Function and Composition

Present Committee:

  1. Chairman: Shri Ratul Das, President, SSA
  2. Member Secretary: Dr. P. Malairajan, Principal, GIPS
  3. Coordinator: Dr Bhanu P Sahu, Associate Professor, GIPS
  4. Guest Members
  5. Prof. Utpal Bora, Dept of Bioscience & Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati
  6. Prof. Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, DRL, Tezpur
  7. Prof. Pritam Mohan, College of Veterinary Science, Guwahati
  8. Prof. Rajlakshmi Devi, IASST, Guwahati


  • Dr. A B Ahmed
  • Dr. Dipankar Saha
  • Dr. Damiki Laloo
  • Dr. Junmoni Kalita
  • Dr. Anupam Sarma

Functions of the Committee:

  • Identify the area where Research & Development activities can be extensively carried out.
  • Develop the environment and infrastructure conducive to promoting the quality of research by the research scholars (PG and PhD)
  • Review and monitor the progress of various research activities carried out by PG and PhD Scholars
  • Review the project proposals/research schemes for the technical relevance in respect of knowledge/ investigator credential/ applicability/ novelty/ design/ feasibility/ requirement of technology etc.
  • To review both technical and financial progresses of all projects and recommend release of subsequent fund and necessary requirements wherever applicable, based on progress achieved.
  • Provide research and development opportunities for academic staff to maintain enthusiasm, awareness of current research activities
  • Encourage individuals to utilize the systems and provide support as applicable.
  • Prepare a comprehensive list of funding agencies those allocate funds for R & D Projects and to encourage the staff to apply and undertake sponsored projects.
  • Review project proposals for getting funds from various funding agencies like AICTE, DST, DBT, CISR, DRDO, ICMR and reputed Pharmaceutical Industries etc.
  • Seek Collaboration with other R & D Institutions like IITs, Regional institute and research organization for mutual benefits.
  • Organize National /International Conferences, Workshop, Seminar on recent and thrust areas as part of awareness and social responsibilities.
  • Identify and resolve weakness as well make recommendations for improvements.
  • The committee is also responsible for providing advice to the Academic Council and IQAC with respect to development and enhancement of the institutional research capacities.