Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Joshi, Vice Chancellor of Uttaranchal University, Dehradun has been acknowledged as one of the “Top 50 Distinguished Educators in Higher Education Across India”. Prof. Joshi, a renowned academic administrator and an internationally acclaimed expert in the field of Computer Science is also an expert in higher education and is widely experienced in the establishment and growth of multi disciplinary universities.
“uLektz Wall of Fame” recently announced “Top 50 Distinguished Educators in Higher Education Across India” for the year 2019. Other prominent names in this list include Prof. D. P. Singh Chairman, UGC, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, Dr. Virander Singh Chauhan Chairman, NAAC, Prof. K.K. Aggarwal,Chairman, NBA and Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar,Vice Chancellor, JNU.
The initiative received thousand plus valid nominations from across India of which few nominations were shortlisted and finally over 106 Educators were chosen. The vision of this initiative is to celebrate the unique contributions of prominent educators of India who have not only helped in enhancing education and enriching the lives of thousands of students but also played a key role in bringing the positive impact in higher education. The finalists were selected on the basis of the recommendations of the internal team along with an eminent independent Jury Panel which played a key role in reviewing the candidates’ nominations and selecting the finalists.
Prof. Joshi has been associated in past with Institutions like Banasthali University, Rajasthan; Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, USA; Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad; Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon; National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad; Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal and Uttarakhand Academy of Administration, Nainital. At all the places of work he has entered new domains, trained new teams, created new facilities and built an ecosystem for research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Prof. Joshi, while accepting the honor, expressed his gratitude and thanked all his seniors, mentors and team members for their guidance and support in his journey so far.