Study UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding UK Alumni who have made an impact through their work in their respective fields. 

Meet the winners of 2019

Abhijit Mitra

Abhijit Mitra

Abhijit Mitra is a DST Inspire Faculty & leading project investigator at IIIT Delhi for British Telecom Global Research & Innovation Program, India. He collaborated with BT in opening its first India Research Centre and will advise on projects in Elastic Optical Networks and Quantum Key Distribution networks, enriching the ties between India & UK. He is also a member of 5G security Group & TSDSI.

Abhijit is the recipient of the Study UK Alumni Award for Professional Achievement 

Rupal Ganesh Kulkarni

Rupal Ganesh Kulkarni

Rupal Ganesh Kulkarni is the CEO of Shram Sarathi. She helped her team design & launch 4 innovative financial services for labour migrants in the last 3 years. Her work has impacted over 16000 previously unbanked migrant families, and has received numerous awards.

Rupal has nurtured a team of 40 empathetic community leaders, of whom 80% come from disadvantaged communities, to make migration more secure & dignified. She is the winner of Study UK Alumni Award for Social Impact.

Shiv Dhawan

Shiv Dhawan

Shiv Dhawan is Director, India On Track - an organisation that nurtures young sports talent. With the help of other business development professionals in his team, he has acquired LaLiga, NBA, and Roland-Garros, and is currently working in acquiring more such clients for their grassroots programme, which includes over 4000 students, 150 coaches, and 50 partner institutions in 13 cities in India.

Shiv is the recipient of the Study UK Alumni Award in the Entrepreneurial category.