MRIU felicitated with ASSOCHAM Education Excellence Award 2014 consecutively for the second time
Manav Rachna International University (MRIU), Faridabad was conferred with the prestigious ‘ASSOCHAM- Education Excellence Award 2014 for the Best Private University for Research Promotion & Innovation in India’ for the second time in a row.
Hon’ble Governor of Gujarat, Shri O P Kohli presented the award to Col. V.K. Gaur, Advisor, Manav Rachna Education Institutions (MREI) at a glittering ceremony organized by ASSOCHAM in association with Education Post in Ahmedabad.
Manav Rachna Education Institutions (MREI) have a strong research and development focus with more than 84 filed patents and 3000 published research papers in international and national journals.
Dr. Prashant Bhalla, Chancellor, MRIU exclaimed that the award is a translation of the vision of their Founder Chairman Dr. O.P. Bhalla who always emphasized on encouraging and supporting its faculty to undertake research by providing financial assistance and laboratory wherewithal.
Awards were presented to around 20 education institutes across various categories including Best Infrastructure, Academic Excellence, Green Campus, Industry – Academic partner, Hi-Tech campus, among others.
Manav Rachna Innovation and Incubation Centre (MRIIC), is on the other hand, a seminal initiative of Manav Rachna International University promising to cater to the needs of students and faculty members who are oriented towards research and development, innovation and are buzzing with extra ordinary ideas for implementation through use of existing facilities.
MRIIC is fully equipped with design, fabrication and manufacturing facilities, which are available to the users on 24×7 basis. The focus is on applied research leading to patents, research publications in reputed Journals/ Conferences and generation of IRPs, with the ultimate aim of improving employability skills of the University Graduates. Several projects developed at the Centre including ‘RespirON’, ‘Saviour Suit’, ‘Smart Skull’ have won accolades at International platforms.
Source: Ashish Mishra, HT Campus Specialist