School of Management Sciences, Varanasi / Lucknow
SMS Rewrites History, Bags Two Prestigious Awards in the World HRD Congress

Press Release from SMS

SMS Rewrites History, Bags Two Prestigious Awards in the World HRD Congress

* Bagged two awards among the top business school across the country
* Adjudged best management institute in two categories in the 'Best Business School' category
* Bagged award in the Dainik Bhaskar, 'B-School Leadership Award' category
* Bagged award in the DNA and Star of Industry Group 'Innovative Business School' category
* Awards distributed in the presence of Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bhutan Jigme Y Thingle being the Chief Guest of the summit.

Prestigious B-School School of Management Sciences, situated at Varanasi has again bagged awards in the Fourth Word HRD Congress organised from 11 - 13 February at Taj Lands End, Mumbai for the second consecutive year, amongst the top management institutes across the country. SMS has bagged awards in the two categories 1. Innovation in Building Academic & Industry Interface 2. Outstanding Business Leadership Award (North).

It is important to mention that the awards in the above mentioned categories has only been bagged by top management institutes across the country, SMS being one of them. These awards have been bestowed on the top business schools across the country in the fourth world HRD congress under the Dainik Bhaskar, 'B-School Leadership Awards' category and the DNA & Star of Industry Group, 'Innovative Business School' category. In this summit 3200 business schools were invited including the top business schools such as IIM Ahmedabad, MDI - Gurgaon, ISB - Hyderabad, IIPM - New Delhi, IMT - Ghaziabad, Jamunalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies - Mumbai, XLRI - Jamshedpur, XIM - Bhubaneshwar, etc. This summit was organised by the country's top corporate house ONGC in the Taj Lands End, Mumbai.

On behalf of SMS this award was received by Mr. Sharad Singh, CEO, SMS Group of Institutions and Dr. Sudhir Sharan, Director, SMS, Lucknow. The Chief Guest of the summit was the Prime Minister of Bhutan Mr. Jigmy Y. Thingle. On this occasion Ministers from Singapore & Malaysia were also present. Top corporate houses such as Indian Oil, TATA Docomo, SBI, PNB, Essar, Kingfisher, HDFC were also associated with the summit. The awards in the HRD Congress is given after evaluating the top business schools on tough standards and bench marks. After inviting 3200 management institutes, on the basis of the information provided Fun & Joy at Work conducted a detailed survey & research.

The institutions were evaluated on important criterias such as quality of education and academic delivery system, facilities provided by the institutions, number of faculty members, their qualification and experience, placement of the students and the companies participating in the placement. Finally the report was prepared and presented to the jury. The eminent jury member team Harish Mehta, Chairman & MD, Onward Technologies Ltd., Dr. Prasad Medury, Managing Partner Amrop International, S B Nathan, Director Deloitte, Sagarika Roy, Head, Reliance Big Entertainment, Rajiv Dubey, Director Corporate, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Dr. C. M. Dwivedi,Group Head HRD, Datamatics Corporation, Pramod Sadar Joshi, Executive Director & Group Head HR, IDBI Bank and Chief People Officer & Group Head, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Ltd., Saugat Mitra carefully chose the winners.

Dainik Bhaskar Business School Leadership Award in different categories was based on different aspects of business education. SMS Varanasi was felicitated in this category on the basis of curriculum, faculty, facilities and resources for personality development and placement. The other award was in the category of Business School with Excellent Industry Interface for preparing the student according to the requirements of the industry.

Apart from the awards SMS Varanasi has for the past nine years been rated as A+ institution by the top business magazine Business India. Since its inception in Varanasi SMS has proved its unparalleled commitment towards quality delivery system and has diversify in the form of SMS Group of Institutions by establishing Engineering & Management Institutions in Lucknow, the capital city of U.P.

Source: By E-mail (May 14, 2010)

Published on on May 14, 2010

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