An IPR Cell was inaugurated on 01 November 2019 by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Padmaja Mishra in presence of Mr. Rashid Khan, IAS, Director, Science & Technology, Govt. of Odisha. The cell will create awareness and provide guidance to staff, students, scholars, and outside agencies on the rules of the university regarding intellectual property rights and obligations within the frame work of its IPR policy. Mr. Rashid Khan, Director of State Science and Technology Department, said Intellectual property rights is important for research in this competitive world. "It will not only protect the inventions and innovations but also increase the commitment by the researchers and make their product protected."