Course in BiotechnologyPriyadarshini INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
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Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering and Technology (PIET) is one of the prestigious engineering institutes run by Lokmanya Tilak Jankalyan Sikshan Sanstha (LTJSS), Nagpur. This is the first institute to offer B. Tech Biotechnology, as four-year semester pattern, degree course, in the entire Vidharba region.
Blessed with spacious and sprawling campus, well designed laboratories, the college and the Department of Biotechnology, aims for academic excellence and all-round development of student in this upcoming field. This course was started in the academic year of 2007-2008 with the intake of 60 students. All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi has granted permission to start this course under Rashtrasanth Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University on 19th of June 2007. The University concurred to start the course on 30th June 2007. The B.Tech Biotechnology Syllabus was constructed approved for the first time in the University Syllabus by PIET. This laid the foundation for B.Tech course structure which was the culmination of engineering and biological sciences. The Department was then inaugurated at the hands of honorable chairman Shree Satish Chaturvediji on 13.08.2008.
Era of Biotechnology
The field of biotechnology has immerged as a new discipline as a fusion of biology and technology. The recent advances in science and technology have driven the biological science into the new era. Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary subject and encompasses several disciplines of basic sciences, biochemical engineering, electronic and physical sciences. It has rapidly immerged as an area with impact on all major domains of human welfare such as �
a. Health Biotechnology
b. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
c. Agricultural Biotechnology
d. Food Biotechnology
Biotechnology has brought the latest rise in the Indian economy & is fast gaining pace at par with Information Technology
The basic academic objectives of the Department are
� To impart quality technical education to students in field of biotechnology.
� To developed research skills through research oriented programme sponsored by UGC, CSIR and DBT.
� To inculcate amongst the students sound human moral and ethical values, and develop overall personality from career point of view.
� Human resources development in the field of biotechnologa