SRM University Sikkim celebrates Research Day, 2020

Gangtok, 14 Oct:

KHOJ 2020, the 2nd Annual Research Day at SRM University Sikkim, was observed on 10th October in a series of parallel online sessions. During the event PG students, research scholars and faculty members from all departments: Management, Commerce, IT, Basic Sciences, Social Sciences and English, presented papers on a variety of topics. A total of 50 papers were presented, and the best paper in each category was awarded. The event also witnessed the felicitation of teachers whose research papers and books were published. Eighteen research papers were published this year by faculty members in renowned national and international journals. One book, an edited volume, was published by an international press. The University also submitted 8 research proposals for funded projects out of which one has already been granted and others are in the pipeline, reported the Coordinator of the Research Cell.

Speaking at the valedictory function, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ch Satish Kumar said, ‘Research is the backbone of all academic endeavour at SRM University Sikkim and we will do everything possible to create a spirit and atmosphere of research in our institution.’ Providing a further fillip to these efforts, Prof Ch Satish Kumar announced that the proceedings of the 2nd Annual Day would be published as a volume within the year.