Mr. Himansu Sekhar Dwivedy
Principal    


Criterion III – Research, Innovations and Extension (150)

Key Indicator - 3.1 Promotion of Research and Facilities (20)
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3.1.1

The institution’s Research facilities are frequently updated, and there is a well-defined policy for promoting research, which is uploaded on the institutional website and implemented.

Respond:

The college has a total of 8 science labs, 4 each for UG and +2 students.

  • The chemistry labs are well-equipped with all the necessary equipment and chemicals for conducting experiments in different branches of chemistry, such as organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and analytical chemistry.
  • The zoology labs have a variety of specimens, including preserved animals, insects, and plants, which students can use to learn about different animal and plant groups.
  • The physics labs are equipped with instruments for conducting experiments in different branches of physics, such as mechanics, electromagnetism, and optics.
  • The botany labs have a collection of plants, as well as equipment for studying plant anatomy and physiology.

The labs are supervised by qualified lab technicians who help the students with their experiments. The labs are also used by the college faculty for research purposes.

In addition to the science labs, the college also has a computer lab, a language lab, and an art lab. The computer lab is equipped with computers for students to use for their studies and research. The language lab has audio and video equipment for students to learn foreign languages. The art lab has supplies for students to use for their art projects.

The labs play an important role in the education of students at V.N(Auto) College Jajpur Road. They provide students with the opportunity to learn about different subjects through practical experiments. The labs also help students develop their problem-solving and analytical skills.

Here are some specific examples of how the labs are used in the classroom:

  • In the chemistry lab, students might conduct experiments to learn about the properties of different chemicals.
  • In the zoology lab, students might dissect animals to learn about their anatomy.
  • In the physics lab, students might use instruments to measure the speed of light.
  • In the botany lab, students might grow plants to learn about their growth patterns.

The labs are also used by students for their own research projects. For example, a student might conduct a research project on the effects of pollution on plant growth. The lab technicians would help the student with the design of the experiment and the collection of data.

The labs are an essential part of the educational experience at V.N (Auto) College Jaipur Road. They provide students with the opportunity to learn and apply the concepts they are taught in the classroom. The labs also help students develop their problem-solving and analytical skills, which are essential for success in college and beyond.

Key Indicator - 3.2 Resource Mobilization for Research
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3.2.1

Research funding received by the institution and its faculties through Government and non-government sources such as industry, corporate houses, international bodies for research project, endowment research chairs during the last five year.

3.2.1.1

Total Grants research funding received by the institution and its faculties through Government and non-government sources such as industry, corporate houses, international bodies for research project, endowment research chairs during the last five years (INR in Lakhs).

3.2.2

Number of research projects per teacher funded by government, non-government , industry, corporate houses, international bodies during the last five years.

3.2.2.1

Number of research projects  funded by government and non-government agencies during  the last five years.

 

Formula:

3.2.3

Percentage of teachers recognised as research guides as in the latest completed academic year.

3.2.3.1

Number of teachers recognised as research guides as in the latest completed academic year:

Formula:

Dr Sudhansu Das, a Reader of Commerce at V.N. (Auto) College, Jaipur Road, working as a research guide at F.M. University, has been a dedicated and successful research guide for his students. In 2020 & 2019, two of his students, Ramesh Chandra Samal and Dr Debabrata Mishra, were awarded PhD degrees in Commerce.

 

Formula=2.5%

Key Indicator - 3.3 Innovation Ecosystem
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3.3

Institution has created an ecosystem for innovations, Indian Knowledge System (IKS),including awareness about IPR, establishment of IPR cell, Incubation centre and other initiatives for the creation and transfer of knowledge/technology and the outcomes of the same are evident

Respondm:

Vyasanagar Autonomous College (VAC) has a well-defined research policy. College is a Grant in Aid college and hence, its research policy is framed by Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha and VAC  follows the policy drafted by Government of Odisha. The research policy was discussed and accepted in the Academic Council 2023-2024 meeting. It aims to create a research motivation/culture among its faculties, students which will enrich & enhance the professional competence for developing and promoting an insight scientific/logical/analytical temper, for realizing the ‘vision’ & ‘mission’ of the institution and for contributing to national development.

It also aims at ensuring that the research activities of the college conform to all applicable rules & regulations as well as to the established standards and norms relating to safe and ethical conduct of research

3.4.1

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RESEARCHMETHODLOGY.pdf

Key Indicators - 3.4 Research Publications and Awards
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3.4.3

Number of research papers per teacher in the Journals notified on the U.G.C. website during the last five years

Respond:

The teacher of our institution has published a total of 30 research publications in different Fields. In 2021 the teacher published seven research publications; in 2022, the teacher published 23 research publications. It represents a significant increase in the teacher's research output from 2021 to 2022. The teacher's research publications have been published in various prestigious journals and conferences, and the teacher's research is making a significant contribution.

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3.4.4

Number of books and chapters in edited volumes/books published per teacher during the last five years

Respond:

  • Dr Arabinda Bose published a book in 2022 titled Facts of the Indian Archeology. The book is a comprehensive overview of the history of archaeology in India. It begins with a brief history of the discipline, from its early beginnings in the 19th century to the present day. It then discusses the major archaeological sites in India, from the Indus Valley Civilization to the Gupta Empire. The book also covers archaeologists' various methods and techniques to study the past, such as excavation, dating, and conservation.
  • Dr Golaka Bihari Mahakud, a professor of Political Science at our institution, has published a book titled Implementation and Administration.

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Key Indicators - 3.5 Consultancy
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3.5.1

Revenue generated from consultancy and corporate training during the last five years

 

Key Indicators - 3.6 Extension Activities
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3.6

Extension activities are carried out in the neighbourhood community, sensitising students to social issues for their holistic development and impact thereof during the last five years

Respond:

  • Per the revised curriculum of undergraduate programmes, the community service initiatives students undertake are to be compiled into a comprehensive report. This report should include supporting evidence such as geotagged photographs, letters of appreciation from beneficiaries, and certificates issued by relevant local government departments.
  • The institute must regularly arrange extension programmes to expose students to a social environment and encourage their active participation in said programmes.
  • In collaboration with the Board of Community Development through Education, the institution's activities will be documented with appropriate supporting documentation. The NSS/NCC programmes encompass various activities to promote social awareness.
  • These programmes are designed to address multiple social issues, including but not limited to gender sensitisation, environmental protection, consumer rights, women’s entrepreneurship, health and hygiene, and child care.
  • Year

    2017-18

    2018-19

    2020-21

    2022-23

    Number

    Nil

    24

    36

    39

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Key Indicator - 3.7 Collaboration
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3.7.1

Number of functional MoUs/linkages with institutions/ industries in India and abroad for internship, on-the-job training, project work, student / faculty exchange and collaborative research during the last five years