Infrastructure and Facilities
Central Instrumentation Laboratory
The central instrumentation laboratory constitutes the heart of the cooperative research activities at the institution. This facility houses many sophisticated specialized equipment for research work of students and researchers.
The institute has a 1000 sq.ft. air conditioned Animal House, along with a rabbit run made by utilizing Canadian know how, it is first of its kind in India meeting the requirement of all the research activities and CPCSEA protocol. It also has the service areas like records office,washing and autoclaving area, raw material room for animal Feed and a feed preparation room. The experimental modules have been placed at the proximal end of the animal area while the supply and breeding modules areplaced at the far end. In order to facilitate unidirectional movement of clean and dirty material, the animal area comprises of a central clean corridor with the dirty corridor located on either side of the rooms at first floorand on ground floor “clean & dirty” corridor concept has been implemented. The veterinarian staff has been takenon contract basis. Our animal house provides rats/mice/rabbits to other colleges/research Institutes approved by CPCSEA. The experienced and helpful technical staff of the Animal House assists the research workers in their animal experiments, and is responsible for proper maintenance of this key facility.
Information Technology Center
All the major research laboratories, faculty rooms, Administration, library, animal house, seminar hall, lecture theaters, auditorium, guest house, etc. are connected by LAN and internet connections. This center provides a variety of services to the students in literature search, computation and graphics. Major software packages available: Windows, Norton Antivirus, Sigma Plot 10.01 and Sigma stat 3.5, server OS 2004.
Up gradation to 40 Mbps WiFi from existing 10 Mbps leaseline and networking of entire DPSRU campus is being initiated. Information technology centers provide 24×7 accesses to internet. The Institute has fiber optic network with switch backbone connecting auditorium, Seminar Hall to the main building. The network nodes cover all research laboratories by expanding the network through structured cabling in all the floors/ research labs of the Institution building. Troubleshooting support is also being provided in resolving network and hardware related problems, along with software support for beginners.
Medicinal Herbal Garden
The Botanical Garden at DIPSAR is used by M.Pharm and Ph. D. students working on herbal projects for growing plants for use in their experiments and collection. Here herbs are cultivated according to their season to get maximum yield of useful component of herbal drug. At present one herb is used to get constant yield on mass scale, its sowing is done in April and is harvested in August. This helps in obtaining constant and good quality of active principles. It also helps in training PG students about collection and cultivation of natural products.
Museum is facilitated with all kind of educative anatomical models.
Institute has a centrally a i r – c o n d i t i o n e d auditorium with a seating capacity of 450. The auditorium also houses well-furnished seminar hall on the first floor for conducting scientific seminars / meetings.
State of the art fully air-conditioned four deliberation rooms exists with the capacity of more than 150 students each with audio visual facility. These deliberation rooms have been named accordingly; Lecture Theater 1 – Dr. A. R. Kidwai deliberation hall, Lecture Theater 2 – Prof. Pawan Kr. Singhal deliberation hall, Lecture Theater 3 – Dr. G. Narendra Kumar deliberation hall & Lecture Theater 4 – To be namedin future. Other than routine lectures, seminars of M. Pharm. and Ph. D. students are also held thrice a week in deliberation halls.
The OPD is available in School of Physiotherapy. The out patients and University staffs are benefited here in the presence of trained physiotherapists and faculties of School of Physiotherapy during working days.
State of the art fully air-conditioned ten deliberation rooms exists with the capacity of more than 100 students each with audio visual facility. The deliberation rooms of DIPSAR have been named Lecture Theater 1 – Dr. A. R. Kidwai deliberation hall, Lecture Theater 2 – Prof. Pawan Kr. Singhal deliberation hall, Lecture Theater 3 – Dr. G. Narendra Kumar deliberation hall & Lecture Theater 4. Other than routine lectures, seminars of M. Pharm. and Ph. D. students are also held thrice a week in deliberation halls.
The Library covers a total area of 4400 sq. ft. with a reading area of 2000 sq. ft. and a stacking area of 2400 sq. ft. is fully air-conditioned. It is situated on the first floor of the front wing of the Institute. The Library has been equipped with modern furniture, reprography facility and library software system. Established in 1979, the Library is vibrant, well-organized information system, which enables the user to find out the required information in minimum time. It has one of the richest Pharmacy Library collections in India with over 17,000 books covering all branches of Pharmaceutical Sciences like Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Technology. It also has a good collection of books of basic sciences related to Pharmacy like Medicine, Pathology, Biochemistry and Microbiology. During the year 2016-17 the library added 226 books to the library collection.
A fully air conditioned food court is there where faculty, staff and students get quality food and snacks.
Guest House (India International Hospitality Centre – IIHC)
A guest house is situated inside DIPSAR’s residential complex with the name of “India International, Hospitality Centre”. This hospitality centre is a fine, state of art giving an infinite look to the complex. It is a double storey building giving a concrete look. It has visitors room fully furnished and equipped with phone facility which has been renovated. Groundfloor has 5 double seated rooms and 3 suites (for VIP guests) are constructed on first floor. All rooms are fully furnished, air-conditioned, fitted with Jacuzzi (water baths), Steam Baths. Room service is available all the time along with cooking facility. Centre also has a multicuisine to serve scientists and medical fraternity visiting DIPSAR from all over the world.
DIPSAR residential complex includes well maintained Staff Quarters. It has also been planned to build a new residential block replacing the old guest house.
A new PG block has been created along with the existing one. Dr. Madhu Gupta has been serving as the wardens of UG and PG sections.
A new building has been constructed in front of the existing B.D. Miglani Boys hostel. A mess has been constructed in the first floor which is ready to use. Also a fully air conditioned study room and an IT room will be available in the upcoming months. Dr. J. Saminathan has been serving as the warden of both the boy’s hostel.