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Mahbubul Hoque received EDUCLUSION AWARD
Hoque, Chancellor of University of Science and Technology,
Meghalaya and Chairman of ERD Foundation had received the
EDUCLUSION Award bestowed by Engineering Watch, India’s most
prestigious community of Engineering Stake holders on 15th
September 2014 on the occasion of Engineers Day. The award was
conferred in the Reengineering India Summit 2014 held in the
Grand Ball Room of Furama City Centre, Singapore. The beautiful
citation in a golden frame was handed over to Mr. Hoque by Prof.
Thomas L Magnanti, President (Honourable VC) of Singapore
University of Technology & Design in presence of Smt. Vijay
Thakur Singh, High Commissioner of India to Singapore; Prof. K
Lal Kishore, Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological
University and Prof RL Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Himachal
Pradesh Technical University along with other invited
dignitaries of both India and Singapore.
Mahbubul Hoque has been selected for the award in due
recognition of his yeomen service rendered by him in furthering
the myriad aspects of technical education in North East India
and for displaying extraordinary initiative in expanding the
private institutional space for higher technical education
through number of institutions thereby setting up example for
others to emulate.
During this visit to Singapore, Mr. Hoque had visited the
National University of Singapore and interacted with the high
officials of the University about the education system of
Singapore. They also discussed about student exchange programmes.
Representatives of different Universities of Singapore had
assured that they will visit USTM within a short period of time.
Mr. Hoque is hopeful that once proper presentation is made, the
Institutions in North East India will definitely attract
students from South East Asian countries especially for its
geographical location and in the backdrop of India’s look East
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