Assam Don Bosco University gets ‘Engaged University of the Year 2020 Award'
Sonapur, Jan 12
Assam Don Bosco University won the “Engaged University of the Year 2020 Asia Pacific (Entrepreneurship and Engagement Excellence) Award” on January 10. This prestigious international award was conferred by the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial & Engaged Universities (ACEEU), Science Park, Netherlands, said a statement of Monjib Mochahari, Assistant Professor, Assam Don Bosco University today.
Pro-VC of Assam Don Bosco University, Fr (Dr) Joseph Nellanatt received the award, on behalf of the varsity, at a gala ceremony held at Taj Resort & Spa, Kochi, Kerala. The award was given recognizing the varsity's monumental work in community engagement and social service – higher education which is making a change in the lives of people around the campus. The university won the award against stiff competition from the final short-listed institutions across the Asia-Pacific region including Swinburne University of Technology (Australia), Fuzhou University (China), Melbourne Polytechnic (Australia), Singapore University of Technology (Singapore), University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia) and Australian Catholic University (Australia), said the statement.
The University was established in 2008. Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati is the first university in India of the worldwide Don Bosco Society, present across 132 countries. In October 2018, the university was awarded ‘University of the Year’ (among universities in India in existence for 1-10 years) by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) at the 14th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018 held in New Delhi, it said.