Apeejay Stya University (ASU) – India’s first Liberal Arts & Meta University – has been conferred the “Best Innovation by Private University” award in the category of “Higher Education Institutes” (HEIs) at the World Education Summit 2012.
The award was presented at a glittering ceremony held at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi as part of the two-day World Education Summit 2012 being attended by leading education leaders and policy-makers from across the globe to discuss and deliberate on a wide range of pertinent issues related to Education. The Summit is being jointly organised by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Centre for Science, Development &Media Studies, & Elets Technomedia, and supported by the Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGET), Government of India, UNESCO and other reputed organisations.
Speaking on the achievement, Mrs. Sushma Berlia, ASU Chancellor& President, Apeejay Stya & Svran Group, said, “The award is a testimony to Apeejay’s 45+ years of commitment to education and its long-term vision of producing renaissance men and women who would be the thought leaders of tomorrow. The university was the culmination of the long-standing dream of our late Founder Chancellor Dr. Stya Paul, to establish a seat of global learning that would bring about transformation of society through value-based education, man-making and nation-building. This award will further encourage us in our endeavour to deliver quality education in sync with India’s emergence as a knowledge superpower.”
Commenting on the achievement, ASU Pro Chancellor, Mr. Aditya Berlia added, “At ASU, our effort has always been to provide a supportive & nurturing environment through an internationally-aligned curriculum designed to foster trans-disciplinary education, critical thinking and redefine academic freedom while linking it to market dynamics. We are happy that our teaching-learning pedagogy and Liberal Arts Approach has been recognized as a pioneering and innovative concept. ”