Sri Venkateswara University has received Rs.10 crore significant research project from Department of Bio Technology (DBT), New Delhi. This will further lift university’s determinationsand plans which is making quick leaps in the fields of teaching and research.
It was the only university in the state to get such a unique project. Former Rector of Professor of Zoology Dr M Bhaskar will be the Principal Investigator of the two-year project to be known as, “Bioactive Compounds of Medicinal Plants and their Therapeutic Applications”.
Prof C Varadarajulu Naidu of Bio Technology department, Prof K Tyagaraju of Bio Chemistry department, Prof N Yashodamma of Botany department and Prof DVR Sai Gopal of Virology department will work as Co-Principal Investigators. On the occasion, the in-charge Vice Chancellor of SVU Prof G Janakiramaiah said that this project will facilitate four Assistant Professors and a few students to undertake research work. Training camps will be held for faculty and students of Degree and Junior Colleges under the purview of SVU. He along with the Registrar Prof RK Anuradha have handed over the copies of the orders sent by DBT of Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India at VC Chamber in Tirupati on December 26, 2018.