New Delhi: All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory body of the Government of India has appointed Dr. Anurag Batra as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon.
Batra is the Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of Business World and the exchange4media Group. It is the first time an alumnus of the MDI has been appointed on its board.
Commenting on Batra’s appointment, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe Chairman, AlCTE says, “Dr. Batra’s appointment is a part of the AICTE’s objective to enrich the business education institutions with the knowledge and experience of leaders from across industries. Dr. Batra’s success as an entrepreneur and a founder of media businesses is well known.”
Welcoming Batra to the Board, Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh, Director, MDI, says, “Dr. Batra is an illustrious alumnus of the institute, who our faculty and students are extremely proud of. His appointment on the institute’s board is matter of immense joy and happiness. We are looking forward to interacting with him and being benefitted by his counsel.”
About his appointment, Batra says, “I see this opportunity to contribute to my alma mater and to support the Board and the Director in any and every possible manner in the fantastic they are already doing.”