Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of University of Science and
Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) has been selected for “50 Most
Influential Educational Entrepreneurs” citation by the World
Education Congress. The 2015 citation will be awarded at World
Education Congress on 23rd July 2015 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
The World Education Congress recognises that the Education
Entrepreneurs are the future of the world and they are those
people who will build the world and passion for education.
This has been communicated by Dr. R.L.Bhatia,Founder,Wold CSR
Day & World Sustainabilty Congress
After obtaining his first class MCA degree from AMU, Mr Hoque
resisted the temptation of career in multinational companies
and returned to Assam with a vision and dream to convulse the
North East with educational institutions in the field of
technical and professional education. He landed in Guwahati in
2001 with an empty pocket but a big dream and started his
first venture in a rented building with one computer and 4
students and crossed all barriers and odds to emerge as
leading light in the educational arena in the North Eastern
India in little over a decade. Now under the banner of ERD
Foundation he has two CBSE Schools, one engineering college,
two professional colleges,one B.Ed College,one Law
College(upcoming) one Women’s College, one Civil Services
Coaching Centre and one University with 5500 +students .
The selection of the awardees has been made by an independent
jury of eminent and senior leaders, researchers and
academicians based on the criteria of strategic perspective,
support infrastructure, future orientation, track record,
integrity and ethics, ability for sustainable education and
Earlier Mr.Mahbubul Hoque was decorated with many prestigious
awards by various organisations and institutions.