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India's Jindal Global University Founding Vice Chancellor Prof Kumar wins the Global Education Leaders Award

4 November 2018

By  Srimal Fernando  

Jindal Global University (JGU) Founding Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr) C. Raj Kumar was felicitated with the Global Education Leaders Award for his contribution to research, innovation and institution building in higher education at the India-UAE Partnership Summit 2018  Prof. Kumar received the award from UAE Cabinet Minister of Tolerance HH Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan and Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India to the UAE.
In the nine years the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) was ranked among the top 450 universities in Asia.

"I am truly humbled that the exemplary achievements of JGU have been truly recognised in the international arena. I have received this award on behalf of the faculty, students and staff of JGU as it is they who have enabled us to reach where we are today," Founding Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr) Kumar
said in a statement.

India-UAE Partnership Summit (IUPS) is an event specifically designed for the promotion of investments. The focus sectors for IUPS 2018 were investments in ‘Education’ and ‘SME & Skill Development’. The  two-day summit was attended by over 400 delegates from India and the UAE.

Srimal Fernando is the Global  Editor of The Diplomatic Society for South Africa and a research scholar at Jindal School of International Affairs, (JSIA)  India




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