Education forms the backbone of the nation and is one of the key indicators of a country's growth and development. In fact, the rise of knowledge economy at a global level has once again reinforced education, in all its forms(elementary, secondary, higher, vocational and adult) as the key economy and business driver Since Last Decade, India is being considered and respected as knowledge superpower in the world. This has become more so and an acknowledged fact especially during the recent global economic turmoil and failure of top school products of U.S and Europe who neither could prevent nor manage the deteriorating effects of the global economic slowdown. Today people have started realizing that tuning of western professionalism should be withthat of Eastern value system, Mindset and dedication along with re-skilling to manage change keeping people together.
If this is properly known to nations abroad, people would love to study and be trained in India. Unfortunately, global rating system does not include more than few Indian education systems but the scenario is quite different. There are number of them that are at par excellent and world class. To create a world class learning experience, India needs innovative and creative models with an extensive use of Information and Communications Technology(ICT) in its education system to attract the students from across the globe.
Concern was a platform to meet key decision makers across the school & higher education system in Indian and abroad, education regulatory bodies, government agencies, system integrators, service providers and vendors. This platform has provided a great networking opportunity with industry leaders and decision makers presenting an opportunity to meet and promote business.
Maninder Singh has been pushing himself to get revolutionary changes in Education system and strengthen it and concern program was the first step. Concern 2012 program was fulfilled with very positive outcomes on March2-4 2012.
In 2013, Under the presence of Shri M.M. Pallam Raju (Former Minister of Human Resource and Development)Concern 2013held on April 5-7, 2013 at Gurgaon, India. The purpose of this event is Panel discussion on Role of ICT & Beyond- in Indian education system, Participation from Indian/ Foreign educational institutions, Participation from educational consultants or more than 13 countries, Students- Institutions meet, 2500+ confirmed meetings during the event, Gateway of interaction for Indian & Foreign educational institutions & Educational consultants, Concern 2013 brings foreign students closer to India and Indian Universities closer to the world.In 2013, Under the presence of Shri M.M. Pallam Raju (Former Minister of Human Resource and Development)Concern 2013held on April 5-7, 2013 at Gurgaon and Delhi and was a huge success. More than 122 MOUs were signed in this event. His book "Brentwoods Comprehensive Career Guide" was released in this very event by the Hon'ble Education Minister.
Concern 2014 awards was a mark of respect of those innovators who each year writes these new success stories and they dreamt to create a new bench marks and at the same time innovates a new educational methodology that substantially improves the quality of education delivery mechanism enhancing the development of quality education, thus generating employable work force.
After 2014, Maninder Singhhas been the reason of success of many programs that he started himself with a revolutionary aim of making India a superpower by virtue of strengthening its education system.
Co-Chairman - National Council on HRD, Education and Employment at ASSOCHAM: since 2012 Due to his unprecedented work and prodigious efforts, predominantly at CONCERN led him to win numerous accolades of which one was being honored as Co-Chairman of National Council of Education, HRD, and Employment at ASSOCHAM.