MBD Group commemorates 77th Founder’s Day with full vigor – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News
New Delhi: MBD Group, a brand synonymous with quality, trust and professionalism whether in education, EdTech, hospitality, real estate, capacity building, design, construction or one of its other verticals, today celebrated its 77th Founder’s Day with zeal and excitement. This day marked the 77th birthday of its visionary founder Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra – a magnanimous personality, difficult to describe in a few words! It is Shri Malhotra’s drive for education for all, her undying passion for change and her mission to unite the MBD family team members with warmth and unity.
In order to mark this momentous occasion, a series of CSR activities were undertaken, such as planting campaigns carried out in different places, snacks and films organized for the distribution of rations for underprivileged children and a special lunch in retirement homes, a library set up for underprivileged children and many more. After.
MBD Group has distinguished itself as a socially responsible brand that has always believed in creating positive engagements with the world around it. They have always remained active in their corporate social responsibility with an ideology that revolves around making resources available to those in need. The group spearheads all CSR initiatives under “MY BEST DEEDS” which is managed by a dedicated volunteer committee and supported by the respective Corporate Social Responsibility Champions across multiple verticals on a pan-India basis. Additionally, MBD Group, through AKM Charitable Trust, extends its support to projects such as “Empowering Girl Child with Education”, “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” and many more.
Shri Malhotra strongly believed in the power and potential of education. He believed that there could be no better catalyst than education to bring needed enlightenment and empowerment to society. This belief had driven him to write and self-publish a book called “General Education” when he was only thirteen! Writing the book turned out to be a life-changing event and gave new impetus to his vision and dreams. He has worked very hard and made his mark in a multitude of fields such as publishing, printing, EdTech, hospitality, retail, real estate, capacity building and design and construction not only in India but also abroad. However, one thing that set Shri Malhotra apart from others and earned him great respect and appreciation from everyone he met was his innate desire to give more and share more and bring prosperity to all . He never backed down from helping those in need, be it his MBD team or society as a whole. He has always believed that a willingness to help others is the key to spreading hope and positivity, and where there is positivity, success comes naturally! and for this reason, according to our founder, MBD also stands for My Best Deeds apart from Moving Beyond Dreams.
The main purpose of this year’s Founder’s Day commemoration was to come together and celebrate our Founder’s vision as one united and happy MBD family.
“Each year when MBDians come together to remember and rekindle the values and belief system established by Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra, my heart swells with pride. In fact, at the rate at which MBD Group is reaching milestones, the rest of the journey will be even healthier and more fulfilling. We will reaffirm our promise to follow the vision and values of Malhotra ji, as well as celebrate Founder’s Day with full enthusiasm and grandeur, said Ms. Satish Bala Malhotra, President of MBD Group.
“We hope the Founder’s Day celebrations will give our employees a much-needed break and help them strengthen their bonds as the MBD family by encouraging conversations and communication, which we believe we have successfully achieved,” said declared Ms. Monica Malhotra Kandhari, Managing Director MBD Group.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Sonica Malhotra Kandhari, Co-Chief Executive Officer of MBD Group, said, “As an organization driven by its people-driven vision, MBD Group cherishes and thrives on personal relationships and employees’ sense of belonging. Moreover, we have always cherished the goal of giving back to society in every way possible. We took this Founder’s Day as a boost to continue walking in the direction of our goals even stronger and with much more vigor as a team,”
MBD Group’s 77th Founder’s Day celebrations would remain incomplete without the mention of “MBD Got Talent” and “MBD Olympiad”, both of which were announced in early June.
MBD Got Talent was intended to help MBDians achieve work-life balance and provide them with a platform to showcase their talents and skills outside the spectrum of their professional roles and work profiles in activities such as dancing, singing, gardening, mimicry, arts and crafts. and much more. The winner received attractive cash prizes. On the other hand, the MBD Olympiad was organized for students in grades 6 to 8 on June 30, 2022 with the aim of encouraging and motivating young minds to recognize and perfect their scientific temperament and their ability to Analytical Reasoning in Mathematics and Science The MBD Olympiad has been a huge success with over 20,000 students taking part. The winner would be rewarded.
Since its creation in 1956, MBD Group has become the first publisher by publishing books for all classes, all subjects, the main advice, in several languages; nationally and internationally. With advancements in technology, MBD has also continued to evolve to complete the new age digital publishing, and MBD’s digital content has over 7 million users. In addition, MBD Disha, the flagship teacher capacity building program, trains nearly 70,000 teachers each year. The group is also pioneering the introduction of augmented reality, virtual reality and robotics in India. On the traditional training front, MBD Skills has been a pioneering initiative in developing skills for IT, ITES and the hospitality industry. Over 35,000 people have been trained and the goal is to provide vocational training to 1 million people by 2025.
Aasoka, MBD’s personalized learning app provides students with high-quality study materials in the form of e-books, audio lessons, video lessons, online assignments, and assessments. The app draws on the latest pedagogical research and innovations in teaching methodology to engage students’ attention and curiosity, encouraging and motivating them to study and learn more. In addition, the recently introduced Aasoka Learning and Teaching Solutions (ALTS) provide students with endless opportunities to learn effectively and teachers and school management to discharge their responsibilities with ease. Students can also access physical books.
It was founder Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra’s vision that MBD Group, being an education conglomerate, decided to enter the hospitality industry on November 21, 2003 and launched “Radisson Blu MBD Hotel”, Noida’s first five star luxury hotel. Last year, the hotel completed 18 glorious years of impeccable hospitality and service. Throughout its distinguished tenure, the hotel has created new benchmarks and received numerous awards and accolades for its outstanding performance and impeccable hospitality services and has become a name to be reckoned with.
After a successful debut in the field, the Group replicated the success of the Radisson Blu MBD Noida by venturing to Ludhiana and launching the city’s first five-star hotel Radisson Blu MBD Ludhiana. Continuing the journey, the Group also became a joint venture partner of Germany’s largest hotel chain Steigenberger, ‘MBD Zepyhr, Bangalore’ being the first Icon Steigenberger in India. With this partnership, the Group has embarked on the construction of luxury hotels under management contracts. The Group has also launched a revolutionary mid-market brand “MBD Express”, as well as many successful F&B brands such as RED, Made in India, The Chocolate Box and many more.
The MBD Group management team firmly believes in recognizing the efforts of its team by rewarding exceptional individuals for their contribution to the success of the Group. This, they say, works as a great activity to boost morale. With this in mind, MBDians are recognized and rewarded at periodic intervals. On the 77th Founders Day, the group announced crucial awards in categories like Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra Employee of the Year Remarkable Contribution Award, ASM of the Year and Branch of the Year, etc. Rewards like these work miraculously in terms of employee productivity, retention, and satisfaction.
MBD Group is moving towards success, having completed a 7-decade stint in the education and education vertical sector and with its wings spread wide in other areas such as paper manufacturing, infrastructure ICT, hospitality, real estate and retail development. , among others. MBD Group has continued to remain an established name in the business world with its unrivaled levels of service and an intention to redefine the many elements that are part of our daily lives.