MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES
(Formerly MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY )
Dr. Sarita Sachdeva, Professor
Designation- Dean Research & Dean Faculty of Applied Science
Qualifications: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Experience: 21 Years
Area of Interest: Bioremediation, Biofuels and Environmental Biotechnology Teaching, Research with Social Outreach
The present era is marked by specialization, technological innovations, intra – disciplinary amalgamation and interpretation. To cater to the emerging needs of the changing world, Faculty of Applied Sciences offers Under Graduate, Post graduate and Research Programmes in Physiotherapy, and Nutrition & Dietetics. The Post Graduate Programme in Physiotherapy offers specialization in Sports, Musculoskeletal, Cardio-pulmonary and Neurology. The Post graduate Programmes of Nutrition & Dietetics offers specialization in Clinical Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Food Science and Technology and Public Health Nutrition, all of which have vibrant scope in clinical as well as industrial setting. These Programmes provide in-depth study and comprehensive practical as well as professional knowledge of immense value in view of global acceptance. The Faculty of Applied Sciences imparts practical based curriculum, backed by state-of-the-art laboratories, sound infrastructure as well as innovative and interesting learning procedures.
Since its inception in 2009, Faculty of Applied Science has focused on Research Programme which has evolved from the initial focus on fundamental research to vital contributions to experiential and empirical research in various academic disciplines and interdisciplinary areas. This shift has been gradual without any major impediment. It has yielded the desired objective of the creation of a viable, socially relevant research outputs. The endeavor is for the creation and continual expansion of this research temperament. The prime objective of MRIIRS Research Programme is to have strong focus on generation of original ideas and thoughts which thereupon would be connected with empirical works of subject-oriented researchers in sciences, social sciences, humanities, management, technology and other disciplines offered by the University as areas of probe and investigation from time to time and shall subsume out-of-box thinking and innovation. This is further extrapolated to solution findings to social problems. Our research programme has practical import component which also sets in an important ingredient of social outreach and service.
Across its 21-year journey, with many milestones to its credit, Manav Rachna has taken on the challenge of yielding applicable knowledge and dedicating itself towards several path-breaking Research and Development initiatives with the bridging gap from Lab to Land. It is actively participating in District up gradation and development activities with scientific expertise and technological intervention. Be it the revival of Badkhal Lake, water logging problems, Artificial recharge, RWH, water management etc, groundwater monitoring, WASH activities; all are dealt with by the scientists at Centre for Advanced Water Technology and Management.