About

R & D

Research and Development

Balaji College of Pharmacy

About Research and Development Cell

Balaji College of Pharmacy, Ananthapuramu has promoted meaningful scientific industrial Research and Development activities with an objectives and functions to pursue and promote Research in Frontier Technologies as well as in the various disciplines of Engineering and Management Studies

For any education, specifically technical education, the basic model of a ‘teaching-only’ Institution is inadequate to ensure quality education. In all disciplines of technical education, knowledge is dynamic with new technologies being introduced very frequently. In this scenario, it is not possible for the teachers to deliver good quality instructions without being tuned to the current developments in the subjects, for which they must constantly update their knowledge.

A well- recognized way to deal with this paradigm is for the teachers to be active researchers in the areas in which they interested. As researchers, they need to understand the past and recent developments in their subject areas.

Research and Development Cell was established at Balaji College of Pharmacy to inculcate research and innovative skills among faculty and students. R&D Cell provides a platform for creativity and innovation to flourish young minds in institute. Innovative breakthroughs will happen only because of meticulous efforts of R&D.

PVKKIT R&D Cell is a nominated committee consisting of faculty members from various programmes. This committee overseas the smooth and efficient coordination of research and development activities in the Institute, thus fostering overall growth. The organizational structure consists of Principal, R&D Director and Coordinators for facilitating the routine functioning of the cell.

Institute Research Advisor- a Professor with at least 10 years of research supervision experience.R&D Coordinators- six teaching faculty members from all the departments.

Responsibilities of R&D Committee


To prepare annual research activity plan for all the departments.

To establish liaison with near and far industry and identify the technological challenges being faced by them. Strengthen industry institute interaction through MOUs for long term relationships with national and international research organizations for widening the scope of research options and funding opportunities for faculty and students.

Take up appropriate problems of the industry for finding solutions through R&D projects assigned to faculty and students.

Explore technological developments opportunities in common application areas such as Security, healthcare, agriculture, Cloud Computing, Bigdata, Composite material, Alternate Fuel, CDF Analysis, IOT, 5G Wireless Communication, VLSI and Embedded Systems etc., and assigned them to faculty and students.

To arrange brainstorming sessions through talks by eminent personalities from industry, R&D organizations and institutions of repute for the better understanding of research methodology and practices currently followed.

To support faculty for delivering talks at different events and conducting workshops, training programs, seminars, conferences, symposia and faculty development programs.

To keep everyone informed about announcements by various funding agencies like DST, DAE, DRDO, ISRO, CSIR, AICTE, UGC and University etc.

To motivate students for presenting papers in National and International conferences and projects in competitions and exhibitions like Nypunya.

To monitor progress of the research and development activity.

Structure of Research and Development

Research and Development Cell is set up to provide specialized administrative and managerial support for the operation of sponsored research, consultancy and other R&D related activities of the Institute. The overall R&D structure encompasses the Research and Development Committee with R & D Director as a Convener and one senior faculty member from each department.

Role of R &D Convener

The Research and Development Director provides impetus to the research and development activities and to provide guidance, directions to the Research and Development Committee. It has representation from all departments. The committee is a vibrant entity to discuss and propose R&D policy issues. The members highlight shortcomings in procedural matters and thus sharpen the performance of the R&D Cell.

Identify promising areas for growth. Maintain vibrancy of areas that are currently strong.

  1. Develop and maintain close ties with industry and government to promote technical exchange and collaboration on projects with significant potential for future growth and value.
  2. Develop a sense of community in which faculty, staff, and students can work together productively and grow personally and professionally.
  3. Maintain excellence and encourage multidisciplinary research amongst faculty, students
  4. Promote, by maintaining highest standards of academic integrity, interdisciplinary research, faculty entrepreneurship and formulate related policies
  5. Budget planning.

Role of Research and Development Committee

  1. Research and Development Committee selected by R&D Director which represents R&D coordinator from every department, it specifically work for faculty of Institute and motivate the faculty of the Institute in achieving the objectives of R&D.
  2. Prioritize R&D measurement and improvement goals
  3. Balance Research and Development activities
  4. Improve short- and long-term development objectives
  5. Improve resource utilization
  6. Promote faculty to write effective research proposals for funding agencies.
  7. Guidance to research faculty in order to raise the standard in academic and research activities
  8. Promote faculty to organize and attend conference/STTP/workshops/ Seminars/Training/ FDP for faculty
  9. Create awareness and promote faculty for publication, research contribution and patents
  10. Execution of research initiatives planned by Director of R &D
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