Dakshana- 10th annual Recognition Day on December 26, 2017
The Dakshana Foundation celebrated its 10th annual Recognition Day on December 26, 2017. The first family of Dakshana, Mohnish Pabrai, Harina Kapoor and daughters Monsoon and Momachi was present to commemorate the event.
The Chief Guest and Keynote speaker of the function was Padmashri Dr. Deepak Phatak, Subrao Nilekani Chair Professor of the Kanwal Rekhi School of Information Technology.
(Founder and Chairman, The Dakshana Foundation, Mohnish Pabrai with Chief Guest and Keynote speaker Dr. Deepak Phatak)
Dakshana scholars successful at JEE 2017 and NEET 2017 were felicitated by the dignitaries. 87% of the Class of JEE- 2017 qualified at the JEE Advanced. (389 out of 447)
Mohnish Pabrai, in his address, talked about how scholars should give back to the society. He believes that one must never forget her/his roots and do something for the people and the village she/he comes from.
Dr. Phatak inspired and motivated the scholars through 6 interesting anecdotes from his life. Each of these stories had a valuable lesson and the audience was truly enthralled to hear him.
It was indeed a day to remember!
(Dakshana scholars currently preparing for JEE and NEET 2018)