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India’s oldest IHM Mumbai; Wins prestigious Times Education Icons Award

A K Singh, Principal IHM Mumbai receiving coveted award from veteran film actor Anil Kapoor

India’s leading and prominent catering college, Institute of hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition (IHM Mumbai) become first catering college to receive prestigious Times Education Icons Award 2018. The award was handed over to A K Singh, Principal IHM Mumbai by veteran film actor Anil Kapoor in glittering ceremony held at St. Regis hotel in Mumbai. The who’s who of the education industry and Bollywood celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Chitrangada Singh and Soha Ali Khan graced the occasion.

Times Education Icons Award show felicitates and recognizes the best schools, colleges, and institutes that have been doing their bit for the society. It may be noted for the first time, Times Education Icons 2018, added four new categories this year for their list of awards. These new categories include hotel management, fashion designing, architecture, and interior design.

Arun Kumar Singh, Principal IHM Mumbai says “I am very happy to receive this award, it means a lot to me and IHM Mumbai. It’s a matter of proud and motivates all of us in Institute to do more in the interest of students. IHM Mumbai is India’s first and foremost catering institute. Alumni of IHM Mumbai are dominating entire World as on today”.

Padmashri Awardee Grand Master Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor says “IHM Mumbai is most deserving institute to receive this award. It is India’s first IHM Institute established in 1954 and has produced many stalwarts of Indian hospitality industry. Many of IHM Mumbai alumni have conquered the world and are in commanding position. I am also passed out from IHM Pusa in New Delhi and feeling very proud that IHM Mumbai is awarded inaugural Award. This award is recognition to the IHM Mumbai and it will boost the morale of students to further make it very big to the next level.

Other Award winners:

SP Jain Institute of Management & Research was once again recognized as the Top Business School in Mumbai, along with ITM Business School and Aditya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai. Indian School of Design & Innovation Mumbai was awarded the Top Interior Designing & Fashion Institute along with International Institute of Fashion Design – Bandra. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition along with Atharva College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology bagged the award for Hotel Management.

Author: Sitaram Mewati – Award Winning Journalist


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