing & Marketing Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance Banking & FinTech, Business Analytics, Communication & Media studies, Digital & Social Media Marketing), 4-year Integrated MSc (Computer Science), 5-year Integrated MTech and M. Tech (Educational Technology and Geographic Information Systems). In addition, NU also offers MBA, PhD programmes and several Industry Sponsored Programmes.

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