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Research & Development Cell

The Research and Development Cell is established to promote research activities of KSRCAS, Tiruchengode. A Committee of Research and Development (R & D) Cell was formed on 11 December 2015 with the following members.

  1. Dr.V.Radhakrishnan, Principal                                                                — Chairman.
  2. Dr.G.Saravanan, Head, Department of Biochemistry                           — Member.
  3. All HoDs and Senior faculty members with PhD.

 Objectives of R & D Cell:

  1. To provide a platform for sharing available research facilities.
  2. To provide a supportive research environment for faculty, scholars at every stage of their career.
  3. To motivate the faculty members to publish the research papers in reputed Peer Reviewed Journals.
  4. To provide necessary information and guidance to the faculty members for applying Research Projects sponsored by external agencies such as UGC, DBT and DST etc.
  5. To review the progress of ongoing research projects.
  6. To take necessary steps so that Annual Progress Reports, Project Completion Reports, Utilization Certificates are submitted regularly to the concerned authority within the stipulated time.
  7. To promote consultancy based research activities

The Cell meets regularly to review the progress of Research and Development activities in the college

Ongoing Project Details

S.No. Title of the project(s) (period) Name of the Investigator(s) Name of the Funding Agency Grants Sanctioned Rs. Grants Received Rs.
1 Effects of S-Allylcysteine in Streptozotocin- Nicotinamide Induced Renal Damage in Rats Dr.G. Saravanan DST- SERB(2014-2017 40,10,000 31,00,000
2 Bioperspecting novel siderophores produced by Marine Actinobacteria and their therapeutic applications Dr.A.Aravindh DST- SERB(2014-2017) 32,20,000 9.77,000
3 Transformation of Agricultural Land into Commercial and its Impact on Economic Conditions of Farmers and Agricultural Labourers – A Study in Tamil Nadu (3 Years) Dr.S.Indira UGC – MRP(2015-2018) Rs.7, 42, 300 4,59,600
4 Natural Antioxidant from the stem bark extract of Shorea roxburghii Dr.R. Subramanian UGC-MRP Rs.3,70,000/- Rs.2,70,000/-

 Completed Projects

S.No. Title of the project(s) (period) Name of the Investigator(s) Name of the Funding Agency Grants Sanctioned Rs. Grants Received Rs.
1 Carbon dioxide sequestration using anoxic microbial consortium for the production of methane fuel and oxygenic microbial consortium for bioconversion of methane to methanol Dr.V.Chandrasekar DST- SERB(2012-2015) 40,10,000 40,10,000