LIST OF ONGOING FOREIGN AIDED PROJECTS (As on 30.06.2015)

Sl. No.

Name of the scheme/ project and their principal investigators

Location

Funding Agency

Date of start/ year

Date of termination

1.

CIMMYT funded "Cereal System Initiative for South Asia" (CSISA) Project - Objective-4 (Wheat Breeding) - "Development of high Yielding current and future cereal systems in Central India"

Dr. A. N. Mishra, IARI Regional Station, Indore

Regional Station, Indore

CIMMYT, Mexico

Sept.2009

 

Aug. 2017

2.

"Molecular breeding and selection strategies to combine and validate QTLs for improving WUE and heat tolerance in wheat" under Generation Challenge Programme in Collaboration with CIMMYT, University of Sydney.

Dr. K. V. Prabhu, Head, Division of Genetics

Division of Genetics

CIMMYT, University of Sydney.

1.3.2011

1.3.2016

3.

Lentil Biofortification Project (Development of lentil cultivar with high concentration of Iron and Zinc) – under the CGIAR Harvest Plus Challenge Program (Biofortification).

Dr. H. K. Dikshit, Sr. Scientist, Division of Genetics.

 

Division of Genetics

ICARDA under the CGIAR Harvest Plus Chalenge Programm (Biofortification)

2010

Dec.2014

MoU pending for extension in 2015.

4.

Increasing the productivity of the wheat crop under conditions of rising temperatures and water scarcity in South Asia
Dr. K. V. Prabhu, JD(R)
A. N. Mishra

Regional Station Indore

CIMMYT

2013

 

June 2015

 

5.

“Biofortification of Wheat”
Dr. Anju M. Singh
Principal Scientist, Genetics.

Division of Genetics

HarvestPlus Consortium IFPRI Washington USA,

2014

2016

6.

Improving productivity of wheat through enhanced Nitrogen Use Efficiency”
Dr. S. V. Sai Prasad, Sr. Scientist, R.S. Indore.

Regional Station, Indore

CIMMYT through DWR Karnal.

2013

2015

7.

“Nutrient Delivery System in crop plants to augment acquisition, translocation and utilization efficiency”
Dr. Renu Pandey , Sr. Sct., Div. of Plant Physiology

Division of Plant Pathology

Virtual Fertilizer Research Center

25.09.2014

24.09.2016

8.

Assessment of symbiotic nitrogen fixing potential and phosphorus use efficiency in chickpea lines/genotypes

Dr. K. Swarnalakshmi
Sr. Sct., Div. of Microbiology

Division of Microbiology

CGIAR - Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centres
(collaboration with ICRISAT and IIPR, Kanpur)

30.12.2014

30.09.2015

9.

Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) and temperature interaction in a rice-rice cropping system
Dr. Madan Pal Singh, Pr. Sct., Division of Plant Physiology

Division of Plant Physiology

International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

01.01.2014

31.12.2016