The word Verto is not just a name, but an emotion that every student in Lovely Professional University is sure to experience. Coming from different cultural backgrounds and heritages, LPU presents an amalgamation of the talent and diversity of the country as well as the world. The tag of Verto is something one feels proud to be associated with as many Vertos have gone forward to set a new benchmark for their successors.
In today’s era of startups, Vertos have gone on to etch their names in the Startup India list for more than one occasion. ‘Land Scape’ and ‘Sabstore’ by LPU students are two major names enlisted in the list. While Land Scape is an event management software developed by Pushkar Kumar and Hasan Rahman, Sabstore is an online food delivery platform created by Abhilash Kumar Singh. Their innovative ideas garnered the attention of one and all which led to their start ups getting recognized by the Government of India.
TechKilla, another startup by verto Yashi Mishra received global accolades for its revolutionary ways to market companies and brands. Another prominent startup includes Shakti Motors, which was launched by Ansh Sharma and set new benchmarks with use of efficient eco-friendly vehicles.
Nehul Patel, a B.Tech Electronics and Communications student developed a Computer Numerical Control machine, also known as CNC machine from scrap materials within the cost of just Rs 4000, while the market model costs around INR 2-3 lakhs. This innovative machine can also work as a 3D printer! This is first of its kind machine that can act as both, currently in the market.
Arjan Ghosh has taken the meaning of Verto to another level, as he was listed among India’s 33 Brightest Engineers by Economic Times Campus Stars 2017- 2018.
If it looks like only the engineering students are bringing all the fame and galore, you might be wrong.
Vertos from art and music bagged the 2nd Position in Inter-University National Qawwali Competition held in New Delhi. The Qawwali team continued its winning streak by winning the coveted competition twice in the row. Today they are what we know as the “Afreen Group” which reached fame on colors TV’s Rising Star.
A group of 6 LPU students from Department of Journalism and Mass Communication were also selected to attend Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA), held in Noida at the renowned Hotel Radisson Blu. The programme comprised of a conference on ‘Future of News Television in a Multi-Lingual, Multi-Screen Environment’ by various esteemed personalities followed by the awards ceremony.
Another student from LPU Journalism School, Samarth Jawa, was selected for ‘FIFA U-17 World Cup Media Operations’ Volunteering Team in October 2017. It was the first FIFA tournament in the country and he was one of the 23 selected from across India for the media team.
Dulcie Suri, an LPU TV and Film Production student was selected to participate in ‘Beyond Borders: A Workshop on Filmmaking across the Punjab Region’ at Indiana University, USA, under a 3-week student exchange programme. She was among the 15 students selected from India for this workshop, and was awarded a 100% scholarship to participate, covering all expenses, including airfare.
The never ending list of Vertos proving themselves on the national and international stage is the result of their hardwork and LPU’s strong belief on providing a holistic development to every student. LPU believes that every student is special; they just need a stage to prove themselves. The varsity is more than happy to provide a platform through which the Vertos can not only make themselves and the university proud, but also take the country forward in the process.