ORIC (Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization)

  • Overview
  • Aims & Objectives
  • Vission & Mission
  • Publications
  • Tranings/Workshops
  • Startup Research Grant
  • Research Labs
  • Projects


As the Mir Chakar Khan Rind University Sibi is committed to establish a cutting edge research and innovation culture in all faculties of the university. In recent year’s quality research and innovation advancement across the globe, has been placed more emphasis on the linkages between the research activities and commercialization and also plays an important role for new emerging industries. These emerging industries have become increasingly high tech. and playing sound role in the uplift of various parameters/indicators upon economy. Sustainable growth and economic development of a prosperous society is closely linked to innovation and creativity. These functionalities are propelled by the progress of research, innovation and commercialization of pioneering information, which stimulate innovation across and within industries. To accomplish these functions, the ORIC is responsible of ensuring high quality of research that meets the highest international standards and raises the university standing among the world top ranking research institutions. It also aims to support and accelerate the process of knowledge generation and dissemination, as well as to promote and improve the research culture and welfare activities for academics, industry, and society on local and worldwide scale.


ORIC is taking rigorous steps in developing and promoting the R&D capabilities at MCKRU, Sibi by playing instrumental role to:

  • Promote research culture at MCKRU.
  • Collaborate with other national and international research communities.
  • Generate new ideas and provide support to work on new ideas.
  • Submit of research proposals pertinent to Pakistan’s Socio-Economic needs.
  • Establish links with donors.
  • Identify regional expertise and requirements.
  • Promote the linkage between the university and industry.
  • Conduct regional, national, and international conferences/seminars/workshops/ symposiums
  • Provide an update about the latest research activities of HEC.



The mission of the ORIC is to establish a sustainable progress in promoting innovative culture of research and entrepreneurship among faculties and students that bring a positive, sustainable, and meaningful impact upon the world. The ORIC is also responsible of ensuring quality of research that meets the highest international standards and rise the university's standing among the world's leading research institutions. To become the hub for innovative ideas and their implementation, we aim to establish a supporting infrastructure through ORIC by connecting government institution and private industries for increasing award of external research grant for researchers, and initiating policies to increase the quantity, and improve the quality of research output from Mir Chakar Khan Rind University.


The vision of ORIC is to enable and lead Pakistan and more specifically Balochistan transition to a knowledge-based economy on innovation and entrepreneurship. It seeks to strengthen a research culture at MCKRU and to force university-industry partnerships in order to encourage and promote the process of innovation. Furthermore, the vision of ORIC is to train students to earn respect and recognition, train them to act selflessly for the greater good of the nation, and inspire them to conduct innovative and quality research in close collaboration with industry in order to achieve long-term economic growth.


Published Articles affiliated with MCKRU, Sibi

  Sr# Authors Name
Affiliated with MCKRU
 Article titleJournal NameImpact factor
HEC Category
Published year
 1Zeeshan RasheedThermal Aware Link Energy Efficient Scheme for Body Area Networks.
Journal of Mechanics of Continua and Mathematical SciencesY2020
 2Ghulam Hussain Jatoi,
Sajjad Ali Khuhro,
Ali Nawaz Mengal
Anatomical Characteristics of Fossil Wood Collected from the Manchar Formation (Miocene), Thano Bula Khan, Sindh, Pakistan. doi: 10.3897/italianbotanist.11.60344Italian BotanistX2021
 3Mehmood Ul HassanComparing and Analyzing the Rural and Urban People’ Perceptions towards Caste Stereotypes in Punjabi Language.
Ilkogretim OnlineX2021
4Mehmood Ul HassanInvestigating the Caste-Stereotypes in Punjabi Language and Women’s PerceptionsPsychology and EducationY2021
 5Liaqat ShahEffects of Heat Stress on Growth, Physiology of Plants, Yield and Grain Quality of Different Spring Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)  Genotypes.
 6Sajjad Ali Khuhro,
Ghulam Hussain Jatoi, Umed Ali Leghari, Ali Nawaz Mengal
Resistant Cultivars of Safflower Carthamus tinctorius based on Yield Performance and Infestation against Acanthiophilus helianthi (Diptera: Tephritidae)International Journal on Emerging TechnologiesY2021
 7Umed Ali1, Ghulam Hussain Jatoi, Sajjad Ali KhuhroPotassium Management for the Improvement of Growth and Yield of Grass Pea (Lathyrus sativus L.)International Journal on Emerging TechnologiesY2021
 8Umed Ali LaghariSalinity Stress -A threat to rice production breeding strategies to develop salinity tolerance in plantMehrgarh Journal of Science and Technology ---------- 2021< 


TRAININGS/ WORKSHOPS/ SEMINARSS No.Title of TrainingDate of Event1.Writing Research Grant Winning Proposal and Managing Research Grants effectively31-03-2021


Sr. NoPI Name, Designation & DepartmentProject Titles1Dr. Umed Laghari,
IPFP Fellow
Agriculture DepartmentComparative analysis of Maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids for low cadmium accumulation under silicon fertilization2Dr. Rafiq Ahmad,
IPFP Fellow,
Department of BotanyComparative Analysis of the Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activities of Selected Medicinal Plants of different area of Pakistan especially Balochistan3Dr. Liaqat Shah,
IPFP Fellow,
Department of BotanyPerformance and evaluation of different wheat varieties under drought and salinity conditions in Sibi-Balochistan, Pakistan

Well-equipped research lab, i.e. agriculture, botany and computer science, are available in MCKRU for faculty members and students  to conduct their research in the areas of biological, computer and information technology, and management sciences. The University aims at and is working hard to be considered among the best Universities in terms of raising research excellence, innovation and product commercialization.

The Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) is established in March-2021, on the directions of Higher Education Commission (HEC). This office lays the groundwork for developing and achieving long-term creativity, innovation, and economic performance. Its primary goal is to strengthen the University's research and knowledge creation processes, as well as University-Industry collaborations, through increasing cross-cutting and multi-disciplinary research projects for national and worldwide sustainable industrial development. In general, it seeks to promote long-term development by transforming research into public benefit by ensuring research significance in terms of social, economic, and environmental challenges.


Projects & Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work

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ORIC believes on four ways to contact with the world  : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.