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University recognition for four laboratories

By Our Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE, JAN. 20. Mangalore University has recognised four research laboratories as centres for research to carry out collaborative research with the university, the Vice-Chancellor, B. Hanumaiah, has said.

The laboratories are Indian Space Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, the Centre for Manufacturing Research and Technology, Bangalore, the Karnataka State Centre for Space Research and Technology, Bangalore, and Rallis India Ltd.

In his opening remarks at the 22nd convocation of the university at Mangalagangotri, he said the university's affiliations with premier national research agencies and laboratories had opened up possibilities for applied research. The university was also opening up avenues to have memoranda of understanding with some industries in the Mangalore region for a better university-industry interaction. Some of the postgraduate departments had taken up consultancy work for industries such as Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd.

He said the university had initiated a process of addressing the problems of farmers. It was imparting training to farmers in organic farming and offering consultancy service to plantations. Environmental awareness programmes for youth were another important area of the university's activity.

The departments of Chemistry and Bioscience had received grants of Rs. 76 lakh from the Department of Science and Technology. The Department of Mass Communication and Journalism had developed an audiovisual laboratory out of the grant of Rs. 32 lakh from the Department of Science and Technology.

A central instrumentation facility at the science instrumentation centre was being created. Major equipment worth Rs. 72 lakh had been procured.

Mr. Hanumaiah said the university had 20 ongoing research projects with an outlay of Rs. 8.5 crore, out of which projects worth Rs. 1.82 crore had been sanctioned during the current academic year.

It had started a monthly programme called Mangalavani, in association with All-India Radio, Mangalore, where activities and achievements of the postgraduate departments of the university were broadcast.

K.V. Nagaraj, Dean, Arts, K.M. Kaveriappa, Dean, Science, and Rajendra Shetty, Dean, Law, read out the list of gold-medal winners and rank-holders in their respective faculties.

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