Government of Maharashtra

The Institute Of Science

Royal Institute of Science
Vision and Mission
Vision
To be premier Institute, providing students with value added higher education in a dynamic environment where today’s students meet tomorrow’s opportunities.
 
Mission
• To strive for excellence in academic and non-academic fields in order to match global standards.
 
• To prepare outstanding educators, scholars and researchers and to advance education through research in Science and art of teaching and learning.
 
• To work towards advancement of the knowledge base through research by under taking research in basic, applied and interdisciplinary Sciences. 
 
• To empower students through education to make them strong, self reliant, responsible and secular human beings, professionals’ citizens, so that they chart out their own path of success and possess perfection in their endeavors.
 
• To foster Regional, National and Global competencies among the students. 
 
• To ensure that every student of Institute becomes an Achiever.

Projects

UGC-Grant

Sr. No. Head Financial Year Grant Sanctioned Grant received
1 UGC-CPE 2010-11 50,00,000 50,00,000
2 UGC-CPE 2011-12 50,00,000 25,00,000
3 UGC Development Grant 2011-12 22,50,000 7,00,000
4 UGC Additional Grant 2011-12 25,00,000 22,50,000
  Total   1,47,50,000 1,04,50,000
 
UGC Research Projects
Sr. No. Title of the Proposal Year and Month Funding Agency Grant Sanctioned Status
1 Diversity of Plankton in coastal waters of Mumbai
Dr. B. G. Kulkarni,
Zoology Department
2009-12 UGC, New Delhi. 6,00,000 Completed
2 Diversity of cestode parasites form
Elasinobranch fishes
Dr. Varsha Andhare, 
Zoology Department
May 2012 UGC, New Delhi. 9,79,800 In progress
3 Synthesis and characterization of
ferroelectric magnetodielectric
Heterostructures
Dr. S. B. Kulkarni, 
Physics Department
May 2012 UGC, New Delhi. 13,28,300 In progress
4 Screening and improvement of bacterial lipase by directed evolution for
application in laundry detergent
industries.
Dr. R. B. Vaidya, 
Microbiology Department
May 2012 UGC, New Delhi. 6,56,000 In progress
5 Synthesis and Characterization FE
Hetrostructures
Dr. S. B. Kulkarni (Co Investigator) Physics Department
February 2012 UGC-DAE 7,00,000 In progress
6 Synthesis of nanosized perovskites and
investigation of their electrical and
magnetic properties
Dr. Yuvraj Shivram Malghe
Chemistry Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 9,15,800 In progress
7 Synthesis of biphenyl iso-xazololine derivatives and its biological activity
Dr. Vandana Mohanrao Kamble
Chemistry Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 10,75,800 In progress
8 Study of effect of salt stress on plant
growth promoting factors of Rhizobium
isolated from fenugreek
Dr. Rupendra S. Jadhav
Microbiology Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 10,45,800 In progress
9 Synthesis and fabrication of metal oxide
based LPG and Co-Investigator gas
sensors
Dr. Pravin Sadashiv More
Physics  Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 11,76,500 In progress
10 Optimization of condition for lignocellulose production  by fungi from textile effluents 
Dr. (Mrs.) S. J. Khan
Botany Department
 
2009-12 UGC, Pune 1,10,000 In progress
11 Screening of potential medicinal plant for antimicrobial activity: an approach in search of anti infective compound
Dr. (Mrs.) A. A. Saraf
Botany Department
2009-12 UGC, Pune 83,500 In progress
12 Synthetic Structural Spectral Thermal Catalytic and antimicrobial studies on chiral mixed ligand complexes
Dr. R. M. Patil
Chemistry Department
2011-13 UGC, Pune 1,10,000 In progress
  Total 87,81,500  

Research projects (Total=13  Major 11 + Minor 02 ) 2012-13
Sr. No. Title of the Proposal Year and Month Funding Agency Grant Sanctioned/ Requested Status
1 Diversity of cestode parasites form
Elasinobranch fishes
Dr. Varsha Andhare,  Zoology Department
May 2012 UGC, New Delhi. 9,79,800 Sanctioned
2 Synthesis & characterization of
ferroelectric manetodielectric
Heterostructures
Dr. S. B. Kulkarni Physics Department
May 2012 UGC, New Delhi. 13,28,300 Sanctioned
3 Screening and improvement of bacterial November 20 I I
lipase by directed evolution for
application in laundry detergent
industries.
Dr. R. B. Vaidya Microbiology Department
May 2012 UGC, New Delhi. 6,56,000 Sanctioned
4 Quantum Chemical Study of Hydrogen
Storage in metal decorated compounds.
Prof A. S. Chaudhari Physics Department
May 2012 CSIR, New Delhi. 15,00,000 Sanctioned
5 Synthesis and Characterization FE
Hetrostructures
Dr. S. B. Kulkarni (Co Investigator) Physics Department
February 2012 UGC-DAE 7,00,000 Sanctioned
6 Inventory and Bio-prospecting of Marine
Invertebrates o

f the Maharashtra Coast
with Special Emphasis on Sponges and
Associated Microorganisms
Prof. B. G. Kulkarni Zoology Department

December 2011 Maharashtra gene bank: Marine biodiversity project 85,00,000 Approved
7 Rapid and ultra sensitive detection of
Salmonella Antigens using Gold Nanoparticles Biogonjugates.
Dr. R. W. Raut  Botany Department
October 2012 DST, Nanomission 56,07,000 Pre proposal Approved
8 Microwave assisted synthesis of iorn
oxide- iron magnetic nanoparticles
Dr. Y. S. Malghe Chemistry Department
July 2012 Mumbai University 27,400 Sanctioned
9 DST-FIST Programme for Department of Physics October 2012 DST 2,50,00,000 Sanctioned
10 Assessment of Biodiversity along Maharashtra Coast with special reference to crustacean
Dr. B. G. Kulkarni
October 2012 Ministry of Earth Science, New Delhi 68,10,000 Sanctioned
11 Establishment of chemical fingerprint of plants having antifertility activity from western ghats area of Maharashtra state.
Dr. Aparna Saraf  Department of Botany
April 2012 Rajiv Gandhi Technology Commission 20,00,000 Pre proposal Approved
12 Phytoremediation Potential of Brassica juncea with reference to Atrazine
Dr. S. J. Khan Department of Botany
October 2012 Mumbai University 24000 Sanctioned
13 Synthesis of nanosized perovskites and
investigation of their electrical and
magnetic properties
Dr. Yuvraj Shivram Malghe
Chemistry Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 915800 Sanctioned
14 Synthesis of biphenyl iso-xazololine derivatives and its biological activity
Dr. Vandana Mohanrao Kamble
Chemistry Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 1075800 Sanctioned
15 Study of effect of salt stress on plant
growth promoting factors of Rhizobium
isolated from fenugreek
Dr. Rupendra S. Jadhav
Microbiology Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 1045800 Sanctioned
16 Synthesis and fabrication of metal oxide
based LPG and Co-Investigator gas
sensors
Dr. Pravin Sadashiv More
Physics Department
March 2013 UGC, New Delhi. 1176500 Sanctioned