Syntel Congratulates Enactus India National Champions 2014
TROY, Mich. – July 2, 2014 – Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services to Global 2000 companies, congratulates Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, the winner of Enactus India National Competition 2014 that was held in Mumbai from July 1–2, 2014.
Enactus is a global community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.
Syntel was the presenting sponsor of the Enactus India National Competition 2014, which saw 37 universities across India present their community outreach projects to a panel of business executives.
Three teams qualified for the final round:
- Dr. S. S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Chandigarh
- Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi
- Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
The finalists were judged by a panel of more than 100 business leaders on criteria including:
- Social, economic and environmental factors
- Need identification
- Application of business and economic concepts
- Entrepreneurial approach
- Impact on quality of life and standard of living
- Empowerment and sustainability
The winning team focused on three programs:
- Sanitation solutions: Promote sanitary practices in rural communities
- Akshar: Production of recycled notebooks by differently abled people and drug abuse victims
- Gramodhar: Development programs to supplement rural incomes
The National Champion will represent India at the Enactus World Cup in Beijing, China from October 22–24, 2014.
Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. Founded in 1975, Enactus has active programs on more than 1,600 college and university campuses in 36 countries. For more information, contact Enactus World Headquarters at 417-831-9505 or visit www.enactus.org
About Enactus India
Launched in 2003, Enactus India has expanded to nearly over 60 universities across India and has touched the lives of thousands of people across the country. Enactus India has established itself as one of the premier student-based organizations in India supporting free enterprise and entrepreneurship. Enactus projects are guided by distinguished faculty advisors who help students apply their classroom experiences to develop and implement real-world educational outreach programs. For more information visit www.enactusindia.org
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