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Research, Consultancy and Extension


1 .What percentage of the faculty are actively involved in research ? (guiding M.Phil. and Ph. D., scholars, operating projects, publishing regularly, etc.)
90% (Approx.)
2. Give details of the ongoing research projects.
Department of Chemistry :-
(1) Textile Effluent treatment with natural gums and mucilages – UGC, New Delhi for 3 years Total Rs. 3,79,680/- .
(2) Novel application of natural colorabnts in photo polymerization reactions – UGC New Delhi for 3 yrs. Rs.11 lakhs.
(3) Industrial effluent treatment with natural gems and mucilages – CSIR, New Delhi – for 1 year for Rs. 1,59,833/-.
(4) Study on Polymerization of vinyl aromeris inn prescience of a new photo initiator – CSIR for 3 years Rs.2,51,955/
(5) Study on the property profile of vinyl monomers grafted co-polymers based on natural polysaccharide – CSIR for 2 years for Rs.2,50,00/-.
(6) Quantum pharmacology as a probe of drugs structure, activity potency and mechanism: Applications to HIV-RT inhibitors (for 3 years), Total amount Rs. 10,00,000/= approx. by DST New Delhi.
(7) Calcium channel blocks (3 yrs.) DST New Delhi – Rs.8 lakh
  Department of Education :-
(8) A study of the causes regarding dropout among slum children between the age group of 6-11 Years, with special reference to girl child. Total amount 2.5 Lacs approx. by UGC New Delhi.
Institute of Business Management :-
(9) A study of consumer behaviour in small car segment of four wheeler industries (for 3 years), Total amount 3.27 Lakh approx. by UGC New Delhi.(Institute of Business Management)
Institute of Life Sciences:-
(10) Root Bio diversity – 3 yrs. DST New Delhi Amount Rs.10 lacs.
3. What are the major research facilities developed and available on the campus?
  In almost every department of various faculties, consistent efforts have been made to develop research facilities so that faculty members could get basic support to pursue research in their field, for example, Lab facilities, Computers and equipment facilities with research journals, latest books and thousands of online journals.
  The laboratories are well equipped with modern research facilities for instance
  (a) Institute of Life Sciences/ Bio Sciences and Bio Technology
  (b) The department of chemistry has two research labs, one for polymer Chemistry and the other for theoretical chemistry.
  (c) Chemistry and the other for theoretical chemistry.
4. How well endowed is the central library for reference books and specialty journals?
  Central Library is fully equipped with latest and modern facilities. It is fully computerized and more than 5000 online journals are available for consultations both for faculty and students. Apart from that reference materials are also available online. Internet connection and CD ROM on various subject and disciplines are also available for users. 
5. What is the total number of research students currently registered for Ph. D.?
Full-time 229 
Part-time Nil
6. How many of the full-time research scholars have fellowships/scholarships such as JRF?
7. How many post-doctoral fellows are currently working in the institution?
8. How many of them have the Ph.D. degree of other institutions?
9. Is there a separate research committee to facilitate and monitor research?
10. If yes, give details.
The University has constituted RDC for each subject being offered. The committee consists of Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Faculty, Convener (subject expert) and three external experts nominated by Vice-Chancellor.
Furnish the following: (last 3 years)
Research papers published in refereed journals and periodicals by the faculty
¨      International   86    
¨      National   160   
Patents, if any give details.     Nil
Number of  books published   16   
Number of Ph.D.’s awarded   40  
Awards/recognition for research work   05
11. Does the institution publicize the expertise available for consultancy services?
If yes, give details of areas of expertise, channels of publicizing, and the kind of response received.
Finance, marketing and communication skills, environmental management and biodegradation of industrial and domestic wastes are some of the areas of expertise.
Internet, website and newspapers are channels of publicizing.
Responses received from UPFC, Central Excise, UP Handlooms etc.
12. List the broad areas of consultancy services provided by the University during the last three years.
Management concepts and processes, finance for non finance executives, business communications, marketing strategies etc.  
13. Give particulars of the finance generated through consultancy services by the faculty.
Consultancy is provided by the expert faculty in the institute without any charge.
14. Provide details of the awards / recognition by the University teachers for consultancy work during the last three years.
Appreciation and encouragement to faculty by the organizations to whom consultancy was provided.
15. Does the institution have a designated person for extension activities?
If yes, indicate the nature of the post.
Full-time Yes                     Part-time
16. Indicate the broad areas of the various extension activities of the University –
i. Community development Yes ii. Social work Yes
iii. Health and hygiene awareness Yes iv.  Medical camp Yes
v. Adult education and literacy Yes vi. Blood donation camp Yes 
vii.  AIDS awareness Yes  viii. Environment awareness Yes 
ix. ;Any other                       Yes       
(a) Developed a Medicinal Plant Garden .        
(b)  Yoga  Camp.        
(c) Prakratik Chikitsa Training Camp.        
(d) NSS Camps, Dental Clinic Camps organized by University College of Dental  Science.        
17. How does the institution organize the extension activities?
Extension activities are organized by NSS, Adult and Continuing Education department, Sports and physical education department. NSS camps are organized in different and remote areas of the district by NSS unit of the University. Affiliated colleges also organize NSS camps in their respective localities. The students interact with the rural folk with the mission of spreading literacy. A number of other social and sanitory advice is provided to rural men and women by the students. Recently, Yoga and Naturopathy camps were organised by Adult and Continuing Education department which was participated by faculty and students of the University as well as local institutions. 
18. Any other highlights. 
A number of research projects sponsored by many funding agencies, have been undertaken by different departments such as Institute of Engineering and Technology, Institute of Business Management and the Department of Life Sciences. Besides, University has been a pioneer in organizing zonal games and sports meets, book exhibitions, kavi sammelan and mushairas, van mahotsava (Tree plantation) and in developing medicinal plants garden. Apart from that, training and workshop in Yoga and Prakritik Chikitsa was organised for 10 days. Different camps were also organised for health care, dental care, physical fitness and physical efficiency dirve.