New Delhi: Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution of design, fashion and business, has won the National Excellence Award 2018 in the “Best Design Institute” category for the third consecutive year. The award was presented at the 11th Assocham Higher Education Summit 2018 held on February 17, 2018 at The Imperial, New Delhi.
Prof Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy, received the award from the Union Minister of State Satya Pal Singh. Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan was also present at the awards ceremony.
ASSOCHAM presents National Education Excellence Awards to those who have contributed significantly in the field of improving the quality in education, delivery mechanism with emphasis on world-class research and innovations in enhancing the development of quality education, with employability.
The summit focused on policy reforms in higher education for promoting skills and employability, innovation, incubation, start up and entrepreneurship and challenges for new education policy. Several academic leaders, corporates, policy makers, entrepreneurs and social think tanks were invited for the event.
Prof. Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy, said, ““I am deeply honoured to be here to accept this award on behalf of my colleagues and staff. Receiving this award from a prominent industry body, ASSOCHAM for the third year in a row is extremely satisfying. It is a tribute to our commitment to design education in the country. It is gratifying to see design receive its due in the education landscape and Pearl Academy is at the forefront of this transformation. At Pearl Academy, we prepare industry-ready professionals, who are ready to contribute to the design industry and shape its future. This recognition will spur us to continue striving towards excellence.”