Research experts give valuable inputs at JRDAC meet
- Find research partners among institutions across the globe
- Make use of large undergraduate students
- Structure UG programs such that students get research exposure from 1st year
- Restructure departments for better output
Shoolini University has a vision — to be among the Top 200 Global Universities by 2022. Moving in this direction, the university organised a meeting of Joint Research Development and Advisory Committee (JRDAC) to discuss the research achievements of the university and get valuable inputs from experts.
The meeting was held in virtual space under the Chairmanship of Prof RC Mahajan, Bose Professor and Emeritus Professor, PGI Chandigarh. Apart from Chancellor Prof PK Khosla, Vice Chancellor Prof Atul Khosla, Registrar Dr Sunil Puri and all Deans of faculties, the meeting saw participation by experts from India and abroad, like China, France, Japan, South Africa and USA.
External experts who attended the meeting included Dr Narender Chirmule, CEO SymphonyTech Biologics USA, Prof Mukesh Williams, Soka University Japan, Prof Xiangkai Li, Lanzhou University, China, Prof Bernard Paul, Dujon University, France, Dr Gabriele Pintingolo, Pasture Institute, France, Prof Shreekanth B Jonnalap, University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Prof Praveen Kumar, IIT Roorkee, Prof SK Mehta, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Prof Manpreet Kaur Kang, GGSIU, New Delhi and Prof Tulasi Satyanarayana, Netaji Subhash University of Technology, New Delhi.
The welcome address was given by Chancellor Prof PK Khosla along with Vice Chancellor Prof Atul Khosla and Chairman JRDAC. The JRDAC committee members were introduced by the member secretary. The Member Secretary apprised the committee about the Shoolini University’s 11 years research journey and also enlightened them about the various research accomplishments of the University.
Presenting the research agenda, the deans of various faculties acknowledged the advice from JRDAC members. The external members praised the University’s efforts in research and development and promised to help the university during its research journey.
Due to the covid pandemic, the JRDAC meeting was organised in the virtual mode. However, it provided the opportunity to expand the JRDAC internationally and have members from various countries help and support the research journey of Shoolini University.