Mumbai, June 28, 2013: Mr. Aditya Berlia, Co-Founder & Pro-Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University received the ‘Outstanding Educational Entrepreneur’ award at the World Education Congress Global Awards which recognised the ‘50 Outstanding Educational Entrepreneurs of India’.

The ‘50 Outstanding Educational Entrepreneurs of India’ is intensely researched; its research cell consisting of Post Graduates in History & Management with over 5 years research experience posts their studies. It is the iconic job of the research cell to produce a shortlist of individuals who are doing extraordinary work and track the record of their achievements. The shortlist is then reviewed by a Jury comprising of senior professionals from across the globe.

Some of the distinguished dignitaries who were present at the World Education Congress 2013 included Rt. Hon. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Muhyiddin bin Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Education, Malaysia; Hon. Aloizio Mercadante, Minister of Education, Brazil; Dr. Asim Ahmed, Minister of Education, Republic of Maldives; Dr. Rashid Alghayadh, Deputy Minister for Educational Supervision, Saudi Arabia, among others.