- The Government of Gujarat has given a grant of Rs. 3.5 crores to establish the Shah-Schulman Centre for Surface Science and Nanotechnology in March 2009.
- The Gujarat Council for Science and Technology (GUJCOST) has declared the Department of Chemical Engineering as a Centre of Excellence and given a grant of Rs. 28.5 lakhs for research on Nano catalysis – development and applications, to Prof. P.A. Joshi, Dean, Faculty of Technology, and Professor of Chemical Engineering in April 2009.
- The Industries Commissionerate, Government of Gujarat has given a grant of Rs. 10-crore to the university and naming it as Anchor Institute to provide manpower training programs in the Chemical & Petrochemical Sector for the state of Gujarat. This is a four year project which has commenced from August 2009.
- The Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, has chosen Dr. Manish Mishra, of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (and Shah-Schulman Centre for Surface Science and Nanotechnology) for the Young Scientist Fast-Track Scheme and will be funding his research (about Rs 21lakh) proposal on acid catalysts in April 2010.
- The GSFC Science Foundation has funded the project on ”Nanotechnology to Clean Water in Developing Nations: Poor Man’s Filter” submitted by Dr. Premal R. Shukla , Professor & Head, Department of Chemical Engineering (and Shah-Schulman Centre for Surface Science & Nanotechnology) for a period of three years for Rs. 10.27 lakhs.
- Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, has sanctioned Community Development Polytechnic with an outlay of Rs 71 lakh over a period of 5 years commencing from April 2010.
- University Grant Commission, New Delhi, has sanctioned M. Tech. (Chem. Engg.) program to Dept of Chem. Engg. with specialization in Surface Science & Nanotechnology with a total budget of Rs 41.5 lakh which has commenced from July 2010.
- Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has approved Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development center for the Faculty of Technology with a total budget outlay of Rs 45.3 lacs over four year period commencing from July 2010.
- Department of Chemical Engineering has got industry sponsored research projects worth Rs 7 lakh with time span of two years.