The office of the Dean (Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship) is responsible for the implementation of the institute's research, innovation and entrepreneurship programmes which are focused towards advancement of human knowledge and development of society. Research efforts are directed towards solving complex problems, delivering social benefits and driving economic prosperity, nationally as well as globally. The DRIE office aims (a) to provide all needed administrative support to all faculty in proposing and executing their research/consultancy projects, (b) to improve research culture in the institute through various training programme and seed grant schemes, (c) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship amongst students and faculty, (d) to assess the research related SWOT and provide needed intervention. If required, It can assist departments to formulate strategic planning for research and executing the plan. It co-ordinates management of the research of the institute as a whole, encourages faculty and departments to increase research grant from different funding organization in India, encourages national and internationals Collaborations.
The Portfolio of DRIE: Institute funded research, Industry/agency funded research activity and promotion, Research infrastructure (Central/Department), Project management (related to project submission, monitoring, evaluation, finance, audit, purchase and liaison with funding agencies), Faculty development fund, Project staff scholarships and management, Project related travel, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Incubation cell, STEP, Patent filing and management (IPR Cell), Entrepreneurship Cell, Collaboration and MoA/MoU with industry for faculty members, Industrial collaboration and consultancy, Technology transfer and impact assessment, ARIIA.