Research Activities

AKS University, Satna(MP) is engaged in imparting Diploma, Degree & PG level programs in the fields of Engineering(Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Mining & Cement Technology), Agriculture (including Science and Engineering programs, Food Technology), Social Sciences, Management, CS-IT, Pharmacy, Life Sciences(Bio-Technology), Humanities (Education) etc. since its inception.

 

These departments are supported by Department of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, SSD, Environmental Studies, Spiritual studies etc.

 

The University had maintained a large faculty base with varied rich experience. It had a mix of experienced faculty members and faculty members having experience in the industry. The over 4500 students (as on 15th Feb 2015) are not only imparted a well structured syllabus but are exposed to Laboratory environment in line with the requirements. Both students and faculty members are regularly sent/deputed to industries, and other teaching & research institutions to enhance their exposure to developments made.

 

In order to utilize the knowledge base and expertise of the faculty members, the AKS University management had approved a well structured R&D program including undertaking scientific/industrial consultancy. As a part of this initiative, till date the University had made considerable in-roads into scientific and industrial consultancy programs. Details are stated at Annexure below.

 

The scope of research activities of the cover different areas of engineering, basic and applied sciences and management leading to integrated engineering solutions for industrial problems.

 

In a short spell of time it had completed projects for NMDC Ltd, Northern Coalfields Ltd, Utkal Alumina and have submitted proposals to Ministry of Earth Sciences (GOI).

 

AKS University  has continued to build the research programmes, adopting a distinctive interdisciplinary approach to meet short-term and long-term challenges faced by the industry/mines and other organizations. The research activities are focused in integration of in-house talent in a phased manner.

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

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NMDC Ltd,  Panna Diamond Mines, Panna

Prof G.K.Pradhan,

Principal Investigator

 

Manish Agarwal

Project Title :

Consultancy service for stabilization of mine bench/slope/dump/broken area by planting rapid growing Vetiver species (Selection, design and execution of plantation Vetiver grass (200 nos.) to protect bench from sliding etc.).

Our offer of 27.3.2014

PO confirmed over email.

Value : Rs.21,000/- .

2

NMDC Ltd,  Panna Diamond Mines, Panna

Prof G.K.Pradhan,

Principal Investigator

 

Manish Agarwal

Project Title :

Consultancy service for stabilization of mine bench/slope/dump/broken area by planting rapid growing Vetiver species (Selection, design and execution of plantation Vetiver grass (250 nos.) to protect bench from sliding etc.)

Ref : DMP/ENV/58/2014/58 dt. 19.4.2014

Value : Rs.1,25,000/- .

3

Department of Environment

Northern Coalfields Ltd

Singrauli, MP

Dr M.K.Tewari

Associates :

Dr G.K.Pradhan, Mining

Dr D.Mishra, Biotech

Dr K.Chaure, Biotech

Project Title :

Assessment Of Mercury Contamination In Water, Soil And Coal At Ncl, Singrauli

Study Of Ill Health Of Employees Due To Impact Of Mercury And Their Control Measures, January 2014.

Value : Funds from AKS University: Approx. Rs.2,00,000.00

Completed in September 2014

4

UtkalAlumin International Ltd, Baphlimali Bauxite Mines, Raygada Dt., Odisha

G.K.Pradhan, Principal Investigator;

Sri DheerendraChaturvedi

(Agri-Scientist) &

Manish Agarwal

(Project Co-ordinator)

Project Title :

Offer to provide on-site consultancy service for stabilization of - mine bench/slope/dump/broken area ,railway earth work stabilization, red mud pond embankment by planting rapid growing Vetiver species

Ref: PO No. 51001509 dt. 15.07.2014

Value : Rs.3,14,608.00

5

IDCOL Ferrochrome & Alloys Ltd, Jajpur Road, Odisha

G.K.Pradhan

Illumination Survey of their Mines

Rs. 12,000/- PLUS all other support

TOTAL

 Rs. 6,72,608.00 (incl. Rs.2,00,000 from Univ.)

On-going Project

6

NMDC Panna

 

Inter-disciplinary Project involving Faculty of Engg. & Tech, Agriculture, Horti-culture &* Environment.

PI : G.K.Pradhan

Other investigators : Prof P.Majumdar, Dr M.K.Tewari, Mr Santosh, Mr Manish Agarwal

Study of Flora and Fauna along the water bodies & Avifauna and butterfly richness comparison at DMP Panna, NMDC, Ref: DMP/Majh./DGM©/1464/181 dated 14.2.2015 Amouint : Rs. 1.97 lakhs

PROJECT PROPOSAL SUBMITTED

7

Min. of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India

FE&T Project with involvement of in-house and outside experts

PI : Prof P.Majumdar

Co-PI : G.K.Pradhan &

Others

Development of Mathematical Model for the Assesment & Augmentation of Ground Water Storage & Flow in Fractured Rock Formations

 

PROPOSAL ACCEPTED & PRESENTATION TO BE MADE TO GOVT. OF INDIA EXPERTS on 4thApril 2015 at IIT-Guwahati.

Proposed Project Cost Rs.3.5 Crores in a period of 60 months.