Lucknow: The Lucknow Tribune, Lucknow’s Number 1 English weekly in association with Integral University recognized the contribution of health and agri startups along with people of other categories who have made a mark in public life. As part of this glittering award ceremony, The Lucknow Tribune acknowledged efforts of these startups by gifting the awardees with a certificate and Memento. Gracing the occasion as Chief Guest was Renuka Mishra, DG / Chairperson UP Police Recruitment & Promotion Board / DG Training UP. Special guests for the event were – Pravin Kumar Dwivedi, Additional Director, Software Technology Parks of India., RK Sharan, President, UP State Council, Krishi Udyami Krishak Vikas Chamber, Syed M Fauzan Akhtar of Integral University and Manoj Singh Chandel, Convenor of National Book Fair.
The Lucknow Tribune felicitated some respected names from Integral University at the Excellence Awards 2023 for their contribution in academics.
The event has been organized in association with Integral University, FSAI U.P. Chapter, Ekana Sportz City, Meghdoot Gramodyog Sewa Sansthan, Indian Industries Federation, Kiran Foundation, 9Thursdays Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. and Krishi Udyami Krishak Vikas Chamber.
Integral University is situated in Lucknow, a city known for its culture, etiquette, monuments and role in the freedom struggle. Integral University has a unique culture of inclusiveness, diversity, personal and intellectual integrity and value-based education.
The curriculum has a strong focus on individual growth and the development of essential tools so that its students make a mark in the corporate world and the ﬁeld of technology. Established under the Act Number 9 of 2004 by the State Government. The University is duly approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) and 12B of the UGC Act, 1956, Medical Council of India, Pharmacy Council of India, Indian Nursing Council, Council of Architecture, Bar Council of India, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, National Council for Teacher Education, UP State Medical Faculty. The campus is highly disciplined and ragging-free, with all modern amenities for pursuit of higher education and sports. The campus provides state-off the-art hostel accommodation, with the capacity to host 2600 students in the hostels, and houses a 550-bedded hospital, as part of the Medical College.
Dr. Alvina Farooqui, Professor of Biotechnology presently working as Head, Department of Bioengineering, Integral University, Lucknow, has 15 years of teaching experience in the field of Bioprocess engineering and Fermentation Biotechnology and 11 years of Research experience in the field of Cyanobacterial Biotechnology and Stress biochemistry.
Prof.( Dr.) Saba Siddiqui is an accomplished academic professional with a distinguished career in the field of Agriculture and education. Prof. Saba Siddiqui is currently serving as the head of the Department of Agriculture (IIAST)at Integral University. She is a gold medalist in M.Sc Agricultural Microbiology from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), highlighting her exceptional academic prowess.
Prof. Siddiqui also holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Botany from Awadh University and received University gold medal and Chancellor Medal for securing First position.
Dr. Nida Fatima is a doctorate in the field of Bioengineering who has recently joined Integral University in a dual role as the Deputy Director of the Centre for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering. With a profound academic background and extensive research experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her new roles.
Another recipient of the award is Syed M Fauzan Akhtar the Executive Director at the Integral Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Integral University, Lucknow. He did his graduation from Shiv Nadar University, He is a civil engineer by qualification and a designer with domains specific to Product Design, Ergonomics and Visual Communication.
The event also saw a felicitation of Shri Prakash, Jt Secretary, FSAI, UP Chapter – Having served as the ex Plant head of Times of India Group, Shri Prakash is currently President Supply Chain and Joint Secretary FSAI (UP Chapter). A competent professional with more than 35 years of wide experience in Newspaper Press Production and a trailblazer in world class innovations awarded by WAN IFRA Berlin, awarded twice in INCQC 2018-22. Asia Media Ward in 2021. International Color quality member 2020-22. He is the proud recipient of the Limca Book of Record for World’s first innovation.
Also in the list were Pramit Kumar Singh Divisional Chairman Ayodhya Mandal included in the national team by Neeraj Singhal, National President of Indian Industries Association under additional workload and given additional charge of Private Industrial Park. Singh is getting continuous praise after his excellent performance during his tenure as Chapter Chairman and following the model of Global Investor Summit by the Honorable Chief Minister. The event has been hosted by Anjali Gupta.