R & D
A coordinator heads the R & D committee as currently constituted. The Committee comprises of five members chaired by the coordinator
The duties and responsibilities of the committee are as follows:-
To develop, implement and annually review the Institute’s research policy and strategies within the approved framework
To Make recommendations on the direction, themes and focus of R & D activities within the institute
To establish local, regional and global research partnerships/ collaboration.
To Make recommendations on the development of R & D funding, capacity and infrastructure
To conduct research on areas of concern to the Institute and coordinate students’ innovations in accordance with the policy
To make recommendations on the modalities for Patenting of Innovations and Knowledge Management
To ensure dissemination of research findings and innovations through various fora
To meet regularly –at least four times per year- to monitor and evaluate the R & D progress
To maintain records and minutes of committee meetings
To perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal
To prepare and submit quarterly to the Principal and other relevant offices as per the performance contract.