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AKA Hyderabad recognised as one of India's 100 greatest brands

11 September 2018

URS AsiaOne Magazine felicitated the Academy at a ceremony in Mumbai on Monday 10th September 2018, for its contribution to India's economy in the country's 71st year of independence. This follows the Academy’s selection as one of Asia’s 100 greatest brands 2017 (K-12 category) in January 2018, by AsiaOne Magazine in a special research based listing of regional enterprises by independent industry body, URS (United Research Services Media Consulting). This was the first time a not-for-profit education institution had been identified for brand strength in the India-Asia region. Click here to read more about the previous award. 

Head of Academy Dr. Geoffrey Fisher received the award and was also a panelist for a session themed “New India, New Grounds, New Horizons: Challenges and Possibilities After 71 Years of Independence.” He was accompanied by his wife Leigh Fisher, who received the Black Swan award for her contribution to women’s empowerment through her involvement with an anganwadi digitisation pilot in Mahabubnagar district, and her efforts towards raising funds and awareness for girl child education.

AsiaOne is an international business magazine with readership in 10 countries across Asia. The cross industry awards selection process is based on primary and secondary research from 16 industries in India, with scores allocated by jury members, United Research Services International and PwC. Identified organisations are classified as ‘iconic, powerful and emerging brands’ in relation to their position in the market and the quality of their service offering. The Academy has been recognised for its innovation in approach to education, diversity of student body and the difference this brand has made to Indian society in a relatively short time since its Hyderabad foundation in 2006, commencement in 2011 and official opening in 2013.