Founder of a widely popular multinational educational and cultural centre, a distinguished academician and educationist, Prof. Majumdar is also the Chancellor of Symbiosis International University. He was awarded the Padma Shri in year 2005 and Padma Bhushan in year 2012 for his contributions to the nation.
An ace mathematician and a columnist for various national and international mathematical journals and magazines, Anand Kumar is best known for his Super 30 programme, which he started in Patna, Bihar in 2002, and which coaches economically backward students for IIT-JEE entrance examination. By 2015, 333 out of the 390 had made it to IITs and Discovery Channel showcased his work in a documentary.
Founder, president of the Amity group of institutions, founder of Ritnand Balved Education Foundation
An immensely successful entrepreneur turned educator, Dr. Chauhan is a man of mission who follows the 4 E’s- Edge, Enthusiasm, Excellence and Execution in all walks of life. His vision of helping India become a knowledge superpower has led him to empower thousands of students over the past 25 years he has dedicated to Education.
Founder, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Chancellor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University
Inspired by the work and teaching of social reformers and educationists of Maharashtra, particularly Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil, Dr. Patangrao Kadam established Bharati Vidyapeeth in Pune in 1964. Now, it conducts more than 156 educational units of various kinds’ right from pre-primary schools to postgraduate institutions and a university, providing progressive education to thousands of young Indians every year.
Founding Chairman, Ryan International Group of Institutions
Founded in 1976 with Dr. Pinto’s vision, the Ryan International Group of Institutions has over 128 schools spread across 18 states in the country, providing excellence in education and all round development to over 2, 50,000 students with 14,000 teachers carrying his vision forward.
M.P. and Host of the longest running game show- The Bournvita Quiz Contest
Through conducting inter-school quiz contests not only in India but nine other nations while authoring over 50 reference and quiz books, Derek O’Brien is a well known and loved personality among students. His contributions to education are directed towards making "Knowledge Interesting".
Mohammad Imran Khan is a mathematics teacher in the Sanskrit Education Department and a self-taught computer programmer. He has developed over fifty-two free educational mobile applications and more than a hundred websites, many of which he has donated to the MHRD. He gained prominence after being mentioned by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, in a speech at Wembley Stadium, London, in November 2015. Modi said, "My India is in Imran Khan of Alwar.
Education sector in India has long awaited an overhaul to meet the growing demand for a contemporary education system that is accessible to all. Children and youth in India have in the last decade become increasingly technology-driven, revealing considerable potential and readiness to imbibe and learn using digital media. Read more!