Research Governance

Research is the quest of knowledge through diligent search or investigations aimed at discovery and interpretation of new knowledge. The Chhattisgarh Dental College & Research Institute, Sundara, Rajnandgaon nurture and support the research orientation approach both for faculty and students (PG & UG Students).

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) comprises of Research committee & Ethical committee, it is established to look after all the research (involving or not involving human participants) conducted by the Faculties & students, and to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities conducted under the common umbrella of Chhattisgarh Dental College & Research Institute.

Institutional Research Committee (IRC):

The Research Committee looks after all the research conducted by Students & Faculties under IRB. It aims to inculcate, nurture, research orientation approach among researchers of the institute and focused on designing and executing high quality research.

Composition of Current Institutional Research Committee

IRC Chairman- Dr. Hemakumari Suryawanshi; Dean, CDCRI, Sundra, Rajnandgaon

IRC Member Secretary- Dr. Pramod Kumar; Asso. Professor; Dept. of Oral Pathology, CDCRI, Sundra, Rajnandgaon

Members-

1. Dr. Suraj Multani: Asso. Prof. Dept. Of Public Health Dentistry(Epidemiologist)

2. Dr. Babita R. Pawar; H.O.D. Dept. Of Periodontology (Clinician)

3. Dr. Megha Jain; Associate Prof. Dept. Of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics (Clinician)

4. Dr.Rucha Kashyap; Asso. Prof. Dept. Of Prosthodontics (Clinician)

5. Dr. Rajdeep Singh; Asso. Prof. Dept. Of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (Clinician)

6. Dr. Priyamvada Singh; Reader; Dept. Of Microbiology (Basic Medical Scientist)

7. Dr. Rajshekhar Saha; Reader; Dept. Of Pharmecology (Basic Medical Scientist)

The investigators are advised to submit the research proposal in a prescribed Performa as mentioned in Standard Operating Protocol.

The Research Committee conduct timely critical appraisal of synopsis submitted to it. After the submission of research proposal, it is evaluated in terms of feasibility, quality, risk benefit output, ethical considerations

The Members of research committee scrutinize the research proposals in the meetings and provide its final approval.

Meeting Of Research Committee: Organized Bimonthly/ on the basis of submission of research proposal in Dean’s Office of CDCRI.

The Institutional Ethical Committee (IEC):

Institutional Ethical Committee (IEC), CDCRI look after that all research carried out at or on behalf of the University, by staff and students, whether it is conducted to the highest level of ethical standards and in accordance with current legislation and policy requirements

The IEC protect the dignity, rights, safety and well-being of research participants; the safety and reputation of researchers; the reputation of college & the University. It ensures that researches carried out in connection with the University are lawful; it also manages and mitigates the risks arising from research; and ensures ethical awareness is embedded across all faculties & students.

All the research proposals whether involving human subjects or not has been reviewed by IEC before its conduction, and IEC also have a continuing responsibility to regularly monitor the approved research to ensure ethical compliance during the conduct of research.

The investigators are advised to submit the research proposal in a prescribed Performa as mentioned in Standard Operating Protocol.

The Ethical Committee conduct timely critical appraisal of synopsis submitted to it. After the submission of research proposal, it is evaluated in terms of risk benefit output, ethical considerations.

The Members of Ethical committee scrutinizes the research proposals in the meetings and provides its final approval.

Composition of Current Institutional Ethical Committee

1. IEC Chairman- Padma Shri. Dr. Pukhraj Bafna; MD, DCH, Pediatrics; Rajnandgaon.

2. IEC Member Secretary- Dr. Hemakumari Suryawanshi; Dean, CDCRI, Sundra Rajnandgaon

3. Basic Medical Scientist- Dr. S.K. Nanda; Dean, MCAS, Sundara, Rajnandgaon

4. Scientific Member- Dr. Mohit Tawar; MCH; Gen. Surgery; Sundra Multispeciality Hospital

5. Members-

Dr. Babita R. Pawar; H.O.D. Dept. Of Periodontology

Dr. Suraj Multani; Associate Prof. Dept. Of Public Health Dentistry

Dr. Rajdeep Singh; Professor. Dept. Of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Medha Agrawal; Sr. Lecturer; Dept. Of R.V.V.V, MCAS, Rajnandgaon

Dr. Akhil Agrawal, Sr. Lecturer; Dept. Of Dravya Guna, MCAS, Rajnandgaon

Dr. Satyendra Dubey, Reader, Sharir Rachna Vigyan, MCAS, Rajnandgaon

6. Clinician- Dr. Pramod Kumar; Reader; Dept. Of Oral Pathology & Microbiology

7. Social Scientist- Dr. Anand Verghese; PhD Rajnandgaon

8. Legal Expert- Sushil Jain; LLB Rajnandgaon

9. Lay Person- Varun Rawat Rajnandgaon

10. Supporting Staff- Mr. Tabrez Ahmed Siddiqui

Meeting Of Ethical Committee: Organized Bimonthly/ on the basis of submission of research proposal in Dean’s Office of CDCRI.