Directorate of Research

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State funded projects

 

S. No

Name of the Project

Principal Investigator

Year of start/

Duration

Total Budget/

(in lakhs)


1.       Projects sponsored by Government of J&K

A.      Rashtiya Krishi Vigyan  Kendra RKVY

1.        

Enhancing Livelihood Security of Farmers Through Introduction & Popularization of Kalazeera (

Bunium Persicum

Boiss. Fedts) – A Novel Spice

Dr. Asif Mohammad Iqbal Qureshi, Asstt. Prof. SRS, Pampore

2021-22

5.00

2.        

Improving Livelihood Security of Resource Poor Maize Farmers by Babycorn Intervention in Kashmir (

Zea mays

L.)

Dr. Sabina Naseer, Asstt. Prof. DARS, Budgam

2021-22

5.00

3.        

Seed Replacement of Brown Sarson (

Brassica rapa

Var. Brown Sarson) Varieties Through Novel Seed Hub Creation for Doubling Farmer’s Income and Enhanced Social Security in Kashmir.

Dr. Shabir Hussain Wani, Asstt. Prof. MRCFC, Khudwani

2021-22

5.00

B.     National  Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

4.        

Performance of earth tube heat exchanger and ground air collector for space heating under cold arid conditions of Ladakh

Dr. Deldan Namgyal

Asstt. Professor

HMAARI, Leh

2017-18/

Yearly

11.06

5.        

Dissemination of Vermi Compost technology in Ladakh region

Dr. Jigmet Yangchan

Asstt. Professor HMAARI, Leh

2017-18/

Yearly

9.00

6.        

Creation of Seed Hub in Maize by Strengthening of local seed systems for enhancing farmers income

Dr. Z A Dar, Prof. DARS, Budgam

2018-19

2 years

7.00

7.        

Popularization of Improved Saffron Technologies developed by SKUAST-Kashmir for doubling the farmers income

Dr. Mudasir Hafiz Khan, Asstt. Professor (GPB), SRS,

20118-19

2 years

7.56

8.        

Production of quality planting material of high expert grafted walnut plants under low cost controlled conditions for sustainable horticulture sector in Distt Kupwara

Dr. Imtiyaz Lone, Prof. Fruit Science C/o KVK Kupwara

2018-19

2 years

10.08

9.        

Mass multiplication of clonal rootstocks for large scale distribution among orchardists for the development of high density apple orchardists

Dr. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Khan, KVK, Anantnag

2018-19

2 years

9.07

10.    

Indoor saffron cultivation- A novel technology for vertical expansion of Saffron

Dr. Niyaz Ahmad Dar, Asstt. Prof ARSSSS,

2021-22

02 year

6.84

11.    

Technological interventions fisher producer organization: A step to enhance fishers livelihood in Kashmir Himalayas

Dr. Rizwana Malik, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Fisheries,

2021-22

02 year

8.45

C.     Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery J&K

12.    

Survey, collection and multiplication of superior cricket bat willow (Salix alba var. caerulea) Germplasm for livelihood security of farmers and economic sustainability of cricket bat industry of Kashmir

Dr. T H Masoodi, Dean Faculty of Forestry

2020-21

2 years

38.23

D.     Department of Science & Technology, G of J & K

13.    

Attitude of college students towards online mode of learning in Kashmir

Dr. Imran Khan, Assoc. Prof. Div. of Agri. Statistics,

2021-22

06 months

1.90

14.    

Increasing fish consumption and fish marketing potential in J & K through consumer behavior analysis awareness and technological interventions

Dr. Faisal Rashid,

Asstt.Prof., Faculty of Fisheries

2021-22

01 year

2.00

15.    

Threat categorization and conservation prioritization of forest floristic diversity in Sindh Forest Division of Kashmir Himallayas

Dr. Asif Ali Gatoo

Asstt. Prof.

Faculty of Forestry

2021-22

01 years

2.00

16.    

Circadian bias in immune responses: immune endocrine interplay in cattle

Dr. Zahoor Ahmad, Pampori, Professor, Div. of Vety Physiology, FVSc. & AH, Shuhama

2021-22

2 years

9.64

 

17.    

Effect of dandelion/ haandh (taraxacum officinate) supplementation during puerperium period on reproductive performance and m,ilk yield in crossbred dairy cattle

Dr. Dilruba Hasin, Assoc. Prof.

Div. of Vety Physiology, FVSc. & AH, Shuhama

2021-22

2 years

7.70

 

18.    

Development of diagnostic and therapeutic protocols for advanced pregnancy related recumbancy in cows of North Kashmir

Dr. Shahzada Mudasir Rashid, Asstt. Prof.

Div. of Vety Biochemistry, FVSc. & AH, Shuhama

2021-22

2 years

7.31

 

19.    

Deciphering herbal galactogogues an innovative technology to increase milk production in dairy cattle in temperate Kashmir

Dr. Ovais Aarif,

Asstt. Prof.

Div. of Vety Physiology, FVSc. & AH, Shuhama

2021-22

2 years

8.15

 

20.    

Harnessing rajmash (phaseolus vulgaris I) landrace diversity of Kashmir for climate resilience

Dr. Parvaze Ahmad Sofi, Assoc. Prof. Div. of GPB, FoA, Wadura

2021-22

2 years

8.27

 

21.    

Ethno-veterinary survey and evaluation of unexplored herbal remedies from Himalayan areas of Gurez

Dr. Showkat ul Nabi, Asstt. Prof.

Div. of Vety Medicine Ethics & Jurisprudence, FVSc. & AH, Shuhama

 

2021-22

2 years

3.39

 

22.    

Screening of different insects pests of mulberry and other agricultural crops for pathogenic microbes and their cross infectivity to the silkworm bombyx merit

Dr. Shabir Ahmad Bhat,

Asstt. Prof.

CoTs, Mirgund

2021-22

2 years

7.45

 

23.    

Climate change impact on dynamics of various diseases of cereal and pulse crops in Kashmir valley

Dr. Asha Nabi, Asstt. Prof., Div. of Plant Pathology, FoA, Wadura

2021-22

2 years

6.38

 

24.    

Ecological niche modeling and ex-situ conservation of rare and endangered chilgoza pine (Pinus gerardiana wall) in Indian Western Himalayas

Dr. A R Malik, Asstt. Prof. Div. of FP & U, FoF, Benhama

2021-22

2 years

7.95

 

25.    

Elucidating nutraceutical properties of traditional apple cultivars of Kashmir as potential functional food

Dr. Munibur Rehman, Asstt. Prof.

Div. of FST, FoH

2021-22

2 years

9.10

 

26.    

Climate change vulnerability and socioeconomic transformation in protected forest of environmentally fragile areas of Kashmir Himalayas

Dr. Amir Farooq Bhat, Asstt. Prof.

Div. of Wildlife Sciences, FoF, Benhama

2021-22

2 years

6.10

 

27.    

Bacterial Endophytes of grapes: A new approach for bio control of diseases

Dr. Saba Banday, Asstt. Prof. Div. of Plant Pathology, FoH, Shalimar

2021-22

2 years

7.80

 

28.    

Morphological and molecular diversity of fruit flies from Kashmir Himalayas

Dr. Sajad A Ganai, Asstt. Prof. RTCPPPM, Shalimar

2021-22

2 years

6.80

 

29.    

Exploring the natraceutical potential of wild edible plants of northern Himalayas and their utilization for development of value added products

Dr. Sajad Mohd Wani,

Asstt. Prof. Div. of FST, FoH, Shalimar

2021-22

2 years

6.80

 

30.    

Development of antioxidant rich strawberry powder as value added product with potent natraceutical properties

Dr. Imtiyaz Murtaza, Prof. Div. BS&M, FoH, Shalimar

2021-22

2 years

9.00

 

31.    

Evaluation and bio-concentration of pesticides in Dal and Anchar Lakes of Kashmir Himalayas

Dr. Imtiyaz Qayoom,

Asstt. Prof.

Div. of Aquatic Env. Management

FoFy

2021-22

2 years

7.80

 

32.    

Quality evaluation of fish and fish products available in Kashmir valley

Dr. Tariq Hussain Bhat, Assoc. Prof.

Div. of PHT, FoFy

2021-22

2 years

8.49

 

33.    

Molecular identification and characterization of antimicrobial resistance genes of bacteria isolated from cases of bovine mastitis in Kashmir valley

Dr. Amatul Muhee, Assoc. Prof.

Div. of Clinical Vety. Medicine, FVSc & AH

2021-22

2 years

8.80

 

34.    

Saffron improvement for yield and quality- the heritage crops of Jammu and Kashmir

Dr. Asif M Iqbal Qureshi, Asstt. Prof.

SRS, Pampore

2021-22

2 years

8.04

 

35.    

Sericulture- option for livelihood security and employment generation in tribal areas of Kashmir

Dr. Khursheed Ahmad Dar, Asstt. Prof.

CoTS

2021-22

2 years

6.60

 

E

 Department of Wildlife Protection(CAMPA)

36.    

Genome Sequencing critically endangered Hangul for its conservation and species recovery

 & Additional funding sought from MOEF

Dr. Khursheed Ahmad

I/C Centre for MWS,FoF

2020-21

3years

25.0