Dr. A Rashid Choudhary , Ph. D. , is a young entrepreneur, social activist and
research scientist from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. He has been awarded by Honourable
Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, His Excellency, President of India and many other dignitaries for
excellence in various fields. He is the recipient of Young Scientist Award 2006 FROM NESA New
Delhi. H e is the winner of SCCS Rothschild Fellowship of the \University of Cambridge, UK were he
has worked at University of Cambridge UK and RBG /Kew in 2008-2009.
He is a widely traveled individual. He has been to all the states and all the major cities of
India. He has travelled to 18+ countries so far, including USA as Legislative Fellow 2014 as a guest
of US Department of State, Russia as an Indian Delegate to G20 Youth Summit 2013, UK in 2008 as
Rothschild Fellow , South Africa in 2010, France, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany and many
other counties as India’s representative.
He is the current Chairman of Earth Foundation International, a leading International NGO.
He has been associated with many start ups. In the year 2013, Dr. Rashid Choudhary started “The Earth
News” www.earthnews.in) a mainstream, daily 12
pages, English Newspaper published from
Jammu. He remained the Owner and Founder Editor in Chief of this venture. After making this
venture a success story, Dr. Rashid Choudhary handed over the project to Sh. Shewang Satya Gupta, the
current owner of the Newspaper against a business deal. Dr. Rashid wanted to build a multi-sector
corporate start up to build brands and to generate employment for the young people of the state.
Dr. Rashid Choudhary is the current Director Number 1, who is the Chairman/CEO and the sole
signatory authority of the Company. Dr. Rashid Choudhary owns 9,990 shares out of the total 10,000
shares of the company. Dr. Rashid Choudhary did his graduation from G.G. M. Sc. College in the year
2002, passed his masters in Botany from the University of Jammuin 2004 and earned his Ph. D.
from University of Jammu in 2010, SCCS Rothschild Fellowship from the University of Cambridge,
FLS London from the Linnaean Society of London and LF from the US Department of State, USA.