Rajendra S Pawar, Founder, NIIT university & Chairman & Co-Founder, NIIT Group was conferred the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at Dataquest ICT Awards 2019 on 18th August 2020. The award was presented during a Special Webinar on '40 Years of ICT Industry and the Next 10 Years'. Mr. Pawar was felicitated with the award for his immense contribution in shaping the growth of the Indian IT sector. Awarded with the country's prestigious civilian honour, Padma Bhushan, by the President of India in 2011, Mr Pawar has played a leadership role in nurturing NIIT into a leading Global Talent Development Corporation with a footprint in over 30 countries. Mr. Pawar is now involved in establishing an innovative model in Higher Education, the not-for-profit NIIT University.
Several Industry leaders come together to applaud Mr Pawar's contribution to the IT sector
over past 40 years including Mr. N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman, The Tata Group; Rishad Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited; C.P. Gurnani, CEO and MD, Tech Mahindra.
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Ms. Ratnaraja Singh, Industry Practice Faculty & Mr. Prateek Chatterjee receiving the 'University of the Year (North)' on behalf of NU