Lord Paul lauds Dr. Stya Paul’s courage and moral character;
Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia, President, Apeejay Education Society, extols Dr. Stya Paul’s iconic legacy
Addressing the gathering, Lord Swraj Paul – renowned NRI entrepreneur and Chairman, Caparo Group – spoke about how corporate governance and corruption issues beleaguer many nations worldwide. But he emphasized that these ills could be combated by the universal values of integrity, honesty, frugality and self-discipline espoused by Dr. Stya Paul.
Paying glowing tributes to his eldest brother Dr. Stya Paul – whom he regarded as a mentor and father-figure – Lord Swraj Paul said: “All his lifeBhaiji was passionate about education and worked hard to provide first-class schooling and higher education facilities for our young people. The Apeejay Education Society he founded is a great testament to the interest and investment he made in education during his lifetime, a legacy now being carried forward with the same enthusiasm and commitment by his daughter and only child, Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia, President, Apeejay Stya & Svrán Group, asserted: “The economic, educational and ethical challenges that bedevil modern society can be addressed through the moral & human values envisioned by Dr. Stya Paul, which are being espoused and practiced by the various Apeejay educational institutions. Although polio-stricken at the age of two, Dr. Stya Paul overcame all hardships to establish a lasting legacy which serves as a practical inspiration for today’s generation on how to surmount hurdles, dream big and then execute those dreams successfully.”
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