Delhi Dy CM handed over
Visionary Edupreneur 2017 Award to Mahbubul Hoque
It has been a proud moment in the higher education sector
in North East India as Sri Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor,
University of Science and Technology Meghalaya and
Chairman, ERD Foundation Guwahati received the
prestigious honour of Visionary Edupreneur 2017 Award
which was handed over on 11 December by Sri Manish
Sisodia, the honourable Deputy Chief Minister of New
Delhi in the presence of the former President Shri
Pranab Mukherjee. Sri Hoque has been the first person
from the North East India to receive this honour.
Mr Philippe Le Gall, High Commissioner of Seychelles to
India along with more than 100 Vice Chancellors of
reputed universities all over the country and
distinguished academicians were present on the occasion.
The program was organised on the occasion of 83rd birth
anniversary of Sri Pranab Mukherjee.
Raghav Mittal, Editor, Rethink India said that the
reason behind nominating Mahbubul Hoque as one of the
Visionary Edupreneurs of India is that he has displayed
unrelenting effort and undeterred spirit to empower the
rural people of the region through educational
The national level 5th Estate Higher Education Awards
2017 were conferred in different categories including:
Central Universities, State Universities, Deemed to be
Universities, Corporate Led Private Universities and
Edupreneur led Private universities. The organiser
Rethink India is a nationalist think tank founded by
alumni of AIIMS & IITs.