वर्षा वन अनुसंधान संस्थान, जोरहाट, असम(भारत)
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List Of Ongoing Projects

LIST OF ICFRE FUNDED ONGOING PROJECT

 

Sl.No.

Title of
the project/duration

Name of PI

 

Budget outlay

(Rs. in lakh)

  1.  

 AICP programme for Genetic Improvement of Melia (Under  AICP  on Melia)

Duration: 10 years (2012-22)

Shri Satyam Bordoloi, Scientist-D

 

107.00

 

  1.  

Co-ordinated Research Programme on Agar (Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk.)

Duration: 10 years (2017-27)

 Dr. R. K. Borah, Scientist-F

153.43

  1.  

Conservation and Evaluation of Bamboo Genetic Resources in Northeast India

Duration: 10 years (2017-27)

Mohd. Ibrahim, Scientist-C

95.08

  1.  

Assessment, Documentation and Characterization of Lichen diversity of Tripura, North – East India

Duration: 3 years (2017- 2020)

Shri Sandeep Yadav,

Scientist-C

8.89

  1.  

Micropropagation of rare and endangered species of orchids of Mizoram and their re-introduction in wild.

Duration: 3 years (2017- 2020)

Shri Sandeep Yadav,

Scientist-C

15.68

  1.  

Exploration and utilization of wild mushroom diversity in Mizoram.

Duration: 3 years (2017- 2020)

Shri Rajesh Kumar,

Scientist-E

10.70

  1.  

Phyto-diversity and carbon stock assessment of Trees Outside Forests in Upper Assam using Remote Sensing and GIS.

Duration: 3 years (2017- 2020)

 Dr. D. J. Das,

Scientist-E

26.07

 

  1.  

Utilization of Ectomycorrhizal diversity for the quality stock production of Junipers, Oak and Chestnut in Sikkim, India.

Duration: 3 years (2018-21)

Shri Rajesh Kumar,

Scientist-E

14.95

  1.  

Modeling soil carbon dynamics and land use cover change for permanent land uses of Meghalaya.

Duration: 2 years (2018-20)

Dr. G. Mishra,

 Scientist-C

8.14

  1.  

Development of allometric models for estimating volume and aboveground biomass for important tree species outside the forest (TOF) in Assam.

Duration: 2 years (2018-20)

Shri Ajay Kumar,

Scientist-C

8.43

  1.  

Genetic improvement of Parkia roxburghii

Duration: 3 years (2019-22)

Dr. M. K. Singh. Scientist-D

24.58

 

 

LIST OF EXTERNALLY FUNDED ONGOING PROJECT

 

Sl.No.

Title of
the project/Duration

Name of PI

 

Budget outlay

(Rs. in lakh)

  1.  

Biological Control of Invasive species with reference to Meghalaya Forest

Duration: 3 years (2016-20)

Funding Agency: Forest & Environment Department,  Meghalaya

Dr. R.K. Borah, Scientist-F

20.00

  1.  

Establishment of small Bamboo Nursery,

Duration: 2 years (2015-19)

Funding Agency: BTSG, ICFRE (NABM)

Ms. Ellora Dutta Borah, ACTO

10.00

  1.  

Taxonomic study of Tettigonidae (Orthoptera) of India

Duration: 3 years (October, 2016 -19)

Funding Agency: MoEF&CC under All India Coordinated Project on Taxonomy (AICOPTAX)

Dr. N. D. Barthakur, Scientist-C

9.82

  1.  

Capacity building on bamboo treatment techniques for promotion of Earthquake Resilient Housings and Structures in Hill regions of Tripura.

Duration: 3 years (2017- 20)

Funding Agency: National Mission on Himalayan Studies [G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD)]

Shri P. K. Kaushik, Scientist-E

 

29.61

  1.  

Standardization of Inoculation Technique for Agarwood formation in Aquilaria malaccensis Lamk. in Khasi and Garo Hills of Meghalaya.

Duration: 3 years (2017- 20)

Funding Agency: Meghalaya Basin Development Authority, Shillong, Meghalaya

Dr. R. K. Borah, Scientist-F

18.92

  1.  

Creation of North-East Indian Zingiberales biodiversity garden (Gene Bank) in RFRI.

Duration: 5 years (2017-22)

Funding Agency: National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB)

Shri P. K. Hazarika, TO

18.87

  1.  

Development and optimization of biochar enriched supercompost from forest necromass for enhanced soil carbon sequestration.

Duration: 3 years (2017- 20)

Funding Agency: Ministry of Earth Sciences

IIT, Kanpur

Shri Ajoy Debbarma, Scientist-B

16.49

  1.  

Reclamation of coal mined land of North Eastern Coalfields, Assam through soil amendment and revegetation with native plant species using integrated biological approach.

Duration: 3 years (2018-21)

Funding Agency: Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited (CMPDI), Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Dr. D. Dutta, Scientist-C

83.18

  1.  

Studies on natural regeneration, diversity and distribution of soil seed banks and their relationship with above ground vegetation in watershed of scared Khecheopalri Lake of Sikkim.

Duration: 2 years (2018-20)

Funding Agency: National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Shri D. K. Meena, Scientist-C

15.71

  1.  

Estimation of species wise Bamboo Resources and Assessment of their utilization pattern in Mokokchung district of Nagaland, India.

Duration: 2 years (2018-20)

Funding Agency: National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Dr. D. J. Das, Scientist-E

 

12.08

  1.  

Documentation of the traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and quantification of medicinal plants used by the Karbi tribe of Karbi Anglong hill district of Assam.

Duration: 2 years (2018-20)

Funding Agency: National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Dr.(Ms.) K. N. Baruah, CTO

 

12.08

  1.  

Exploration, identification of genetic resources and strategies for sustainable management of Paris polyphylla in Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland in Northeast India

Duration: 3 years (2017-20)

Funding Agency: National Medicinal Plant Board, AYUSH, Govt. of India 

Shri H. R. Bora,CTO

 

26.44

 

  1.  

Promoting livelihood by bamboo charcoal making and briquetting to the forest fringe villages of Karbi Anglong District, Assam

Duration: 3 years (2018-21)

Funding Agency: National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Dr. (Ms.) R. D. Borthakur, ACTO

45.43

 

  1.  

Multiplication of clumps.

Duration: 2019-20

Funding Agency: NBM

Shri Mohd. Ibrahim, Scientist-D

10.00

  1.  

Hi-Tech Nursery.

Duration: 2019-20

Funding Agency: NBM

Shri Satyam Bordoloi, Scienist-D

50.00

  1.  

Small bamboo Nursery.

Duration: 2019-20

Funding Agency: NBM

Shri H. R. Bora, FRCBR, Aizawl

10.00

  1.  

Small bamboo Nursery.

Duration: 2019-20

Funding Agency: NBM

Shri P. K. Kaushik,

Scientist-E

10.00

  1.  

Restoration of orchid flora of Makum Coalfield areas of Digboi Forest Division.

Duration: 3 years (2019-22)

Funding Agency: Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited (CMPDI), Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Dr.(Ms.) K. N. Baruah, CTO

 

45.14

 

  1.  

Genome wide and geospatial approaches for enhancing the adaptive potential of threatened rattan resources of India.

Duration: 3 years (2019-22)

Funding Agency: DBT

Shri H. R. Bora, CTO

25.59

  1.  

Evaluation of bamboo houses for earthquake resistance.

Duration: 3 years (2019-21)

Funding Agency: G.B. Pant National Insitutte of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPIHESD)

PI: Dr. Hemanta B. Kaushik, IIT, Guwahati

Co PI: Shri P. K. Kaushik, Scientist-E

14.98

  1.  

Development of regression models, volume, biomass and carbon tables for Quercus serrata & Pinus kesiya  in Manipur State.

Duration: 3 years (2019-20)

Funding Agency: SFD, Manipur

Dr. Krishna Giri, Scientist-C

3.85

  1.  

Medicinal Plants and Herbs: Study on its uses amongst the Tribal Communities of Tripura.

Duration: (6 months) 2019-20

Funding Agency: Tribal Research and Cultural Institute, Dept. of Tribal Welfare, Govt of Tripura.

Shri Ajoy Debbarma, Scientist-B

3.00

  1.  

Improving the traditional homestead to a viable agro-forestry system for biodiversity conservation and inclusive growth of Khampti tribe of Namsai District, Arunachal Pradesh.

Duration: 3 years (2019-20)

Funding Agency: National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Dr. Prosanta Hazarika, ACTO

41.20

  1.  

"Jal Abhyaranya Campaign for Water Security in IHR" for Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh (Aspirational District in AP)

Duration: 45 days (2019-20)

Funding Agency: NMHS

Dr. Prosanta Hazarika, ACTO

2.33