RONO HILLS, Jan 12: Rajiv Gandhi University was conferred the award of ‘Best Central University of the Year 2020’ during the 3rd Himalayan Educators Summit-2020 & 3rd Divya Himgiri Himalayan State Education Excellence Award-2020 in recognition of its efforts of leading educational institutes of the Himalayan States that are substantially contributing to the education sector.
The award was given away during ‘International Science & Technology Festival’ organized from 9th to 11th January last at Dehradun in collaboration with the Institution of Engineers (India), Uttarakhand; State Council for Science & Technology, Govt of Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand School Education Department, Uttarakhand Technical Education Department & Society for Research and Development in Science, Technology & Agriculture.
The programme was organized at the IoE, Uttarakhand State Centre, Dehradun themed ‘Innovation, Technology, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship & Start-up in the purview of National Education Policy’, which aims to showcase India’s efforts in science & technology promotion through communication for transforming India.
The major attractions of the summit were Himalayan State Educator's Summit-2020, Himalayan State Education Excellence Award-2020, Himalayan Meet, Science Literature Festival and Science & Technology Exhibition among others.
The award was received by Prof Saket Kushwaha, RGU Vice Chancellor through virtual medium. Also present on the occasion was Prof Sumpam Tangjang, Dean, Students Welfare, RGU.
While receiving the award, Prof Kushwaha said: “Team RGU is committed towards a collective future with full dedication. Even during standstill brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic RGU continued to perform and fulfill all responsibilities and expectations as per schedule. Due to this resilience RGU could bag this prestigious recognition. I dedicate this award to the RGU fraternity for their hard work.”