Pamex 2020: Idealliance Foundation's scholarship for PVG students

During the Pamex show, Panthala Selvan, managing director of Idealliance South Asia shared details about Idealliance Foundation Scholarship to three students of PVG’s College of Engineering & Technology, Pune. The three third year students are Prajakta Shetye, Harshavardhan Mahajan and Sandesh Tikande.

08 Jan 2020 | By Charmiane Alexander

“We are proud to support this college and most importantly support the future generation of the industry every which way we can, just as we do all over the world. On behalf of the Idealliance Foundation, I personally congratulate all the scholarship recipients, their commitment to education, all those that support their education. I very much look forward to watching the impact all of these students will have on our great industry,” said Tim Baechle, CEO, Idealliance.

The Ideallaince Foundation scholarship was announced at the recent Print Era event on 4 and 5 January, organised by the students of the Circle of Printing Engineers (COPE) of PVG. The objective was to provide students with a platform to put their theoretical knowledge to practical use as well as to showcase their talents through a series of technical and non-technical events. 

Print Era 2020 included students from Printing Institutes all over Maharashtra which had the support of Konica Minolta Business Solutions India and Erhardt + Leimer (E+L) India as well as The Poona Press Owners Association (PPOA). 

Print Era hosted a seminar and practical demonstration about trends in ISO standards, expanded colour gamut and benefits of G7, which was delivered by Panthala Selvan. During the event, Dr Akshay V Joshi, printing engineering department of PVG’s College of Engineering and Technology, was also recognised by Idealliance on completion of G7 Expert Certification.

Panthala Selvan informed PrintWeek that “Idealliance Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organisation established by Idealliance in 2005 to advance global educational, technical expertise, innovation, and transformative initiatives that prepare graphic communications professionals for the next generation of technology, workflows, standards, specifications, and global market trends to help guide them as they prepare to make their imprint on the industry. Idealliance and The Idealliance Foundation fulfil their mission by providing scholarships, training, certification, curriculum and support of living our brand through giving to students and educational institutions throughout the world, where there is a core focus in packaging, printing, publishing and media.