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Sindhi Hindi Vidya Samiti`s

DADA RAMCHAND BAKHRU SINDHU MAHAVIDYALAYA

( Formerly known as Sindhu Mahavidyalaya )

A Higher Education Premier Instistute With CGPA 2.62

Sindhi Hindi Vidya Samiti which comprises of a team of social workers committed.

Mayor Innovation Award


Dr.Rajkumar R. Khapekar, Head Department of Botany, D.R.B. Sindhu Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur has been conferred with very first Mayor Innovation Award in a glittering ceremony held at Suresh Bhatta Sabhagruh on March 03, 2019. Dr. Khapekar received this Award at the hands of Hon’ble Shri. Nitinji Gadkari, union Minister Govt. of India and Mayor of Nagpur City Mrs. Nandatai Jichkar. During this ceremony other eminent personalities like Deputy Mayor Shri. Deepraj Pardikar, Dr. Vikas Mahatme, Dr. Milind Mane and many others from Nagpur Municipal Corporation (N.M.C.) were prominently present.

The major concept behind this award was, Nagpur is fastest growing Global City and developing as a Smart city. But according to Mayor, smart cities can only be developed through people’s participation. And in order to raise people’s participation in sustainable development this award was initiated by the Hon. Mayor, Mrs. Nandatai Jichkar and Ideas and innovations were invited from the people. The main objective of this award is to celebrate innovations in Nagpur city by felicitating city’s innovative minds and also to find solutions on various problems.

Dr. Rajkumar Khapekar has been awarded for his Ecofriendly idea of “Artificial Floating Island” (AFI) for minimization of eutrophicated lake pollution.

 It is notable that Dr. Khapekar is a recipient of many awards and fellowships like Young Scientist Award, National Environment Friend Award, Vidnyan Seva Ratna Puraskar and many more. His name is also featured in Marvellous Record Book of India. He has delivered many talks in National & International conferences and authored many research papers and books.