5th meeting of the Task Force was held from April 18-20 at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (U.T.) to review ongoing programmes for annual review meet under Star College Scheme. College presented 2 posters describing the progress and benefits that the Scheme has resulted in at our College. The impact of DBT support was also highlighted. Dr Seema Makhija and Dr Archna Pandey presented two year progress report for the DBT STAR COLLEGE. Presentation was very well appreciated by the expert panelists as well as other participating colleges across India. The Committee acknowledge and appreciated all the schemes and vision of the college towards research and science.