Projects


Research Projects: Completed

  • FAO/IAEA Research Project "Impact of long term pesticide usage on soil properties using Radio-Tracer Techniques." US $ 25,000, completed on 30.12.2000.
  • ICAR Research Project "Impact of repeated insecticide usage on soil health in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) field." Rs.8,04,580, completed on 04.04.99.
  • ICAR Research Project "Impact of insecticide usage on soil biodiversity, soil fertility and bioremediation of pesticide residues in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) field." Rs.21,76,824, completed on 03.03.2001.
  • NATP-CGP (World Bank) Research Project "Biodegradation of pesticides and enhanced natural bioprocess development in cotton IPM." 01.04.2002 to 31.03.2005, Rs.23.4 Lakhs.
  • DST Research Project "Relationship between soil micro-arthropods and soil fertility in natural areas and cotton agro-ecosystem." 01.10.2002 to 31.03.2006, Rs.19 Lakhs.
  • IAEA Research Project "Testing uncertainty and variability in pesticide residue analysis." 01.04.2002 to 31.12.2008, US $ 32,000
  • DBT Research Project "Microbial degradation of Endosulfan." 2005, Rs.27 Lakhs
  • DST Research Project " A study on 16SrDNA, enzymes,microbes and animal as model system for their possible usage as bioindicator and biomarkers of soil health" 2007, 23 Lakh
  • Delhi University "Isolation, Identification and purification of bacterial enzyme responsible for endosulfan degradation" 2007, 2008 and 2009 Rs. 7.5 Lakh
  • DU-DST PURSE Scheme (2009-2013) Rs. 2,00,00,000/ PI Rs. 23,00,000 "Development of indicators for anthropogenic, environmental and chemical stress on urban ecosystem : A study of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems of Yamuna river catchment from NCR region (Delhi)".
  • DST (2010-2013) "Studies on the impact of Bt toxin on soil microbes, nematodes, annelids and arthopods". Rs. 37,26,800/
  • DBT (2011-2014) " Diversity of nitrogen metabolizing bacteria based on nif H, nar G and amo A genes" Rs. 42, 43,000/-
  • IAEA/FAO ( 2011-2016) " Estimating traceability using nuclear and molecular techniques for foods and feeds in India" EURO 35,000
  • NFBSFARA -ICAR (2012-2016) " Bioremediation of agrochemicals and heavy metals present in Yamuna and drainage water used for irrigation in urban and peri-urban agricultural areas" Rs. 210.0599 Lakhs/ PI Rs. 94.2206 Lakhs.
  • NFBSFARA (ICAR) (2013-17) "Bioremediation of contaminants in polluted sites: use of weedy plants". Delhi University, Delhi (Cooperating Centre). Rs.206.31 Lakhs/ PI Rs. 48.2392 Lakhs
  • DBT (2013-2016) Biodegradation of chlorinated organics by extremophiles: Developing biocatalyst for effective remediation. Rs. 13 Lakh.

Research Projects: Ongoing

  • IAEA/FAO (2017-2021) "Field-Deployable Analytical Methods to Assess the Authenticity, Safety and Quality of Food in India" EURO 30,000

  • NASF (2018-2021) Bioremediation of chemical contaminants and their complexes present in drainage wastewater with high dynamic flux used for irrigation in urban and periurban agriculture" Rupees (Lakhs) 75.459 as Lead Centre and total sanction is Rs.  150.83970 lakh


Research Collaborations : International

  • Research collaboration under FAO/IAEA, CRPs (Coordinated Research Project : 2017-2021, 2011-2016, 2002-2008 and 1998-2000) with Institutes/Universities of the following countries, 2011-2016
  • Austria, Sweden, Uganda, Singapore, China, UK, USA (2017-2021)
  • USA, UK, Austria, India, China, Morocco, Chile, Portugal, Singapore, Thailand, Botswana, Lebanon, Uganda (2011-2016)
  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Hungary, Thailand and U.K. (2000-2008)
  • Brazil, USA, China, Egypt, Germany, Pakistan and Thailand. (1998-2000)

Research Collaborations : National

  • 1.DU-DST Purse Scheme (2009-2013), "Development of indicators for Anthropogenic , Environmental and Chemical Stresses on Urban Ecosystem : A Study of Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems of Yamuna River Catchment from National Capital region (Delhi)" . Different Departments of Delhi University, Delhi
  • 2. NFBSFARA (ICAR) (2012-2016) " Bioremediation of agrochemicals and heavy metals present in Yamuna and drainage water used for irrigation in urban and peri-urban agricultural areas". Delhi University , Delhi, (Lead Centre), IIT, Delhi (Cooperating Centre) and Water Technology Centre, IARI, Delhi (Cooperating Centre).
  • 3. NFBSFARA (ICAR) (2013-17) "Bioremediation of contaminants in polluted sites: use of weedy plants". Delhi University, Delhi (Cooperating Centre), DWSR Jabalpur (Lead Centre), Water Technology Centre, IARI (Cooperating Centre).
  • 4. DBT research project (2013-16) " Biodegradation of chlorinated organics by extremophiles: Developing biocatalyst for effective remediation". IIT Delhi and University of Delhi, Delhi