35.1 C
Friday, April 19, 2024

Dr. Ashish Baldi from MRSPTU selected for National Award 2023

Honoured as Best Teacher for exceptional teaching and research

Bathinda, September 2, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
Dr. Ashish Baldi, a distinguished professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda, has garnered national recognition.

The Ministry of Education, University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has honored him as the ‘best teacher’ in higher education for his exceptional teaching and research.

On Teachers Day (September 5, 2023), President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, will confer the National Award – 2023 on Professor Ashish Baldi at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, acknowledging his remarkable contributions to education. Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi will also interact with all awardees on 4th September.

Prof. Baldi is celebrated for innovative pedagogy that enhances academic delivery and supports students. He’s among 13 educators receiving national awards this year. He is the only one from Northern India for this coveted honour.

Whole MRSPTU family is elated on this occasion and congratulated him for this unparalleled success.

Furthermore, Dr. Baldi has consistently ranked in the Top 2% of Scientists worldwide in Pharmacy and Pharmacology by Stanford University for four years.

Vice Chancellor, Prof. Buta Singh Sidhu, praised Dr. Baldi’s student-centric approach, research excellence, administrative skills, and societal contributions, recognizing him as a distinguished teacher in Pharmacy.

Dr. Baldi’s societal impact spans preventing farmer suicides, addressing agrarian issues, combating breast cancer, and contributing to healthcare product regulations. He actively participates in Mission LiFE for environmental protection.

With two decades of academic experience, Dr. Baldi, the Dean of Research and Development, introduced best practices like feedback-driven meta-cognition, real-time problem-solving, flipped classrooms, and argumentative discussions at MRSPTU.

He bridges theory and practice by incorporating industrial and regulatory aspects, virtual labs, and learner-centered assignments. His adaptable teaching fosters interactive learning, critical thinking, and holistic student development.

Beyond teaching, Dr. Baldi’s mentorship has shaped students’ careers. As Chief Mentor of IDEA Lab, he nurtures innovative thinking, resulting in groundbreaking products.

As Director of IQAC and Dean of Research and Development, he leads NAAC Accreditation, ARIIA Ranking, and NIRF Innovation Ranking for Pharmacy.

With four patents, four design patents, nine intellectual property rights, 11 books, and numerous publications, Dr. Baldi is a prominent pharmaceutical sciences and biotechnology researcher.

His research is cited over 2,700 times, with an h-index of 27 and an i10 index of 57. He’s supervised 15 research projects and transferred two technologies to pharmaceutical industries.

Dr. Ashish Baldi’s dedication, recognized nationally, contributes significantly to education and research in his field, impacting both his university and the nation.

CLICK HERE to Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive Important News Updates




Stay Connected