G.S.Gill Research Institute started in the year 1990, recognized by University of Madras in 2005,  to offer  research programs leading to the award of M.Phil. and Ph.D. Degrees. The Institute is basically concerned with research relating to inter-disciplinary approaches in insect-plant relationships that results in the building up of a strong information base for specific extension into agriculture, forestry and environment. GRI recently received a face lift  at Maharani Devi Vidyavati Block on the 24th August 2015 with  Dr. S.Natarajan, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology taking over as the Director, Dr. J. Jayanthi, Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology as the Deputy Director and Dr.Amandeep Hora as the Deputy Dean.

Indian Science Congress Association, ISCA – JANUARY 2016& Gill Research Institute





103rdIndian Science Congress was inaugurated by the present Prime Minister Shri. NarendraModi on 3rdJanuary , 2016 at University of Mysore. It was attended by number of Eminent Scientists, Nobel Laureates, Research scholars and students. Staff members from the Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology and Department of Mathematics participated and presented papers in the Congress. Dr. S. Natarajan, Associate professor and Head along with his Ph.D. research scholar has participated and presented a paper in the Congress.


It is a proud moment to note that Dr.J.Jayanthi, Associate professor and Deputy Director, G.S.GillResearch Institute has delivered an invited lecture and was honoured to serve as a recorder in the Animal Veterinary and Fishery Sciences under Environmental Science session.It is noteworthy to mention that Dr.M.G.Ragunathan, Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, is the only College faculty among the seven elected Council Members, while other six membersare Vice Chancellors of various Universities across the country. Dr.M.G. Ragunathanhas also delivered an invited lecture in the Animal Veterinary and Fishery Sciences section.This time a maximum number of Ph.D.Research Scholars from the Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology of our College were given opportunity to present and share their findings in the form of posters.

The second edition of the “Science Communicator’s Search Meet” was held in the G.S. Gill Research Institute, on 21st  November, 2016. The participants presented their papers on the focal theme of the Indian Science congress Association “Science and Technology for National Development”.