ICFRE Projects – New Initiatives

List of ongoing research projects (2016 – 2017):-

ICFRE FUNDED:

  1. Tree Borne Oil seeds (TBOs) in community lands for Improved Livelihoods of Vulnerable Groups of Jharkhand
  2. [P.I- Dr. Animesh Sinha, Scientist -E ,  PP –5 yrs (2012 – 2017) & Budget outlay – `. 23.34 lakh ]
  3. Collection, Conservation and Evaluation of Melia dubia germplasm from North Bengal, Odisha Hills and other parts of India for identification and release of superior clones.
  4. [P.I- Sh. Aditya Kumar, Scientist- B,  PP – 5 years (2013 – 2018) & Budget outlay – `. 67.50 lakh ]

NEW   RESEARCH   PROJECTS   TAKEN  UP   DURING  2016 – 2017:

ICFRE FUNDED:

  1. Risk Assessment of Lantana camara using Spatial Distribution Modeling Approach in Latehar [PI – Dr. Sharad Tiwari, Scientist – F; PP- 3 years (2016 – 2019); Budget – `. 18.98 lakh]
  2. Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) marker discovery to resolve Bambusa tulda-longispiculata – nutans-teres complex in bamboo taxonomy
  3. [PI – Dr. Sanjay Singh, Scientist – E; PP- 4 years (2016 – 2020); Budget – `. 12.00 lakh]
  4. Field evaluation and domestication of high yielding varieties of Withania somnifera Dunal among the rural people of Jharkhand and West Bengal [PI – Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, Scientist – D; PP- 3 years (2016 – 2019); Budget – `.76 lakh]
  5. Genetic evaluation and improvement of Flemingia semialata and Flemingia macrophylla used for lac cultivation in Jharkhand
  6. [P.I- Sh. Aditya Kumar, Scientist – C,  PP – 3 years (2016 – 2019) & Budget outlay – `. 12.62 lakh ]
  7. Chemical and genetic diversity of Moringa oleifera for value addition in eastern India as food supplement
  8. [P.I- Sh. Pankaj Singh, RO-I,  PP – 3 years (2016 – 2019) & Budget outlay – `. 9.90 lakh ]

COMPLETED  RESEARCH PROJECTS  in  2015 – 2016 (as on 31.03.2016):

ICFRE FUNDED:

  1. Evaluation of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. Clones for suitability in large scale clonal forestry in Gangetic plains and Chotanagpur Plateau  [PI – Dr. Sanjay Singh, Scientist – D; PP- 2011-2016; Budget – `. 29.40 lakh]
  2. Development of agro- techniques for organic cultivation of Tribulus terrestris and Cissus quadrangularis L.- medicinal plants extensively used in Traditional System of Medicine (Ayurveda, Unani and Chinese). [P.I- Dr. Malabika Ray, Scientist- D,  PP – 3 years (2013 – 2016) & Budget outlay – `. 10.18 lakh ]

ABSTRACT OF ICFRE ONGOING PROJECT HANDLED BY  SCIENTIST / RO AS P.I

Sl No. Name of Scientist/RO No. of ICFRE ongoing projects

2016-17

No. of ICFRE ongoing projects to be completed during 15-16 New Projects initiated 2016-17 Total no of projects

2016-17

No. of ICFRE ongoing projects to be completed during 16-17
1. Dr. Sharad Tewari, Scientist – F 0 0 1 1 0
2. Dr. Sanjay Singh , Scientist – E 0 1 1 1 0
3. Dr. Animesh Sinha, Scientist – E 1 0 0 1 1
4. Dr. M. Ray,  Scientist-D 0 1 0 0 0
5. Dr. P. K. Das, Scientist-D 0 0 0 0 0
6. Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, Scientist-D 0 0 1 1 0
7. Mrs R. S.Kujur , Scientist – C 0 0 0 0 0
8. Sh. Aditya Kumar, Scientist – C 1 0 1 2 0
9. Sh. Deepak Kumar Das, RO 0 0 0 0 0
10. Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, RO 0 0 0 0 0
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