KL, Its President Honored at World Education Summit 2016.

February 11, 2016

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At the sixth edition of the World Education Summit 2016 (WES 2016) held in Dubai on Feb 7-8, 2016, KL and the University's Co-founder and President Sri.Koneru Satyanarayana were honored with the following World Education Summit 2016 Awards.

  • Global Best Practices in Education Award
    KL was extended the Award for creating an enabling and entrepreneurial ecosystem by undertaking a wide range of innovative and successful interventions over three decades.

  • Enabling Edupreneurship Award
    KL's Co-founder and President Sri.Koneru Satyanarayana was conferred the Award in acknowledgement of his peerless contributions to the higher education sector, particularly his commitment for career centric higher education programs.

According to the WES 2016 website, the Awards were set up to recognize, highlight, and encourage the leading models of excellence and sustainable innovation in the education sector.

Conceived as a knowledge sharing platform, the 6th World Education Summit (WES) was organized to bring together key stakeholders of the global education ecosystem and help attendees discuss and deliberate the latest trends and emerging technologies, besides facilitate cross border collaboration opportunities.

To know more about the Summit, check http://wes.eletsonline.com/2016/Dubai/ .

"With over 500 participants, including 40 plus dignitaries from the government, 250 plus from higher education institutions, 150 plus from K-12 sector, and over 10 exhibitors, WES 2016 was a grand success," according to Mr.Virendra Kumar Kashyap from ELETS' Integrated Marketing Group (IMG).

About KL
Recognized as a Deemed University in 2009 by the Government of India's (GoI's) apex higher education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC), K L Deemed to be University is a large, multidisciplinary, and non-governmental technical university in India with the vision to be among South Asia's top 5 independent universities by 2020.

Based out of Guntur district, in the capital region of the sunrise state of Andhra Pradesh in the economically developed southern India, KL has two undergraduate and three postgraduate schools, with over 720 faculty, 640 staff, and 65,000 successful alumni in diverse professions around the world. Consistently ranked among India's top 10 private technical universities, KL offers 15 bachelor's, 26 master's, 14 dual-degree, and 14 doctoral programs to over 12,000 students and 1200 PhD scholars from across India and 16 countries from Asian, African, and North American continents.

In 2016, KL College of Engineering (KL-CE) was ranked Top 1 in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2016, an initiative by the Government of India's Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). Check

ISO-9000 certified since inception, KL has been accredited twice in a row at A grade (valid up to Jan 2018), by the GoI's National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and recognized as Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the GoI's Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR).

In the last three years (2012-15), KL faculty published over 2600 papers in national and international conferences and journals. Over 80 sponsored projects worth Rs.18-crore from the government and industry are currently being carried out at KL.

For more details, visit www.kluniversity.in.

Started in 1997, ELETS Technomedia (ELETS) is a technology media and research company with a focus on ICT initiatives in the governance, education, healthcare, agriculture, urban and rural development, security, and BFSI sectors. ELETS' mandate is to provide reliable information on the latest developments relating to different ICT tools, techniques and their applications across verticals through print publications, online portals and premier events, seminars, conferences and summits.

Over the years, through its national and international conferences and workshops, ELETS has brought together on one platform thought leaders in academia and industry as well as the who's who of policy makers from across the country, pushing for the creation of an IT-led and IT-enabled country and digitally informed society.

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For more details about the survey, contact Mr.K Hanumantha Rao, Webmaster, KL at webmaster@kluniversity.in.

Jayadev G A G
K L Deemed to be University

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