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Press release : I Am Kalam and Kadvi Hawa’s director Nila Madhab Panda’s next, HALKAA wins Grand Prix for best fil m at the Kinolub Festival for Children and Youth, Poland

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I Am Kalam and Kadvi Hawa’s director Nila Madhab Panda’s next, HALKAAwins Grand Prix for best film at the Kinolub Festival for Children and Youth, Poland

~After winning the Grand Prix De Montreal at the 21st Montréal International Children’s Film Festival where it had its World Premiere, this is the second Grand Prix that the film has received~

~Presented by Shiv Nadar Foundation and featuring Ranvir Shorey, Paoli Dam and child actor Tathastu, Halkaa is set to release on 31st August~

Delhi, June 12, 2018: After winning the Grand Prix De Montreal at the 21st Montréal International Children’s Film Festival, Nila Madhab Panda’s next feature, Halkaa bags another Grand Prix for the best film at the Kinolub Festival for Children and Youth, Poland. Presented by Shiv Nadar Foundation and produced by Akshay Parija and Nila Madhab Panda, Halkaa is set to release on 31st August. The Shiv Nadar Foundation is a philanthropic organization established by Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL – a $8 billion leading technology and healthcare enterprise.

The jury stated while presenting the award, “We awarded the Grand Prix to the film Halkaa for courage in undertaking a difficult subject and presenting it in an original and light way, accessible to the young viewer. The added value for the Polish audience is the opportunity to learn about the realities of living in a culturally remote country.”

Halkaa (Relief) is a unique take on a slum child’s heroism, aspirations and dreams. The child protagonist, Pichku fights for the basic problem that he faces every day; defecating in the open amongst others. It is his dream to make a toilet of his own where he can enjoy his privacy and do the deed in peace. The Shiv Nadar Foundation partnered with Nila Madhab Panda for the movie as it mirrored the core of the Foundation’s belief that transformation begins with one person or one child addressing one issue at a time. With the movie, the Foundation hopes to inspire several others to reach for their dreams and achieve them.

The light-hearted film, features child actor Tathastu as Pichku, and Ranvir Shorey and Paoli Dam essay the role of his parents.

National-Award winning director of Kadvi Hawa and I am Kalam, Nila Madhab Panda says, “It is indeed a proud moment for us to receive Grand Prix for the second time within months. We are planning to release the film in India on August 31st and hoping to get the same kind of love from Indian audience.”

“Halkaa has become the toast of the international film festivals. We are proud to see the film travelling to many film festivals around the world.” The director adds with pride.

Halkaa is selected at many prestigious international children’s film festivals this year including 58th International Film Festival for Children and Youth. It including Czech Republic, International Film Festival SCHLINGEL, Germany, Tel Aviv Int’l Children’s FF, Israel, Buster in Denmark.

Festivals and Awards

WINNER – GRAND PRIX DE MONTREAL, 21ST FIFEM, Canada

Winner- Grand Prix – Kinolub Festival for Children and Youth, Poland.

OFFICIAL SELECTION – 58TH ZLIN Film Festival, Czech Republic

IN COMPETITION – 23rd Schlingel Int’l FF, Germany
IN COMPETITION – OJO DE PESCADA, Chile
IN COMPETITION – KINOLUB, Poland
OFFICIAL SELECTION – 23rd La Matatena, Mexico
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Tel Aviv Int’l Children’s FF, Israel
IN COMPETITION- London Indian Film Festival

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About Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation (www.ShivNadarFoundation.org) has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a $8 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise, with over 120,000 employees across 31 countries. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups and offers diverse business aligned technology solutions spanning the entire hardware and software spectrum, to a focused range of industry verticals.

The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide. To that purpose the Foundation is focused on the underdeveloped disciplinary areas in India related to transformational education, creativity and art.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions (www.SSN.edu.in) in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering (already a highly ranked private engineering college in India), in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan (www.VidyaGyan.in), a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshahr and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in), an international multi-disciplinary university with strong research orientation located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region and the Shiv Nadar School (www.shivnadarschool.edu.in), a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (www.knma.in), India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art, with the vision to take art to the common public.

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Hughes Global Education announces Next-Gen Proctoring platform | Press Release

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Hughes Global Education announces Next-Gen Proctoring platform

Introduces advanced online proctoring across Programs for working executives delivered over Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform

Tuesday, 12th June, 2018: Hughes Global Education, today announced the launch of its fifth generation online assessment platform; for IOL platform in India. Aimed at ensuring a fair, equal and standardized opportunity for each student, the new assessment platform comes equipped with inbuilt monitoring and recording features, developed to address the growing need of proctoring requirements across various partner institutions.

The assessment platform is intelligent enough equipped with semi AI features, it will not only capture data from audio and video feeds, but is also capable of detecting movements/noise, background distractions, and use of unfair means like collaborative cheating.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Partho Banerjee, President, and Managing Director, Hughes Communications India Ltd. (HCIL), the parent company of HGEIL, stated, “We are very happy to announce the new generation AOL-5G platform in India, exclusively delivered & developed in-house by Hughes Global Education. Hughes has been the pioneer in technology-based learning, with path breaking innovations and models for last 16 years, and with the introduction of this new advanced platform equipped with best in class online proctoring capabilities, we look forward to bringing an unmatched advantage to both partner institution and students with fair and ethical assessments. The system will also be a game changer in Direct To Desktop based synchronous learning initiative.”

The system also couples with an advanced online assessment system. Students will be able to view answered, unanswered and marked for review questions in the grid while attempting the examination. The program also aims at reducing accidental closures by students as coordinator can only close the window through password.

Further, proctor module will allow the programme to capture multiple streams of data. On detection of any event beyond permissible limits, the platform will raise an automatic flag for further checking to concerned authorities. Once the student exits the AOL platform, the platform will automatically restore all features disabled as part of the assessment.

Hughes Global Education has collaborated with reputed institutions in India such as the IITs, IIMs, IIFT ,XLRI and others to offer online education and training programs on a large scale including specialized courses for working executives across Leadership, Management, Banking, and Finance areas.

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About Hughes Global Education India

Hughes Global Education India Ltd (HGEIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications India Ltd (HCIL) which is India’s leading provider of broadband networks and a majority owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC. HGEIL provides the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform for satellite- based education and training for working professionals/students. Delivered over a live, interactive, real-time, two-way video, voice and data platform, it is available today in 75 classrooms in 30 odd cities. HGEIL has redefined the next generation of education, i.e. the real-time Interactive Onsite Learning platform. Started in 2001and the first of its kind in India, this platform seamlessly integrates the strengths of traditional methods of education—classroom teaching—with the latest in technology.

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in broadband satellite technology and services for home and office. Its flagship high-speed satellite Internet service is HughesNet®, the world’s largest satellite network with over 1 million residential and business customers across North America and Brazil. For large enterprises and governments, the company’s HughesON® managed network services provide complete connectivity solutions employing an optimized mix of satellite and terrestrial technologies. The JUPITER™ System is the world’s most widely deployed High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform, operating on more than 20 satellites by leading service providers, delivering a wide range of broadband enterprise, mobility and cellular backhaul applications. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 6 million terminals to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share, and its technology is powering broadband services to aircraft around the world.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite operations. For additional information about Hughes, please visit www.hughes.com and follow @Hughes_Corp on Twitter.

About EchoStar

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit echostar.com Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

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Shiv Nadar University Announces Admissions Open for 2018-19_ Last date for application: May 28th, 2018

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Shiv Nadar University Announces Admissions Open for 2018-19

· Expands its multi-disciplinary offerings with the introduction of a new program in International Relations

· Introduces New Scholarships for Undergraduate Programs

· Last date for first round of admissions is May 28, 2018

May 24, 2018, NCR: Shiv Nadar University, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and research-focused university, has declared admissions open for the academic year 2018-19. Known for its multidisciplinary curriculum, the Shiv Nadar University expands its offerings with the introduction of a new undergraduate program in International Relations.

This will be a specialized program, focusing on studying those problems, which require an interconnected global perspective. Expert faculty members, who bring to bear considerable research experience in International Relations and allied areas such as development studies, ecological economics and political science, will teach the course. The 4-year program will require students to study the core subjects for the first two years and focus on studying their International Relations electives during the third year. The fourth year will be devoted substantially to research to provide a more experiential understanding of the subject. Some of the electives in the program will include climate change, inequality and social policy, global refugee politics, international security, histories of international relations, Indian foreign policy, ecosystems, economy and the environment and global political theory among several other choices.

The University has also announced the launch of a new “Gifted Student Scholarship” program in addition to the already existing scholarships. With this new scholarship, the University will offer Rs. 40 crore as the total scholarship pool, available to students from the 2018-19 batch. Over the past seven years, the University has disbursed more than Rs. 160 crores as part of its scholarship program.

The Gifted student Scholarship will allow meritorious students to study at the University free of cost. Under this program, the University will consider students with certificates from pre-identified exams. Eligible students will be directly invited for an in-person interview at the University. Once selected, they will be entitled to a 100% fee waiver. The scholarship will be extended to:

o Top 10 rank holders in Class 12 from each Board of Education

o INSPIRE fellows awarded Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)

o JEE (Advanced) top 500 rank holders

www.snu.eduAnnouncing the details of the 2018-19 admissions season, Dr. S N Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, “As a research-led and multidisciplinary University, our endeavor is to create an unparalleled academic ecosystem that allows students to explore a variety of subjects and understand the practical applications of many of them. We also incorporate a dimension of creative thinking and design to all disciplines that the student study to create a synergy between the sciences and humanities. Our endeavor is to give our students a rewarding education that challenges them to realize their full potential – enabling them to become future leaders, equipped with excellent skill-sets and a sense of social commitment and responsibility. The new scholarship that we are launching this year will allow us to reach out to the gifted students and help them gain a world-class education.”

Admissions to the Shiv Nadar University are purely on the basis of merit, with the University will not be reserving any seats under any specific category. Scholarships at the University cover full or partial educational and living expenses for the entire duration of the undergraduate program. Apart from the Class XII scores, the University evaluates students for their quantitative ability, abstract reasoning, verbal and written communication through a specially designed Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT). Similarly, candidates are evaluated on their subject knowledge through the Academic Proficiency Test (APT).

Undergraduate programs include the following courses: Bachelor of Arts (Research), Bachelor of Science (Research), Bachelor of Management Studies and Bachelor of Technology. Details of admission to all programs for the Academic Year 2017-18, including new programs are available on the University website www.snu.edu.in.

The last date of receiving application forms for undergraduate programs is May 28, 2018, and the last date to appear for SNUSAT and APT test is June 04, 2018.

About Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in), a Shiv Nadar Foundation initiative, is a multidisciplinary, student-centric, research-focused university offering a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Shiv Nadar University’s multidisciplinary curriculum provides students a strong foundation in disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, natural sciences, technology and engineering studies, communications and management, while enabling them to gain mastery of a subject of their choosing. Taught by world-class faculty, undergraduate education at the University is designed to develop students with the breadth of vision, knowledge, skills and attitudes required to succeed in the careers of the 21st century. Located on a 286-acre campus in India’s National Capital Region, Shiv Nadar University is a private philanthropic institution established in 2011 through an act of the State of Uttar Pradesh. The university has been recognized as ‘University of the Year’, under the category – ‘in existence for less than 10 years’ at the 3rd FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards.

About Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation (www.ShivNadarFoundation.org) has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a $8 billion leading technology and healthcare enterprise. The Foundation’s mission is to contribute to the process of national development and social transformation by establishing institutions and undertaking new initiatives in the fields of education and culture. The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide through philanthropy based transformational education.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions (www.SSN.edu.in) in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering (already a highly ranked private engineering college in India), in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan, a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshar and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in), an international multidisciplinary university with strong research orientation located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region and the Shiv Nadar School (www.shivnadarschool.edu.in), a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (www.knma.in), India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art with the vision to take art to the common public.

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Press Release : Talentedge Partners with JetPrivilege

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Talentedge Partners with JetPrivilege

~JetPrivilege members can now earn JPMiles when they enrol for online executive courses from Talentedge.

~Applicable on all open online courses of Talentedge

New Delhi, May 18: Talentedge, an Ed-Tech firm, that provides Live & Interactive digital learning, has forged an exclusive partnership with JetPrivilege, the award winning loyalty and rewards programme and the frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, to provide JPMiles to all JetPrivilege members, when they enrol into any online executive course available on the Talentedge website.

This partnership enables customers of Talentedge to earn JPMiles on successful enrolment into any of their courses. JetPrivilege members will now earn 10 JPMiles on every INR 100 spent on the Talentedge website. The offer is valid only for fresh course registrations through JetPrivilege.

Aditya Malik, CEO & MD, Talentedge said, “In today’s fast-moving world, skill enhancement, especially for working executives, is the need of the hour. Our courses not only help professionals learn through experienced faculty from IIM’s, XLRI and other highly rated Indian & International B Schools; they also help individuals take their next career step. This strategic partnership with JetPrivilege will help us reach a larger working audience”

Commenting on this association, Manish Dureja, Managing Director, Jet Privilege Private Limited said, “At JetPrivilege, we endeavour to constantly add value for our members through innovative and rewarding opportunities. Our partnership with a brand like Talentedge provides our members an additional avenue to earn JPMiles while at the same time elevating their career prospects.”

About Talentedge

Talentedge is India’s first Ed-Tech firm bringing ‘Live & Interactive’ anywhere learning, in digital format. It offers courses jointly with world’s leading institutes and corporates, enabling working professionals to plan their future course of action and fast track their careers. It partners with top Indian & International institutes including, IIMs, XLRI, Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI), MICA and also with top corporate names like, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and others. Talentedge’s ability to re-create classroom type interactions in the virtual world has struck a chord with over 3,00,000 individuals and corporate learners. The company initiates industry relevant learning by bringing eminent subject experts into online education. Talentedge is one of the first Ed-Tech organizations to be credited with an ISO certification and today provides over 250 courses from 70+ premium Indian & International institutes. For additional information please visit: www.talentedge.in.

About Jet Privilege Private Ltd

Jet Privilege Private Limited is a specialized loyalty and rewards management company, a joint venture between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways, established to develop, manage, operate and market JetPrivilege – an internationally acclaimed, award winning loyalty and rewards programme. JetPrivilege, the proud recipient of ‘Loyalty Program of The Year’ at the 10th Loyalty Summit Awards in 2017 and the prestigious ‘210 Award’ at Freddies in 2016, continues to be the Frequent Flyer programme of Jet Airways, offering exclusive privileges to members when they travel on Jet Airways and any of its 20+ partner airlines. The programme offers the unique benefit of accelerating JPMiles accumulation through use of co-branded credit and debit cards, book & stay across domestic and international hotel partners, and carry out transactions with any of the 150+ programme partners from different industries like retail, telecom, lifestyle, dining, entertainment to name a few. JPMiles can be redeemed for Award flights to over 1000 destinations across the world.

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Press Release : Talentedge Partners with JetPrivilege

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Talentedge Partners with JetPrivilege

~JetPrivilege members can now earn JPMiles when they enrol for online executive courses from Talentedge.

~Applicable on all open online courses of Talentedge

New Delhi, May 18: Talentedge, an Ed-Tech firm, that provides Live & Interactive digital learning, has forged an exclusive partnership with JetPrivilege, the award winning loyalty and rewards programme and the frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, to provide JPMiles to all JetPrivilege members, when they enrol into any online executive course available on the Talentedge website.

This partnership enables customers of Talentedge to earn JPMiles on successful enrolment into any of their courses. JetPrivilege members will now earn 10 JPMiles on every INR 100 spent on the Talentedge website. The offer is valid only for fresh course registrations through JetPrivilege.

Aditya Malik, CEO & MD, Talentedge said, “In today’s fast-moving world, skill enhancement, especially for working executives, is the need of the hour. Our courses not only help professionals learn through experienced faculty from IIM’s, XLRI and other highly rated Indian & International B Schools; they also help individuals take their next career step. This strategic partnership with JetPrivilege will help us reach a larger working audience”

Commenting on this association, Manish Dureja, Managing Director, Jet Privilege Private Limited said, “At JetPrivilege, we endeavour to constantly add value for our members through innovative and rewarding opportunities. Our partnership with a brand like Talentedge provides our members an additional avenue to earn JPMiles while at the same time elevating their career prospects.”

About Talentedge

Talentedge is India’s first Ed-Tech firm bringing ‘Live & Interactive’ anywhere learning, in digital format. It offers courses jointly with world’s leading institutes and corporates, enabling working professionals to plan their future course of action and fast track their careers. It partners with top Indian & International institutes including, IIMs, XLRI, Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI), MICA and also with top corporate names like, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and others. Talentedge’s ability to re-create classroom type interactions in the virtual world has struck a chord with over 3,00,000 individuals and corporate learners. The company initiates industry relevant learning by bringing eminent subject experts into online education. Talentedge is one of the first Ed-Tech organizations to be credited with an ISO certification and today provides over 250 courses from 70+ premium Indian & International institutes. For additional information please visit: www.talentedge.in.

About Jet Privilege Private Ltd

Jet Privilege Private Limited is a specialized loyalty and rewards management company, a joint venture between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways, established to develop, manage, operate and market JetPrivilege – an internationally acclaimed, award winning loyalty and rewards programme. JetPrivilege, the proud recipient of ‘Loyalty Program of The Year’ at the 10th Loyalty Summit Awards in 2017 and the prestigious ‘210 Award’ at Freddies in 2016, continues to be the Frequent Flyer programme of Jet Airways, offering exclusive privileges to members when they travel on Jet Airways and any of its 20+ partner airlines. The programme offers the unique benefit of accelerating JPMiles accumulation through use of co-branded credit and debit cards, book & stay across domestic and international hotel partners, and carry out transactions with any of the 150+ programme partners from different industries like retail, telecom, lifestyle, dining, entertainment to name a few. JPMiles can be redeemed for Award flights to over 1000 destinations across the world.

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PRESS NOTE : Environmental Science & Technology Symposium hosted by the American Chemical Society at Shiv Nadar University

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Environmental Science & Technology Symposium hosted by the American Chemical Society at Shiv Nadar University

April 09, 2018, Greater Noida: Shiv Nadar University, one of India’s leading research-driven, multidisciplinary private universities, hosted an Environmental Science & Technology Symposium on April 7, 2018 organized by the American Chemical Society publications. The day-long forum featured scientific lectures from 17 world-class researchers from India and the United States engaged in a rich day of innovative and scientific exchange in the environmental sciences.

Dr. David Sedlak as an editor-in-chief of ES&T and ES&T letters led the symposium. Earlier in the week, he taught the program of Water Science and Policy in the Center for Public Affair and Critical Thinking (C-PACT).

Multi-disciplinary post-graduate (M.Sc.) program on Water Science and Policy aims to be a first-of-its-kind academic program that captures the multi-disciplinary nature of water, delivered by some of the best minds globally – experts on water who have worked on ground realities, made policies and initiated change. The main aim of this program is to create a critical mass of water professionals with a historically and socially contextualized, multi-disciplinary perspective and understanding of water, who can help carry forward India’s on-going paradigm shift in water management. Therefore, the program has been built on a modular structure, flexible enough to allow stakeholders from the government, civil society, industry

and others to opt for selective courses from within the program, leading to the award of certificates and diplomas. There is array of options available in terms of both topics and duration – truly an opportunity for a diverse range of stakeholders in the water sector.

Dr. Mihir Shah is the first President of the Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation, which supports innovative civil society action in close partnership with state governments. He is Distinguished Visiting Professor, Shiv Nadar University, where he is designing a globally first-of-its-kind Masters Program on Water Science and Policy. Dr. Shah addressed audience on his life’s work all over the world from Stanford University to the World Bank in Washington, the OECD in Paris, the Arctic Circle in Iceland, Chatham House and University College, London, UNESCO-IHE at Delft, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria, International Water Management Institute in Colombo and the Singapore Water Week. He was the Keynote Speaker at the Global Water Summit at Rome in 2012 and the International EcoSummit Congress at Montpellier in 2016.

American Chemical Society Publications and Environmental Science & Technology proudly announced the Environmental Science & Technology Symposium at Shiv Nadar University. The full-day forum featured scientific lectures from 17 world-class researchers from India and the United States. Attendees also had the opportunity to network with the ACS Editors and speakers. The program was free but registration was required to attend the symposium.

About Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in) is an international multi-disciplinary, research university located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region. It is a private philanthropic institution established by the Shiv Nadar Foundation in 2011 through an act of the State of Uttar Pradesh. The University’s mission is to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow; to support research, scholarly and creative endeavours that contribute to the creation of new knowledge; and to create research and teaching programs that tackle the most pressing problems of India and the global community. The University offers a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral level.

About Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation (www.ShivNadarFoundation.org) has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – an $8 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise, with over 120,000 employees across 39 countries. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups and offers diverse business aligned technology solutions spanning the entire hardware and software spectrum, to a focused range of industry verticals.

The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide. To that purpose the Foundation is focused on the underdeveloped disciplinary areas in India related to transformational education, creativity and art.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions (www.SSN.edu.in) in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering, a top-ranked private engineering college in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan, a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshar and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar School (www.shivnadarschool.edu.in), a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (www.knma.in), India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art with the vision to take art to the common public.

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Press Release : Shiv Nadar University hosts the 47th run of the record-making initiative of the Indian Army – the 50:50 Half Marathon

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Shiv Nadar University hosts the 47th run of the record-making initiative of the Indian Army – the 50:50 Half Marathon

Soldiers and students to create history by running the 47th edition of the 50 Half Marathons in 50 days. An Initiative to mark the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) of the Indian Army –

March 21, 2018, Greater Noida: Shiv Nadar University, one of India’s leading research-driven, multidisciplinary private universities, hosted the 47th run of the ‘50 Half Marathons in 50 straight days’.

The marathon is part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) of the Indian Army. During this run, a group of 10 Indian Army officers and soldiers are endeavouring to accomplish a unique task of creating history by setting a National and a unique Asian Record by running 50 Half Marathons in 50 straight days. Over the last month and a half, the soldiers will have covered a distance of 1055 kms across various venues in Delhi NCR.

The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) is an arms and service branch of the Indian Army. This initiative is being led by Lt Col Vishal Ahlawat, celebrated soldier of Corps of EME. Col. Ahlawat has many unique achievements under his belt including two successful attempts for climbing Mount Everest.

The 47th marathon event commenced at the SNU Campus in Noida yesterday and 10 soldiers along with nearly 300 students, staff and faculty from the university participated in the marathon. A Yoga session followed by the run was organized by expert instructors from the Ministry of Ayush.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajiv Swarup, President, Shiv Nadar University, said “The Marathon is more than just winning or participating in a sporting event. It is a demonstration of self-discipline and creation of a positive impact on society. Such initiatives always inspire us to push our limits and test the limits of endurance.”

Col. Vishal Ahlawat said he loves the city and such event. “It’s one of those events that I enjoy coming back to. The event has got bigger and better with every passing year and there is more awareness among the public. The marathon is run for promoting the cause of creating a healthy clean green pollution free India.”

About Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University (www.snu.edu.in) is an international multi-disciplinary, research university located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region. It is a private philanthropic institution established by the Shiv Nadar Foundation in 2011 through an act of the State of Uttar Pradesh. The University’s mission is to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow; to support research, scholarly and creative endeavors that contribute to the creation of new knowledge; and to create research and teaching programs that tackle the most pressing problems of India and the global community. The University offers a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral level.

About Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation (www.ShivNadarFoundation.org) has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a $8 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise, with over 120,000 employees across 39 countries. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups and offers diverse business aligned technology solutions spanning the entire hardware and software spectrum, to a focused range of industry verticals.

The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide. To that purpose the Foundation is focused on the underdeveloped disciplinary areas in India related to transformational education, creativity and art.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions (www.SSN.edu.in) in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering, a top-ranked private engineering college in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan, a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshar and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar School (www.shivnadarschool.edu.in), a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (www.knma.in), India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art with the vision to take art to the common public.

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Press Release : Seminar & Workshop on SUSTAINABILITY “The City of Waste”

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Seminar & Workshop on SUSTAINABILITY “The City of Waste”

14th March’18, New Delhi: As part of Bonjour India 2017-2018, the 4 months long, ongoing journey celebrating Indo-French partnership, sustainable development related issues are being highlighted through research, art and debates. Encompassing a global issue, New Delhi saw the launch of ‘City of Waste’ in form of seminars, month long photography exhibitions and workshops organised by Rémi de Bercegol, Christine Ithurbide and François Grosjean.

The City of Waste focuses on discovering the world of recycling in a new light
and aims at changing the way waste is treated in India, offering alternative methods of
waste disposal.

A seminar held at Centre for Policy Research and co-organised with Agence Française de Development (AFD) presented different perspectives with the contribution of Iréne Salenson (AFD), Rémi de Bercegol (CNRS-Prodig-Paris), Swati Singh Sambyal (Center for Science and Environment), Naveen Agarwal, Director, Swachh Bharat Mission, MoHUA

The Photography Exhibition (India Habitat Centre from February 13th to 25th / Mandi House Metro February 26th to May 26th) displays 45 photographs by six French researchers – Claudia Cirelli, Bénédicte Florin, Adeline Pierrat, Mélanie Rateau, Pascal Garret, Rémi de Bercegol – and a special project realized with the children from Chitan Learning Center. A walkthrough of the exhibition on the opening day was followed by discussion panel at the Amaltas Audiorium where Ravi Agarwal (founder of Toxic link and artist) Bénedicte Florin (researcher and photographer), Pascal Garret (researcher and photographer), Chitra Mukherjee (Head of Programmes, Chintan) and Asim Waqif (artist), challenged representations of waste in urban context, through their experiences related to waste, recyclers and recycling process.

Speaking on the collaboration, Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, General Curator of Bonjour India & Counsellor for cooperation & cultural affairs, said, “Waste management is an important issue and a global cause of concern in the ever growing urban population. We must consolidate our expertise and come up with innovative ideas and solutions for sustainable management of waste. We are happy to provide a platform via Bonjour India to this important issue and hope the dialogue between the Indian and French experts as well as the exhibition will raise awareness and action.”

About Bonjour India:

The third edition of Bonjour India 2017-18 is a four-month-long mega voyage across India that will celebrate Indo-French partnership as well as shape the next decade of human exchange between the two countries. From November 2017 to February 2018, Bonjour India covers 100 projects in 33 cities across 20 states & union territories. Bonjour India provides a platform for enduring partnerships across the themes of Smart Citizen, High Mobility, Go Green.

Bonjour India is unprecedented given the ambitious scale of its partnership with India. People at the forefront of their fields will share their inspiring journeys as they change society through their innovation and creativity. At events collaboratively organised across cities and disciplines, amid performances, debates, seminars and exhibitions, all audiences will find something that captures their imagination.

With Bonjour India 2017-18, India and France will come together to create, innovate and partner towards a progressive and sustainable future.

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Press release- JD Institute of Fashion Technology celebrates women artisans on International Women’s Day

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JD Institute of Fashion Technology celebrates women artisans on International Women’s Day

‘Design Development Workshop’ in collaboration with Consortium of Women Entrepreneurs of India (CWEI) witnesses robust participation from across the country

New Delhi, March 12, 2018: This International Women’s Day, JD Institute of Fashion Technology organized a ‘Design Development Workshop’ in collaboration with Consortium of Women Entrepreneurs of India (CWEI).Held on March 7-8, 2018 atDr. Ambedkar International Centre, the event showcased the theme of Powering Change; Women in innovation.

The Design Development Workshop was attended by Shri Giriraj Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India and Ms. Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology.

Ms. Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology shared, “The ‘Design Development Workshop’ empowered economically challenged women entrepreneurs by creating a platform to showcase their ethnic craft while reviving India’s traditional dying arts. As India’s leading fashion school, the event reiterated our commitment to celebrate and empower women entrepreneurs from across India while allowing them to register their creativity through TM, Copy Right, and Industrial Design.”

Parallel to the Design Development Workshop, an exhibition was organized that showcased the immortal traditional and cultural heritage of India through ethnic hand made products made by women artisans. These included sarees, tableware, linen, home furnishing, jewellery and accessories made from diverse materials such as metal, leather, stone, glassware, ceramics, wood, embroidery sarees and block printing. These were later displayed by students from JD Institute of Fashion Technology at a Fashion Show during the two-day event. In addition, select women artisans were awarded with free education in design by JD Institute of Fashion Technology during the event.

JD Institute of Fashion Technology is India’s leading Fashion School, with 36 learning spread across the country. Since 1988, JD Institute has trained more than 25,000 students in Fashion & Design. One of the best fashion designing institutes in India, JD has a long array of famous Alumni who have marked their presence in Fashion Designing – Rocky S, Shane and Falguni, Reza, Gaurav Chabra, Urvashi Kaur, Niket Mishra, Maheka Mirpuri to name a few.

Consortium of Women Entrepreneurs of India (CWEI) is a non-profit organization working for the sustainable economic empowerment of women and their families through income generating activities and entrepreneurship development.

About JD Institute of Fashion Technology:

JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Education division of JD Image Promotions Ltd., was established in the year 1988, to create designers of tomorrow and to produce professionals who would make most of the opportunities in the world of design. Over the years, the design industry has looked towards JD Institute of Fashion Technology for quality man-power across fashion, interior and jewellery. The institute is today the alma-mater of over 30,000 design professionals either employed by select organization world – wide or entrepreneurs and established names in the industry.

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