Visit of the Sheriff of Mumbai - It´s Morning in India
IE India Club Jun 05, 2012
Dr. Indu Shahani will outline India's growth story by highlighting the demographic dividend and the significant role of the youth in community development and reducing the gap between the haves and the have nots.
Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani will outline India's growth story by highlighting the demographic dividend and the significant role of the youth in community development and reducing the gap between the haves and the have nots.
Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani, Principal of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics was appointed Sheriff of Mumbai on Jan. 5, 2008 and is now serving in her third term. The Sheriff of Mumbai is an honorary post and is a link between the citizens and the Government, providing an opportunity to make a difference within the communities of Mumbai.
Dr. Shahani holds a PhD in Commerce from University of Mumbai on enhancing Academia-Industry linkages. At the University level, Dr. Shahani holds key positions at the AcademicCouncil, Faculty of Commerce and Board of Studies in Business Management. As Director, Academics of Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate (HSNC) Board, she is responsible for enhancing academic standards of 29 educational institutions managed by the HSNC Board in Mumbai.
Dr. Shahani is a Visiting Faculty Member at the UC Berkeley, NYU Stern, USA and she is a
Lead Speaker at various conferences in India and abroad. She has also developed many
linkages for student and faculty exchanges with leading universities in USA, UK, Australia
and New Zealand.
Dr. Shahani has received many awards, prominent among them are ‘Citizen of Mumbai Award’ by Rotary Club of Bombay; ‘Sindhu Gaurav Award’ by International Sindhu Chamber of Commerce; ‘Women's Achievers’ Award’ by Young Environmentalists Programme Trust, ‘Woman of the Year Award’ by Junior Chamber International, ‘Excellence in Education Award’ at the FLO Great Women Achiever Awards; and ‘The Giants International Education Award.’
Dr. Shahani was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the University of Westminster in London on November 16, 2009. As a tribute to Dr. Shahani the University has instituted the Sheriff of Mumbai’s Scholarships for Women from Mumbai to study a Master’s programme in the years 2009 and 2010.
A visionary and a thought leader, Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Shahani has been acknowledged worldwide
for her significant contribution to education and value-based leadership.