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Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Vice-chancellor of Chitkara University Recognized as Visionary eduLEADER of India by Sri Pranab Mukherjee


  • Dr.Dr. Madhu Chitkara has been recognized as a Visionary eduLEADER of India by the former President Sri Pranab Mukherjee


Chitkara University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Madhu Chitkara has been recognized as a Visionary eduLEADER of India by the former President Sri Pranab Mukherjee during the ReTHINK INDIA Fifth Estate Summit 2017 at Civil Services Officers’ Institute (CSOI), New Delhi on 11th December 2017.
The role and importance of the Academia in India’s ascendance on the global forefront is an accepted reality. Visionary eduLEADERS recognized today, those who are optimistic about the future with a focus on the best, thereby, leveraging their unique strengths. These leaders aim to raise the bar by setting higher milestones year on year and March towards making tomorrow better than today.
ReTHINK INDIA was focussed on creating an Honor Roll Call of Visionary eduLEADERS for the Year 2017. It has invited some of the India’s finest and fiercest academicians across the board to enlighten the nation more about their Openness, Imagination, Persistence & Conviction in their emergence as a visionary eduLEADER of India who made it to the Honor Roll Call of 2017.
The Honor roll call was announced by Sri Pranab Mukherjee during The Fifth Estate Summit of National Convention of eduLEADERS & eduPRENEURS in Higher Education. eduLEADERS across various genres of Institutions Central Universities, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, State Universities, State Technical Universities, Private Universities, Deemed to be Universities, State Technical University Affiliated Colleges had their category of acknowledgment.
Speaking on occasion, Dr. Madhu Chitkara said, “It’s a proud moment for all of us at Chitkara University to have made it to the Honor Call of Visionary eduLEADERS of India this year. It’s a great privilege to be listed among India’s finest and fiercest academicians. At Chitkara University, the focus on research and innovation puts us on the list of top academic organizations in the country. It’s a pleasure to get this recognition from the legendary former president Sri. Pranab Mukherjee.”
The citation read thus: “This is to recognize Dr. Madhu Chitkara as a VISIONARY EDUPRENEUR OF INDIA for envisioning and eventually creating a flat university structure of utmost 3 hops whereby everybody including Deans, Administrators, Teachers and Students are empowered with the right set of decision making capabilities and for incorporating the essential ingredients of parenting into the framework of institutional governance to accentuate a tightly coupled campus community striving for all round excellence on this 11th Day of December 2017 at Civil Services Officers Institute, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi in the esteemed presence of Sri Pranab Mukherjee, the education president of India during National Convention of eduLEADERS and eduPRENEURS in HIGHER EDUCATION.”

About Chitkara University
In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30 kilometers from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh–Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010 Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under “The Chitkara University Act”.
Chitkara University, the best university in Punjab is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.

Chitkara University has been founded by Dr. Ashok Chitkara and Dr. Madhu Chitkara who have been passionate teachers for more than 40 years now.

Chitkara Education brings with it a reputation that has been earned through years of serving the career – needs of the student community. It is a reputation for excellence and innovation among coveted employers for preparing graduates who have the knowledge and skills they need for success in their workplace.
Chitkara University graduates go on to great careers, as they have their hands on the responsive teaching methodology. Students from around the county are attracted to Chitkara University because of their commitment to teaching excellence, because they conduct research that makes a difference, because of their industry partnerships and because of their tailored courses. This difference has been acknowledged by students, parent, alumni, government, and industry since the inception of the university.
Within a decade, most of Chitkara University academic programs are ranked among the top 50 programs in the country which speaks volumes about their string academic heritage, highly committed faculty, extensive industry collaborations, great international connections, and state of the art campus facilities.