23 August 2017
After achieving many milestones in last 11 years in the education sector, Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has added another feather in its cap.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu, Minister for Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Punjab felicitated Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group with the Edupreneur Award in a function “Unveiling of Edupreneurs 2” held today.
The award ceremony was hosted by a renowned media house of the country wherein Dr. Anshu Kataria was awarded for his challenging journey from a school drop to Doctorate from University Business School (UBS), Panjab University, Chandigarh and from UBS to the journey of opening his own Business School near Chandigarh.
Dr. Anshu Kataria after receiving the award said that it’s a proud moment to get this award of edupreneur. He said that Aryans is the only campus in the North India region where all the 4 promoters are educationists. The chief patron, Prof Roshan Lal Kataria has taught in Govt College Muktsar, Govt. College Zeera and in the chain of DAVs etc. Mrs Rajni Kataria, Founder, Aryans Group herself was a school teacher. Dr. Parveen Kataria, Director General has given her teaching services in Guru Nanak College Moga etc and Dr. Anshu Kataria has also taught in Govt. College Muktsar and Guru Nanak Moga etc.
Navjot singh Sidhu after the ceremony while addressing the audience, corporates and top 10 renowned educationists of Punjab said that in the world, India has emerged in the list of top entrepreneur Countries and Punjab is at the top. He motivated and urged the entrepreneurs to make their students job providers and not job seekers thereby taking them to entrepreneurship by developing such skills in them through education.
It is to be mentioned that not only this at the age of 31 years, Dr. Kataria owned and started his own Business School. At the age of 40 years, he became the President of Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) representing over 1000 Colleges of Punjab and President of All India Federation of Self Financing Technical Institutions Association (AIFSFTI) representing over 10,000 Colleges of India.
Earlier to this Aryans Group has been awarded for “Excellence in Education” by Late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President; Sh. Parkash Singh Badal, Ex-Chief Minister of Punjab; Sh. Shivraj V Patil, the Governor of Punjab and Administrator Chandigarh; Dr. Kiran Bedi, First Women IPS Officer of India; S. Joginder Singh, Ex-Director, CBI etc. The Group has also been honoured for “Excellence in career building” by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, India. Recently Aryans has been awarded with the best placement award among the AICTE approved colleges in the Chandigarh region by Sh. Vijay Sampla, Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment in India.