On February 13, 2020 Rajendra Indraman Singh, Founder & Chairperson of Priyadarshini Group of Schools & Colleges has been awarded the Indian Achievers Award (IAA) in recognition of his “Outstanding Contribution to Indian Education”.Kolkata-born renowned astrologer Dr Sohini Sastri awarded IAA as Best Astrologer of the year .
The award was presented by Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union HRD (Human Resource Development) Minister, in a special ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, India.
i.The Indian Achievers Awards are aimed at identifying significant personalities for the year 2020. Murli Manohar Joshi (senior BJP [Bharatiya Janata Party] Leader), Anurag Singh Thakur (MoS [Minister of State] for Finance and Corporate Affairs), Shyam Jaju (National Vice President, BJP), Bhaichung Bhutia (famous Indian footballer) and Bollywood actors Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Suresh Oberoi & Mukesh Rishi were presented in the award ceremony.
ii.About Rajendra Indraman Singh: Singh completed his primary education in village and worked as a servant to complete his secondary education. He joined a night school to complete his metric & technical education.
iii.About Priyadarshini institution: Indraman Singh started a very small school with just 5 students in Bhosari, Pune, Maharashtra, on August 15, 1982. The school has today evolved into one of the best schools in Pune & the number of students has also grown to over 15,000 in the schools & colleges of the institution.
iv.The institution has a group of schools and colleges in 4 different locations.
v.About Dr Sohini Sastri: She was an internationally known Astrologer by profession and won various national & international awards for her professional and social initiatives on society.
vi.Awards of Dr Sohini Sastri: Dr Sastri received the prestigious “Champions of Change” award from former President, Dr Pranab Mukherjee, “Pride of the Nation” award from Rajnath Singh, the Defence Minister of India and the “Brilliance Award” from Baby Rani Maurya, Governor of Uttarakhand.
About Indian Achievers Award:
The Indian Achievers Awards celebrates not only the magnitude of the success of the achievers but also the intensity of the efforts they have put into their work.