LIST OF EXTERNALLY FUNDED ON GOING PROJECTS as on 31.07.2020

Sl.No.Title of ProjectLocationFunding Agency
1. Establishment of virus free elite mother block of apple in the tribal areas of kinnaur and LahaulSpiti in Himachal Pradesh IARI Regional Station, Shimla DST
2. Development of intervention for microclimate moderation for tractor operator comfort Agril. Engineering DST
3. Design and Development of cold Mill for Spices Agril. Engineering DST
4. North Indian Centre for Water Technology Research in Agriculture WTC DST
5. Use of modular green wall technologies for the improvement of the air environment of buildings F&LS DST
6. Development of Smart Mobile E-power Unit with Matching Implements for Samll Farmers Agril. Engineering DST
7. Development of sensor based precision seeding retrofit module for cultivators Agril. Engineering DST
8. Design and development of sensor based early pest detection technology Agril. Engineering DST
9. Development of solar-powered variable swath herbicide applicator robot for high-value vegetable crop Agril. Engineering DST
10. Development of IoT based custom hiring monitoring meter of agricultural machines Agril. Engineering DST
11. Genomics assisted tagging of restorer-of-male fertility (Ms) locus for hybrid development in short day Indian onion (Allium cepaL.) Vegetable Science SERB-DST
12. In vitro gynogenesis for induction of maternal haploids and doubled haploids (DHs) in marigold (Tagetscrecta L.) F&LS SERB-DST
13. Analyses of genetic variability and validation of candidate genes for folate (vitamin B9) accumulation in maize kernel Genetics SERB-DST
14. Unravelling the candidate genomic regions regulating MYMIV resistance and extra-earliness traits in mungbean using RNA-Seq and Genotyping-by-sequencing approaches Genetics SERB-DST
15. Molecular breeding to develop resistance against anthracnose (fruit rot) in chilli Plant Pathology SERB-DST
16. Utilization of chickpea germplasm to identify gene(s)/QTL for nodulation through association mapping Genetics SERB-DST
17. Development of novel eytoplasmic male sterility systems in Brassica oleraceathrough somatic hybridization IARI Regional Station, Kagtrain SERB-DST
18. Development and validation of phyllosphere microbiome based biostimulant for defense activation against blast disease and abiotic stress in rice Plant Pathology SERB-DST
19. Mapping traits influencing phosphorous uptake and utilization efficiency in mungbean Genetics SERB-DST
20. Utilizing germplasm diversity of climate resilient crop pearl millet for identification and mapping of heat stress responsive gene(s) and functional annotation of transcriptome adaptation to seedling heat stress Genetics SERB-DST
21. Mapping of QTLs for drought tolerance in mungbean Genetics SERB-DST
22. Biological traits of Asian genetic groups whitefly, Bemisiatabaci vis a vis endosymbionts and endophytes Entomology SERB-DST
23. Phylogency, classification and biogeography of leaf roller moths belonging to family Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) Entomology SERB-DST
24. Fine mapping of novel leaf rust resistance gene in Triticummilitinaederivative “TMD 11-5” Genetics SERB-DST
25. Developing multi-scale adaptation strategies for sustainable intensification of rice-wheat cropping system using APSIM model Agronomy SERB-DST
26. Understanding the cellular interaction of tospovirus and thrips employing insect cell line Plant Pathology SERB-DST
27. Metal and metalloid hazard in soil, plant and ground water in Western Uttar Pradesh receiving irrigation through Hindon river SS&AC SERB-DST
28. Association mapping of seed iron, zinc concentration and anti-nutritional factors in lentil (Lens cullinarisMedik) Genetics SERB-DST
29. Improving stability and ensuring targeted delivery of anthocyanin through biopolymer based customized triggered-release formulation Ag. Chemicals SERB-DST
30. Biological and molecular typing of diverse Papaya Ringspot Virus (PRSV) population in relation to their host specificity, aphid transmissibility and geo-ecology Plant Pathology SERB-DST
31. Identification, characterization and validation of miRNAs and target mRNAs associated with nitrogen use efficiency in cultivated and progenitors based synthetic hexaploid wheat Plant Physiology SERB-DST
32. Mapping and marker assisted breeding for alternaria leaf spot resistance in India cauliflower Vegetable Science SERB-DST
33. Development of diagnostic for detection of Sarocladiumoryzae causing sheath rot in paddy using molecular markers and its eco-friendly management” SS&T SERB-DST
34. Pullulanase based identification of high resistant starch rice (Oryza sativa L.) Bio-Chemistry SERB-DST
35. Identification and validation of QTLs linked to Fusarium wilt resistance in pigeonpea using SNP markers Genetics SERB-DST
36. Identification of key indicators and establishment of their critical limits in assessing soil health under different agro-ecological regions of Indi SS&AC SERB-DST
37. Exploring the significance of genetic redundancy of Wnt genes: Mutation and molecular analysis Genetics SERB-DST
38. Fine mapping of broad spectrum new leaf rust resistance gene in Triticumtimopheeviiderivative Selection G12 Genetics SERB-DST
39. Functional analyses of pathogenicity genes of Colletotrichumorbiculare using RNAi for management of cucumber anthracnose” Plant Pathology SERB-DST
40. Unravelling rice interactor(s) for XopF-TTSS effector of Xanthomonasoryzae race 4 that play crucial role during bacterial blight pathogenesis Plant Pathology SERB-DST
41. Identification, Characterization and validation of miRNAs and target mRNAs for nitrogen and phosphorus use efficiency in maize Genetics SERB-DST
42. Induction of doubled haploids (DHs) in targetes species through microspore culture” F&LS SERB-DST
43. Identification of resistance source against prominent races and functional characterization of avirulence genes of Xanthomonalscampestrispv. campestris causing black rot diseases of crucifer crops” Plant Pathology SERB-DST
44. Phylogency, classification and biogeography of the leafhopper subfamily Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Entomology SERB-DST
45. Agricultural productivity in climate change scenarios: impacts and adaptation pathways (A National Facility for Capacity Building on Simulation Modeling in Agriculture) CESCRA DST-MRDP
46. DST-ICRISAT Centre of Excellence on Climate Change Research for Plant Protection (CoE-CCRPP) : Pest and Disease management for Climate Change Adaptation (Lead Centre: ICRISAT) AKMU DST-ICRISAT
47. Starting of experimental agromet services at IARI.Integrated Agromet Advisory Services New title GraminKrishiMausamSewa Agril. Physics DST-IMD
48. Enrichment of Nutritional Quality in Maize through Molecular Breeding Genetics DBT
49. Maintenance, Characterization and use of EMS mutants of Upland Variety Nagina 22 for Functional Genomics in Rice-Phase-II" Genetics DBT
50. Marker assisted elimination of off-flavour generating lipoxygenase-2 gene from kunitz trypsin inhibitor free soybean genotypes Genetics DBT
51. Incorporation of biotic stress resistance gene(s) in the genetic background of Pusa Basmati 1509 through marker assisted backcross breeding Genetics DBT
52. Marker assisted pyramiding of APR and seedling resistance genes for durable rust resistance in wheat (TriticumaestivumL.)" Genetics/ IARI R/S Wellington DBT
53. Integration of plant and parasite omics to decipher the interactions and identify molecular targets for the management of root knot disease of rice Nematology DBT
54. Prospecting microalgae and cyanobacteria for high value biopigments CCUBGA, Microbiology DBT
55. Understanding the role of TAL effectors of Xanthomonasaryzaepvoryzae in modulating rice innate immune response to cause bacterial blight Plant Pathology DBT
56. Characterization, Race Profiling and Genetic Analysis of Wheat Powdery Mildew Pathogen (Blumeriagraminisf.sp. tritici(DC) Speer (Syn. Erysiphegraminis DC f.sp. tritici) in India” Regional Station, Wellington and Shimla DBT
57. Efficacy evaluation of encapsulated fungal formulation for improving crop phosphorus nutrition Microbiology DBT
58. Marker-assisted introgression of waxy1 allele for development of high amylopectin maize genotypes” Genetics DBT
59. Development of citrus trizteza virus (CTV) resistant elite mandarin genotypes through RNAi approach to revive citrus industry in North East India” Plant Pathology DBT
60. Study on the changes in microbial community structure and function in organic farming vs. conventional farming Agronomy DBT
61. Marker-assisted breeding for drought tolerance in heat Genetics DBT
62. Whitefly (Bemisiatabaci) in North Eastern India: Diversity, factors of virus transmission and natural inhibitor” Plant Pathology DBT
63. Establishment of thrips cell line to identify the factors responsive to tospovirus transmission” Plant Pathology DBT
64. Identification of QTL(s) for fruit Quality Traits(s) in Mango (Mangiteraindica L.)” F&HT DBT
65. QTL mapping of black rot (Xanthomonascompestrispv. compestris) resistance (race-4) genes in cauliflower” Vegetable Science DBT
66. Development of locality adapted haploid inducer lines in maize through marker-assisted introgression of pollen-specific MATRILINEAL phospholipase gene Genetics DBT
67. Morphological, molecular and association mapping based approach to identify the resistance/tolerance to anthracnose disease of chilli in the North East India Vegetable Science DBT
68. Integrated Production of Advanced Biofuels and Biocommodities” Microbiology DBT
69. Integrative taxonomy of insect pests of rice and their natural enemies of North-East India Entomology DBT
70. Identification and molecular characterization of sweat bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of North-East India Entomology DBT
71. Genomics-led improvement of biotic and abiotic stress tolerance in mustard rape for economic and environmental sustainability” Plant Pathology DBT
72. Enhancing the productivity of phycobiliproteins (C-PCs) and cyanocobalamin (Vitamin 812) in selected cyanobacteria for valorization and development of financial foods” Microbiology DBT
73. Molecular mapping and construction of linkage maps for improving aluminium tolerance and phosphorus acquisition efficiency in lentil for cultivation in acidic soils of North East Hill States Genetics DBT
74. Skill building in Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) for empowerment of rural women Ag. Extn. DBT
75. Establishment of Biotech-KISAN Hub at Chitrakoot by ICAR-IARI Agril. Extn. DBT
76. Global perspective of transcriptome, proteome and metabolome of root-knot nematode effectors conferring host specificity ad host response to them during disease development Nematology DBT
77. Simulation of leaf curi disease dynamics in chilli for strategic management option Plant Pathology DBT
78. Chromosomal localization and fine mapping of AegilopsspeltoidesTausch derived novel leaf rust resistance in bread wheat stock lelection 2427 Genetics DBT
79. Establishing an efficient platform for precise genome editing in rice Plant Physiology DBT
80. Editing rice genes through CRISPR/Cas9 technology for enhanced and durable blast resistance in rice Plant Physiology DBT
81. Imparting sheath blight disease tolerance in rice Genetics DBT
82. Development of high density linkage map and tagging salinity tolerance in lentil using genotyping-by-sequencing approach for improving salt tolerance Genetics DBT
83. Candidate gene association mapping for tolerance to iron toxicity and low phosphorus stress in rice Plant Physiology DBT
84. Development of prolific baby corn hybrids through marker-assisted introgression of teosinte branched-1 (tb1) allele from teosinte accession (Zea mays ssp. Parviglumis)” Genetics DBT
85. Site-directed mutagenesis of Low-Affinity Nitrate Transporter gene for Improving Nitrogen Uptake Efficiency in Aerobic Rice Plant Physiology DBT
86. Marker assisted pyramiding of three major genes (pi54, pi1, pita) for blast resistance into elite rice varieties, Bhalum 5 and Shahsarang Genetics DBT
87. Leveraging genetic resources for accelerated genetic improvement of Linseed using comprehensive genomics and phenotyping approaches (Lead Centre: NBPGR) Plant Pathology DBT
88. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 2-Component 7-Characterization and evaluation of wheat germplasm lines for biotic stress resistance” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) Plant Pathology DBT
89. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 1-Component 2- Germplasm genomics for traits discovery) (Lead Centre: NBPGR) Genetics DBT
90. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 4-Component 1-Evlauation of wheat Germplasm for Quality Traits)” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) Genetics DBT
91. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 2-Component 2- Characterization and evaluation of wheat germplasm lines for biotic stress resistance)” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) R.S. Wellington DBT
92. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 2-Component 1- Characterization and evaluation of wheat germplasm lines for biotic stress resistance)” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) Genetics DBT
93. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 3-Component 9- Evaluation of wheat Germplasm for abiotic stresses)” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) RS, Indore DBT
94. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 2-Component 8- Characterization and evaluation of wheat germplasm lines for biotic stress resistance)” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) R.S. Indore DBT
95. Germplasm Characterization and traits discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 3-Component 7- Nutrient Use Efficiency)” (Lead Centre: NBPGR) Plant Physiology DBT
96. Germplasm Characterization and trait discovery in wheat using Genomics approaches and its integration for improving climate resilience, productivity and nutritional quality (Sub Project 3-Evaluation of Wheat Germplasm for abiotic stresses: Component-8: Salinity)” (Lead Centre: NBP GR) Plant Physiology DBT
97. Mainstreaming Sesame Germplasm for Productivity Enhancement and Sustainability through Genomics Assisted Core Development and Trait Discovery-Sub project 3 – Identification of Biotic Stress (Phyllody& Dry Root Rot) Tolerant Seasame Genotypes Plant Pathology DBT
98. Mainstreaming Sesame Germplasm for Productivity Enhancement and Sustainability through Genomics Assisted Core Development and Trait Discovery” Plant Physiology DBT
99. Mainstreaming Sesame Germplasm for Productivity Enhancement and Sustainability through Genomics Assisted Core Development and Trait Discovery-Sub project 4 – Chemo Profiling of Seasame Germplasm Agril. Chemicals DBT
100. Mainstreaming rice landraces diversity in varietal development through genome-wide association studies: A model for large-scale utilization of gene bank collections of rice Genetics DBT
101. Expansion of activities of Biotech-KISAN hub in three aspirational districts (Balrampur, Agril. Extn. DBT
102. Enhancing quality of novel Bio-insecticidal formulations of entomopathogenic nematodes for improved shelf life and biocontrol Agril. Chemicals DBT-BIRAC
103. Electrochemical sensing of Aflatoxin B1 in ground nut extract based on anisotropic gold nano particle decorated self-assembled thiol monolayer using monoclonal antibody suitable for field application Agril. Chemicals DBT-BIRAC
104. Development of DUS testing guidelines for radish and carrot Vegetable Science IARI R/s Katrain PPV&FRA
105. Validating crop specific DUS Testing guidelines for Cumumber (Cucumissativus), Bottle Gourd (Lagenariasinceraria), Bitter Gourd (Momordicacharantia), Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) and Pointed Gourd (Trichosanthesdioca). Vegetable Science PPV&FRA
106. Formulation and Validation of DUS Testing Guidelines for Amaranth, Palak and Ridge Gourd Vegetable Science PPV&FRA
107. Validation of DUS testing guideline for Bougainvillea F&LS PPV&FRA
108. Validation of DUS testing guidelines for marigold" F&LS PPV&FRA
109. Formulation and Validation of DUS testing guidelines for lemon (Citrus limeon (L.) Burm) and pummelo (Citrus grandis) F&LS PPV&FRA
110. Development of guidelines for the conduct of tests for distinctiveness, Uniformity and Stability of Chilli, Sweet Pepper and Paprika (Capsicum annuumL.) Vegetable Science PPV&FRA
111. Development of DUS testing guidelines for broccoli Vegetable Science PPV&FRA
112. Validation of DUS test guidelines in onion and garlic Vegetable Science PPV&FRA
113. Validation of DUS test guidelines in cauliflower & cabbage Vegetable Science PPV&FRA
114. Dus Centre on Chrysanthemum F&LS PPV&FRA
115. DUS Centre for Gladiol F&LS PPV&FRA
116. Association between candidate genes and traits governing phosphorus use efficiency in wheat Plant Physiology CSIR
117. Molecular mapping of heat tolerance in lentil (Lens culinarisMediks) using Genotyping by sequencing approach Genetics CSIR
118. Proteomic profiling of the salinity induced responses in the cyanobionts of different species of Azolla” CCUBGA, Microbiology CSIR
119. Functional validation of polyamine biosynthesis genes for reproductive heat stress tolerance in rice Plant Physiology CSIR
120. Development and Evaluation of Thermotolearant Mutant in Bread Wheat by Augmenting Source and Sink Efficiency through Mutagenesis Biochemistry BRNS (DAE)
121. Emmer wheat (Triticumdicoccum) improvement through mutation” IARI Regional Station, Wellington BRNS (DAE)
122. Improvement in popular water-use efficient sharbati wheat varieties of cental zone for terminal heat tolerancme and lodging resistance through induced mutation IARI Regional Station, Indore BRNS (DAE)
123. Studies on biological effect of Alpha irradiation in comparision with Gamma rays on pllen of some field crops IARI Regional Station Wellington BRNS (DAE)
124. Production and promotion of healthy planting materials of large cardamom in Darjeeling Hills Regional Station, Kalimpong. NABARD
125. Developing Farmer led Agripreneurial Ventures of Commercial Cultivation and Seed Production of Vegetable and Flowers. Agril. Extn. NABARD
126. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan(UBA) F&HT, CATAT, F&LS, CPCT, PHT&FS, Veg. Sci. Ag. Extn. & Genetics MoHRD
127. UBA Program for Subject Expert Group (SEG) of sustainable agriculture systems Ag. Extn MoHRD
128. Coordinated Horticulture Ass3essment and Management using Geoinformatics (CHAMAN-Phase-II) CESCRA DAC&FW
129. Knowledge partner for implementing assistance of RKVY-RAFTAAR ZTM& BPDU DAC&FW
130. Plant Pathology Plant Pathology DAC&FW
131. Monitoring of Pesticides Residues at National Level Agril. Chemicals DAC
132. Yield forecasting for Maize, wheat and mustard in Delhi region under Forecasting Agriculture output using space, Agro-meteorology and land based observations (FASAL) Agril. Physics IMD
133. Soil moisture estimation by minimizing roughness and vegetation properties through airborne L and S band microwave” Agril Physics SAC
134. Identification of lentil and mungbean genotypes for microgreens technology for L-Sector and elucidation of underlying genetic/envirionemntal factors for their differential nutritional profiles Genetics DRDO
135. Diversity of Tortricoidea and Cossoidea (Lepidoptera) from North Eastern India Entomology MoEF&CC
136. Scaling up the productivity of Darjeeling mandarin through identification, multiplication and supply of healthy superior clones for improving rural livelihood in Darjeeling hills" IARI Regional Station, Kalimpong. RKVY
137. Dynamics of engineered nanopracticies is soil and phytotoxicity assessment on food crops CESCRA BARC
138. Plasticultural Development Centre. Rename: Precision farming development centre FOSU/WTC/ CPCT NCPAH