List of External funded projects as on 30.6.2015

Sl. No.

Name of the scheme/ project and their principal investigators

Funding Agency

Location

Date of start/ Year

Date of termination

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2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

1.

Plasticultural Development Centre.

Rename: Precision farming development centre

Dr. Neelam Patel (PI)

(Dr. T. B. S. Rajput, WTC and Dr. Ranjan Srivastava, Agril. Engg.)

NCPAH

Agril.Engg./
Entomology/
WTC

1986

 

 

 

 

2016

2.

Starting of experimental agromet services at IARI.
Experimental Agromet Advisory Service
Integrated Agromet Advisory Services

New title
Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa

Dr. Ananta Vashisth

DST

 

 

IMD/ MoES

w.e.f. 2008

Agril. Physics

1993

 

 

2017

3.

Distributed Information Centre  (DIC) under the biotechnology System – National Infrastructural Facility in the area of Biotechnology with special reference to the Plant Tissue Culture, Photosynthesis and Molecular biology.

(Dr. A. K. Mishra)
Dr. H. Chandrasekharan

DBT

USI

1986

31.3.2017

4.

Monitoring of Pesticides Residues at National Level

Dr. K. K. Sharma, Network Coordinator

DAC

AINP on Pesticide Residues, Division of Agril. Chemicals

2006-07

2016

5.

Molecular marker assisted development of biotic stress resistant wheat varieties.
Dr. K. V. Prabhu, Network Coordinator

Sub-project:  Molecular marker assisted development of biotic stress resistant wheat varieties.
Dr. Vinod (Principal Investigator – Main Centre)
Dr. M. Sivasamy (CC-PI, Main Centre)

Sub-project:  Genetic enhancement of wheat and pyramiding rust resistance genes through molecular approaches northern hill of India.
Dr. Dharam Pal (CCPI)

Sub-project:  Development of superior resistant wheat genotypes through marker assisted breeding
Dr. S. V. Saiprasad (CC-PI, Main Centre)
Dr. K.V. Prabhu, Dr. J.B. Sharma, Dr. M. Sivasamy & Dr. Sanjay Kumar (Co-Is)

DBT

Genetics

 

 

 

 

R.S. Wellington

 

 

 

Tutikandi Centre, R.S. Shimla

 

 

R.S., Indore

24.9.2009

 

23.9.2015

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Main project : Development of biotic stress resistant in rice through marker assisted breeding
Sub-project:  F assisted pyramiding of genes for resistance to multiple biotic stress in basmati rice.

Dr. A. K. Singh
Dr. M. Nagarajan, Dr. U. D. Singh and Dr. Subash Chander (Co-PIs)

DBT

Genetics

23.9.2009

 

22.9.2016

7.

Design and development of a pneumatic precision planter for vegetable crops.  Under the Main Research Project “Centre for Precision & Conservati8on Farming Machinery” in collaboration with MERADO, Ludhiana.

Dr. P. K. Sahoo
Dr. IndraMani (Co-PI)

DST & CMERI

Agricultural Engineering

1.1.2010

 

30.3.2016

8.

Puccinia triticina genomics network on De Novo genome sequencing, fitness, variation and pathogenicity.
Dr. Jagdish Kumar
Dr. M. Sivasamy (Co-PI)

DBT

IARI Regional Station, Wellington

20.9.2010

19.9.2015

9.

Taxonomy of Coleoptery (Bruchidae, Coccinellidae, Cucujoidae, Curculionoidea and Scarabaeoidea).

Dr. V. V. Ramamurthy

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Entomology

2013

2016

10.

Development of superior "Ogura" based CMS lines for F1 hybrid seed production and diversification of CMS system in snowball cauliflower : An approach towards indigenization of hybrid seed industry.

Dr. S. S. Dey
Dr. Chander Prakash (Co-PI)

Life Sciences Research Board, DRDO

Regional Station, Katrain

14.7.2011

13.7.2016

11.

Development of Eco-friendly seed treatment technologies for successful plant establishment under less favourable environments
Dr. Shiv K. Yadav

DST

SS&T

12.9.2011

 

9.7.2015

12.

Characterization of Native Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Isolates and their Evaluation for insecticidal activity towards agriculturally important insect pests for development of biopesticides.

Dr. Vinay Kalia

DBT

Entomology

8.11.2011

 

6.5.2015

13.

Characterization of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae strains from North and North Eastern regions with respect of biochemical molecular, virulence profiles and Genetic screening for Xop like Type III effectors to investigate its role as virulence determinants to induce blight in rice

Dr. K. K. Mondal,
Dr. Dinesh Singh (Co-I)

DBT

Pl. Pathology

15.12.2011

 

13.12.2015

14.

Development of micronutrient enriched maize through molecular breeding - Phase II

Dr. Firoz Hossain

DBT

Genetics

15.2.2012

14.2.2017

15.

Development of Suitable Formulation using Indigenous strains of NE India for crop improvement : A combined holistic approach

Dr. S. C. Dubey

DBT

Plant Pathology

3.3.2012

 

12.9.2015

16.

Development of an Indigenous Automated Micro Irrigation System

Dr. Neelam Patel

Ministry of Water Resources

WTC

6.3.2012

 

4.3.2016

17.

Bio-fortification of wheat for micronutrients through conventional and molecular approaches-Phase-II

Dr. Anju M. Singh/
Dr. S. V. Sai Prasad

DBT

Genetics and
IARI Regional Station, Indore

22.3.2012

21.3.2017

18.

Genomic approaches for stress tolerant chickpea

Dr. C. Bhardwaj

DST

Genetics

20.3.2012

19.3.2016

19.

Genome mining of plant associated endophytic bacteria for natural products

Dr. A. Kumar

DBT

Plant Pathology

11.10.2011

 

9.10.2015

20.

Emission of Greenhouse gases and particulate matter due to field-burning of crop residues in Northwest India

Dr.  Niveta Jain                                                                                                

DST

Environmental Sciences

23.8.2011

 

31.5.2015

21.

Crop plants which remove their own major biotic constraints

Dr. Pritam Kalia/ Dr. G. T. Gujar

DST

Entomology & Vegetable Science

23.3.2012

22.3.2016

22.

Development of Economically viable Conversion Technology for EthanolProduction from rice straw

Dr. Renu Singh

DST

Environmental Science

2.5.2012

1.5.2015

23.

Proteomics of salinity stress in Azolla"

Dr. G. Abraham

DST

CCUBGA

14.5.2012

13.5.2015

24.

Molecular approaches in characterization and utilization of gut micro flora from Muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis for enhancing productivity of muga culture in North Easter India" in collaboration with Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute Jorhat, Assam

Dr. S. Subramanian

DBT

Entomology

23.4.2012

22.4.2015

25.

Molecular mappring and construction of linkage map for Yellow Mosaic Virus (YMV) resistance in soybean (Glysine max (L.) Merr.)

Dr. Akshay Talukdar

DBT

Genetics

9.5.2012

8.5.2015

26.

Development of diagnostics for detection of Bipolaris oryzae in India by molecular markers and its eco-friendly management

Dr. Atul Kumar

DST

IARI Regional Station Pusa

9.5.2012

8.5.2015

27.

Molecular characterization of phytoplasmas associated with sugarcane crops in India

Dr. Govind Pratap Rao

DST

Plant Pathology

12.6.2012

11.6.2015

28.

Archaeal- and Anaerobic Oxidative Processes of Nitrogen Cycling in Oxic and Anoxic Soils

Dr. B. Ramakrishnan

DST

Microbiology

13.6.2012

12.6.2015

29.

Ensuring food security: harnessing science to project our grain harvest from insect threats (INDO - Australian)

Dr. Chitra Srivastava

Indo-Australian Programme
DST

Entomology

19.3.2012

 

17.11.2016

30.

Inter-genomic introgression of black rot resistance genes into cauliflower

Dr. S. S. Dey

DST

IARI Regional Station, Katrain

15.5.2012

14.5.2015

31.

Molecular characterization of T. dicoccum derived rust resistance wheat lines and deducing the linkage drag through irradiation

Dr. M. Sivasmay

BARC

IARI Regional Station, Wellington.

23.9.2011

22.9.2014

32.

 Translational research on root knot Nematode tolerant RNAi transgenics based on vital gene targets from validation to proof-of-concept to selection of event(s) in the field under confined conditions.

 Dr. Uma Rao,

DBT

Nematology

 

 

3.9.2012

2.9.2015

33.

 Metabolic and molecular profiling of aromatic germplasm for gaining insights about aroma

Dr. Gopala Krishnan S.

DBT

Genetics

28.8.2012

27.8.2015

34.

Development of insecticide and temperature tolerant strains of Aenasius bambawalei (Encyrtidae: Hymenoptera) for the management of Cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis

Dr. K. Shankar Ganesh

DST

Entomology

18.9.2012

17.9.2015

35.

Plant parasitic nematode genome informatics - insillico resource development

Dr. Uma Rao

DBT

Nematology

9.10.2012

8.10.2015

36.

Analyzing roles of zeaxanthin cycle pigments for high temperature tolerance in chickpea

Dr. Pramod Kumar

CSIR

Plant Physiology

16.10.2012

15.10.2015

37.

Development of bi-parental population for mapping of leaf rust resistance gene and QTLs for 1000-kernel weight in wheat

Dr. P. K. Singh

DBT

Genetics

28.1.2013

27.1.2016

38.

Mass propagation of walnut and rootstocks for temperate pome and stone fruits

Dr. K. K. Pramanick

CPRI, Shimla under MM-I (HP)

IARI Regional Station, Shimla

19.2.2013

18.3.2016

39.

Marker assisted breeding for development of gynoecious Indian cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) lines

Dr. T. K. Behra

DBT

Vegetable Science

19.2.2013

19.2.2017

40.

Regulatory Role of Gibberellic Acid under High Temperature Stress in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Dr. Virendra Pal Singh

CSIR

Plant Physiology

10.6.2014

9.6.2017

41.

Evaluation of environmental services in conventional and emerging agro-ecosystems

Dr. D. K. Sharma

DST

Environmental Sciences
(CESCRA)

11.3.2013

10.3.2016

42.

Development of doubled haploids (DHs) in cabbage and cauliflower: single step approach to attain homozygosity

Dr. Reeta Bhatia

DST

IARI Regional Station, Katrain

25.3.2013

24.3.2016

43.

Popularize safe, scientific and cost effective bulb production technologies to Lilium through training in tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh

Dr. Mast Ram Dhiman

DST

IARI Regional Station, Katrain (Kullu Valley).

26.3.2013

25.3.2016

44.

Development of interventions for manual load carrying on Indian farms

Dr. Adarsh Kumar

DST

Agril. Engg.

26.4.2013

25.4.2016

45.

Development of phenolic enriched multigrain bread with improved functional quality

Dr. Charanjit Kaur

MOFPI
(DST)

PHT

8.5.2013

7.5.2015

46.

Genetic diversity and potential of ACC Deaminase producing rhizobia of soybean and their role in drought stress

Dr. K. Annapurna

DBT

Microbiology

3.6.20 13

2.6.2016

47.

Genetics and molecular tagging of drought tolerance gene (s) in lentil

Dr. Dharmendra Singh

DBT

Genetics

18.6.2013

17.6.2016

48.

Race profiling and diversity analysis of Fausarium oxysporum F. sp. lentis causing lentil wilt in India.

Dr. S. C. Dubey

DST

Plant Pathology

10.7.2013

9.7.2016

49.

Efficacy and Risk assessment of bioinoculants in cajanus cajan: impact on plant growth, rhizospheric microbial diversity and genes involved in N turnover

Dr. K. Swarnalakshmi

DBT

Microbiology

4.7.2013

3.7.2016

50.

Role of insect vectors in spreading chirke and foorkey diseases of large cardamom: an effort towards their mitigation in Sikkim and Darjeeling hills"

Dr. Amalendu Ghosh

DST

IARI Regional Station, Kalimpong

19.9.2013

18.9.2016

51.

Analysis of diversity in yield components (seed size and weight) at transcriptome and epigenome levels for association/ genetic mapping of selected loci to rice and chickpea (NIPGR as project coordinator: IARI, Collaborative Partner )
Dr. A. K. Singh

DBT

Genetics

5.8.2013

4.8.2018

52.

Biotechnology and molecular characterization of salinity-induced response (s) in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L.) - towards the salinity tolerance

Dr. Archana Singh

DBT

Bio-chemistry

30.8.2013

29.8.2016

53.

"Screening soyabean germplasm for α-tocopherol content and assessing the expression of γ-tocopherol methyl transferase (γ-TMT) gene in contrast".

Dr. Vinutha T,

DST

Division of Biochemistry, IARI.

4.10.2013

3.10.2016

54.

Elucidating the role of novel regulatory genes from rice in response to water deficit stress and their functional validation

Dr. Aruna Tyagi

DST, SERB

Biochemistry

25.10.2013

24.10.2016

55.

DAC-ICARDA-ICAR Collaborative Project entitled, “Generation advancement and development of new genotypes through pre-breeding in lentil and kabuli chickpea”

sub-project 1 “Breaking yield barriers in lentil through introgression of useful genes from unadapted landraces and wild gene pool”)

Dr. H. K. Dikshit
sub- project -2 “Widening genetic base though pre-breeding for the development of high yielding cultivars of Kabuli chickpea”)
Dr. C. Bhardwaj

DAC (NFSM)

Genetics

4.10.2013

3.10.2017

56.

Molecular mechanisms of salicylic acid mediated improvement in shelf life and fruit quality of tomato

Dr. Ajay Arora

DST, SERB

Plant Physiology

25.10.2013

24.10.2016

57.

Genetics diversity of chilo partellus populations in relation to augmentative biocontrol with Trichogramma chilonis

Dr. M.K. Dhillon

DBT

Entomology

28.10.2013

27.10.2016

58.

Project entitled, “Developing chickpea cultivars suited to mechanical harvesting and tolerant to herbicides” submitted to NFSM, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation by ICRISAT with IARI as collaborating institute.

Dr. Shailesh Tripathi

DAC, NFSM

Genetics

 

 

13.9.2013

12.9.2017

59.

Yield forecasting for Maize, wheat and mustard in Delhi region under FASAL

Forecasting Agriculture output using space, Agro-meteorology and land based observations (FASAL)

Dr. (Mrs.) Ananta Vashisth

Indian Meteorological Department, Pune

Agril. Physics

2011

 

2018

60.

Mechanism and genetic of diapause regulation in spotted stem borer, Chilo partelius"

Dr. M. K. Dhillon

SERB
(under DST)

Entomology

27.11.2013

26.11.2016

61.

Identification and characterization of Heat responsive novel transcription factors in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Dr. Suneha Goswami

DST

Biochemistry

5.12.2013

4.12.2016

62.

Validation of DUS test guidelines in onion and garlic

Dr, Pritam Kalia

PPV&FRA

Vegetable Science

2011

2016

63.

Validation of DUS test guidelines in cauliflower & cabbage
Dr, Pritam Kalia

PPV&FRA

Vegetable Science

2011

2016

64.

Assessment of the influence of environemental factors in releation to sporulation in Azolla microphyila
Dr. G. Abraham

CSIR

Microbiology

20.3.2013

19.3.2016

65.

Refinement of nursery techniques and capacity building of orchardist in Himachal Pradesh

Dr. K. K. Pramanick

HPSCST&E

R/S, Shimla

15.3.2014

14.3.2016

66.

Understanding pasteuria spore attachment for exploitation as a natural control agent of Root-knot and cyst nematode crop pests

 Dr. Sharad Mohan

DST, UKIERI

Nematology

13.6.2014

12.6.2016

67.

Development of DUS testing guidelines for radish and carrot

Dr. Amish K. Sureja

PPV&FRA

Veg. Science

16.4.2014

15.4.2017

68.

Improvement of Aroma in the high yielding Basmati rice varieties using conventional and marker assisted selection
Dr.  A. K. Singh

AIREA, APEDA

Genetics

13.5.2014

12.5.2019

69.

Genome-wide mining of novel genes/alleles for salinity tolerance from halophilic archaea". -

Dr. Rajeev Kaushik

DBT

Microbiology

23.6.2014

22.3.2017

70.

Validation of DUS testing guideline for Bougainvillea

Dr. K. Swaroop                   
(Dr. T. Janakiram)

PPV&FRA

F&LS

25.9.2012

24.9.2015

71.

Biotechnology-led socio-economic empowerment of farm women

Dr. J. P. S. Dabas
(Dr. Ambrish Kumar Sharma)

DBT

CATAT

21.7.2014

20.7.2017

72.

Unraveling the role of different Fusarium spp. associated with complex etiology of bakanae discase of rice.
Bishnu Maya Bashyal

DST

Plant Pathology

30.7.2014

29.7.2017

73.

Cataloging of Phytoplasmadisease of major crops of North East Region of India and molecular characterization.
Dr. G. P. Rao

DST

Plant Pathology

7.8.2014

6.8.2017

74.

Metabolic engineering for the development of high-isoflavone soybean with improved nutritional and flavour characteristics.

Dr. Anil Dahuja

DBT

Biochemistry

2.9.2014

1.9.2017

75.

Scaling up the productivity of Darjeeling mandarin through identification, multiplication and supply of healthy superior clones for improving rural livelihood in Darjeeling hills"

Dr. Dipak Nayak

Directorate of Horticulture (DFPI&H)

IARI Regional Station, Kalimpong.

2013

2016

76.

Support for entrepreneurial and managerial development of SMEs through incubators

Dr. Neeru Bhooshan

MSME

ZTM&BPDU

19.8.2014

18.8.2015

77.

Validating crop specific DUS Testing guidelines for Cumumber (Cucumis sativus), Bottle Gourd (Lagenaria sinceraria), Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia), Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) and Pointed Gourd (Trichosanthes dioca).

Dr. T. K. Behera

PPV & FRA through IIVR, Varanasi

Vegetable Science

14.5.2010

 

March, 2016

78.

 Identification and characterization of peptides in selected wheat cultivars which are has immunogenic to patients with celiac disease".

Dr. Anju M. Singh

DBT

Genetics

22.8.2014

21.8.2015

79.

Entrepreneurship development and financial empowerment of rural women through value addition in ornamentals

Dr. Ritu Jain (T. Janakiram)

DST

F&LS

19.8.2014

18.8.2017

80.

Genetic, divergence analysis and DNA fingerprinting of Indian bred roses

Dr. Raju V. S. Dantuluri

DBT

F&LS

12.11.2014

11.11.2017

81.

Assessing water, carbon and nitrogen footprints of major crops in some selected sites of the Indo-Gangetic Plains
Dr. Bidisha Chakrabarti, CESCRA, IARI

DST

CESCRA

8.12.2014

7.12.2017

82.

Establishment Of Farm Machinery Testing Facility (The strengthening of designated SAUs and ICAR Institutions for undertaking testing of agricultural equipment

Dr. Indra Mani

DAC

Agril. Engg.

31.12.2014

30.12.2017

83.

Setting Up/Up-Gradation of Quality Control/Food Testing Laboratories component of the scheme for "Quality  Assurance, Codex Standard, Research and Development"

Dr. V. T. Gajbhiye

ICAR

Agril. Chemicals

14.8.2013

13.8.2016

84.

Risk management in agriculture: An analysis of rainfed farming system in India

Dr. Suresh A.

DAC

Agril. Economics

20.2.2015
(start from 1.4.2015)

19.8.2015

85.

 Studies on the Burl: An unresolved woody disonrder of mango trees in India

Dr. P. L. Saran

 DST
(SERB)

IARI R/S, Pusa (Bihar)

11.3.2015

10.3.2018

86.

Investigation on foraging behaviour and life history attributes of ladybird beetles attacking sucking insect pests of filed crops

Dr. Sachin S. Suroshe

 DST
(SERB)

Entomology

20.3.2015

19.3.2018

87.

Systematic studies of leaf eating semiloopers belonging to Plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from India

Dr. P. R. Shashank

DST

Entomology

20.3.2015

19.3.2018

88.

Determination of factors governing host specifically in nematode bacteria symbiotic relationship

Dr. Vishal Singh Somvanshi

DST
(SERB)

Nematology

18.3.2015

17.3.2018

89.

Enrichment of Nutritional Quality in Maize through Molecular Breeding

Dr. Firoz Hossain

DBT

Genetics

25.3.2015

24.3.2020

90.

Identification of DICER-Like (DCL) Protein interaction

Dr. Viswanathan Chinnusamy

DBT

Pl. Physiology

31.3.2015

30.3.2018

91.

Deciphering the role of Xop-T355 effectors of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. punicae in the modulation of PAMP-triggered immune response in pomegranate

Dr. K. K. Mondal

DBT

Pl. Pathology

23.3.2015

22.3.2019

92.

Marker assisted improvement of rice variety Pusa 44 for phosphorus use efficiency

Dr. K. K. Vinod

DBT

IARI- RBGRC

25.3.2015

24.5.2019

93.

Exploring heat-stable rubsico activase from Wheat or Maize for augmenting the activity of rubisco under the heat stress".

Dr. Ranjeet Ranjan Kumar

SERB, DST

Biochemistry

18.5.2015

17.5.2018

94.

Referral center for virus testing of tissue culture raised plants

Dr. R. K. Jain
Dr. P. Ramachandran, Dr. V.K. Baranwal and Dr. Bikash Mondal (Co-PI)
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Re-continue above referred  project

PI-Dr. V. K. Baranwal

DBT

 

 

 

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DBT

Plant Pathology

 

 

 

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Plant Pathology

28.9.2006

 

 

 

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12.3.2015

 

30.9.2013

 

 

 

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95.

Development of white rust resistant mustard with high oil quality
Dr.  D. K. Yadava (Head, Division of SST)

DBT

Genetics

20.5.2015

19.5.2016