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


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