Report on Research & Development Cell – as per UGC guidelines (5 Aug 2022)

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Table of Contents

Information about various research and development activities at various Schools, Centres, Departments and off-campus faculty-centres of RKMVERI (Deemed University) and the people involved.

Thrust areas of Research in various Departments

Follow the links to respective websites where the thrust areas are listed.

RKMVERI’s Off Campus Faculty Centres:

  1. Faculty of Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development (ARTD)
  2. Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD)
  3. Faculty of Disability Management and Special Education (FDMSE)
  4. Faculty of General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga (GAPEY)

Belur Main Campus:

  1. Department of Physics (Belur Main Campus)
  2. Department of Mathematics (Belur Main Campus)
  3. Dept of Sanskrit & Philosophy (Belur Main Campus)
  4. Department of Computer Science (Belur Main Campus)
  5. Department of Sports Science and Yoga (Belur Main Campus)

Research Projects

Ongoing Research Projects at various Departments / Schools / Faculty Centres :

  1. IRDM Faculty Centre, Narendrapur Campus : Research Projects Page on Narendrapur Website
  2. FDMSE, Coimbatore Campus: Research Projects
  3. GAPEY, Coimbatore Campus: Research Projects
  4. School of Biological Sciences : Research Projects

Other Research activities

  1. JIVAN (Jiva-Vijnan-Anweshan-Niketan) — Centre for Research in Biological Sciences in collaboration with Ramakrishna Mission Sevapratishthan
  2. Laboratory of Cardiology and Metabolic disorder, School of Biological Sciences (part of JIVAN—Centre for Research in Biological Sciences)
  3. VEKANANDA CHAITANYA-TATTWA-ANUSANDHANA-KENDRA (VIVEKA-CHATAK) — Vivekananda Centre for Consciousness Research
  4. VIVEKANANDA VEDANTA-YOGA-ADHYAYANA-SAMSHODHANA-ALAYAM (VIVEKA-VYASA) — Vivekananda Centre For Vedanta And Yoga Study And Research

Research Publications

Research publications by the faculty and research scholars by various departments are listed on their websites and the are listed below.

School/Faculty Centre/Dept.  Campus
Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy Belur
Department of Physics Belur
Department of Mathematics Belur
Department of Computer Science Belur
Department of Sports Science & Yoga Belur
Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development Narendrapur
School of Biological Sciences Narendrapur (& Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan)
Faculty of Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development Ranchi

 

Journals published by various departments

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RKMVERI Research Faculty List

List of Faculty members who are involved in research at various departments of RKMVERI are listed on respective websites as given below.

School/Faculty/Centre/Dept.  Campus
Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy Belur
Department of Physics Belur
Department of Mathematics Belur
Department of Sports Science & Yoga Belur
Department of Computer Science Belur
Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development Narendrapur
School of Biological Sciences Narendrapur (& RKM Seva Pratishthan)
Faculty of Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development Ranchi
Faculty of Disability Management & Special Education Coimbatore
Faculty of General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga Coimbatore

 

List of Research Scholars

Research Scholars (MPhil / PhD and Post Doctoral Fellows) at various departments of RKMVERI are listed on respective websites as given below.

School/Faculty Centre/Dept.  Campus
Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy Belur
Department of Physics Belur
Department of Mathematics Belur
Department of Sports Science & Yoga Belur
Department of Computer Science Belur
Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development Narendrapur
School of Biological Sciences Narendrapur (& RKM Seva Pratishthan) 
Faculty of Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development Ranchi
Faculty of Disability Management & Special Education Coimbatore
Faculty of General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga Coimbatore

 

Summary of PhD Degrees awarded during 2009 – 2022

Total No. of PhD degrees awarded during period 2009-2022: 173

A. Belur Main Campus

Department 2012 2014 2015 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Total No. of candidates
Bengali 2 1 2 1 4 10
English 1 1 2
Mathematics 1 2 3
Physics 2 2 3 1 8
Sanskrit 1 1 4 8 14
Sports Science 1 1
Total 1 13  38

B. Narendrapur Campus

Department 2016 2017 2018 2019 2021 2022 Total No. of candidates 
Agricultural Biotechnology 2 2 1 5
Agriculture and Rural Development 3 1 1 5
Environment and Disaster Management 1 1 2
Environmental Science 1 1
Medical Biotechnology 1 1
Total 1 2 5 3 1 2 14

C. Ranchi Campus

Department 2018 2021 2022 Total No. of candidates 
Agriculture, Rural and Tribal Development 1 1 3 5

D. Coimbatore Campus

Department 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2021 2022 Total No. of candidates
General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga 1 3 7 10 4 6 8 9 8 1 11 2 70
Disability Management and Special Education 1 1 1 11 6 3 7 7 2 4 3 46
Total 1 1 4 8 21 10 9 15 16 10 5 11 5 116

 

Institutional Research Information System

A. Information about seminars, workshops, and other research related activities

In the Institute’s ERP Application (a web based internal portal) all the information about the seminars, workshops, and other research related activities are stored and is accessible to all faculty and research fellows.

B. Research projects

Basic Information about the research projects undertaken by various departments is tracked on their respective websites (click for list of departments & off-campus centres) and their detailed information is tracked in the Institute’s ERP Application which is used by the faculty and those involved in the research projects.

C. Information about Faculty, Research Scholars (PhD) and Post Docs involved in research and development activities

Basic Information about the faculty, PhDs and Post Doctoral Fellows at various departments is tracked on their respective websites and their detailed information is tracked in the Institute’s ERP Application which is used by the faculty and those involved in research.

MoU with various Govt. Bodies / Agencies / Universities / Research Institutes

RKMVERI has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the following Institutes / Agencies / Universities / Govt. Bodies for collaboration in research, academic work, technology transfer, outreach, etc.

  1. VIVEKA-CHATAK, Vivekananda Centre for Consciousness Research MoU with NIMHANS Bengaluru (for Consciousness research),
  2. INK (Institute of Neurosciences), Kolkata (for neuro-physiological research),
  3. Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata (for research in cancer biology and oncological biotechnology),
  4. Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata (for research in cancer biology and oncological biotechnology),
  5. Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan Hospital, Kolkata (for research in multi-disciplinary medical fields),
  6. Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR), Govt. of India (for research in various fields in agriculture),
  7. Department of Disaster Management and Civil Defence, Govt. of West Bengal (for ‘Swami Vivekananda Chair in Environment and Disaster Management’),
  8. Visva-Bharati Central University, Shantiniketan (for research in the area of ‘Translational Studies’),
  9. University of Calcutta (for research in Sports Sciences),
  10. Sava Yoga International and Italian Yoga Federation, Italy (for research in Yoga),
  11. Peerless Hospital and BK Roy Research Centre, Kolkata (for various biomedical fields with particular reference to Medical Laboratory Science and Technology; Critical Care Science and Technology),
  12. Sree Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati (for promotion of Sanskrit),
  13. ICAR-National Rice Institute, Cuttack, Odisha (for agricultural research),
  14. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (for two Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) for agricultural research technology transfer–one KVK in Arapanch, Dist. 24-Parganas South, another KVK in Sargachhi, Murshidabad),
  15. Sports Authority of India, New Delhi (for research in Sports Science),
  16. Special Olympics Asia Specific and Special Olympics Bharat (for research in Special Olympics and the intellectually challenged),
  17. University of California, Davis – Center for Excellence in Nutritional Genomics (CENG) and its Global HealthShare® (GHS), USA (for research in Agricultural Science in relation to food security and public health)
  18. Dept. of Agriculture, Government of Jharkhand (for research in various fields of agriculture),
  19. Laxmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Gwalior (for research in Sports Science),
  20. Divine Life Society, Rishikesh (for research in Yoga-Vedanta, Sanskrit, ancient Indian spiritual heritage, etc.),
  21. Department for the Welfare of the Differently Abled (Disability Commission), Government of Tamil Nadu (for research in differently abled–visual impaired, hearing impaired, mentally retarded, intellectually disabled, etc.),
  22. Rotary Club (for the development of an ‘Integrated Sports Complex’ in the Coimbatore ‘Off-Campus’ Centre),
  23. The Chatterjee Group–Centres for Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (TCG-CREST), Kolkata (for research in computer science, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, etc.),
  24. Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata (for research collaboration with RKMVERI’s Dept. of Computer Science–with special reference to robotics and sign language),

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Updated on : 05 December 2022