ORIC(Office of Research ,Innovation and Commercialization)


As the Mir Chakar Khan Rind University, Sibi is committed to establishing a cutting-edge research and innovation culture in all university faculties. In recent years, research and innovation advancements across the globe have emphasized the linkages between research activities and commercialization and play an important role in emerging industries. These emerging industries have become increasingly high-tech. And playing a sound position in uplifting various parameters/indicators of the economy. A prosperous society’s sustainable growth and economic development are closely linked to innovation and creativity. These functionalities are propelled by the progress of research, innovation and commercialization of pioneering information, which stimulates innovation across and within industries. To accomplish these functions, the ORIC is responsible for ensuring high-quality 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 knowledge generation and dissemination process, as well as to promote and improve the research culture and welfare activities for academics, industry, and society on a local and worldwide scale.


ORIC is taking rigorous steps in developing and promoting the R&D capabilities at MCKRU, Sibi, by playing an 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 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 sustainable progress in promoting an 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 for ensuring the quality of research that meets the highest international standards and raising 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 institutions and private industries to increase the award of external research grants 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’s transition to a knowledge-based economy on innovation and entrepreneurship. It seeks to strengthen a research culture at MCKRU and force university-industry partnerships to encourage and promote the creative process. Furthermore, the vision of ORIC is to train students to earn respect and recognition, teach them to act selflessly for the nation’s greater good, and inspire them to conduct innovative and quality research in close collaboration with industry to achieve long-term economic growth.


Published Articles affiliated with MCKRU, Sibi
  Sr#  Authors Name Affiliated with MCKRU  Article title Journal Name Impact factor HEC Category Published year
 1 Zeeshan Rasheed Thermal Aware Link Energy Efficient Scheme for Body Area Networks. https://doi.org/10.26782/jmcms.2020.12.00009 Journal of Mechanics of Continua and Mathematical Sciences Y 2020
 2 Ghulam 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.11.60344 Italian Botanist X 2021
 3 Mehmood Ul Hassan Comparing and Analyzing the Rural and Urban People’ Perceptions towards Caste Stereotypes in Punjabi Language. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.164 Ilkogretim Online X 2021
4 Mehmood Ul Hassan Investigating the Caste-Stereotypes in Punjabi Language and Women’s Perceptions Psychology and Education Y 2021
 5 Liaqat Shah Effects of Heat Stress on Growth, Physiology of Plants, Yield and Grain Quality of Different Spring Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)  Genotypes. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13052972 Sustainability X 2021
 6 Sajjad 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 Technologies Y 2021
 7 Umed Ali1, Ghulam Hussain Jatoi, Sajjad Ali Khuhro Potassium Management for the Improvement of Growth and Yield of Grass Pea (Lathyrus sativus L.) International Journal on Emerging Technologies Y 2021
 8 Umed Ali Laghari Salinity Stress -A threat to rice production breeding strategies to develop salinity tolerance in plant Mehrgarh 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 a 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.

The well-equipped research lab, i.e. agriculture, botany and computer science, are available in MCKRU for faculty members and students to conduct research in biological, computer and information technology, and management sciences. The University aims at and is working hard to be considered among the best Universities in 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.  

List of Projects


Project Title

Principal Investigators

        Research Grant


Evaluation of the impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Teaching learning process in District SIBI

Dr. Zafar Saleem/Co-PI Dr. Kamran Naeem

Government Of  Balochistan


The Impact of Solar Energy System on Socio-Economic Development of Rural Household: Empirical Evidence From District Sibi, Balochistan.

Prof. Dr. Abdul Naeem

Government Of  Balochistan


Development of Digital Archives and Research on The Mahrgarh Civilization

Prof. Dr. Mehwish Malghani

Government Of  Balochistan


Identifying Hurdles In Sustainable Economic Development of Sibi City and Suggesting Its Solutions

Dr. Kamran Naeem

Government Of  Balochistan


International and National Water Resource Intervention In Last Three Years Their Perceived Impact on The Rural Development of Indigenous

Ms. Brmash

Government Of  Balochistan


Control Management Strategies for Tomato wilt Disease caused by Fusarium Oxysporium f. sp Lycopersici In Balochistan and Friendly Management”.

Dr. Ghulam Hussain Jatoi

Government Of  Balochistan


Development of Integrated Pest Management Module Against Bollworm Complex of Cotton Crop by Using Eco-Friendly Methods

Dr. Sajjad Ali Khulro/Co-PI, Dr. Ghulam Hussain Jatoi

Government Of  Balochistan


Folklore Documentation, A Case Study of Sibi’s Oral Literature

Ms. Kinza Alizai Qazi/ Co-PI Dr. Mehwish Malghan

Government Of  Balochistan


Control Android Devices Using Koh-e-Sulemani Balochi Speech Recognition”.

Ms. Abida Baloch

Government Of  Balochistan


Establishment and Propagation of Botanical Garden to Preserve Ventilation, Protect Biodiversity And Enable the Respiration of Ecosystem an Mir Chakar Khan Rind University, Sibi-Balochistan

Ms. Fareeha Maham

Government Of  Balochistan


Mehrgarh journal of Sciences and Technology”.

Dr. Ghulam Hussain Jatoi

Government Of  Balochistan


Performance and evaluation of Different Wheat Varieties Under draught and Salinity Condition in Sibi Balochistan, Pakistan  

Dr. Liaqat Shah

Higher Education Commission


Comparative Analysis of Maize (Zea Mavs L.) hybrids for Low Cadmium Accumulation Under Silicon Fertilization

Dr. Umeed Ali

Higher Education Commission


Comparative Analysis of the Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activities of Selected Medical Plants of Different Area of Pakistan Especially Balochistan

Dr. Rafiq Ahmed

Higher Education Commission

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