• Rajkumar College to get Business Initiative Directions Award in Rajkot
     August 29th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Education In Gujarat, Gujarat in News

    Rajkumar College, one of the oldest schools in Saurashtra, has been selected for the 26th Business Initiative Directions (BID) Award of world quality commitment.Rajkumar College principal Vinodkumar Thakkar said, “This award is given to institutions for excellence, innovation, leadership, customer-stake holder satisfaction and social service. The award will be given on October 29 in Paris, France.” Rajkumar College has been selected in gold category for the award.

    The college was established in 1868 by the princes and chiefs of Kathiawar. It is the oldest of the colleges in India founded for education of the princely order. The college is a founder member of Indian Public Schools Conference (IPSC) established in 1939 on the lines of British public education system.

    “It is an honour for us to get an international recognition. Our collaboration with Gymnase Jean Sturm – Strasbourg, France, and our effort in the installation of first Mahatma Gandhi statue at Strasbourg may have played a pivotal role in getting this coveted award. We will get to know about who had recommended and voted for us at the award giving ceremony,” Thakkar said.

    The college with the help of Indians settled in France had installed Mahtma Gandhi’s statue in France on October, 2, 2011. BID is a world-wide organization based in Spain.