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The PHD Chamber of commerce and Industry has awarded Ms Monica Malhotra Kandhari, Senior Director of MBD Group, with the award for Outstanding Business Woman for the year 2015. The PHD Chamber is known for recognizing the efforts and contribution of Indian entrepreneurs in different industries. The chamber announced its annual awards for the year 2015 on November 28th at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi. The award was presented by Sh. Rajnath Singh, Honorable Union Minister of Home Affairs.
On receiving the award, Ms. Monica Malhotra Kandhari, Senior Director MBD Group said, “It gives me immense happiness to win such a distinguished award from PHD Chamber. I am highly grateful to the jury for choosing me to win such an accolade and [it] inspires me to set new milestones for the Group. At MBD, we have always believed that nation building has to be part of our business objectives and thus all our business efforts underlie this belief.”
Mrs. Satish Bala Malhotra, Chairperson, MBD Group, said, “I am thrilled to see my daughter get so much appreciation by such a renowned body of our country. She is and has always been full of compassion and this quality of her lets her make it through anything. All of us at the MBD Group are proud of her and look up to her as an inspiration”.
Under Ms Monica’s aegis the company has transformed from a publishing house into an Education company and provides 360 degree education solutions; be it a notebook or a pencil, or an educational tablet or a latest educational app on app store. Under her guidance the Group has successfully forayed into the Skill Development, Stationery, e-learning and m-learning space.
Presently, The MBD Group works with nearly 70,000 schools worldwide and caters to 50 million learners with 34 branch offices across India and international offices in South Africa and Sri Lanka.
About the MBD Group
The MBD Group, one of the leading Education Companies in India with over 6 decades of experience, under the futuristic vision of the Founder of the Group, Shri Ashok Kumar Malhotra, has diversified into various industries including E-Learning, Stationery, M-Learning, Skill Development, Eco-Friendly Notebooks, Paper Manufacturing, ICT Infrastructure, Hospitality, Real Estate, Mall Development and Management. The MBD Group has been continuously working for the cause of providing education to all with its mission to create an “MBD Product for every literate person”. The group has presence in various other countries including international offices in South Africa and Sri Lanka.