Three laurels for S. P. Mandali’s WeSchool at 40th BMA Awards


Mumbai: S. P. Mandali’s Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) added another feather at the 40th BMA (Bombay Management Association) Awards function, recently held at Yashwantrao Chavan Pratisthan, Nariman Point, Mumbai. Adding to the glory and sunshine of the day were two laurels bagged by WeSchool students. BMA every year gives out best student awards, in the management education space. Ms. Alisha Maheswary, PGDM Batch 2017-2019 and Sweta Basu, PGDM Research and Business Analytics, Batch 2017-2019, WeSchool won in the best student award category at the hands of Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, President, Global Research Alliance, Former Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The Academic award jury too recognised and honored the B-School for its excellence in management education for the year 2017-18. The award comes under the category of ‘Special Mention by Jury’.

For best student category winners, the jury considers academic performance, extracurricular activities, roles in student-cells or committees, CSR, pre-placement offer, self-development and summer projects while deciding upon the winners. The students are given a theme too and they have to present their views on the same. This time the theme was Change in the Scenario in Indian Business 2010-30.

Commenting at the 40th BMA award function Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, WeSchool said, “WeSchool is honoured to receive the Academic Award ‘Special mention by Jury’ for excellence in Management Education. I congratulate WeSchool students Alisha Maheswari and Sweta Basu for being recognised among the best management students, at such a prestigious industry platform. Women in the country are shattering the glass ceiling and soaring greater heights on a daily basis. WeSchool is extremely proud of young achievers for this feat. Innovation and agility is a necessity in the current economy. With this in view, we coach our students to aim higher, so they can be the leaders of tomorrow.”