SU Professor Dr. Allah Bux Ghanghro conferred SATHA Innovation Award 2016

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Professor Dr. Allah Bux Ghanghro receiving SATHA Innovation Award 2016.

Report  Ali Murad Chandio : Director of institute of Biochemistry, University of Sindh, Prof. Dr. Allah Bux Ghanghro has been conferred South Asian Triple Helix Association (SATHA) Innovation Award December 2016 in appreciation and recognition of his positive and Effective contribution to the Society. SATHA Innovation Award is an international award by South Asian Triple Helix Association. His Research Paper/ innovation “Impact of Blue Light for the Reduction of Aflatoxin Level” was selected for SATHA Innovation Award. The award was presented to Dr. Ghanghro in the 1st Annual Invention to Innovation SUMMIT -2016 Sindh was held at the University of Karachi on Tuesday, December 06, 2016. Moreover, Higher Education Commission has also conferred upon Prof. Dr. Allah Bux Ghanghro for the award of Best University Teacher for the year 2015. The award consists of a Certificate and a Cash Prize of Rs. 100,000/- (Rupees one hundred thousands). The award was conferred upon him in a commemorative Award Ceremony held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at HEC Auditorium, Sector H-9, Islamabad. Dr. Ghanghro’s research is termed as a highly innovative and significant step towards protection and preservation of wheat stored in the warehouses at provincial, national and global level. Dr. Ghanghro given invention is the first of its kind at national as well as international level. This research efforts has won wide acclaim in and outside the country. Some research organizations and government as well as non-governmental agencies have approached Dr. Ghanghro and invited him to initiate research in Punjab province on rice-related problems. Earlier, Dr. Ghanghro also has to his credit the rare excellence of inventing anti-venom serum and establishing food and nutrition research and degree programs at the Institute of Biochemistry, University of Sindh. It has also been learnt that food investors from country’s open market have already started approaching Institute of Biochemistry of the Varsity with job offers for the final year students of Food and Nutrition Department even before their studies have come to a formal completion. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro Vice-Chancellor, University of Sindh in his remarks this context has felicitated Dr. Ghanghro upon this glorious success and meritorious distinction. Dr. Kalhoro has also observed that continuing academic and research excellence as proved by various university faculty was an evidence of university’s increasing quality standards of academic, research and professional performance.