Published On:22 April 2011
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

Sunshine Global Education Ltd. celebrates First Anniversary with fanfare

By Tameemuddin Humble

M Mokarram Khan, MD, SGGC
Purnea: The Sunshine Global Education Ltd. (SGEL) celebrated its 1st anniversary on 17th April 2011 at Hotel Rajlaxmi in Purnea with fanfare. The celebrations lasted for three hours, which began from 2.30 pm and continued till 5.30 pm. M Mokarram Khan, Managing Director, Sunshine Global Group of Companies, highlighted the success story of SGEL and elaborated on the emerging trends in the educational sector in India. The presentation of business plan of SGEL was among the major highlights of the event, which was followed by the high tea.

The Sunshine Global Education Ltd. was established on 14th April 2010 with an avowed aim to make the people of India fully computer literate. The computer literacy in the country presently stands at 15%, which is significantly quite low with minimum or no penetration in the villages of India.

With a view to spread computer literacy in a big way, the SGEL published a Video Tutorial containing classes of how to operate computers. The company’s objective was largely successful as at the very onset the company’s product made education easy to be acquired through e-learning without internet access. The company also created its virtual institute to provide Education in Residency.

The anniversary celebrations started with the welcome speech of Jalal Hassan of West Bengal, Manager Operations, SGEL, and was conducted by Shams Tabrez of Jharkhand, company executive, who presented the Business Plan of the company which is based on the binary system of earning following the principle of Earn while you Learn. Mr. Tabrez told the audience about the biggest challenge computer education is facing today is its continuous and fast updating making it too difficult for a low pace instructor or an institute to cope with it, what to speak of providing this faculty of education via online.

Hardeo Misra, renowned advocate of Purnea, was the special guest at the function. He expressed his gratitude to the organizer of the function for honoring him and praised the company for helping the underprivileged class in empowering them economically and educationally. 

Top ranking associates of the company, who came from across Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal such as P R Biswas, J L Yadav and G Mahto, shared their happiness with the audience, participating from all walks of life, and expressed how they felt after joining the company which brought socio-economic development for the lacs of people belonging to the poor segment of the society through the different Plans of the company. The kits containing the literature about the company and the Business Plan CDs were presented to the associated leaders and aspiring associates.

Mr. Upadhayay, AGM Ops., expressing his views reminded the audience that the company was now seeing its best growth rate comparing the corporate sector in India. Mr. Arya, AGM Devlopment, shared with the audience his experience and sweet memories with the company.

While explaining the objectives of the company, Mr. Minhajuddin of Kolkata, Chief Operating Officer of SGEL, said that the company launched its Business Plan designed with the feel of the educational needs of the poor segment of the society at large. He said that there are many challenges and opportunities before a company dealing with the online education as on one side the students feel isolation and a lack of in-person connection, but its availability at low cost having no bar on time with its residential nature attracts a large segment of the population which wants to enhance their knowledge and skill besides earning their bread and butter.

“Through its Business Plan the company wants to make the students earner while being learner at the same time so as to be independent in acquiring skills and knowledge as it happens in the developed countries,” said, M Mokarram Khan, Managing Director, Sunshine Global Group of Companies (SGGC), while going down the memory lane narrating his experience and for what he stands for. Educational sector falls only below the IT sector in India in respect of growth rate as well as in fund favoritism making it the third largest expenditure group for an average Indian household. Mr. Khan informed the participants that the company’s future in the business of online education is very bright because 44 percent of Indian population is children who use internet for their edutainment. The company also aims at to provide vocational and professional courses online which have currently market size of Rs. 46,000 crore growing at the rate of 13 percent annually and is expected to touch nearly Rs. 150,000 crore in this decade.

The online course of computer operation which is designed by the company is available now at the cost of only Rs. 5,000 which is being provided offline by the reputed institutes at Rs. 50,000, said Mr. Khan.

The company SGEL used this opportunity of celebrating its 1st anniversary to discuss the emerging trends in educational sector with its peers and practitioners besides the capacity building of the associated leaders and workers for upcoming challenges before the company.

Mr. Khan’s speech was well taken by the audience as it was highly motivational. “The marginalized community is surging ahead with its consolidated efforts irrespective of what the Government of India plans for its socio-economic development,” concluded Mr. Khan, ending the anniversary celebrations of SGEL on a positive note.

[Tameemuddin Humble is a Journalist based at Gaya, Bihar. He is also Secretary, Muslim Empowerment Forum, Gaya (Bihar). He can be reached at tameemhumble@gmail.com]

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