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WeSchool Wins Award For Best Industry Linked Management Institute In India

Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), rated among India's top business schools, and a pioneering management education institution, has been awarded the prestigious 'AICTE -CII Best Industry linked Management Institute' in the country.

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Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), rated among India's top business schools, and a pioneering management education institution, has been awarded the prestigious 'AICTE -CII Best Industry linked Management Institute' in the country.

The award was presented by Prof Dr Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to Prof. Dr Uday Salunkhe, Group Director Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) at the 5TH AICTE-CII 5TH Global University-Industry Congress in the Capital today.

The institutes are evaluated on their industry linkages on the following six parameters in every stream separately: Governance, Curriculum, Faculty, Infrastructure, Services / Projects & Skills Development and Placements.

AICTE Chairman, Prof Dr Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe, appreciated the efforts made by WeSchool in establishing excellent Industry-connect while bestowing the award. "The number of participating institutes in each category of awards has increased tremendously over the years, with 1225 entries participating this year. With all its efforts towards establishing excellent industry linkages, WeSchool has always strived to add to the skills quotient of its students to increase their employability .We expect that WeSchool will take the lead in mentoring other institutes to develop their capacities in a similar manner."

Shankar Vanavarayar, Co-Chairman, CII National Committee on Higher Education, Mr. Ninad Karpe, Chairman, CII Western Region& Managing Director, Aptech, Mr. Vijay Thadani, Chairman, CII National Committee on Higher Education &Vice Chairman & Managing Director -NIIT Limited &Co-Founder, NIIT University, Dr. Naushad Forbes, President-Designate, CII& Director Forbes Marshall Private Limited, Ms. Sushma Berlia, President, Apeejay Stya &Svran Group and Dr. Sanak Mishra, Vice President, Indian National Academy of Engineering were the dignitaries on the dais.

Prof Dr Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) said, "WeSchool has focused on an outcome driven approach in its strategy for Industry-Institute Interaction. Only when there is an impact of this interface will it sustain and make a difference.

The award was based on a survey done across AICTE approved technical institutes of various streams with the objective to showcase best practices of the industry. The nation-wide survey iwhich saw participation from established engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture streams participated, was jointly conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).


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