*"Such bestowing motivates to work more and more towards social responsibilities": Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal
* Occasion was the organisation of First Annual Corporate Summit 2012 by All India Technical and Management Association (AITMA)
Jalandhar: In a very short span of its inception, Lovely Professional University has been prominently ranked by different news-papers, magazines, electronic channels, well established government and private organizations and associations for its self-explanatory endeavours and achievements. On the same lines, now, Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University has recently been awarded 'Punjab Gaurav Award' by his Excellency Hon'ble Governor Punjab & Administrator UT Chandigarh, Sh. Shivraj Patil, at Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Chandigarh. The award was given to Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments and excellence in the field of Technical Education, and for providing quality education to students. The occasion was the organisation of First Annual Corporate Summit 2012 on Bridging the Industry- Institutes Skill Gap by All India Technical and Management Association (AITMA), under the slogan of "Mission against Unemployment".
After receiving the prestigious award, Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal said: "This award is, indeed, motivating me to continue making more and more such strives and has also put more responsibility on my shoulders to keep on proving myself up to the expectations of the makers of such coveted conferrals. "He further said: "I and my team want to make LPU into a top 200 global universities of the world, under a mission to provide affordable quality higher education to the youth from each and every nook and corner of this globe." Adding more, Mr. Mittal revealed his firmness: "We will continue striving on the positive theme of bringing golden-tomorrow, designing a roadmap to make India as all time preferred education and employment hub."
In fact, AITMA is a Non Government Organisation, working in the field of welfare and career building of youth, aims to bring Education, Industries and Profession under one roof to bridge the gap between university curriculum, latest industry technology requirement and student know-how. AITMA specializes on creating employment specific courses by collaborating with different educational and industrial organization in India and abroad.
Illustrative, Mr. Mittal is one of the great champions of higher education in India. In 2001, he established a small Institute of Management with a mission to provide affordable quality higher education to the youth from rural and semi urban areas of Punjab, surprisingly only having 240 students in the initial stages. With many illustrative successes and also Mr. Mittal's passion for providing holistic higher education, the institute soon spread its tentacles and became a great center of academic activities under his stewardship. Pulsing Institute ought to be under its own University; he devotedly planned out Lovely Professional University, which quickly attained wide name and fame, to be presently known as the largest University of India, imparting education to more than 25000 students, on a single campus, hailing from 28 states of India and 26 countries. Due to continuous shapes-reshapes through Mr. Mittal's hands, LPU has presently recognitions, affiliations, membership of many national as well as international apex bodies.