Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Podar Director gets Doctorate

Mrs. Vandana Lulla was awarded the Degree of Doctorate by the Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Colombo at a Convocation ceremony held at Russian Cultural Centre, Mumbai on Sunday the 22nd April 2007.

Dr. Vandana Lulla received this degree for her research work `Managing Learning Disability Through Technology'. Dr. Vandana is the Director of Podar International School in Mumbai and a great supporter of Indian Development Foundation.

Like Martin Luther's famous opening statement `I have a dream......', Dr. Vandana too had a dream to attain the degree of Doctorate in Education. Dr. Vandana did extensive research on students using psychological testing to identify their disability areas. Remedies were designed using technology as a bait to combat their disability. The results were astounding. Deemed as failures by their past schools, they secured 1st class using Dr.Vandana's technological strategy.

Hon'ble Mr. Janusz Bylinski, Consul General of the Republic of Poland presented the Degree to Mrs. Vandana Lulla. Dr. Meher Master Moos, President of Zoroastrian College, Famous Astrologer Dr. Harish Dhutia, and Dr. A. R. K. Pillai were present during the presentation. The other dignitaries present were Vice Consul of Russia Mr. Andrei Nazark, Consul General Mr. Wijeratne and Consul Mr. Lakshitha Ratnayake from Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka also witnessed the event.

Dr. C. N. N. Nair, Hon. Secretary and Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, National Co-ordinator of Indian Development Foundation also witnessed the glittering event.

Indian Development Foundation takes this opportunity to congratulate Dr. Vandana Lulla on her receiving the degree of doctorate and wish many more laurels in the days to come.

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