In recognition of its excellent work in the field of Open and Distance Learning, SNDT Women’s University – ICT Enabled ODL Programs Cell bagged the Education Excellence Award at a scintillating ceremony in New Delhi. The ceremony was hosted by the Brands Academy in association with several media houses at the Hotel Radisson Blu Dwarka on the 8th of March 2014. The award aims to felicitate organizations working innovatively towards the noble cause of imparting education to the weaker and the under privileged sections of the society. The award winners were selected through a thorough screening process from amongst 3300 educational institutes across India.

The ICT Enabled ODL Programs of SNDT Women’s University received special attention due to its focus on bringing high quality education to the women students through its, extremely advanced but easy to use, Online Course delivery platform

About SNDT ICT Enabled ODL Programs

SNDT - ICT Enabled ODL Programs was launched about a year back by the University under the able tutelage of the Vice Chancellor Prof. Vasudha Kamat. The University decided to launch a full-fledged 80 Credits Course – Masters of Commerce (MCom) in the ICT Enabled ODL Programs mode. The project was headed by the then Director In-charge of Distance Education, Dr. G. Y. Shitole. The project received the guidance of several dignitaries of the University including the Registrar, the Pro Vice-Chancellor and the HOD for the Department of Education Technology. The program was missioned to provide the ability of continued education to a large women audience, who due to several reasons, were not being able to continue their higher education. The ICT Enabled ODL Programs provide several benefits including wide reach, easy accessibility, anywhere- anytime learning at an affordable cost, freedom of learning at your own pace and the biggest of all learning through mobiles, tablets , computers or laptops. The women folk, from across the world, can now take these high quality programs and enjoy the flexibility it provides.

The program saw encouraging response from students and society and the University decided to launch more courses in the digital format in the current academic season. For more information, please visit