Known as the Oxford of the East, Pune is an educational hub offering various types of learning and developmental opportunities. Nurtured in this educational habitat is Mind Ventures International (MVI), a one of a kind institute focussing on holistic development of children aged 3-16 years via ICT and Application based Learning, for the past 17 years since July 2001.
The genesis of Mind Ventures International is a passionate tale of consistency, hard-work and perseverance of owner Mr. Lucky Surana, an industrialist by profession and educationist at heart. He ventured into the educational field with the sole purpose of making ‘soft skills enhancement’ available to all, and learning fun. The young entrepreneur took the bold step to launch the institute in a little room, at the young age of 19, without much resources. Mind Ventures International is an N.M.Surana Group Enterprise which is into Aluminium Industry past 30 years.
Recently, Mind Ventures International was awarded ‘BEST IT and APPLICATION BASED LEARNING CENTRE in PUNE’ at National Excellence Awards 2017.
The endeavour of National Excellence Awards 2017 was to recognize and reward excellence, innovative initiatives and exemplary work in the Education Sector in a spectacular style, and Mind Ventures International was recognised as one of them.Some of the significant parameters considered for selecting the winners included Qualification & Professional Experience, Infrastructure, Quality & Operational Excellence, Innovation & Novelty in Services, Ingenuity and Imagination, Sustainability & Environmental Awareness, Client/Customer & Industry Feedback, Use of Technology & Trends, Previous Awards & Achievements etc. Being selected, recognised and awarded at theNational Excellence Awards 2017, held at the Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, in New Delhi was indeed a proud moment for the institute.
The Award Ceremony was attended by eminent dignitaries likeShriChetan Chauhan – Hon’ble Cabinet Minister, Commercial Education, Skill Development, Sports and Youth welfare, Government of Uttar Pradesh; Shri Amar Singh – Senior Politician &Hon’ble Member of Parliament; Mr. NayanMongia – Former Cricketer, Indian Cricket Team; Ms. PriyankaChaturvedi – Politician & National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress; Prof. SarojYadav – Dean (Academic), NCERT; Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma – Chairman, National Institute for Open Schooling, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India alongside other dignitaries & academicians.
They have had many achievements and have been mentioned in many publications in the past years, recent ones being the ‘Best Innovative After School Model’ at the Estrade Singapore Education Conclave & Awards 2017 and the ‘Most Innovative Holistic Development Centre for Kids in Pune’