Prof. Rana Pratap Singh

Biographical Resume of Professor Rana Pratap Singh

Personal Details:

Professor Rana Pratap Singh was Born on 1st Feb., 1959 in a small village Prithvipur (presently in Kushinagar District of Uttar Pradesh, India), initially educated in village schools and graduated from St. Andrews College under the Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. Thereafter, I obtained a Ph.D. in Life Sciences at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and started a career as university teacher in 1986 at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Haryana, India) as Lecturer and Reader in Department of Biosciences, before he left to join BBA University, Lucknow, as Professor of Environmental Science in 2005. Presently he is Dean, Academic Affairs and Co-ordinator Centre for Industry Institution Partnership Program of BBA University, Lucknow. He has worked as Dean, School for Environmental Sciences, Dean, School for Management Sciences, Head, Department of Environmental Science, Controller of Examination and Proctor of the BBA University in the past in addition to his regular duties of teaching and Research at BBA University, Lucknow.

  • Present Residence: H.No.-247, Sector-II, Udyan-II, Eldeco, Rae Bareily Road Lucknow-226025, Phone:+91-9889121823/+91-9935688836 (M), Category-General
Vision and Mission:

Higher education needs a rapid improvement in quality of teaching at par to the global needs as well as expansion in infrastructure and human resources to meet out the need of huge upcoming populations especially women, rural and other marginalized communities. This dual challenge requires resource generation and identification of the market needs at one hand and to open the access and fruits of higher education to large population of the society, on the other. Professor Rana Pratap considers education ass most significant wealth for progress of the nation and a cutting edge tool for the development of contemporary knowledge based society. He has mission to utilize academic knowledge, administrative skill and more than three decades rich experience of working in the state and central universities as well as research institutions of India and abroad to bring up the assigned institution, a truly world class institution and assigned work to come out over and above the expectations made before the assignment. He feels that science can provide the right philosophy and right methods for the sustainable development of the society and Indian villages and farmers are most vulnerable community of the contemporary society. He is trying to establish a number of Rural Research Centres, Rural Libraries, Chetna and Adhaar schools in villages networked with block and district advisory and monitoring centres of a movement Rural Initiative for Inclusive Development (booklet is available for download).

Academic Specializations

  • Stress Biology of Plants and Microbes
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Biotechnology

Research Interest

  • Nitrogen and Plant
  • Ecological Agriculture
  • Climate Impact Studies
  • Bioremediation
  • Designer Ecosystems