Accolade Group Unveils World’s First KnowPedia Platform ‘Ascend’ in Kolkata

The Accolade Group unveiled Ascend, world’s first KnowPedia, on 15th February at a soft launch event in Kolkata. This one-of-its-kind online platform marks a new era in knowledge curation and inspiration, offering an integrative approach to health, learning, and entertainment through an interactive digital experience. The event was graced by dignitaries including Monika Parashari Lahiri, COO, Accolade Group; Professor Dr. Debasish Bhattacharya, Principal Advisor, ‘HealthOlogy’, Accolade Group; Professor Gurudas Gupta, Principal Advisor, Education, Accolade Group; Indrajit Lahiri; Food Blogger, Advisor (Content Curation), Accolade Group; Partha Pratim Sengupta, Former MD & CEO, Indian Overseas Bank, Advisor & Economy, Accolade  Group; Dr. J. S Rajkumar, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chairman Lifeline Hospitals & Chief Surgeon; Dr. Sridhar Bhagavatula, Former Deputy Director CII ; Ananth Subramanian, Partner, Partner, Truste and Veteran Technocrat and Q H Khan, Founder and MD, Dheya IAS

Through this initiative, Ascend redefined the way knowledge is accessed and engaged. The platform boasts three distinct yet unified sections, namely LearnHub, HealthOlogy, and KnowFlix. LearnHub is a personalised learning aggregator featuring courses from leading global institutions. Powered by AI, LearnHub tailors learning journeys to individual needs and goals. HealthOlogy is an integrated health management system that empowers users to take charge of their well-being. HealthOlogy seamlessly integrates health monitoring, cutting-edge advancements, and a range of solutions. Finally, KnowFlix is an expertly curated library of informative and engaging audio-visual content. It features diverse content from renowned experts, sparking curiosity and inspiring action.

The Accolade Group believes that knowledge should be accessible to everyone, regardless of background or circumstance. Ascend breaks down barriers to knowledge by offering iKnowledge, which is presented in a way that is both informative and enjoyable, promoting active engagement. Ascend caters to a wide range of interests and learning styles, ensuring there’s something for everyone. AI technology tailors the platform to individual needs, ensuring a truly personalised learning experience. The soft launch of Ascend marks a significant step forward in the democratisation of knowledge. With its unique blend of accessibility, personalisation, and engagement, Ascend is poised to transform the way we learn, manage our health, and explore the world around us.

On this occasion, Monika Parashari Lahiri, COO, Accolade Group, said, “Ascend is born to make knowledge universally accessible, through engaging form and abundant content. By thoughtfully blending the functional with the emotional, we inspire every willing member of society to act.”

Speaking on this occasion, Professor Gurudas Gupta, Principal Advisor- Education, Accolade Group, said, “LearnHub is a game-changer in the learning landscape. By aggregating courses from top institutions and personalising the experience, we empower individuals to achieve their full potential.”

Professor Dr. Debasish Bhattacharya, Principal Advisor, Accolade Group, added, “HealthOlogy puts the power of health management in the hands of individuals. With access to cutting-edge technology and personalised solutions, users can take charge of their well-being.”

On this occasion, Indrajit Lahiri, Advisor (Content Curation), Knowflix, Accolade, said, “KnowFlix is a treasure trove of knowledge and entertainment. Our curated content ignites curiosity, inspires thoughtful action, and entertains audiences across all interests.”