LIST OF ICAR FUNDED ONGOING PROJECTS (As on 22.08.2020)

S. No.Title of ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorDate/Year of StartDate/Year of Termination
1. Regional root zone soil moisture mapping from near-surface measurements for supporting agro-advisories in rainfed agriculture Dr. Debashis Chakraborty, National Fellow 01.05.2017 30.05.2022
2. National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) Dr. S. Naresh Kumar, Professor 10.1.2011 31.03.2026
3. Plant source based environmentally safe crop protection and production technologies: Development and capacity building' under Niche Area of Excellence (NEH) Dr. Anupama Singh, Head 12.02.2019 31.12.2021
4. Developing microbial technology for production of industrially important biopolymer and biomolecules' (Old Title-Biomolecules and Industrially important enzymes from extremophilic bacteria”) Dr. Rajeev Kaushik, Principal Scientst 2014 31.03.2021
5. Prospecting of potential of cyanobacteria based formulations as plant growth promoting and biocontrol agents in cereal-legume cropping system and selected vegetables Dr. RadhaPrasanna, Professor 2014 31.03.2021
6. Synthetic biology and metabolic engineering opportunities for enhanced production of biofuels through microbes Dr. (Ms.) Anju Arora, Scientist (SG) 2014 31.03.2021
7. Evaluation of Jute and Mesta biomass for bioethanol production potential Dr. Lata, Principal Scientist 2017-18 31.03.2021
8. “E-Granth Library Strengthening (Stregthening& Development of High Agricultural Education)” Dr. Amrender Kumar, Sr.Scientist 03.12.2015 31.03.2019
9. National Agriculture Innovation Foundation Dr. NeeruBhooshan, Incharge 06.06.2008 31.03.2021
10. Seed Production in Agricultural Crops Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Incharge 2006-07 31.03.2021
11. ICAR Research Data Repository for Knowledge Management under XII Plan as KRISHI (Knowledge based Resource Information System Hubfor Innovations in Agriculture Knowledge Dr. Vinay Sehgal, Pr. Scientist 23.03.2016 31.03.2021
12. Participatory technology application and multi-stakeholder convergence for market led agripreneurship and sustainable rural livelihood (Farmer FIRST Program) Dr. R.R. Burman, Pr. Scientist 15.11.2016 31.03.2020
13. “Bioprospecting of Paederiafoetidaplant for the control of agriculturally important pests” (ICAR-Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award ) Dr. SupradipSaha, Principal Scientist 23.10.2017 31.10.2020
14. “Marker assisted improvement of rice variety Pusa 44 for bacterial blight and blast resistance” (ICAR-Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award ) Dr. Gopala Krishnan S., Senior Scientist 23.10.2017 30.09.2020
15. National Knowledge Management Centre for Agricultural Education and Research Dr. Amrender Kumar, Principal Scientist 01.05.2018 31.03.2021
16. Epigenomics of Phosphorus use efficiency in Rice Dr. Suresh Kumar, Pr. Scientist 29.11.2018 31.03.2021
17. Characterization of heat-linked QTLs and Enzymes associated with starch biosynthesis pathway in wheat Dr. P. K. Singh, Principal Scientist 15.12.2018 31.03.2021
18. Risk assessment of metals and metalloids in water-soil-plant continuum under basmati growing areas of Northern India under Niche Area of Excellence Dr. S.P. Datta, Professor 13.02.2019 31.03.2021
19. New Extension Methodologies and Approaches (NEMA) Dr. R.N. Padaria, Pr. Scientist 28.08.2019 31.03.2021
20. Development of Biochemical and Physical Processing Technology to arrest oxidation of Lipids/Flavones to enhance the shelf-life of Pearl Millet Flour Dr. Shelly Praveen, Head 01.01.2019 31.12.2021
21. Development of hand-held instrument for non-destructive quality testing of mango Dr. PranitaJaiswal, Pr. Scientist 14.01.2020 31.03.2021
22. Valorization of wastewater grown algal biomass and agricultural residues Dr. Sunil Pabbi, Pr. Scientist 28.02.2020 31.03.2021
23. Production and Valorization of Muconic Acid from Agricultural Waste to produce Adipic Acid combined fermentation and chemical catalytic process Dr. Liveleen Shukla, Principal Scientist 17.03.2020 31.03.2021
24. Consortium Research Platform in Biofortification in selected crops or nutritional security (Maize Component) Dr. Firoz Hossain, Senior Scientist 27.02.2015 31.03.2021
25. “Molecular genetic analysis of resistance/tolerance to different stresses in rice, wheat, chickpea and mustard including sheath blight complex genomics” under the scheme Incentivizing Research in Agriculture submitted by Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI), Cuttack (Lead Centre) Dr. A.K. Singh 11.06.2015 31.03.2021
26. CRP on Genomics (Pathogenomics) Dr. Rashmi Aggarwal, Head 14.10.2015 31.03.2021
27. CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics ('Development of Diagnostics to viruses infecting Capsicum, Cucurbits and Okra' Dr. Bikash Mandal, Pr. Scientist 08.07.2016 31.03.2021
28. CRP in Biofortification (Wheat) Dr. S.V. Sai Prasad, Head 28.11.2017 31.03.2021