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  • Rishihood University Signs MoU with Rajyoga Education and Research Foundation’s SPARC Wing for Enhanced Education and Cognitive Studies

    Published on February 22, 2024

     New Delhi: In a landmark initiative that aims to foster holistic education and societal advancement, Rishihood University entered into a partnership with the SpARC wing of Rajyoga Education and Research Foundation through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently, marking a significant milestone for the School of Psychology & Education, Rishihood University, reflecting their commitment not just to academic excellence but to innovation and social impact.

    The MoU signing ceremony was graced by distinguished personalities from both organizations, including Rishihood University’s Chancellor Shri Suresh Prabhu, Vice Chancellor, Shri Shobhit Mathur, and SPARC Chairperson Bk. Ambika among others discussed how the synergy between Rishihood University’s vision of enlightenment and SpARC’s expertise in meditation and cognitive enhancement, can revolutionize education and research in these fields.

    Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Chancellor, Rishihood University said, “We are ecstatic at embarking on this partnership with the SPARC Wing. This collaboration demonstrates our vision of integrating wisdom, psychological well-being, and societal advancement into the fabric of academic pursuit at Rishihood University. With this partnership, we at Rishihood University aim to delve deeper into the realm of cognitive studies and the intersection of the mind and meditation and its effects on education. This is sure to revolutionize cognitive studies and we look forward to more such collaborations in the future”.

    Some of the key objectives of this partnership include Joint Development of Courses and Programs for Social Impact, Exchange of Educational Resources (including teaching materials, learning resources, and relevant literature to facilitate the enhancement of education and research), Organization of Continuing Education Programs (to organize short-term continuing education programs on topics of mutual interest), Mutual Collaboration on Certificate Courses (based on modules developed by SPARC and Rishihood University aligning with the overarching objectives of the partnership), Research Activities (which would be conducted collaboratively at both organizations to foster a culture of scientific inquiry and knowledge creation) and Joint Authorship in Publications (to amplify the impact of scholarly contributions).

    While Mr. Suresh Prabhu spoke about the University’s commitment to holistic education and social impact, Mr. Ajay Gupta, Co-founder of Rishihood University and founder of Bachpan Schools, stressed upon the university’s vision of excellence and societal advancement, after which SPARC Chairperson Bk Ambika Ji speaking about the transformative effects of meditation on mental stability and cognitive abilities said, “The collaboration with Rishihood University represents a significant stride towards our goal of enhancing human potential through meditation and cognitive research. We are excited to join forces with an institution that shares our values and I believe this partnership will enable us to pave the way for groundbreaking advancements in the field,”.

    The discourse also covered other important topics like research parameters and the use of data to enhance understanding of meditation effects.

    This partnership further solidifies Rishihood University’s commitment to advancing research, education, and societal well-being in addition to highlighting their dedication in creating positive change and nurturing human potential.


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