- All India Council of Technical Education appoints Dr. Anurag Batra on the MDI Board
All India Council of Technical Education appoints Dr. Anurag Batra on the MDI Board
New Delhi, January 15 - All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory body of the Government of India, has announced the appointment of Dr. Anurag Batra as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon.
Batra, who is the Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of BW Business world and the exchange4media Group is also an alumnus of the institute. This is the first time an alumnus of the MDI has been appointed on its board.
According to Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AlCTE, “Dr. Batra’s appointment is a part of the AICTE’s objective to enrich the business education institutions with the knowledge and experience of leaders from across industries. Dr. Batra’s success as an entrepreneur and a founder of media businesses is well known”
Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh, Director, MDI, also welcomed Batra by commenting, “Dr Batra is an illustrious alumnus of the institute, who our faculty and students are extremely proud of. His appointment on the institute’s board is a matter of immense joy and happiness. We are looking forward to interacting with him and to being benefited by his counsel.”
Regarding his appointment, Batra says, “I see this an opportunity to contribute to my alma mater and to support the Board and the Director in any and every possible manner in the fantastic they are already doing.”
Management Development Institute (MDI) was formed as an autonomous body in 1973, in collaboration with several reputed institutions such as UNDP, UNIDO, World Bank and ILO. Since its inception, MDI has moved on the success path and is among the country’s top B-Schools today. MDI is recognized in the business and education community for the outstanding growth it has been able to achieve in a short time span.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament (Act 52 of 1987) under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for the purpose of planning, promotion and regulation of technical education system in the country.