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Prof Varma joins the Millionlights Team as Chief Mentor and Chairman

From the CEO’s Desk:

 

 

Enhance Knowledge Services (EKS) and Millionlights are very happy to announce that Prof. Pradeep Varma joins the team as Chief Mentor and Chairman. It is indeed an honour for us and further strengthens our resolve to provide skilling opportunities to the underserved market in India.

Prof Pradeep Varma was an  Advisor at the National Board of Accreditation where he advised on critical Senior Management issues. He was also overseeing the development of the National Institutional Ranking Framework for the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.

 

Prior to coming to NBA, Professor Varma was Program Director, National MOOCs Deployment at IIT Bombay and Adjunct Professor (Innovation & Entrepreneurship), Design School, IIT Kanpur at IIT Kanpur.
Pradeep has consulted over areas as diverse as Strategic IT Consulting, New Technology Management, Distance Education, ICT Based education and E-Governance and has served as an India expert and Visiting Faculty with the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences, Johannesburg, South Africa. Prof Varma has also been associated with Ministry of HRD in several strategic areas.

“His rich experience in  working within the government education establishment and his capability in  the capacity building space  is of immense value to us. His joining the team will further our vision of providing open access to content across India.

EKS CEO and Founder, Akshat Shrivastava said in a statement today.

 

  • Rohini

    I have been to a number of seminars and have heard Prof Varma – congrats to the ML team –

    • will convey this message to Prof Varma – thanks for your wishes

  • Abhijit Das

    Hope you guys can acheive what you are setting out to do – higher ed in india needs disruption and a lot of technology inputs

    • thank you abhijit – we will try our best – serving the underserved market is our vision –

  • pradhanmantri

    please also roll out courses in the K12, STEM segment – there are very few good content players who are giving free courses inthis space

    • we are working with one of our partners in creating a full section for k12 – this will go live in by the end of jan 2016 and the first few courses will be offered free to all students

  • barkha sinha

    wish you guys da very best- a student from ranchi

  • barkha sinha

    wish you guys da very best- a student from ranchi

  • rohini

    moocs are here to stay – wishing the ML team the best

  • rohini

    moocs are here to stay – wishing the ML team the best

  • azad Kasturi

    when are you spreading this to the north east?

    • the platform is open to anyone across the world to login and learn Azad

      if you need any specific information about our courses do send us a comment here and we will do our best to reply

  • azad Kasturi

    when are you spreading this to the north east?

    • the platform is open to anyone across the world to login and learn Azad

      if you need any specific information about our courses do send us a comment here and we will do our best to reply

  • Nirmala

    is this going to be certified by agencies??

    • absolutely – otherwise there is no point now innit!!

      we have microsoft, adobe and autodesk on board – working on getting in lots more soon

  • Nirmala

    is this going to be certified by agencies??

    • absolutely – otherwise there is no point now innit!!

      we have microsoft, adobe and autodesk on board – working on getting in lots more soon