The Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) looks for the opportunities and markets the strengths of the university faculty for resource mobilization and conducting multi-disciplinary research. To cater to the needs of the society in general & farming community in particular, ORIC coordinates and facilitates to harness of innovative ideas leading to commercialization and entrepreneurial growth. A summary of the assignments and initiatives taken up at ORIC is presented hereafter. Investment in research has a great impact on fostering innovations which leads to promoting knowledge-based economies. The faculty has gained momentum for hunting national and international grants on a competitive basis. In addition to knowledge and technology development, the research grants, competitively earned by the faculty, support postgraduate studies, expand laboratories and equipment facilities, sponsor students and strengthen research communication and outreach activities. The indirect cost received through these grants helps in meeting recurring costs and to extend small grants for innovative research technology displays and business start-ups.