Former director of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, Pritam Singh passed away. He chaired the subcommittee on Institutional Management and Leadership Development in Higher Education by the 12th Planning Commission for the 5-year plan (2012-2017). He was a member of the Ministry of Home Affairs Committee for capacity building of IPS officers.
- He received the Padma Shri in 2003 in the field of Management Education.
- He was the first Asian to receive the “Global Thought Leader 2006-2007” from the Moscow International Business School MIRBIS.
- He was the recipient of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Memorial Award: Teacher of Teachers in 2009 and the Vivekananda Foundation honoured him with the Lifetime Achievement Award.