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Thadomal Shahani Centre for Management awarded for exemplary contribution to the education community

 The institute received recognition at the 1st New Normal - Education Leadership Summit and Awards 2021

MUMBAI, IndiaOct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Thadomal Shahani Centre for Management, one of India's premier business management schools and part of The Shahani Group of Institutions, has been bestowed with the Valuable and Exemplary Contribution to the Education Community award, at India's biggest education event, the 1st New Normal - Education Leadership Summit and Awards 2021, held at Radisson Blu, Gurugram. Organised by ArdorComm Media, the event recognised the initiatives and accomplishments of education leaders, institutions and organizations, in achieving excellence in the field of higher education. The award was accepted by Dr. Shraddha Sharma, Head of Department – English Language and Communication, Shahani Group.

Held for the first time this year, the theme of the event, which witnessed participation from leading higher education institutions and universities from across the country, was Empowering Education Community for Socio-Digital Transformation.

Speaking about this stellar achievement, Dr. Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group, said, "The International Labour Organisation estimates that India will experience a skill shortage of 29 million by 2030. This will have a direct impact on our youth as well as all industries, with the former lacking employability and the latter unable to fill vacancies that require those specific skills. The deficit will further cascade to impact India's global standing as a market and knowledge leader. Consequently, it is imperative for Indian educational institutions to develop programmes and courses that are directly aligned with evolving industry requirements, and to empower students to acquire the skills necessary to take their rightful place in the global economy.

At The Shahani Group, we are also committed to ensuring that students, who lack the financial means to obtain qualifications that accord them access to better opportunities, are able to overcome these obstacles and become contributing members of society and future leaders. We are grateful for this award as it is a testament to our continued endeavours towards building a smart and dedicated workforce of the future."

The Shahani Group believes that each learner is unique, and has distinctive needs and learning styles. Hence, their education model is tailored as per individual goals, to assist in the development of individual skills and attitudes.

The Group works to educate under-resourced students by providing them with wealth-generating skills and training through their SAGE Foundation initiatives. By leveraging a data-driven edtech model, which is a combination of data analytics and behavioural science, the Shahani Group has trained over 5,000 underprivileged students and helped them secure jobs in the BFSI sector. The Thadomal Shahani Centre for Management also arranges for scholarships and bank loans for students, to help them obtain internationally recognised, industry-based administration degrees, as well as to study other vocational courses like banking and media.

About The Shahani Group:

Drawing upon its legacy of over a hundred years in the Indian education sector, the Shahani Group devotes itself to enhancing the careers of lakhs of students via its academic initiatives aimed at providing them with employment in diverse industry sectors. Helmed by Maya Shahani and Akhil Shahani, the Shahani Group is now in its fourth generation, and encompasses a new generation of institutions in areas of management, media, banking, real estate, digital marketing, and more. Along with praiseworthy initiatives such as Ask.CAREERSThadomal Shahani Centre For Management (TSCFM)Thadomal Shahani Centre For Media & Communication and Ask Talent Services, the Shahani clan has been instrumental in the formation and running of over 24 iconic colleges in Mumbai, such as Thadomal Shahani Engineering CollegeHR CollegeKC College, and National College, among others.

As a result, it has been widely recognised for its work in the sector, receiving a bevy of awards, including the CFBP Jamnalal Bajaj Award For Ethical Business Practices, the Clinton Global Initiative Award, and the CII Education Excellence Award. Operational in four cities, the Group also has an educational technology division and job placement division under its banner, and runs several CSR initiatives aimed at providing education and healthcare for the under-privileged.


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