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DST Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (PURSE)




Manipal University Jaipur(MUJ) bags a multi-disciplinary prestigious research grant of Rs 10 Crores from the Department of Science and Technology under the PURSE (Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence) scheme. Proud moment for the MUJ fraternity to witness the felicitation of the President Prof. GK Prabhu by the Hon'ble Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of state (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt of India at Vishwavidyalaya Anusandhan Utsav 2023, Dr. Ambedkar International Center in New Delhi. Dr. S Chandrasekhar, Secretary, DST, Dr. Akhilesh Gupta, Senior Adviser, DST and Dr. Pratishtha Pandey, Head, R&D Infrastructure, DST Govt. of India were also present.


Title of the Project: Development and utilization of high value products from waste resources: circular solution for agricultural and non-agricultural applications

Duration: 2023-2027

Project Implementation Group:

1. Dr. Lalita Ledwani, Department of Chemistry (Project Coordinator): Principal Investigator

2. Dr. Abhishek Sharma, Department of Chemical Engineering: Principal Investigator

3. Dr. Rakesh Sharma, Department of Biosciences: Principal Investigator

4. Dr. Rohit Jain, Department of Biosciences: Principal Investigator



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