Research Grants

AICTE Sponsored Project Grants – Sanctioned Amount

Name of Principal Investigator Funding Agency Sanctioned year Status Grant Rs.
Dr. A. R. Madgulkar Research Promotion Scheme 2013-14 to 2015-16 Completed 23,00,000/-
Dr. S. V. Bhandari Entrepreneurship Development Cell 2013-14 Completed 4,40,000/-
Dr. M. R. Bhalekar Research Promotion Scheme

Lipid Nanoparticles for Oral Targeted Drug Delivery of Disease Modifying  Anti Rheumatoid Phytopharmaceuticals

2017-18 to 2019-20 Completed 23,52,941/-
Dr. S.V. Bhandari Skill development a d personality development for SC/ST STUDENTS-AICTE-SPDP 2019-20 Ongoing 6.23 Lakhs
Dr. S.V. Bhandari AICTE RPS_Design and development (Synthesis and evaluation of biological activity of potential anticancer agents containing curcumin using pharmacophore optimization by molecular modeling studies. 2020-21 Ongoing 13.33 lakhs
Dr. Santosh V. Gandhi Faculty Development Program (ONLINE) INNOVATION, STARTUP AND ENTREPRENEUERSHIP MANAGEMENT 2020-21 Completed 93,000/-
Grand Total of AICTE Grand 71,41,941/-

Savitribai Phule Pune University (Formerly University of Pune) Sponsored Research Project Grants

Sr. No Sanctioned year Grant Provided under No of projects Sanctioned/Applied Status


Total Amount sanctioned
1. 2012-14 Minor Research project Applied – 10

Shortlisted – 06

Sanctioned – 05

Completed 13,15,000/-
2. 2013-15 Minor Research project  Applied – 09

Shortlisted – 06

Sanctioned – 04

Completed 9,10,000/-
3. 2014-16 Minor Research project Applied – 10

Shortlisted – 08

Sanctioned – 06

Completed 10,70,000/-
4. 2016-18 Minor Research project Applied – 10

Shortlisted – 06

Sanctioned – 06

Ongoing 10,00,000/-
5. 2017-19 Minor Research project Applied – 09

Shortlisted – —

Sanctioned – —

6. 2018-19 Minor Research project Applied – 03

Shortlisted – —

Sanctioned – —

Total Grants received (rs.) 42,95,000

Savitribai Phule Pune University (FormerlyUniversity of Pune) Sponsored Minor Research Project Grants

Sr.No Name of principal investigator Title of project Sanctioned Year Period Status


Amount sanctioned
1. Dr. A. R. Madgulkar Skin targeting using lipid Nanoparticles: Formulation and Evaluation 2008-10 Completed


2. Dr. M. C. Damle Simultaneous Determination of Drugs In Combination Dosage Forms by Stability-Indicating Method. 2008-10 Completed


3. Dr  S. V. Bhandari Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel antineoplastic agents using molecular modeling studies 2008-10 Completed


4. Mrs. M.R.P.Rao Characterization and Evaluation of Natural Polysaccharide as Novel Pharmaceutical Excipient 2008-10 Completed


5. Dr  N. S. Vyawahare Preparation and preclinical evaluation of herbal formulation for obesity 2008-10 Completed


6. Dr. S. J. Kshirsagar Design, Development of Oral Dosage Forms for Colon- Specific Drug Delivery Using Enteric Polymers 2008-10 Completed


7. Dr. T.S.Chitre Design, Synthesis And Biological Evaluation Of Some Non-Nucleoside HIV-1 RT Inhibitors Using Structure Optimization Through Molecular Modeling Studies 2009-11 Completed


8. Mr.V.S.Joshi Pharmacognostic and Pharmacological Evaluation of Immunomodulatory Activity of Some Traditional Medicinal Plants 2009-11 Completed


9. Dr. S.V.Gandhi Bioanalytical HPLC Method Development and validation for the estimation of lornoxicam 2009-11 Completed


10. Dr. M.R.Bhalekar Study of novel methods to improve the bioavailability of a drug by transdermal drug delivery system. 2009-11 Completed


11. Mrs.M.V.Dhoka Profile of the drugs used in combination for the treatment of Chronic bronchitis 2009-11 Completed


12. Mrs. R. N. Mirajkar Topical herbal Emulgel 2010-12 Completed




13. Dr  S. V. Bhandari Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel anticancer  agents using molecular modeling studies 2010-12 Completed


14. Dr. M. M. Bandivadekar Formulation and evaluation of solid self emulisifying drug delivery system to improve the dissolution profile of poorly soluble drug 2010-12 Completed




15. Mr. P. B Deshpande Validated stability indicating  method development for determination of drugs in pharmaceutical formulations. 2010-12 Completed


16. Dr. A. R. Madgulkar Formulation development and in-vivo evaluation of trans mucosal bioadhesive drug delivery system. 2012-14 Completed


17. Dr. S. V. Bhandari Development of selective anticancer agents by pharmacophore optimization using molecular modeling studies and synthesis, characterization,and in vitro screening using cell line assays and toxicity studies.  




18. Mr. R. R. Padalkar Formulation development and in-vivo evaluation ofnasal drug delivery system.  




19. Mrs. A. A. Avalaskar Formulation and evaluation of polyherbal tablets having Sesbania grandiflora as a major component for its anti inflammatory activity  




20. Mrs. S. N. Narkhede Preclinical evaluation of polyherbal formulation for female sexual dysfunction  




21. Dr. Mangesh R Bhalekar Development of chloroquine nanoparticles for oral treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis 2013-15 Completed


22. Dr. Mrinalini C. Damle Development and validation of stability indicating method for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. 2013-15 Completed


23. Dr. Sanjay J. Kshirsagar Design and development of Liposomes for colon targeted drug delivery 2013-15 Completed


24. Dr. Trupti S Chitre Development of Metallocenes: A modified Approach towards Resistant Tuberculosis 2013-15 Completed


25. Dr. Ashwini R. Madgulkar Permeation Enhancement of Poorly Bioavailable Drug Using Nanoparticulates Of Thiolated Xyloglucans 2014-16 Completed


26. Dr. Monica R. P. Rao Characterization and  evaluation of modified polysaccharide as a novel pharmaceutical excipient 2014-16 Completed


27. Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari Development of Potential Antitubercular agents using Pharmacophore optimization by Molecular Modelling Studies 2014-16 Completed


28. Dr. Santosh V. Gandhi Bioanalytical Method Development and Validation for Determination of Pharmaceuticals in Biological Samples 2014-16 Completed


29. Mr. Padmanabh B. Deshpande Stability indicating method development and validation for simultaneous estimation of drugs as bulk and in pharmaceutical formulations 2014-16 Completed


30. Mrs. Shital M. Patil Development of some Anti-HIV agents 2014-16 Completed 1,60,000/-
31. Dr. M. C. Damle Devolopment and validation of stability indicating method for marker compound in selected herbs 2016-18 Completed


32. Dr. Trupti Chitre Metallocenes and their B-cyclodextrin conjugates: A step towards Resistant tuberculosis 2016-18 Completed


33. Mrs. Kalyani Asgaonkar Devolopment of some Anti- tubercular agents 2016-18 Completed 1,70,000/-
34. Mrs. Amruta Avalaskar Formulation and standardisation of Adhulsa lozenges for pediatric patients in the management of asthma 2016-18 Completed


35. Mrs. Swati Narkhede A  study of nootropic activity of polyherbal formulation in laboratory animals 2016-18 Completed


36. Mrs. Reshma Mirajkar Formulation  devolopment of an in situ gel forming system for controlled delivery 2016-18 Completed 1,70,000/-
TOTAL 73,15,000/-


Sr. No. QIP grants received for Amount sanctioned(Rs.) Funding agency Year Coo-ordinator
1 Photocopier- 60,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2009-10 Mr.S.J Kshirsagar
2 PA system- 60,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2010-11 Mr..S.J Kshirsagar Mrs.M.C.Damle
3 Nonconsumable sports Equipment 60,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2010-11 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
4 Seminar 20,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2010-11 Mrs. K.D.Asgaonkar


5 Seminar 1,25,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2011-12 Dr. MRPRao



6 Seminar 20,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2011-12 Dr.S.J Kshirsagar
7 Cyclostyle machine-printer 60,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2012-13 Dr.S.J Kshirsagar
8 Nonconsumable Sports Equipment 1,00,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2013-14 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
9 EntrepreneurshipDevelopment Centre (EDC) grant 4,40,000/- AICTE , New Delhi 2013-16 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
10 Seminar 60,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2015-16 Dr. T.S.Chitre

Mrs. A.N.Avalaskar

11 Construction of ramp 50,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2015-17 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
12 Multifunctional Printer 1,00,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2015-16 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
13 Seminar 1,00,000/ S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2016-17 Dr.M.C.Damle

Dr.MRP Rao

14 Seminar 1,00,000/- S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2017-18 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari


14 Office Equipment –SMART BOARD 1,00,000/ S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2016-17 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
15 Office Equipment –SMART BOARD 1,00,000/ S.P.P.Univsersity Pune 2018-19 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
16 Skill Development  And Personality Development for SC-Students 6,40,000/- AICTE , New Delhi 2019-20 Dr. Shashikant V. Bhandari
17 Faculty Development Program (Online) Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Management 93,000/- AICTE , New Delhi 2020-21 Dr.S.V.Gandhi
18 Grant for organizing Impact Lecture series on The Journey of Innovation to IPR 12,000/- Institutional Innovation Council, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India through  AICTE , New Delhi 2021-22 Dr.M.M.Bandivadekar
19 One Day National level Online Seminar 30,000/- National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru 2022-23 Dr.S.V.Gandhi
Total QIP Grants Received 23,30,000/-

Overall summary of Grants Received as on 2021-22

Sr. No. Grant Head Amount Rs.
1 Total QIP Grants Received 23,30,000/-
2 Savitribai Phule Pune University (FormerlyUniversity of Pune) Sponsored Minor Research Project Grants 73,15,000/-
3 AICTE Sponsored Project Grants 71,41,941/-
Total Grant (Rs.) 1,67,86,941/-