MUMBAI: Wockhardt Foundation, a national not-for-profit organization and Wasan Knowledge Hub, center for knowledge and skill development have signed a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) at the Wockhardt Towers, Bandra-Kurla complex to combine functional training and skill development and bring a positive change to the society.
The main purpose of these two giants coming together is to facilitate students and teams who desire to give themselves a competitive edge in their social, personal as well as professional lives with international standards of protocol. With Wockhardt’s expertise in skilling and Wasan’s in training, this joint venture is going to impact lives of several.
The signing of the MOU happened between Sir Dr. Huz (Huzaifa Khorakiwala), CEO & Trustee, Wockhardt Foundation and the leaders of the Wasan Knowledge Hub – Mr. Tarun Wasan, Managing Director, Mrs Ekta Wasan, Director and Dr Lillian John, COO.
On signing the MOU, Ekta Wasan, Director, Wasan Knowledge Hub & the English Manner U.K said, “The Wasan Knowledge Hub has been conceptualized for individuals, Educational Institutions and Corporates. Students and teams who desire to give themselves a competitive edge in their social, personal as well as professional lives with international standards of protocol. Our core values themselves strive towards Professionalism, Reliability, Integrity, Customer Delight, Excellence and Transparency to enable us to deliver what we promise. We take pride in this opportunity in touching and shaping lives!”
Sir Dr. Huz, CEO & Trustee, Wockhardt Foundation added, “I believe this MOU is a stepping stone towards a bigger contribution towards the society and for a brighter future.”
Sir Dr. Huz is an avid philanthropist and an executive director of Wockhardt Ltd. He is an inspiring speaker, a prolific writer, an eminent personality and a social worker. Sir Dr. Huz holds an MBA from the prestigious Yale University in USA and has won several Awards for his professional achievements and social works. As the Trustee and CEO of one of India’s leading NGOs, Wockhardt Foundation, Sir Dr. Huz is passionate about driving social change and creating a better world through his ‘Peace’ initiatives.
The Wasan Knowledge Hub is a premiere Finishing, Training and Consulting organisation. It is affiliated with The English Manner, U.K. It has a networking platform for women – The Upper Story. Its state of the art Academy is located at Hyatt Regency, Andheri East, Mumbai.
Wockhardt Foundation 19 programmes have made perceptible change in its areas of operations to the lives of the underprivileged. Mobile 1000, its flagship programme, aims at operating 1000 Mobile Health Vans in rural India and administering free primary healthcare to 2.5 million Indians every year. As of date, there are over 108 Mobile 1000 Vans operating in 17 states and doing yeoman service to rural India.
Its other programmes like Little Hearts, Pronto Toilet, Pronto Bio-Toilet, E-Learning, Khel Khel Mein, Wockhardt Skills Development Institute, SHUDHU water purification tablets and Adarsh Gram Yojana have made significant impact and it continues to expand its social coverage in areas where the need is the most.