Dr. Pankaj Mittal, Additional Secretary, UGC was awarded Qimpro Gold Standard Award for Leadership in Education 2018 at Mumbai recently.
Over 200 dignitaries converged to celebrate the 29th Qimpro Awards 2018. Since 1989, Qimpro Awards serve as recognition of Individual Excellence in Quality in Business, Education, Healthcare, and Environment.
Dr. Pankaj Mittal has a wide ranging experience of more than three decades in Higher Education in the fields of Policy Planning and Management of Higher Education. Dr Mittal was appointed by the Government of Haryana as the first regular Vice Chancellor of Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, the first rural Women University of North India in 2008. Dr Mittal has visited a number of countries like USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Korea, Spain, Germany, South Africa, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius and Philippines to name a few, for academic purposes for presenting papers in international conferences and for academic exchanges on behalf of UGC and the university. Dr Mittal had led a delegation of 15 Vice Chancellors to UK for academic collaborations.
Dr Mittal is the proud recipient of various awards and honours such as Fulbright Nehru Scholarship grant for Educational administrators, President of India Award in 2017 for Digital Initiatives in Higher education among others.