Committee and Policies

About The Cell

Bajaj College of Science, Wardha has active “Research and Development Cell” since 2013. College had framed and implemented various policies such as Research Promotion Policy, Code of Ethics of Research, Antiplagiarism Policy and Consultancy Policy for which aims at creating and nurturing a research culture among teachers/ research scholars/UG-PG students and leverage it for enhancing professional competence of the faculty members of the institute. Laboratories of Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Microbiology departments are recognized as a place for higher learning and research by Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University Nagpur for Ph.D. programs. Currently, 13 faculty members are recognized guides for Ph.D., thereby encouraging research activities amongst students and staff. To develop a research culture at campus, few centers with sufficient infrastructure and facilities such as Central Instrumentation Centre, RICH Club, MoE’s Institution Innovation Council, Astro Club Lab, Animal Cell Culture Lab, Zoology and Botany Museum, Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory, Botanical Garden, Vermicompost Production Unit and Mulberry Garden have been established. The facilities in these centres and departments are regularly upgraded in terms of instruments through DBT-STAR college scheme, RUSA Grant, UGC-CPE grants etc. Apart from these, faculty members apply for and have received grants for their projects from government funding agencies like DST and Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission, Nagpur University, Nagpur to pursue research. Plagiarism check facility and software Urkund (Original) is available for students and teachers. Institute regularly organizes various seminars, workshops and conferences which provides a platform for interaction, motivation and keeping up with current trends of research. As an output of above all, research work of faculty members and students have been published in the peer-reviewed SCI and UGC-Care listed Journals. MoU’s and Collaboration with industries partners for internships, projects as well as research are encouraged.

Milestones and Output since 2017:

  • 12 Ph.D. degrees were awarded from Research Centres of the College.
  • 47 Scopus/Web of Science indexed research papers and 33 books/chapters in edited volumes/books were published.
  • Institutional has received more than 400 citations for its publications with h-index of 9.
  • One Patent have been Awarded.
  • 51 Seminars/Workshops/Endowment/Invited Lectures were conducted on Research Methodology, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Entrepreneurship and skills development etc.
  • Received financial assistance of Rs.12.262 lakhs for 3 Research Projects from government funding agencies in addition to grants from UGC-Autonomy, CPE and RUSA.
  • Generated more than Rs.1.779 lakh through consultancy and has spent Rs.0.63925 lakh to maintain consultancy facilities.

Committee Members

1) Dr. P.V. Tekade, Chairman

2) Dr. M. R. Chandrakar, IQAC Co-ordinator

3) Dr. P.G. Borkar, Convener

4) Dr. D. D. Naik, Member

5) Dr. Ms. Bhavana Mohite, Member

6) Dr. Saikat Biswas, Member

7) Dr. M. M. Yerpude, Member