Sikkim Manipal University’s Distance Education Programme: ‘Catalysing Change’ at EDGE 2010

Manipal Education is principal sponsor for EDGE 2010 (Emerging Directions in Global Education) scheduled from 3rd – 5th March, 2010 at the India Habitat Center, New Delhi.

Online PR News – 09-March-2010 – – The conference will consist of an International Conference and Workshops, Exhibition on global education trends, attended by dignitaries, govt. officials, industry captains and trend-setters in the field of higher education.

Widely covered by international and national media, EDGE 2010 will be inaugurated by Shri. Kapil Sibal, Hon’ble Minister for HRD on 4th March 2010.

Dr. Martha Kanter, Under Secretary, Education Department, US Government will lead the delegation.

The national level finals for Vidyadeep, SMU-DE’s national case study competition for MBA students will be hosted at EDGE. Previous events @ 4 zones saw winners being picked to present their solutions to a business case study at EDGE 2010.

The Sikkim Manipal University’s Distance Education (SMU-DE) programme has more than 3 lac students on its rolls and is one of the largest student strengths of Distance Education in India.

Vidyadeep provides students scholarship opportunities as well as the opportunity to present their business aptitude to industry and academic experts at EDGE 2010. Winners will also bag prizes worth more than Rs.1.5 lac.

Manipal Education will also host a stall at EDGE 2010. For more details visit

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