Dr. Bala.V.Balachandran and Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju felicitated as SkillTree Education Evangelist of India
Education Evangelist of India, an initiative by SkillTree Knowledge Consortium held its second education convocation ceremony in J.W. Marriott, Bangalore on March 29, 2015. The objective of this event was to recognize and felicitate exemplary leaders in the education industry.
SkillTree Knowledge Consortium is a global communication strategy & thought leadership firm steered by a panel of experts and engaged into mind sharing & ideation. SkillTree Education Evangelist of India is the only Indian higher education thought leadership program showcasing vision, success and individuals stories’ for setting up some of the finest self-financed institutes and universities in India.
The second season of Education Evangelist of India saw high profile guests including Honorable Education Minister of Karnataka, Shri. R. Deshpande and Mr. Subimal Bhattacharjee, former country head of General Dynamics, respected members from the education industry and business leaders attending the event. Among other dignitaries present at the event were Mr. Shekhar Bhattacharjee, Founder - SkillTree Knowledge Consortium and its Co – Founder & COO Arvina Purkayastha.
During the ceremony, Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Founder and Dean, Great Lakes and Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju, Vice-chairman and CEO, Great Lakes were felicitated by SkillTree Knowledge consortium with the title “SkillTree Education Evangelist of India 2014″. Hon’ble minister Sh. Deshpande presented the titles. On behalf of Dr. Bala, the title was received by Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju and Dr. Elankumaran, Professor at Great Lakes.
Congratulating the title recipients, Sh. Deshpande said, “India needs such visionaries for its overall development. Only educators who are innovators and who can foresee the future can lead the education industry.”
Earlier, SkillTree Broadcast – an entity by SkillTree Knowledge Consortium had presented a television series in association with Times Now. This series showcased the visionaries in the education industry who have made outstanding contributions in the higher education sector in India.
The Ceremony was later commemorated with the launch of a coffee table book which highlighted real time success stories. The certification ceremony was followed by a dinner reception at J.W. Marriott.