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ASBM Award for Excellence, 2018 for Prof (Dr.) Damodar Acharya

ASBM Award for Excellence, 2018 by Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneswar will be conferred on Professor (Dr) Damodar Acharya, Founding Vice-Chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Former Chairman of AICTE, New Delhi and Former Director of IIT, Kharagpur. The ASBM Board of Governors felt the award would be a fitting celebration of the deeds of an academician whose journey  involved conceptualization, establishment and redevelopment of leading educational institutes in India.  Prof. Acharya is well known internationally for his outstanding research and teaching.  

ASBM instituted ASBM Award for Excellence in the year 2008. Since then, the award is conferred on the legendary stalwarts who have demonstrated their outstanding endeavours towards pursuit of perfection in their lives. The earlier recipients include Mr. Chandrasekhar Ghosh, MD & CEO, Bandhan Banl Ltd in 2017 and Mr T. Sudhakar Pai, Chairman, Kurl-on Enterprise Ltd in 2016.   Padmashree Prof. Pritam Singh, Former Director, IIM, Lucknow, Prof. Charlie Nelms, Chancellor, North Carolina Central University, North Caroline, USA, Mr. Richard Rekhy, CEO, KPMG – India.

“The ASBM Award for Excellence is an effort recognising the innovative contributions of iconic figures in various capacities having a longstanding impact on the public, professionals, students, educators and nation builders” said Prof (Dr) Biswajeet Pattanayak, Director ASBM.

The award will be bestowed on Prof. Acharya on the forthcoming Convocation of ASBM on 06.04.2019.