The Committee is responsible for the formulation of the overall policies related to Research and Consultancy activities in the Institute. The Committee undertakes processing of research proposals submitted by Institute faculty members to SPPU or to the sponsored organization, recommends financial and other forms of assistance for projects and consultancy. The Committee would not only scrutinize and critically appraise proposals but also help researchers wherever possible with suggestions for improving their project proposals and plans. The committee is also responsible for publishing Research Journals, ZIBACAR Magazines and a bi-annual ZIBACAR newsletter. Further the committee promotes and propagates the research culture in the Institute such as organizing FDPs, workshops, seminars & conferences.
The committee will be responsible to propagate and monitor research ethics. The Chairman will be responsible for corrective action in case the research ethics are not maintained, in consultation with the members of the committee and initiate the necessary action for the same.
The Chairman will be responsible for the development of research and consultancy activities at the Institute. He is expected to take initiative to stimulate research and consultancy amongst the faculty, formulate and implement research and consultancy policy, locate and negotiate with sponsors of research/consultancy projects, develop research facilities, and plan budgets for research and consultancy activities.
The Committee prepares an Annual Report on the cumulative research and consultancy activities at the Institute during the year.