“I want to be a “People's Vice Chancellor and include the
excluded in the Education system. Out of India's 1.25 billion
people only 7% are fortunate to get access to Higher Education
which is the future of this country. My formula for that is E=F”
quipped the Vice Chancellor Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh in his
response speech at Felicitation event organized by Jaro
Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe, Managing Director - Jaro Education was joined by Dr. Vijay Khole, Vice Chancellor - Amity University, Mumbai, Mr. S S Mantha, former Chairman - AICTE, Dr. Sable, Chancellor - Dr. D Y Patil University, Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director -We School and Dr. V. Rangaraj, Advisor - Aditya Birla Group of companies for the felicitation program.
The Vice Chancellor went down the memory lane citing examples of how he always wanted to devote himself to the Education sector and chose it over the lucrative offers from the corporate world. He expressed desire to imbibe passion with logic for inclusive development during his tenure as the Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University.
Dr. Vijay Khole, Vice Chancellor - Amity University, Mumbai and former Vice Chancellor - Mumbai University congratulated Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh for being selected among many contenders for the post through dint of sheer merit. He expressed confidence in the leadership of Mr. Deshmukh and said that Mumbai University will scale new heights in his tenure.
Mr. S S Mantha, former Chairman - AICTE and advisory board member of Jaro Education made some pertinent points about accreditation and regulatory processes that need to be followed for Educational Institutions and Universities to make a mark for themselves.
Prof Dr. Uday Salunkhe highlighted the respectability and dedication that goes with the profession of teaching and said that Dr. Deshmukh is the epitome of values such as good character, righteous conduct, hunger for knowledge and passion for walking that extra mile to include the excluded in the developmental process.
Dr. Sanjay Salunkhe, Managing Director - Jaro Education spoke with entrepreneurial zeal about Jaro Education's leadership in online courses, future plans to set up an online university overseas and offered his whole hearted support to the incoming Vice Chancellor in driving his agenda for strengthening University of Mumbai.
He welcomed the gathering consisting of young managers and achievers who were spell bound by this unique interaction with stalwarts from the Education field.
Many laurels will follow this committed, dynamic Vice Chancellor whose CV runs into 28 pages full of substantial work in Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, but felicitation at Jaro Education will truly be a memorable one for all.