"GURUKUL AWARDS", an initiative of the Lions Club of Kolkata held at at Vidya Mandir Auditorium, Kolkata

Excellence in education took a new definition when a signature project of Lions Club of Kolkata, Mother Teresa Sarani (District 322B2) in association with FACES recognised and honoured students, teachers and private coaching institutes today at Vidya Mandir, Kolkata for the occasion of GURUKUL AWARDS.

GURUKUL AWARDS, often termed as the ‘Oscars of Education’ was conceived & conceptualized by its Founder & Chairman Ashissh Jhunjhunwalla, at the young age of 21. His zeal and passion led him to work meticulously on it and with proper planning, manpower and funds, it was launched in 2007. Gurukul Awards felicitates the everlasting bond between the Guru & Shishya who have managed to keep this sacred tradition alive. And when we talk about this the first name that comes to our minds is that of Chanakya & Chandragupta Maurya. So come be a part of this eternal celebration that honours Kolkata’s most successful Guru& Shishya duos on one platform and salutes the everlasting bond of soul kinship. Gurukul awards is a well known brand in Kolkata in just five years of its inception and is the Signature Project of Lions Club of Kolkata, Mother Teresa Sarani, District 322B2.

The event was graced by the presence of a lot of eminent personalities like: Mr. Imran Zaki, President FACES; Mrs. Reicha Sharma, Mrs. India International; Mr. Sitaram Sharma, Consul General of Belarus; Mr. Ashissh Jhunjhunwalla, Founder & Chairman of GURUKUL AWARDS; Principals & Educationists of all renowned Schools & Colleges & many others.

The objective of this project is to honour toppers of CLASS X and XII of all The Boards (ICSE/ CBSE/ WB) along with CAT Topper, IIT-JEE Topper, CA, CS and CLAT toppers. Scholarships/ Free Text Books are awarded to deserving students. After four successful levels previously, we plan to take GURUKUL AWARDS - Level 5 to newer heights this year. Many on stage and off stage events were scheduled to take place for the following events, like Debate, Quizz, One act play, Photography etc. which were completed with bright success. Awards were given on several categories at the event, which included best schools, best colleges, best students to name a few.

On this occasion, Mr. Ashissh Jhunjhunwalla, Founder & Chairman of GURUKUL AWARDS said, “The motive for organising the Gurukul awards ceremony is to recognise excellence in education & to recognise the students, teachers, principals and educational institutes who excel in education and motivate them to reach to a greater height.”