The USA based Indus foundation at the Indo American Education Summit 2016 held in The Lalit Mumbai has awarded Dr. Ashok Patil, Executive Chairman of Pravara Rural Education Society the “Eminent Educationist” Award. This comes as a recognition of his efforts towards providing quality education to the rural community in India.
Dr Ashok Patil has made tremendous contribution to organizational and institutional promotion and development. He has promoted, founded and managed a number of international and national organizations which are dealing with health, social welfare, educational, human development and area development.
He is the President of International Association of Rural Health & Medicine (An International NGO in Official Relations with WHO), Executive Chairman of Pravara Rural Education Society, Loni and the Chairman of Dr. Vikhe Patil Foundation.
The CEO of PRES Major General Neeraj Bali received the "Educational Excellence" Award which was awarded to Pravara Rural Education Society. The award is presented in recognition of educational excellence and given to the institution focusing their energy on overall quality of education. The Award for Educational Technology was given to PRES’s College of Pharmacy (for Women), Sinnar.
In an effort to bring world class education to the doorstep of Rural India and to promote Research, Pravara Rural Education Society has also recently signed three partnership agreements with University of Santiago De Compostela, Spain. These awards come as a recognition of Pravara Rural Education Society’s immense efforts in the educational and rural sector in Maharashtra.
The Indo American Education Summit 2016 was attended by Mr. Eric Hudier, Director of Engineering Programs, University of Quebec, Canada, Dr. Susan Fenton, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston USA,Ms. Melanie C Baldwin, Senior Director, International Recruitment and Partnerships, Wilmington University and various senior representatives of Universities across the world