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Research Committee

Research Committee

The basic objective of the Department Research Committee is to facilitate effective implementation of different activities of research. Also, the committee is responsible for framing the research plan, set targets and provide guidance to faculty in achieving the same. The committee also makes recommendations to the Institute Level Research Committee.

The composition and functions of the Department level research committee

  • Usha Mehta, Professor and Head, Chairman
  • Dr Chetna Chauhan, Assistant Professor ,Member Secretary
  • Nagendra Gajjar, Professor,Member
  • Yogesh Trivedi, Professor, ¬†Member
  • Manisha Upadhyay, Associate Professor, Member
  • Sachin Gajjar, Associate Professor, Member
  • Akash Mecwan, Assistant Professor, Member
  • Vijay Savani, Assistant Professor, Member
  • Ruchi Gajjar, Assistant Professor, Member


  • To invite short term/long term Research Plans from the faculty members of the concerned department and monitor the progress of the same
  • To encourage faculty members for research paper publications, funded research projects, patents, etc. taking into account different schemes of the University, Government and external funding agencies
  • To monitor the progress of the research projects of the concerned department funded by the University/External funding agencies
  • To explore the trending areas in the domain globally, discuss at department level and propose to create the laboratory / research facilities/centres
  • To encourage faculty members without PhD degrees to join PhD programs
  • To identify the difficulties faced by Department faculty in research related activities