The university is striving to mobilize funding from various funding agencies, industries and such others to excel and thrive in accomplishing quality research and make its mark in the research map of the country. Efforts are being made to explore funding from VGST, DST, CSIR, DBT, UGC, DRDO, ICSSR, UNESCO, UNIDO, IDBI etc. The faculty members also explore funded projects from ISRO, NAL, BEL, HAL, Microsoft and such other organizations, institutions and industries. Schools are advised to look for funding options through the alumni group. Further many students undertake funded research projects from the above organizations. To create awareness among the faculty members, research scholars and students about funding, awareness programs on various funding options are being regularly carried out by inviting experts from above organizations/institutions/ agencies. The experts and peer researchers having rich experience in funded research are invited to address the faculty members and share their experiences in mobilizing successful funding. The university also conducts in-house training programs for faculty members and research scholars on writing research proposals and also on defending research proposals. They are also given training programs on writing research papers for publications in reputed journals. 3.2.1 Grants for research projects sponsored by the non-government sources such as industry, corporate houses, international bodies, endowments, Chairs in the institution during the last five years (INR in Lakhs).