The 4th Annual Research Meet – ARM 2018, hosted by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 11 August 2018 at Radha Regent, Chennai. The meet and was attended by 90 delegates from 90 Institutions (represented 10 Countries: from England, Switzerland, Australia, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Japan, Malaysia, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, India and Bangladesh) .

4th Annual Research Meet – ARM 2018


To Create Opportunities To Collaborate And Develop A New Culture To Drive Research and Innovation


Professor Steve Taylor
Northumbria University, England
International Migration and Development in India; Theorising Diaspora and ‘Home’

Dr. Betania Kartika
International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Emergence of Halal Research and Development in Aquaculture Industry

Dr. J. Francis Borgio
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Molecular spectrum of globin and related genes: Present and Prospect

Dr. Bhupinder Singh
Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India
Physiological and molecular basis of micronutrient deficiency & metal toxicity tolerance in crop plants

Dr. Dharavath Ramesh
Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, India
High Utility Big Data Mining Paradigm


The Venus International Research Awards (affectionately known as the VIRAs) scheme was instituted in the year 2015. The VIRA scheme is part of the ARM and has a Policy, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc. that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Click here to view the 4th Research Awards – VIRA 2018 Winners List