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IIP Cell

IIP Cell

Industry Institute Partnership Cell at RIPS

(Sponsored by AICTE)


The objective of the IIP Cell is to reduce the gap between industry expectations (practice) and academic offerings (theory) by direct involvement of industry to attain a symbiosis. This scheme is sanctioned for 2 years.


Activities of IIPC


  1. To arrange industrial training for students and identify student project work in Industries. To encourage Industry to collaborate in Industry Study Tour Programmes (ISTP) and placement of students in Industries.
  2. To interact with R&D Organizations for conducting joint research work involving faculty/scientists and students/research scholars etc.
  3. Faculty exchanges - getting professionals from industry as visiting faculty or adjunct professors for short or long periods and deputation of faculty to industry to gain industrial experience and/or  work on projects in industry.
  4. Curriculum development- associating experts from industry in   curriculum planning and review. 
  5. Personality development workshop for students relating with soft skills (communication skills / personality development).
  6. Guest lectures by eminent personalities, academics, leading industrialists at regular intervals to update the students knowledge.
  7. To arrange technical festivals/open houses/student design competitions.
  8. Continuing education programmes:

Providing infrastructure to meet the training needs of the industry, like improving communication skills, job analysis, inventory & financial controls, efficient management skills and on up gradation of technical knowledge on current topics.  

  1. To update the knowledge base (qualification) of professionals in different emerging sectors (Biotechnology, Nanotechnology etc.)
  2. To arrange short-term programmes: Duration of 5 to 7 days for the benefit of Professionals in various technical disciplines.
  3. In house training programme at the request of industries at their location
  4. Promotion of Income Generating activities namely: Testing, Calibration, Consultancy and R & D (for achieving self sustenance of the Cell with in 3 - 5 years) typically for:
  5. Technology transfer in the nearby rural areas.
  6. To set up Innovation Centres and Centres of Excellence.
  7. Signing MOU’s with industry and Institutes. Setting up of technology parks in collaboration with alumni and industry for cost effective opportunity for R&D leading to marketable products.


  Advisory Board


For effective implementation of the programmes and setting up of the IIPC an Advisory Board should be constituted by the Parent Institution immediately after the sanction of the Cell/Centre by the AICTE.


IIPC advisory board constituted with the following members:


1.     Prof. M.E. Bhanoji Rao, Principal/ Head of the Institution RIPS       -         Chairman

2.     Dr. K. Srinivasa Rao, HoD, PA & QA                                           -          Chief Coordinator

3.     Dr. B.V.V Ravi Kumar, HoD, Pharma Chemistry                           -           member

4.     Dr. S.K. Bhattamisra, HoD, Pharmacology                                  -           member

5.     Dr. Satpal Singh Bisht, HoD, Dept of Biotechnology, RIPS           -           member

6.     Dr. V. Jagannath Patro, HoD, B.Pharm, RIPS                             -           member           

7.     Mr. V.V. Rama Rao, In-charge, TSC Kewra, FFDC, B-1 Industrial estate

Berhampur, Representative from R&D institution                         -           member

8.     Dr Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo, Scientist E,  Institute of Life Sciences,                                   

Bhubaneswar,  Representative from R&D institution                    -           member

9.     Dr. Nirajan Patro, Associate Professor,  faculty from RIPS           -           member

10.  Dr. V. Venkateswarlu, General Manager – Dr Reddy labs,

Hydereabad.                                                                           -           member

11.  Mr. Suryakant Swain, Training and Placement officer                   -           member

12.  Mr. Girija Prasad Patro, manager- NDDS, NATCO, Hyderabad

representative from       pharma Industry                                    -           member

13.  Mr. Parag Das, General Manager – Formulation Development

& Technology Transfer, Torrent Research Centre, Ahmadabad     -           member