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2014: Padma Shri Awards for the University of Delhi

Jun 5, 2014

Category: Awards
2014: Padma Shri Awards for the University of Delhi

Vice Chancellor Professor Dinesh Singh, is recognized for his “distinguished service” to the field of education and is awarded the Padma Shri 2014.

Professor Dinesh Singh has initiated a paradigm shift in higher education in India by introducing the Four Year Undergraduate Programme. His philosophy of higher education focuses on the practice of interactive learning and new pedagogy that links academic courses to projects, sports, culture, to achieve the goal of ‘integrating mind body and heart’. A renowned mathematician and a committed follower of Gandhian values, Professor Singh’s vision of an integrated, interdisciplinary model of university education has found high recognition among the portals of policy makers both in India and Abroad.

Dr. Mahesh Verma

Dr. Mahesh Verma is presently working as a Director – Principal of Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), New Delhi, India. He is President of Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and Vice President of Dental Council of India. He is an Honorary Advisor of Armed Forces Dental Services, Ministry of Defence and International Advisor of Royal College of Physician & Surgeons of Glasgow (UK.)He is Involved in research at the Institution level and in collaboration with various bodies like Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and WHO sponsored projects related to Prosthodontics and Dental Materials, Implants and other Dental Sciences.

Professor Rehana Khatoon

Professor Rehana Khatoon, Department of Persian, University of Delhi is recognized for her “distinguished service” in literature and education and is a recipient of the Padma Shri 2014 She has to her credit many publications including a source book Delhi Past & Present : Focus on Persian Sources.

Shri Keki N Daruwalla

A visiting scholar for a few months at South Campus, University of Delhi, is a recipient of the Padma Shri 2014 for his ‘distinguished service’ in literature and education. He is a renowned poet and leading literary scholar



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