FORE School of Management, Delhi, was conferred with the Best Business School of North-India, Award by ASSOCHAM (Associate
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India) in the Best Business School Awards- by region, categoryinthe National Education Excellence Awards 2013, an initiative by ASSOCHAM, held on April 9, 2013, in New Delhi. The
award was handed over by the Hon'ble Union Minister of HRD, Dr. M.M. PallamRajuto Dr. Jitendra K Das, Director,FORE School.
ASSOCHAM presents Education Excellence Awards to those who have contributed
significantly in the field of improving the quality in education delivery with emphasis on world-class research and innovations and enhancing the development of quality education. ASSOCHAM has undertaken certain initiatives in the
area of reforms in education especially in the country's need to improve the gross enrollment ratio in higher education.
In his speech Hon. Minister, Dr. PallamRaju, anElectronics & Communications Engineering graduate
from Andhra Universityand an MBA from Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, appreciating the initiative taken by ASSOCHAM said, "One of the biggest challengethe nation today face is propelling India to move
ahead in the employability quotient. Education is seen as an access to opportunity for the child and if education is not able to fulfill the expectation or provide and create the right kind of employability, it is not of much
value. While the government is committed to take up the issue, equal responsibility lies with the academia and the corporate sector to create a value system. A nation without a value system would be radar less".
is exciting to have been awarded the Best B-School in North by ASSOCHEM. This award has immense credibility considering ASSOCHEM's standing in the industry and society at large. Itis also an evidence of the right initiatives being
taken by FORE to strengthen various facets of business teaching. Also, in my view this initiative by ASSOCHEM will prove to be a game changer in the arena of B-School rankings", said Dr. Das, Director, FORE School.
been working with the industry for developing new domains of managerial thoughts and contributing to building leaders in today's global business environment. Consistently ranked among the top most B Schools of the
country,placements at FORE were amongst the best. Itis also a preferred destination for top recruiters from India and abroad. The highest campus offer for the 2012-13 batch of PGDM, has been INR 39.6 Lacs which surpassedthe
highest placement offers atmany of the IIMs.
The Best New Upcoming B School award was conferred to, Universal Business School,Karjat in Raigarh, which takes pride in being India's first Green Business School
ensuring eco-smart integrated thinking and a sustainable campus where each student will have a Societal Cause and Responsibility Training (SMART) project where they will have to adopt a nearby village and implement the green
thinking ideas thereby learning by doing.
Talking about ensuring quality and employability in Higher education system, Mr. Anil Agarwal, Ex-President of ASSOCHAM, mentioned that with 33 thousand institutions and 15 million
students enrolling,India's education sector has witnessed an enormous growth over the past few years, however,an estimated 3 billion USD is spent by Indian students going abroad for studies and there has been a steady annual rise
of approx. 7% Indians travelling overseas for a degree.