Lucknow: Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director Ritu Karidhal Srivastava was on Tuesday awarded a honorary doctorate by her alma mater, the Lucknow University (LU). Governor Anandiben Patel conferred the honorary doctorate on Srivastava at a special function held here.
Srivatava finished her post-graduation in 1997 and got enrolled in a doctorate course in the Physics Department at Lucknow University. She later taught in the same department and has made her university and the entire nation proud by playing a key role in India’s second moon mission.
LU Vice-Chancellor S.P. Singh said that university officials and all professors unanimously wanted to honour her contribution, hard work, and excellence. (IANS)
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