Prof. (Dr.) Nitin Gupta, Professor – Marketing, at IMT Hyderabad was awarded Best Faculty in Marketing at the recently
held Dewang Mehta National Education Award 2017.
The 25th BUSINESS SCHOOL AFFAIRE & DEWANG MEHTA National Education Awards 2017 was recently held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
Among the many eminent faculties who were awarded in various categories of their respective expertise, Dr. Vandana Tandon Khanna, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) received ‘The Best Professor in Marketing and International Business’ while Prof. Barkha Jadwani, Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute Of Management Studies And Research received ‘Best Professor in Finance’. Best Teacher Award went to Prof. Sangeeta Wats Associate Professor, School Of Business Management, NMIMS, Mumbai.
The awards named after the late Shri Dewang Mehta who played a critical role in establishing India as information technology power. Being, the President of Nasscom, he had a blueprint for the IT industry and knew how it could be used effectively to change the lives of Indians. His favorite slogan, “Roti, Kapada, Makan, Bijli and Bandwidth” epitomized the needs of the emerging, 21st century Indian.
Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust (DMFT) was formed by Ms. Kailash J. Thaker representing the family members of Dewang Mehta and Mr. Harish S. Mehta, co-founder of NASSCOM, representing Dewang’s innumerable friends from the IT industry. They were subsequently joined by Ms. Sangeeta Gupta, Vice President of NASSCOM and other co-founders of NASSCOM, Mr. K. V.Ramani and Mr. P. Sriganesh as Trustees. The Trust is ably assisted by Mr. Ashwin Bhatt, a family member of Dewang Mehta’s family.