News2News.in News. Sonipat:A grant of Rs 1.51 crore from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, to the Department of Chemistry, Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal. Research equipment for the laboratory will be purchased from Rs 1.10 crore. The remaining amount will be spent for the development of the department. The Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure (FIST) by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India had sought applications from the universities of the country. A proposal regarding the department was prepared and sent by the universities. After that the proposals of 16 universities of the country were shortlisted.
In which the name of DCRUST, Murthal was also included. 16 universities of the Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure (FIST) were called by the Ministry of Science and Technology for a presentation at IIT, Indore. On behalf of DCRUST, Head of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Suman Lata gave a presentation on FIIT. During this, Dr. Sonia Nain was with him. During this, a rigorous selection process was adopted regarding the funding of FIRST. In this, a team of 16 experts from across the country answered several questions after detailed information about the proposal from the team of DCRUST. After which DCRUST was provided a grant of Rs 1.51 crore by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology on behalf of FIRST.
Out of Rs 1.10 crore, the latest equipment will be purchased for the laboratory, so that the quality of research remains international. Apart from this, researchers from the state and neighboring states will do characterization using the latest equipment of the laboratory. The university will also get income from other universities of the state and research scholars coming from other states. Apart from this, there will be exchange of knowledge, which will increase the quality of research of the university. The remaining amount will be used for the development of the laboratories of the department, so that research scholars can get more facilities in the laboratories. This will also benefit the university in NAAC. Vice Chancellor Prof. Rajendra Kumar Anayat, Chemistry Department Head Prof. Congratulations Sumalatha.