I feel honoured to receive the award “Pride of India –Educationalist: Special contribution to the field of Education” by WCRC.7582_vasudha_kamat Today Higher education is going through a great transformation, new education policy, new pedagogies, integration of Information and Communication Technologies and such other trends are tremendously changing Higher education scenario. I feel fortunate to have led a 100 year old, the first and the largest Women’s University in India in such a time.There is a need for bringing innovative ideas into education. Such awards, such recognition of the contribution, inspires, motivates one to take a stronger leap. I fully agree with Shri. Abhimanyu Ghosh when he says “Wherever there is heart, there is soul. And where there is soul, there would be victory.” I strongly believe in commitment and involvement in any task. I thank Shri. Abhimanyu Ghosh and his team at WCRC for this wonderful experience.