Prasad honored with Pride of India Award

International group cites Stevens professor as inspiration to others

9/6/2010

M.G. Prasad, a professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, was recently awarded the Bharat Gaurav Award by the Indian International Friendship Society.

Prasad (r.) greeted by Mr. Mukul Wasnik, the minister for social justice and empowerment, Government of IndiaPrasad, who serves as Director of the Noise and Vibration Control Laboratory in Department of Mechanical Engineering, was honored because of his “worthy example, which inspires others toward remarkable achievement,” according to the organization.

The award, which translates into English as “The Pride of India Award,” was presented on January 7, 2010, in New Delhi, during a Conference on Global Participation in India’s Economic Development.

Top leaders, economists, entrepreneurs, and professionals spoke and presented at the conference.

The India International Friendship Society was founded as a non-Profit non-Governmental Organization (NGO) on four very strong pillars – friendship, patriotism, commitment and ethical values. The guiding force of the Society is based on the noble philosophy of serving the cause of motherland. Additional information on the group may be found at http://www.globalfriendshipday.org