Educomp Solutions Ltd was conferred with the prestigious “Excellence Award” and Soumya Kanti, President of Edureach (PPP & ICT Division of Educomp Solutions Ltd.) was awarded the “Udyog Rattan Award” by the Institute of Economic Studies.
Institute of Economic Studies (IES), a premier research-oriented and awareness-promoting organization, conferred the Excellence Award to Educomp for its outstanding contribution towards developing the education sector in India through excellence in productivity, quality, innovation and management of holistic range of educational products and services. The Udyog Rattan Award was given to Soumya Kanti because of his invaluable contribution to the industrial development of the country through transforming of the teaching-learning processes by empowering teachers and encouraging students to acquire knowledge and gain conceptual clarity through use of ICT.
Over the years, Educomp, through its Edureach division, has partnered with over 15 states in implementing various ICT projects covering about 16000 Government schools and over six million students every year. Under PPP model, it has been providing ICT infrastructure, skilled manpower, training faculty, multimedia content and courseware, training and capacity building of subject teachers and educational stake holders etc. depending on the need and agreement with different state Governments.Soumya Kanti has led this effort at Educomp and under his leadership Edureach has become the preferred partner for large scale education projects under the PPP model.
Speaking on the occasion Soumya Kanti said, “This prestigious award validates Educomp's efforts in trying to bring about a visible change in the way education is imparted in the country. I dedicate this award to my entire team of over 10,000 members who are carrying high the flame of ICT in the remotest corners of the country. These awards will further motivate them in their efforts to fulfill Educomp's mission to provide quality education and access to education for all.”
The awards were presented by H.E. Shri Shekhar Dutt, Hon'ble Governor of, Chattisgarh at IES' Economic Development seminar in the presence of various eminent personalities. Some of the dignitaries present at the occasion included; S.P.S Bakshi, Chairman and Managing Director, Engineering Project India Ltd, Shri Kishan Kapoor, Hon'ble Minister of Industries, Government of Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Bhishma Narayan Singh, Hon'ble Former Union Minister and Governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam.