05 May 2022 14:03:30 IST

Manipal Institute of Technology bags quality award

Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal, has received the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award in the ‘Leadership’ category. A statement said that the award accorded to MIT is the recognition given for the pivotal role of the top leadership of MAHE (Manipal Academy of Higher Education) and MIT in steering it to achieve greater heights in the journey of performance par excellence.

Ranjan Pai, President of MAHE and Chairman of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), Bengaluru, it said MIT has always focused and worked towards providing quality education facilities for the overall development of students. “We are extremely honoured to be given this prestigious award. I congratulate the entire MIT family for their dedication and efforts which has made this possible,” he said.

Spirit of entrepreneurship

HS Ballal, Pro-Chancellor of MAHE, said MIT-Manipal, which was established in 1957, remains one of the top institutions in the country and a crown jewel for MAHE. The leadership and faculty have enhanced the proficiency of the students through continuous training and development. MIT has also continuously worked for the betterment of the society and is an example for other institutions to inculcate the same values, he said.

Lt Gen MD Venkatesh, Vice-Chancellor of MAHE, said MIT encourages the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst its students, along with focusing on academics. There is a continual effort to raise the standards when it comes to education and social service. “This award is truly well deserved, and we wish the staff and the students all the very best for their future endeavours,” he said.

Harsh Mariwala, Chairman of Marico Ltd, presenting the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award, to Cdr Anil Rana (right), Director of Manipal Institute of Technology.  

Cdr Anil Rana, Director of MIT who received the award from Harsh Mariwala, Chairman of Marico Ltd, in Mumbai recently said MIT-Manipal has been bestowed with this honour for its excellence in academic and research quality focusing on overall student development, concern for the environment and safety, community service, and human resource management.

The unique model that ensures experiential learning by students and the whole-hearted support for their innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits is something that sets apart MIT-Manipal from all others, he said.