Lucknow: Achievers are those who have the capability of creating a fine balance between taking risks and reaping benefits. It is with this in mind that recently, The Lucknow Tribune, in association with Venture Catalysts and Ekana Mall organised progressive UP Award 2021 on October 10, at the 18th National Book Fair, Moti Mahal Lawns, in the city. City-based denizens from across walks of life, including education, medicine, administration, entrepreneurs, retail, food and beverage and many more, were felicitated on the occasion. The event was graced by Dr AK Singh, vice chancellor, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University; Ratan Mani Lal, a veteran journalist; Convenor National Book Fair, Manoj Singh Chandel and Mnaging Editor The Lucknow Tribune, K.P. Singh.
Ankush Arora, MD and CEO, Hashtagbazaar, and one of the award recipients, said, “It feels great to be honoured and acknowledged for the hard work done for the society. At Hashtagbazaar, we believe in bringing down the household expense of every family by offering lucrative deals at their doorstep. Right from introducing the concept of ‘clubbed buying’ to ‘lucky deals’, the engaging platform of Hashtagbazaar ensures that the users do not miss out on the fun element while shopping.”
Echoing similar sentiments, Sudhanshu Rastogi, founder, Venture Catalysts, opined, “Felicitation events always help to boost the morale of the winners. Likewise, Venture Catalysts also enhances right people and their skills by giving them a chance to bring a valuable change in the society.”
The Lucknow Tribune boasts of being the no. 1 English weekly of the city and in a short span of time its online presence too has been commendable with the publication crossing the record figure of 25 Lacs readership figure in September and in October in record 10 days it has have breached the 11 L mark with an average 1 lacs views per day.
To help organize this event seamlessly, Ekana Sportz City has come onboard. Ekana Sportz City has in the recent years helped turn the city into a truly unique international Sporting hub. Also associating with The Lucknow Tribune as a partner for this event is Venture Catalysts, India’s 1st Integrated Incubator that has fueled entrepreneurial dreams. It is well placed to advice and helping carve out success stories. Entertainment Partner is Nilansh Theme Park, Resort and Water Park.
Meanwhile Ekana Sportz City has brought the spotlight back on the city as a niche International sporting hub. As Sport becomes a part of the culture of the city in a major way, now even Hospitality and high life is poised to get a new address with the Ekana Mall. Ekana mall promises to give Lucknow the Dubai feel with a magnificent epitome of a luxurious and contemporary lifestyle.
Among the awardees were ADCP Chiranjeev Nath Sinha, ACP Dr. Archana Singh, ACP Shweta Shriwastav, Gyan Dairy’s Venkataramani Santhanam VP, Sales & Marketing, Sudhanshu Rastogi, Founder & CEO ASR Ventures Pvt. Ltd., Agraj Agarwal Director, Agrkeworks Private Limited (Dharti Co), Ankush Arora, MD & CEO – HashTagBazaar.com, Anamika Pandey, Founder of Naario, Dr. Prachi Srivastava Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Dr. Vikram Ahuja, Amit Sharma and Payal, Ruchi Sharma, Founder/Principal, The Blooming Dales School, Mr Ranjeet,
Dr. Vaishali Jain, Dr. Himanshu Krishna, Dr Navneet Tripathi, Dr Sitikant Mohapatra, Dr. Vikas Kumar, Dr. Ashish Kumar Khare of Aakriti Dental Clinic, Dr Kanchan Srivastava, Dr Sandeep Kumar, Aditya Mishra, Ankur Chaturvedi of Maharajji Atta, Aakarsh Chandel and Astha Dhall, Vipul and Vishwas Shukla of Meghdoot, Ashutosh Soti of Shubham Soti Foundation, Vivek Singh of Dr. Jaggery, Dr. Vinay Raj Pandey (M.D.S.), DR Kumudini Chauhan,
City-based event planner Gaurav Srivastava, Dr. RK Thukral , BK Srivastava, Manoj Singh and Dr Priyanka Singh