Article liability Policy:
For authors: Authors will be fully responsible for any consequences involving any ethical misconducts like fragmentation or duplication of research papers. Authors are solely responsible of any ethical. legal and social implication related to the published content. Author should take prior permission before using any material having Intellectual property rights like copyrights, flowcharts, patents and trademarks etc from the original owner. If there is any violation of the above the author is solely responsible for the legal consequences. Any conflicts related to authorship, ethical misconduct, plagiarism, duplicate publication etc should be resolved at the author or institutional levels. A copy of resolution should be marked to all stakeholders including the journal editor. On receiving any complaints related to the above, corresponding author will receive a mail from the chief editor seeking an explanation which needs to be submitted within 10 days of its receipt. Failing which article may be retracted after consulting legal experts. Any article can be withdrawn before it has gone to the peer review. No articles are permitted for withdrawal after this point. If authors have an issue with the review process, they can approach the chief editor. If this issue relates to the editor, then the author can approach the managing editor.
For retracted articles: For every article retracted a retraction statement will be published in the current issue which appears under the subheading “retracted article” in the index page with specific page numbers. A "retracted" watermark will be added to the article already published but retained on the webpage. Retraction statement will include a clear explanation why the article is being retracted. This statement will be linked to published article on electronic database.
For editors: If editor him/her/self-submits an article, then the processing of that article should be handed over to some qualified person from the editorial board. The editor should abstain from any scientific debate about that article among the editorial board members/reviewers. The editor and the editorial staff must not disclose any non-public information about a manuscript under consideration.
For referees: A referee should not accept to review a manuscript authored or co-authored by a person with whom the referee has a personal or professional connection. A referee should maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript and should not show or discuss the manuscript with others. If a referee feels he is inadequately qualified to judge the research he should return it promptly back to the editor.
For Editors/editorial board members: If the chief editor/editorial board member submits an article to his own journal, then he /she should abstain from selecting and submitting the article to the referee. The editor/editorial board members should not participate any scientific debate with referees/ or editorial board members regarding this submitted paper.