Fifteenth (15th) Annual Convocation 2018 of the Institute is scheduled on December 15th, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.

CENTRE FOR PROMOTING INNOVATION (CPI)

GENESIS

Hon’ble President of India during his meeting with NITs Directors had highlightedthe importance of knowledge-driven society and highlighted the significance of innovation in present times. The creation, application and dissemination of knowledgehave resulted in competition, economic growth and transformation of society.

However, it is observed that many knowledge creating activities do not go beyond the classroom in an institute. Therefore, there is an urgent need to focus on the importance of innovation in our education system so as to play a pivotal role in imbibing spirit of innovation among the students, faculty and other stakeholders. This would certainly help in evolving sustainable solutions and improving quality of life and make world a better place for the younger generation.

VISION

To develop a culture of innovation and creative problem-solving ability in young minds by providing technical and knowledge driven ambience which can utilize ideas and add value for improving quality of life.

MISSION

The Centre for Promoting Innovation (CPI ) envisagesto support innovative ideas of an individual or a group of individuals in the area related to the development of new products/goods for the benefit of mankind and/or novel approaches for addressing social issues for inclusive development of the society. It also intends to bring together technologists, engineers, medical professionals, business analysts to develop all inclusive innovationthat creates an impact on the quality of life.

Objectives

  • To provide resource and infrastructure to nurture innovative ideas.
  • To serve as a hub for collaborators for promoting all forms of innovations.
  • To promote partnerships and collaborations with academic institutes, research laboratories and

          Industries worldwide working in the thematic areas.   

  • To promote grass-root research.

Other Responsibilities of CPI      

The Centre for Promoting Innovation (CPI) shall serve as a catalyst for technology based development. This Centre shallsupport a strategic approach to the formation of collaborative partnerships, facilitating and enabling the integration of various departmental research activities. It will focus on the commercialization of technology-based research outcomes from various departmental labs leading to the development of interdisciplinary research through the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) cell.

The Centre shall alsoprovide assistance to innovators and researchers to launch new technologies and secure them by patenting. Formal linkages will be built with the Industry so that there is a regular flow of inputs from industry experts on research.

The core and technical committee shall examine the relevance and feasibility of commercial viability of the proposals/ideas received from the individual or group. The Committees shall also look after the functioning of the centre of innovation and assist in arranging possible funding from different sources.

Who are eligible?

An individual or a group of registered students of the Institute under mentorship of a

  • Faculty member
  • Faculty or staff of the Institute (Individual or a group)
  • A group of individuals from the Institution and other collaborating Institutions/Industries having MOU with the Institute

Thrust areas

The Centre shall promote innovative ideas for development of tools/appliances/product prototypes / softwares/ models for Science/Technology/Agriculture/Healthcare/Social Reforms/Business Administration in the following areas:

  • Consumer electronics
  • Green technology
  • Non-conventional energy
  • Smart materials
  • E-waste management
  • Social reforms
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture
  • Sewage Treatment
  • Water Harvesting and Management
  • any other technology for  inclusive development

Core Committee:

 

1 Prof. Rajeev Tripathi, Director Chairman
2 Dean [Planning & Development] Member
3 Dean [Academic] Member
4 Dean [ Research & Consultancy] Member
5 Dr. Shivesh Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology Convener

Technical Committee:

1 Prof. Anuj Jain, Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics Chairman
2 Dr. P.R. Pal, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Member
3 Dr. Yogendra Kumar Prajapati, Assistant Professor,Department of Electronic & Communication Engineering            Member
4 Dr. Animesh Ojha, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics Member
5 Dr. Ashutosh Pandey, Assistant Professor , Department of Chemistry Member
6 Dr. Sameer Saraswati, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engg Member
7 Dr. Rajesh Gupta, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engg. Member
8 Dr. Manisha Sachan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology Member
9 Dr. Ravindra Tripathi, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences Member
10 Dr. Piyali Ghosh, Assistant Professor, School of Management Studies Member
11 Dr. Pramod Kumar Yadav, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics Member
12 Dr. Ranvijay, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering  Member
13 Dr. Ankur Gaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering Member
14 Dr. Ambak K.Rai, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology Member
15 Dr. Varun Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Member
16 Dr. Shivesh Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology Convener

CENTRE FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC AND RESEARCH (CMDR)

Genesis

The current scenario of health in the region is not overwhelming and requires a comprehensive and holistic approach to handle such conditions. In most of the cases, the health problems become more graved and unmanageable because of the unavailability of diagnostic expertise and proper research facilities. With the advent of many new diseases, a high end diagnostic facility was required to meet the regional challenges. The proposed center “Center for Medical Diagnostic and Research (CMDR)” aims not only to provide answers to many unanswered problems, but also help in providing proper diagnostic solutions. This effort will not only help the society but also provide knowledge to the future generation to meet global medical challenges.

Vision

To provide affordable diagnostic services to all classes of society in the region and offer a high end facility to the researchers which can be in turn used to support the patients in their diagnosis.

Mission

The Centre for Medical Diagnostics and Research (CMDR) envisions providing routine and critical diagnostic services as well as to develop skills of scientific research to solve complex medical issues with advanced diagnostic facility under stringent ethical regulation and good laboratory practices.

Objectives

  • To provide affordable routine as well as critical diagnostic services to the patients.
  • To offer best-in-class research facility to investigators from MNNIT as well as outside.  
  • To disseminate the knowledge among young students to undertake global medical challenges.
  • To facilitate partnerships and interdisciplinary collaborations with medical as well as academic institutes, research laboratories and pharmaceutical industries worldwide working in clinical and medical areas.
  • To provide awareness in the society through seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • To offer consultancy services to institutes/organizations/other stakeholders.

Other Responsibilities of Center for Medical Diagnostic and Research

The Centre for Medical Diagnostic and Research (CMDR) shall become a benchmark for routine as well as critical diagnostic services. This Centre shall also set standard in catering to quality research services. Beside this, the center will encourage interdisciplinary research by facilitating the various departmental research activities. By enabling the various research activities, the center also aims to offer affordable diagnostic services to socioeconomically poor patients.

The Centre shall alsocollaborate with the regional hospital(s) and tie up for patient source. In turn, the center would provide them affordable as well as timely diagnostic services. Due to availability of high end research facility, the center would be able to offer scientific validation of results.

The core and technical committee shall also look after the functioning of the centre and assist in arranging possible funding from different sources.

Thrust areas

  • Clinical and pathological diagnostic
  • PCR based diagnostics of diseases and Genetic Disorders
  • Microbiological examination
  • Immunodiagnostic services
  • Animal Tissue Culture
  • DNA Sequencing
  • Any other relevant area

 

Core Committee:

The constitution of the core committee is proposed as under:

1 Director Chairman
2 Dean [Planning & Development] Member
3 Dean [Academic] Member
4 Head, Department of Biotechnology Member
5 Chairman, Health Care Committee Member
6 Medical Officer In-charge Member
7 Dr. Shivesh Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology (Convener)        

 

Technical Committee:

The constitution of the core committee is proposed as under:

1 Prof. K.K. Shukla, Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics Chairman
2 Prof. N.D. Pandey, Professor, Department of Chemistry Member
3 Prof. P K Dutta, Professor, Department of Chemistry Member
4 Prof. Vinod Yadava, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Member
5 Dr. R.P Tewari, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Mechanic Member
6 Dr. Rajesh Gupta, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering Member
7 Dr. S.J. Pawar, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics Member
8 Dr. Animesh Ojha, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics Member
9 Dr. Basant Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering Member
10 Dr. Manisha Sachan, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology Member
11 Dr. Seema Nara, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology Member
12 Dr. Ambak K. Rai, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology Member
13 Faculty In-charge, Institute Health Centre Member
14 Dr. Shivesh Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology (Convener)

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (CIR) was established by the Institute in order to promote cross-interdisciplinary research. The Centre was inaugurated by Prof. P. Chakrabarti Director, MNNIT Allahabad on 28th November 2012. In view of the dramatic developments in the field of Science and Technology research, CIR has been established in the Institute to keep pace with current cutting edge research.

One of the primary objectives of Institute is to provide best research and analytical facilities for its entire undergraduate, postgraduate, research scholars and faculty. With this vision the CIR is being established in the Institute. In addition to serving the Institute, the Centre also welcomes researchers all over the country to use the facility at nominal cost. The Centre also looks forward for collaborative research program with other leading Technical Institutions/Universities and Research laboratories. The functioning of CIR is being coordinated by a core committee and a technical committee constituted by the Director from among the faculty members of the Institute. 

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Experimental facilities functioning in CIR

S.No. Name of the Equipment with details  Photograph
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High Resolution X-ray diffractometer (XRD)
Make: RIGAKU,
Model: Smart lab 3KW
Applications: RIGAKU Smartlab X-ray diffractometer is the most novel diffractometer available in CIR. Its most novel feature is the SmartLab Guidance software, which provides the user with an intelligent interface that guides you through the intricacies of each experiment.
Features
Full automated alignment under computer control. Optional in-plane diffraction arm for in-plane measurements without reconfiguration. Focusing and parallel beam geometries without reconfiguration.
Measurable Properties


1. Crystal lattice parameters
2. Crystal orientation
3. Particle /por-size analysis
4. Nano Structural Analysis
5. Residual Stress determination
6. Thin Film analysis including:
7. Thin film thickness, density, roughness
8. Reflectivity Thickness and Roughness measurements
9. Rocking Curve and Reciprocal Space Mapping

 

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XRD data of (002) Oriented ZnO nanorods gorwn on Si Substrate

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Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) OR Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
Make: Agilent
Model: Agilent 5500
Applications: AFM is an imaging technique used to determine topography and other properties of surfaces. It can resolve features as small as an atomic lattice, for either conductive or non-conductive samples. The potential of AFM extends to applications in life science, materials science, electrochemistry, polymer science, biophysics, nanotechnology, and biotechnology.
Features with Agilent 5500 AFM System
• Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)
• Force Modulation Microscopy (FMM)
• Lateral Force Microscopy (LFM)
• Dynamic Lateral Force Microscopy (DLFM)
• Magnetic Force Microscopy (MFM)
• Electrostatic Force Microscopy (EFM)
• Kelvin Force Microscopy (KFM)

 

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Pulsed Laser Deposition

Make:Quanta System DNA Laser

Technology

Model:IEC/EN 60825-1:2007

Application:

For the synthesis of oxide thin films and nanostructures

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RF/ DC Sputtering System
Make: Hind High Vacuum (HHV) Co (P) Ltd
Model: PS 2000
Applications: The HHV make RF/DC magnetron sputtering unit in CIR provides complete coating solutions for the deposition of both metal and insulator on substrates providing a high level of control and uniformity.
RF/DC magnetron sputtering unit consist of turbo pumped vacuum coater with following major components:
Vacuum system and chamber, Turbo molecular pump with controller, Water cooled stainless steel chamber and door, Edwards rotary pump, 2 angstrom science flex head magnetrons, 2 in 1 out RF/ DC source selector switch, 3 inch work holder with substrate heater, Temperature controller, Triple mass flow controller for Ar, N2, O2 with isolation valves and filters, 2 kW DC power supply, 600W RF power supply

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Vacuum Coating Unit
Make: Hind High Vacuum (HHV) Co (P) Ltd
Model:12A4-D
Application: Versatile coating system, used to deposit thin, homogenous, uniform, pure film coatings of various metals to achieve controlled effects in applications like optics, electronics, materials, thin film coating etc.

 

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Spectroscopic Ellipsometer VASE

Make:J.A. Wollam Co. Inc.

Model:V-VASE

Application: Used for the measuring various parameters of thin films namely Optical constants, film thickness (single of multiple layers), Doping concentration, Surface and interfacial roughness etc.

                       

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Fluorescence Spectrometer
Make: Perkin Elmer,
Model: LS-45
Applications: Used in various application like fluorescence, phosphorescence, chemi - or bioluminescence.

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Scanning Tunnelling Microscope(STM)

Make:Quazar Technologies

Model:nanoREV

Application:

Used for imaging surfaces at the atomic level.
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Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite Image

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Semiconductor Device Analyser

Make:Agilent Technologies

Model:B1500A

Application:

Mainly for device Characterizations

 

Measurement capabilities
• Current-voltage (IV) measurement capabilities of spot, sweep, sampling and pulse measurement in the range of 0.1 fA - 1 A / 0.5 µV - 200 V
• AC capacitance measurement in multi frequency from 1 kHz to 5 MHz and Quasi-Static Capacitance-Voltage (QS-CV) measurement capabilities
• Advanced pulsed IV and ultra-fast IV measurement capability from minimum 5 ns sampling interval (200 MSa/s)
• Up to 40 V high voltage pulse forcing for non-volatile memory evaluation

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Programmable Spin Coater

Make:APEX Instruments

Model:Spin NXG-P2

Application:

Spin coating is used for many applications where relatively flat substrates or objects are coated with thin layers of material.

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Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) with Micro universal testing machine (Micro UTM) 

Make:   ZEISS (SEM), GATAN (UTM) 

Model:  EVO MA 5

 

Micro Test 5000W Tensile Stage Module: 5000 N load cell
Applications: To conduct Tensile and compression tests of Nanocomposites, composites, metals, polymers, etc. at room temperature.

 

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Ultra Pure Water Purification System (Milli-Q)

Make:  MILLIPORE

Model:  Integral 3

Application:

• Pure and ultrapure water is available directly from tap water (no need to have a DI source in the lab) from 60 L/day up to 350 L/day (depending on model)
• Consistent production of superior quality pure water (better than twice the quality of distilled water) without the need to regenerate a DI tank, thanks to patented Elix technology
• Easy pure or ultrapure water delivery in different lab locations thanks to the PODs
• Easy and intuitive operation
• Application-specific water qualities through customized final polishers
• Built-in resistivity and TOC monitors designed to comply with the most demanding norms, including USP requirements

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Name:Electrochemical Analyzer

Make:AUTOLAB

Model:AUT40869

Applications: Used for most of the standard electrochemical applications. In combination with the powerful NOVA software Autolab PGSTAT can be used for most of the standard electrochemical techniques.
Key features:
Electrode connections:2, 3 and 4
Potential range: +/- 10 V
Compliance voltage:+/- 10 V
Maximum current:+/- 100 mA
Current ranges:10 mA to 10 nA
Potential accuracy:+/- 0.2 %
Potential resolution:3 µV
Current accuracy:+/- 0.2 %
Current resolution:0.0003 % (of current range)
Input impedance:> 100 GOhm
Potentiostat bandwidth:1 MHz.

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B. In addition to the above, some more highly sophisticated equipments namely Optical Table, Particle Size Analyser (Microtrac), Thin Film Deposition System, Three Stack Furnace, 3.0 Tesla Cryofree VSM, are in the process of shipment and will be installed shortly.
C. The facilities created in CIR have been extensively used by the B.Tech, M.Tech. Ph.D. Students and faculty members of different Departments since their installation

D. Patents filed
Application No.2332/DEL/2014 A] INDIA
Date of filing of Application :16/08/2014
Publication Date : 24/10/2014
Title of the invention : A NOVEL A-SILICON/POLYCARBAZOLE ORGANIC SCHOTTKY DIODE (OSD) AND THE METHOD OF FABRICATION THERE OF International classification :H01L29/20
Name of Inventor : 1)P. Chakrabarti and 2)Aditi Srivastava

E. CIR has also contributed for the publication of following research papers
1. Sumit Vyas, Kumar Shubham, Rohit Tiwary and P. Chakrabarti, "Study the Target effect on the Structural, Surface and Optical properties of TiO2 Thin Film Fabricated by RF Sputtering Method", In Press, Accepted Manuscript in Superlaticess and Microstructures , Available online 15 November 2014.
2. Shashikant Sharma, Sumit Vyas, C. Periasamy and P. Chakrabarti, “Structural and optical characterization of ZnO thin films for optoelectronic device applications by RF sputtering technique” Volume 75, November 2014, Pages 378–389, Superlattices and Microstructures.
3. Pushpa Giri, Chhaya , Sumit Vyas and P. Chakrabarti, “Comparative studies on the Characteristics of ZnO thin films deposited by single-step and two step method using RF-sputtering”, Presented in International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Communications , September 12-13, 2014, BIT Mesra
4. Sumit Vyas, Rohit Tiwary, Kumar Shubham and P. Chakrabarti, “Characterization of TiO2 thin films by RF-sputtering method”, Presented in International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Communications, September 12-13, 2014, BIT Mesra
5. Sumit Vyas, Shaivalini Singh and P. Chakrabarti, “Deposition and Characterization of as‐deposited ZnO Thin Films by Thermal Evaporation Method”, Presented in 3rd Global Conference on Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE 2014), Oct 20-23, Shanghai
6. Pushpa Giri, Chhaya Narayan, Sumit Vyas, and P. Chakrabarti, “Fabrication and Characterization of ZnO Nanorods/Pd-Au Contacts” Presented in 3rd Global Conference on Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE 2014), Oct 20-23, Shanghai
7. Sushant Singh, Naresh Kumar, Aashish Jha, Mohit Sahni, Kil-dong Sung, J. H. Jung, and S. Chaubey “Study of magnetic, dielectric and magnetodielectric properties of BaTiO3/Fe3O4 core/shell nanocomposite”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 10.1007/s10854-014-2358-4, (2014) .
8. Mohit Sahni , Naresh Kumar, Sushant Singh, Aashish Jha, S. Chaubey, Manoj Kumar, and M. K. Sharma “Influence of Mn doping on structural, electrical and magnetic properties of (0.90)BiFeO3–(0.10)BaTiO3 composite”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 25 (5), 2199-2209, (2014).
9. Sushant Singh, Naresh Kumar, Richa Bhargava, Mohit Sahni, Kil-dong Sung, and J.H. Jung “Magnetodielectric effect in BaTiO3/ZnFe2O4 core/shell nanoparticles”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 587 437–441 (2014).
10. Jyotsna Kailashiya, Nitesh Singh, Sunil K. Singh Vikas Agrawal, Debabrata Dash “Graphene oxide-based biosensor for detection of platelet-derived microparticles: A potential tool for thrombus risk identification” , Biosensors and Bioelectronics 65, 274–280 (2015).
11. Mohit Sahni, Naresh Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Sushant Singh, Aashish Jha and S. Chaubey “Effect of Sr substitution on structural, dielectric, magnetic and magnetoelectric properties of rapid liquid sintered BiFe0.8Ti0.2O3 ceramics”; Abstract accepted for presentation in an International Conference on Multifunctional Materials, Structures & Applications (ICMMSA–2014) is being organised at MNNIT Allahabad, India in collaboration with the University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, USA during Dec 22-24, 2014.
12. Sushant Singh, Naresh Kumar, Mohit Sahni, Aashish Jha, Amit Srivastava, S. Chaubey, “Influence of substrate temperature and oxygen pressure on the structural, morphological and magnetic properties of PLD grown ZnFe2O4 thin films”; Abstract accepted for presentation in an International Conference on Multifunctional Materials, Structures & Applications (ICMMSA–2014) is being organised at MNNIT Allahabad, India in collaboration with the University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, USA during Dec 22-24, 2014.
13. Amit Srivastava, Ashish Jha, Sushant Singh & Naresh Kumar, “Catalyst free growth of ZnO nanorods using pulsed laser deposition” Abstract accepted for presentation in an International Conference on Multifunctional Materials, Structures & Applications (ICMMSA–2014) is being organised at MNNIT Allahabad, India in collaboration with the University of Missouri (MU), Columbia, USA during Dec 22-24, 2014.

Genesis

The current scenario of health in the region is not overwhelming and requires a comprehensive and holistic approach to handle such conditions. In most of the cases, the health problems become more graved and unmanageable because of the unavailability of diagnostic expertise and proper research facilities. With the advent of many new diseases, a high end diagnostic facility was required to meet the regional challenges. The proposed center “Center for Medical Diagnostic and Research (CMDR)” aims not only to provide answers to many unanswered problems, but also help in providing proper diagnostic solutions. This effort will not only help the society but also provide knowledge to the future generation to meet global medical challenges.

Vision

To provide affordable diagnostic services to all classes of society in the region and offer a high end facility to the researchers which can be in turn used to support the patients in their diagnosis.

Mission

The Centre for Medical Diagnostics and Research (CMDR) envisions providing routine and critical diagnostic services as well as to develop skills of scientific research to solve complex medical issues with advanced diagnostic facility under stringent ethical regulation and good laboratory practices.

Objectives

  • To provide affordable routine as well as critical diagnostic services to the patients.
  • To offer best-in-class research facility to investigators from MNNIT as well as outside.  
  • To disseminate the knowledge among young students to undertake global medical challenges.
  • To facilitate partnerships and interdisciplinary collaborations with medical as well as academic institutes, research laboratories and pharmaceutical industries worldwide working in clinical and medical areas.
  • To provide awareness in the society through seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • To offer consultancy services to institutes/organizations/other stakeholders.

Other Responsibilities of Center for Medical Diagnostic and Research

The Centre for Medical Diagnostic and Research (CMDR) shall become a benchmark for routine as well as critical diagnostic services. This Centre shall also set standard in catering to quality research services. Beside this, the center will encourage interdisciplinary research by facilitating the various departmental research activities. By enabling the various research activities, the center also aims to offer affordable diagnostic services to socioeconomically poor patients.

The Centre shall alsocollaborate with the regional hospital(s) and tie up for patient source. In turn, the center would provide them affordable as well as timely diagnostic services. Due to availability of high end research facility, the center would be able to offer scientific validation of results.

The core and technical committee shall also look after the functioning of the centre and assist in arranging possible funding from different sources.

Thrust areas

  • Clinical and pathological diagnostic
  • PCR based diagnostics of diseases and Genetic Disorders
  • Microbiological examination
  • Immunodiagnostic services
  • Animal Tissue Culture
  • DNA Sequencing
  • Any other relevant area

Core Committee:

The constitution of the core committee is proposed as under:

Core Committee:

  1. Director                                                                                                           :    Chairman
  2. Dean [Planning & Development]                                                                       :    Member
  3. Dean [Academic]                                                                                             :    Member
  4. Head, Department of Biotechnology                                                                  :    Member
  5. Chairman, Health Care Committee                                                                    :    Member
  6. Medical Officer In-charge                                                                                  :    Member

Technical Committee:

The constitution of the core committee is proposed as under:

Technical Committee: