- The Nagpur edition of the awards recognized the tremendous work done by volunteering colleges, teachers and students on Quick Heal’s ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha’ program
- These awards are being felicitated in Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Solapur and Aurangabad through the months of February and March, 2023
- To date the initiative has touched over 29 lakh lives and in FY 23 alone, have impacted close to 1.53 Lakh lives in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra
Nagpur, 5th March 2023:Quick Heal, a global cybersecurity solutions provider, as part of its corporate social responsibility through its foundation hosted the ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha Awards’ in Nagpur. The ceremony recognized the outstanding efforts of participating universities, teachers, and students in raising awareness of cyber safety, particularly among marginalized communitiesin the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Ms. AnupamaKatkar, Chairperson of the Quick Heal Foundation, and academic representatives from the six participating institutions were present to distribute the awards.
The awards ceremony was organized at Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Nagpur. Volunteering institutions from the region include Government Institute of Forensic Science, Nagpur, Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Nagpur, Seth KesarimalPorwal College, Kamptee, ShankarlalKhandelwal College, Akola, SudhaSureshbhaiManiyar College, Nagpur, and J. M. Patel College, Bhandara. The ceremony was attended by more than 140volunteers from the participatinginstitutions.
Separate award categories were established to recognize the accomplishments of colleges, teachers, and students. The winners under each category were determined based on information provided by the colleges on their active involvement in the ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha’ program, including their actions, activities, and outreach efforts. A dedicated voting page was set up on the Quick Heal Foundation website, featuring video clips of the nominated performances.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms.AnupamaKatkar, Chairperson, Quick Heal Foundation and Chief of Operational Excellence, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, said, “I would like to congratulate all the winners for taking a step towards securing many futures by spreading education on cyber safety. Theireagerness to learn, enhance and share knowledge is commendable. We, at Quick Heal through our foundation, believe that cyber education is critical in today’s world, and we are delighted to see the enthusiasm shown by the educational institutions, teachers and students to make ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha’ initiative a grand success. We appreciate their commitment to making our digital world safer and more secure,and wholeheartedly thank all our partners for being a part of this crucial endeavor.”
The following editions of the felicitation ceremony will be organized in Solapur and Aurangabad in the month of March.