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“Policy for Promotion of Research”

1. Research Policy:

The institute has its own set of policies to promote research. The policies of the research set by the institute mainly focus on promotion of research in the fundamental and applied fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Computer Sciences, Informatics, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology. The policy aims at exploitation of human mind power to gain novel knowledge in the above fields and its use for benefit of the mankind. At the same time promote social wellbeing and sustainable industrial development. They are framed with an objective to foster investigations promoting higher level of R & D work, generating innovative and patentable knowledge giving birth to a researcher of Nobel laureate level.

These policies have been prepared with the objective of setting the direction and standards of research up to a notable mark besides assurance of quality and ethics in research progressions. Teaching faculty, researchers and students are encouraged to explore and refer to the institute’s policies and guidelines concerning significance of research, collaborative research and interdisciplinary research.

Every now and then generation and expansion of forefront knowledge in various streams is a suggestion of pursuit for discovery, innovation and invention which has a subtle impact on Nation’s scientific, technological, socio-economic growth and overall growth of GDP. Taking the same leaf, our institutes Research Policy is implemented.

Research and its developmental activities produces and propagates new knowledge in various fields, encourages innovative thinking as well as novel applications and these will stimulate better learning and teaching among faculties and students of our institute as these are frequently integrated in the courses.

Our institute endorses quality research publications, promotes build collaborations with other reputed research institutes.

The institute expects its Teaching Faculty and Researchers to have commitment for sound Research Output along with other academic responsibilities which is considered as one of the criteria for faculty recruitment.

Keeping in mind the transitory gap in sanctioning of grants by UGC in recent years for granted courses and also lack of funds for teachers working under non-grant courses our parent institute, Shiv Chhatrapati Shikshan Sanstha has come forward with an initiative to supports the faculty by providing seed money to initiate their Research Projects.

Research Policy is implementable in whole campus of our institute and can serve as guideline.

2. Mission of Research

Faculty members and Researchers in Research Departments of our institute are expected to undertake research, leading to potent quality publications open to scrutiny and debate, presentations in National/International conferences of repute, invention of Intellectual property with potential for commercialization, socially useful outcome and supplementary related research activities. The potential of research output, especially quality of research publications, may be judged on the established benchmarks such as Impact Factor (IF), Citation Index, etc and which will be revised from time-to-time as suitable

3. Objectives

  • To create a pulsating environment of research among faculties, researchers and students in our institute.
  • To create facilitating environment within the institute in order to cultivate a research culture as well as to provide requisite support by providing research facilities.
  • Ensure quality publications in renowned journals, indexed in Scopus/Web of Science and/or with sound impact factor.
  • To foster surroundings of undertaking socially useful research with potential for commercialization that brings significant personal benefits to researchers, institute as well as to the society.
  • Enhance the number of Research Centers within institute with the aim to achieve excellence in research
  • Build up sound interdisciplinary collaborations and partnerships nationally and globally.
  • Demonstrate integrity and professionalism, justice and equity, and intellectual sincerity Ensure the safety and well-being of those associated with the research
  • To familiarize Faculties and Research Scholars with Code of Ethics set by our parent University and regarding Plagiarism

4. Research Management

Policies related to research are decided by the Chairman of our parent institute. Management of research activities in the institute is mainly done by Head of Institute/Principal assisted by “Research Advisory Committee” which is solely governed by its Chairman. Research Committee members assist and advice in matters related to research in the institute which is governed by University norms. At the departmental level, the research activities are undertaken under the administration of HoD in the capacity of Administrative Head of the Research Center. The overall steering of research to be undertaken by a Research Scholar is directed under the guidance of Research Supervisor/Guide. Research Scholar concerned, keeping in mind the emerging trends and advancements in the stream of his interest, after thorough reference work in college library/reputed libraries/resource centers at national level and also through various search engines, decides the theme of the research and undertakes the actual research work under the supervision of Research Supervisor.

Research Committee

1 Dr. M. H. Gavhane Chairman
2 Dr. A. J. Raju Member
3 Dr. E. U. Masumdar Member
4 Dr. V. S. Shembekar Member
5 Dr. A. A. Yadav Member
6 Dr. P. D. Pohekar Member
7 Dr. D. V. Vedpathak Member
8 Dr. S. J. Phule Member Secretary

Minutes of Research Committee

List of recognized research guides

Sr.No Name of teachers recognized as research guides Date of Recognition
1 Dr. E. U. Masumdar 23.06.2004
2 Dr. A. A. Yadav 05.06.2015
3 Dr. S. D. Salunke 23.04.2008
4 Dr. V. S. Shembekar 02.12.2003
5 Dr. V. S. Shembekar 26.08.2004
6 Dr. K. D. Sawant 22.01.2014
7 Dr. D. V. Vedpathak 20.01.2014
8 Dr. V. S. Shembekar 20.01.2014
9 Dr. S. R. Gundekar 15.09.1995
10 Dr. B. B. Deshmukh 20.12.2012
11 Dr. S. M. Sonone 21.12.2004
12 Dr. S. B. Jadhav 11.02.2011
13 Dr. O. V. Shahapurkar 14.09.2006
14 Dr. S. J. Phule 03.12.2003
15 Dr. M. H. Gavhane 25.04.2009
16 Dr. S. B. Waghmare 29.01.1996
17 Dr. P. D. Pohekar 25.04.2009
18 Dr. S. P. Bagal 09.12.2003
19 Dr. P. N. Sagar 25.06.2004
20 Dr. A. J. Raju 12.01.2010
21 Dr. J. S. Jadhav 08.01.2010
22 Dr. S. S. Korde 31.8.2016
23 Dr. M. V. Lokhande 25.02.2011
24 Dr R. S. Awasthi 09.12.2003

Activity Report

Plagiarism and Code of ethics

Our institute follows “Code of Ethics for Research (CER)” of our Parent University University Plagiarism apart from our institution having independent set “Code of Ethics for Research (CER)” Code of Ethics for Research. To keep transparency in research conducted by our faculty and students to retain the trust of society, funding agencies and research contributors, the individual researchers screen their articles, dissertations and thesis through Plagiarism Detecting Software of our Parent University, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded (SRTMU, Nanded)

Consultancy Policy

Policy on Consultancy including revenue sharing between the institution and the individual Consultancy policy

1. In order to tap the applied knowledge talent of the innovative teacher researchers and to make use of their knowledge for society and industry, consultancy activity by the faculty is the need of the day.

2. Our institute, with its pursuit of excellence mission, promotes practice of consultancy by our teachers and researchers and formulated a set policy towards sharing the revenue generated out of this activity. The consultancy policy document of the institute covers all aspects of consultancy such as nature, practice, scope and execution.

a) Nature:

Our institute aims to adopt the best practice of availing the consultancy with intention of social obligation without any charge to farmers and public which renders to develop mutually beneficial relationships. The institute recognizes that consultancy work and external activity undertaken by our faculty forms a core and valuable part of its function as a liberal and society centered activity. It encourages our faculty also to generate revenue out of this activity from R & D units of industries seeking it and also permits to share the revenue between institution and individual wherever possible and applicable. Therefore, our institute has a policy to support all teaching fraternity in practicing approved consultancy.

b) Practice:

This policy is projected to provide a flourished framework for faculty and staff engaged in, or who wish to engage in, consultancy, either through an “Institutional Consultancy” using infrastructure of institute, a direct relation between external agency seeking consultancy and our institute wherein institution is responsible for undertaking the task or “Personal Consultancy” without using infrastructure of institute and having no direct relation between external agency and our institute wherein institution is not responsible for the task undertaken but the individual involved in consultancy is responsible.

The consultant faculty have to meet the terms of this policy and prior permission and approval to be taken by the individual consultant from the institute’s approver before signing this consultancy document and any attempt to violate this is a serious matter which may result in penal action by the consultancy approval committee and head of the institution.

c) Scope:

This institute asks the faculty to abide by the consultancy policy framed by the institute in case of conflicts of Interest and Intellectual Property rights and other issues.

The consultant faculty should pursue the consultancy activity as specified in this policy with regard to the approval, functioning and recording of consultancy activity.

All consultancy activities should be acknowledged and approved by the “Consultancy Approval Committee (CAC)” formulated by the institute.

Our institute reserves the right to prohibit any consultancy. This may be possible due to the reason of the individual’s core academic performance being impacted due to consultancy or may be due to the fact that institutional core educational activities adversely affected by the consultancy.

d) Execution:

Approval For Approver
i) ”Institutional Consultancy” Principa
ii) “Personnel Consultancy” Jointly by Principal, Chairman of CAC and Heads of the concerned department
Approvers are responsible for:
  • Ensuring that all requisite consultancy activities of the consultant are approved in agreement with the necessities of this policy.
  • Ensuring that the authorities of the institute are well informed by the concerned consultant of all approved consultancy within their area of responsibility.
  • Ensuring maintenance of proper record register of all consultancy activities within the institute /department.