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  • To work under the directions of HEC with the consultation of Vice Chancellor and the Academic departments.
  • Conduct two meetings a year with HEC.
  • Identifying and informing the faculty about the research grants opportunities for them to apply and then assist theirs in acquiring funds from international and national funding agencies.
  • To keep track of all the researches carried out in the university by faculty and staff and then commercialize the relevant research to reap maximum benefit for the industry and therefore translating the research into the public benefit.
  • To deal with plagiarism cases and to advance an anti-plagiarism culture via powerful software for detecting plagiarism.
  • Facilitate knowledge disseminations and flow of communication through arranging conferences, symposium, and training programs.
  • Maintain a web-page for ORIC on the university website and regularly update the same on the activities of ORIC, data regarding funding/donor agencies and information about inter-linkages.
  • Establishment of higher Education & Research Committee(HERC)
  • Establishment of Corporate Advisory Committees (CACs)
  • Establishment of Faculty Departmental Research Committees (FDRCs).
  • Publishing of Research Journals at AIOU.
  • Establishment of Research Groups in all Faculty departments of AIOU.