At the recently concluded 65th World Sikh Educational conference, Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO, DataWind was felicitated by the Chief Khalsa Diwan with ‘Award of Honor’ for his relentless efforts and dedication in creating greater access to education through use of technology.
Honourable Chief Minister of Punjab S. Prakash Singh Badal, presented the award at the global conference organized by Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD), a 111-year old Sikh charitable society that runs nearly 50 schools, hospitals, old age homes and an orphanage based on the underpinning philosophy and guidelines of ‘Welfare for all’.
The managing committee of Chief Khalsa Diwan commended Suneet Singh Tuli and called upon the community across the world to emulate and create more reasons of pride and success with their socially relevant work.Dr Daljit Singh Cheema, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Harmeet Singh Sandhu, Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Former MP, RS Majithia, Ravinder S Brahmpura, were among eminent personalities present at the award giving ceremony.
In his response to this recognition, Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO, DataWind said, “I am honored and humbled with this acknowledgement and distinction. It does give me a sense of satisfaction that our efforts for greater access to education and empowerment are in the right direction; and moments such as these motivate us and further strengthen our resolve to find better routes for social empowerment and community development.”
In addition, DataWind has received awards and recognition for its technology and disruptive business model at several global platforms of eminence including the launch of Aakash by Hon’ble Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon at the United Nations; Inclusion in the MIT Tech Reviews 2014 list of 50 Smartest Companies;as a classroom revolutionary by Forbes Impact 15; UK’s most innovative mobile company and many more.
DataWind’s products break the affordability barrier and deliver internet access across traditional mobile networks as the company executes a vision to empower the next three billion internet users.