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Thursday, June 20, 2013 10:00 AM IST (04:30 AM GMT)
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Syntel Congratulates Enactus India National Champions 2013
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, TROY, Mich., United States, Thursday, June 20, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global information technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm, congratulates Delhi Technological University, the winner of Enactus India National Competition 2013 held in Mumbai on June 18 and 19, 2013.
Enactus is a global community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.
Syntel was the presenting sponsor of the Enactus India National Competition 2013, which saw 29 universities across India present their community outreach projects to a panel of business executives.
Four teams qualified for the final round:
— Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
— K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
— Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
— Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
The finalists were judged by a panel of 50+ business leaders on defined criteria aligned to the triple bottom line – profit, people and planet covering:
— Social, economic and environmental factors
— Need identification
— Application of business and economic concepts
— Entrepreneurial Approach
— Impact on Quality of life and Standard of Living
— Empowerment and Sustainability
The winning team from Delhi Technological University generated employment for women, differently abled and seniors through manufacture of screen-printed cloth bags to replace plastic bags. Other projects included hygiene improvement at highway food establishments (dhabas) and addressing health issues in urban slums.
The National Champion will represent India at the 2013 Enactus World Cup in Cancun, Mexico later this year.
Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. Founded in 1975, Enactus has active programs on more than 1,600 college and university campuses in 38 countries. For more information, contact Enactus World Headquarters at 417-831-9505 or visit www.enactus.org
About Enactus India
Launched in 2003, Enactus India has expanded to nearly 57 universities in more than 12 cities and has touched the lives of thousands of people, across the country. Enactus India has established itself as one of the premier student-based organizations in India supporting free enterprise and entrepreneurship. Enactus projects are guided by distinguished faculty advisors who help students apply their classroom experiences to develop and implement real-world educational outreach programs. For more information visit www.enactus.org
Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions spanning the entire lifecycle of business and information systems and processes. The Company is driven by its mission to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing the passion, talent and innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. Syntel leverages dedicated Centers of Excellence, a flexible Global Delivery Model, and a strong track record of building collaborative client partnerships to create sustainable business advantage for Global 2000 organizations. Syntel is assessed at SEI CMMi Level 5, and is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008 certified. As of March 31, 2013, Syntel employed more than 22,000 people worldwide. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.
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