• The award was given away by Gen V.K. Singh (Retd), Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, at a virtual event held recently.
• Mr J C Chaudhry received the award for his outstanding contribution as an entrepreneur in the Education sector.
NOVEMBER 02, 2020: Mr J. C. Chaudhry, Chairman and Managing Director, Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), the national leader in test preparatory services, has been conferred with the prestigious and most sought after “Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award 2020” by apex industry body, PHD Chamber of Commerce (PHDCCI) for his outstanding contribution in the field of Education.
The award was presented virtually by Gen V.K. Singh (Retd), Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, in the presence of notable personalities.
The PHD Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards for Excellence instituted in 1997 recognizes Indian businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals for their outstanding achievements and contributions in selected areas and for promoting corporate and individual initiatives in economic, social, educational and cultural areas.
The distinguished jury who chaired the panel of selection for 2020 were Justice Shri R C Lahoti, former Chief Justice of India along with other eminent dignitaries such as Shri Balbir Punj, Senior Journalist and Member of Parliament- Rajya Sabha, Shri Anil Swarup, IAS (Retd), Shri Rajiv K Dubey, Former CMD, Canara Bank and Dr. Smt Aruna Abhey Oswal, Senior Industrialist and Philantrophist.
Speaking on the occasion, noted entrepreneur Mr J. C. Chaudhry said, “It is very humbling to be honoured with such a prestigious award. This esteemed award will further boost the morale of Aakash Educational Services Limited to make a difference in the field of education as well as in the society. Being conferred with such an award is a matter of great pride and at AESL, we are always committed in putting our best foot forward in providing justice to such an honor.”
About Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL)
Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) provides comprehensive test preparatory services for students preparing for Medical and Engineering Entrance Examinations, School/Board Exams and Competitive Exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and Olympiads. AESL believes that the “Aakash” brand is associated with quality coaching and a proven student selection track record in various Medical and Engineering Entrance Examinations, Scholarship exams & Olympiads.
With over 33 years of operational experience in the test preparatory industry, the company has a large number of selections in Medical & Engineering Entrance Exams and several Foundation level Scholarship exams/Olympiads, a pan India network of 200+ Aakash Centers (including franchisee), and a student count of more than 250,000.
The Aakash group also owns famous K-12 EdTech brand, Meritnation.com as well.