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University Industry Interface Cell


A meeting of University – Industry linkage under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor was held on Friday, 14 February, 2014 in the Camp Office of the Vice-chancellor in which Professor Incharge, Academic Programme, Registrar, Nodal Officer, University Industry Interface Cell (UIIC) and some faculties from University of Allahabad as well as President, Eastern UP Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EUPCCI), Secretary, EUPCCI and Joint Secretary, EUPCCI from Industry were present.

Another meeting of University Industry Interface Cell (UIIC) under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor was held on February 26, 2014 in the meeting room of the Vice-Chancellor in which Professor Incharge, Academic Programme, Nodal Officer, UIIC and Finance officer were present to discuss joint organization of National Conference on “Education, Employability & Entrepreneurship: Finding the Missing Link” with EUPCCI.

Third meeting of University Industry Interface Cell (UIIC) under the chairmanship of Dean, R & D was held on March 7, 2014 in the office of Dean, R & D to discuss the strengthening of University-Industry linkage and participation of ten member delegation at Hotel Kanha Shyam in the National Conference on “Education, Employability & Entrepreneurship: Finding the Missing Link”

Delegation members with Dean Research & Development

A National Conference was organised on “Education, Employability & Entrepreneurship: Finding the Missing Link” at Hoel Kanha Shyam on March 8, 2014.

National Conference inauguration and University delegation members

On March 8, 2014, an Interactive Session of University-Industry linkage was under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor was held in which representatives from University as well as from Industry were present to discuss the implementation of recommendations made in the National Conference on “Education, Employability & Entrepreneurship: Finding the Missing Link”

Interactive Session of University-Industry Linkage


Benefits of University-Industry Linkage to the Industry
  1. Access to manpower, including well-trained graduates and knowledgeable faculty from the university;
  2. Access to basic and applied research results from which new products and processes will evolve;
  3. Solutions to specific problems or professional expertise, not usually found in an individual firm
  4. Access to university facilities, not available in the industry Assistance in continuing education and training
  5. Being good local citizens or fostering good community relations


S. No Name Address Mobile
1 Dr S I Rizvi 
Professor, Dept of Biochemistry, UoA 9415305910
2 Dr. Awadh Bihari Yadav Assistant Professor, Centre of Biotechnology, UoA 7706070903
3 Dr. Suneet Dwivedi Associate Professor, K.Banerji Centre of Atospheric Science & Oceanography, UoA 9450587733
4 Dr. Manoj Kumar Singh Assistant Professor, Centre of Material Science, UoA 9598644106
5 Dr. A. R. Siddiqui Associate Professor, Dept of Geography, UoA 9450608208


S. No Name Address
1 Shri Deepak Singhal ED, RBI
2 Shri Pankaj Dubey CEO, Polaris Ltd.
3 Shri C.M.Sethi CEO, Reckitt Benkiser
4 Shri Tarun Jha Country Head, Skoda
5 Shri Ratan Capoor Director, Sahara India
6 Shri Ajeet Prasad MD, ASREC
7 Shri Farid Akhtar GM, Punjab National Bank
8 Shri Salil Krishna VP, AXIS Bank
9 Shri Projjal Chakrabarty ED, Indian Oil
10 Shi Gyaneshwar Tewari ED, Indian Oil
11 Shri Alok Mishra ED, ONGC
12 Shri Praveen Anand ED, Punjab & Sind Bank
13 Shri Vimal Tripathi VP, HDFC Bank
14 Shri Sharad Srivastava ED, LIC
15 Shri Sanjeev Matoo Sr. VP, Reliance Industries
16 Shri Sanjay Srivastava DGM, State Bank of India
17 Shri Arvind Pandey DGM, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.
18 Shri Anurag Gupta GM, Food Corporation
19 Shri Vikas Kapoor Global Head, Bharti Airtel
20 Shri Anupam Verma President, Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd
21 Ms Nivedita Dubey Joint GM, Airport Authority of India Ltd
22 Ms Rashmi Dhingra Senior Manager, Indian Oil


S. No Name Address Mobile
1 Prof. Ranjana Prakash
Professor & Head, Department of Physics, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj- 211002 9794169391
2 Dr. Geeta Watal Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj- 211002 9450587750
3 Dr. Abhay Kumar Pandey Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj- 211002 9839521138
4 Dr. N. K. Shukla Associate Professor, JK Institute of Engineering & Technology, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj- 211002 9415214363
5 Dr. G.S. Darbari Ex-President, Eastern UP Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 25-d/1, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211002 9415289391



The mission of the UIIC is to foster ties with industries through continual dialogue. This interface is envisioned to keep the University's research and academic programs responsive to industry needs and relevant to national development goals.

  1. To strengthen University Industry linkage To provide venues for continual dialogue with various industrial sectors through symposia, exhibitions and roundtable discussions.
  2. To help identify relevant directions for the University's research thrusts and academic programs based on up-to-date feedback from industry partners.
  3. To maintain congenial relations with industry partners committed to supporting the University’s industrial internship programs in the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  4. To identify opportunities for extending relations with industry through various activities, including commissioned research projects and topic-oriented technical seminars.

Nodal Officer

Prof. M.P. Singh

Centre of Biotechnology

University of Allahabad

Allahabad – 211002,


The University Industry Interface Cell (UIIC) was established in February 2014 at the initiative of Prof. A.K. Singh, the then Vice-Chancellor of University of Allahabad to develop a symbiotic relationship between the University and partners from different industrial sectors. It will act as a dynamic liaison unit with industry counterparts in order to identify opportunities to develop innovative solutions for technological and industrial problems in aid of national development.