Research & Development


At SGI, The Research & Development cell (R&D) provides administrative and managerial support for focused efforts to give expression to the creative urges of both faculty & students using R&D tools & techniques. In order to keep pace with today’s knowledge based economy, students and faculty alike or encourage to acquire new & state of the art knowledge to become next generation innovators; and product developers.

Research support activities are aimed at developing and integrating technologies both in emerging areas and in traditional sectors through innovation in product & services. Feasibility of fresh ideas & concepts are assessed for their potential into useful technology & product output.

For R&D Projects, Rs. 1 crore/year grant has been sanctioned & an equal amount is also available as incentive to faculty for publishing papers in refereed journals & organizing conferences. Interested students can avail of Summer & Winter jobs for R&D projects. This facility is also available to students for their Final Year project.

Skill Development under the scheme of Government of India, in association with National Skill Development Corporation & sector skill councils (part of a Govt. of India initiative with Industry support).

  • For Engg. students: Higher education segment level 5, 6 & 7.
  • MOU signed in 10 Sectors: Training started in IT, ITES, Electronics & Telecom sectors.

The aims & objectives of R&D Cell include Administrative Support, which are mentioned below:

  • To motivate the faculty members of the group for R&D activities in the area of their interest.
  • To promote Research and Training among faculty members through In-house funding & sponsored Research projects.
  • To promote B.Tech final year students research projects and innovations.
  • To develop infrastructure and central facilities for optimal resource utilization.
  • To promote co-operation between R&D public funding institutions and liaison with user institutions/companies for consultancy and sponsored projects.
  • To create environment for faculty/students for opting for live projects, industry, Govt. sponsored projects.
  • To collaborate with institutions of higher learning in India as well developed countries for Sandwich programmes/ Joint research projects.
  • To develop modules for summer training for faculty of engineering colleges to upgrade their knowledge and skill.
  • To make efforts for setting up  entrepreneur training center in collaboration with SIDBI, NRDC & NGOs.
  • To encourage faculty members of all the disciplines in engineering/science /humanities in R&D activities for their professional growth.
  • To fulfil corporate social responsibility towards community.
  • Conference /Symposium / Seminar / live workshop etc.

The main functions of R&D Cell include Administrative Support, which are mentioned below:

  • In-house Project Grant to faculty.
  • Sponsored Research Projects.
  • Consultancy Jobs.
  • Collaboration with Institutions in India and Abroad.
  • AICTE funded Projects.
  • Promotion of Institute-Industry interaction.
  • Patents, Know-how and Transfer of Technology.
  • Technology Development Projects Initiation Awards for Students (TDP-IAS).
  • Research Assistance Grant to students of SGI and elsewhere.
  • – Selective Scholarships to Research scholars in IInd phase.
  • Market Research / Business Development.
  • Conference /Symposium / Seminar / live workshop etc.