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Mahbubul Hoque received EDUCLUSION AWARD
at Singapore 

Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya and Chairman of ERD Foundation had received the EDUCLUSION Award bestowed by Engineering Watch, India’s most prestigious community of Engineering Stake holders on 15th September 2014 on the occasion of Engineers Day. The award was conferred in the Reengineering India Summit 2014 held in the Grand Ball Room of Furama City Centre, Singapore. The beautiful citation in a golden frame was handed over to Mr. Hoque by Prof. Thomas L Magnanti, President (Honourable VC) of Singapore University of Technology & Design in presence of Smt. Vijay Thakur Singh, High Commissioner of India to Singapore; Prof. K Lal Kishore, Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and Prof RL Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Technical University along with other invited dignitaries of both India and Singapore.

Mahbubul Hoque has been selected for the award in due recognition of his yeomen service rendered by him in furthering the myriad aspects of technical education in North East India and for displaying extraordinary initiative in expanding the private institutional space for higher technical education through number of institutions thereby setting up example for others to emulate.
During this visit to Singapore, Mr. Hoque had visited the National University of Singapore and interacted with the high officials of the University about the education system of Singapore. They also discussed about student exchange programmes. Representatives of different Universities of Singapore had assured that they will visit USTM within a short period of time. Mr. Hoque is hopeful that once proper presentation is made, the Institutions in North East India will definitely attract students from South East Asian countries especially for its geographical location and in the backdrop of India’s look East policy.



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