Mumbai, January 2021: The Shahani Group, one of India’s leading groups of premier educational institutes in business management, has been awarded the coveted "Most Outstanding Education Group 2020" at the Global Excellence Awards 2020, hosted by Acquisition International magazine (UK). The award recognises companies and individuals for their commitment to innovation and business growth, and for offering the highest-quality products and services to clients across a wide range of industries.
Speaking about this achievement, Dr Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group, said, “We are thrilled that our endeavours have been recognized and appreciated, and we are truly grateful for this honour. This award is a testament to our commitment to providing stellar education to our students, and serves to motivate us to continue forging ahead on this path. In the past year, we have all experienced the unpredictability and uncertainty that life can throw our way. Our goal is to create a legion of youth, who are well-equipped to take on the world of the future and can succeed in the face of any challenges they may encounter.”
Winners for the Global Excellence Awards 2020 are adjudged on the basis of merit by industry experts, with all nominees evaluated against multiple relevant criteria, including company performance over a given period of time; expertise within the industry, sector or region; previous accolades won; and client testimonials or recommendations.
Using its proprietary employability education system, the Shahani Group has trained and placed thousands of underprivileged students in well-paying jobs even during the COVID lockdown, via its collaboration with organizations like UNICEF and JP Morgan among others. The group helms prominent institutions like Thadomal Shahani Centre For Management and Thadomal Shahani Centre For Media & Communication, which offer Indian students globally recognised courses like Bachelor of Business Management, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), and a MBA degree from the top ranked Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in the UK. The Shahani Group is also strengthening its foray into EdTech through Smart Institute and ask.CAREERS, an AI based app which offers customized online courses with job placement, to fuel its growth in India, South-East Asia, and the MENA region.
Acquisition International (AI) is an international monthly digital business magazine that aims to inform and shape the global corporate conversation through a combination of high-quality editorial content, rigorous research, and an experienced and dedicated network of advisors, experts, and contributors. The magazine has a circulation of 108,000 in 170 countries & is a subsidiary of AI Global Media (UK).
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.CAREERS, Thadomal 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 College, HR College, KC 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.