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Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat

List Of Concluded Projects

List of ICFRE funded ongoing Projects of RFRI, Jorhat as on October, 2021.

 

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)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/2012-13/B&G-3

Shri Satyam Bordoloi,

Scientist-D

 

107.00

 

  1.  

Co-ordinated Research Programme on Agar (Aquilaria malaccensisLamk.)

Duration: 10 years (2017-27)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code:RFRI/ 2017-18/FP-4     

 Dr. R. K. Borah,

Scientist-G

153.43

  1.  

Conservation and Evaluation of Bamboo Genetic Resources in Northeast India

Duration: 10 years (2017-27)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/ 2017-18/B&G-1

Mohd. Ibrahim,

Scientist-D

95.08

  1.  

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

Duration: 3 years + 1 year extension (2018-22)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/ 2018-19/FP-1

Shri Rajesh Kumar,

Scientist-E

14.95

  1.  

Genetic improvement of Parkiaroxburghii

Duration: 3 years (2019-22)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/ 2019-20/GTI -1

Dr. M. K. Singh,

Scientist-D

24.58

  1.  

Genetic diversity of plant growth promotory diazotrophs and fluorescent pseudomonads associated with traditionally distinct mountain agroecosystems of Nagaland.

Duration: 2 years (2020-22)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/ 2020-21/SFM-1

Dr. Krishna Giri,

Scientist-D

22.42

  1.  

Assessment of soil carbon pools under different land uses and carbon stock simulation in climate change scenario.

Duration: 3 years (2020-23)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/ 2020-21/SFM-2

Dr. Gaurav Mishra,

Scientist-D

13.50

  1.  

Assessment of population structure and regeneration status of Magnolia gustavi King. -A criticallyendangered tree species of Assam.

Duration: 3 years (2021-24)

Funding Agency: ICFRE

Project Code: RFRI/ 2021-22/SFM-1

Ms. Ellora D. Borah,

CTO

18.14

 

 

List of Externally funded ongoing Projects of RFRI, Jorhat as on October, 2021

Sl.No.

Title of
the project/Duration

Name of PI

 

Budget outlay

(Rs. in lakh)

  1.  

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

Duration: 3+1 years (Sept, 2017 to 2021)

Funding Agency: Meghalaya Basin Development Authority, Shillong, Meghalaya

Project Code: RFRI/EP/2017-18/MBDA/FP-1

Dr. R. K. Borah,

Scientist-G

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)

Project Code: RFRI/EP/2017-18/NMPB-1

(NMPB Project No. 18017/187/CSS/HG/AS-01/2017-18 NMPB)

Shri P. K. Hazarika,

STO

18.87

  1.  

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

Duration: 3 years (Dec, 2018 to  2021)

Funding Agency:Ministry of Earth Sciences

Collaborators: Researchers from MANIT, Bhopal and IIT, Kanpur

Project Code: RFRI/EP/2017-18/MoES/CFLE-2

Shri AjoyDebbarma, Scientist-B

16.49

  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 (2018-21)

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

Project Code: RFRI/EP/2018-19/NMPB-1

Shri H. R. Bora,

CTO

26.44

  1.  

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

Duration: 3 years (2019-22)

Funding Agency: National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Project Code: RFRI/ EP/2018-19/Extn. Div. /NMHS-1

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

45.43

 

  1.  

Strengthening of Tissue Culture Laboratory

Duration: 2019-2021

Funding Agency: NBM

Project Code: RFRI/EP/2018-19/GTI/NBM

Sri Satyam Bordoloi, Scientist-D

21.00 

  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.

Project Code: RFRI/ EP/2018-19/FE&CC /CMPDI-1

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

Project Code: RFRI/ EP/2019-20/FRCBR /DBT-1

Shri H. R. Bora,

CTO

25.59

  1.  

Evaluation of bamboo houses for earthquake resistance.

Duration: 2019-21

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

Project Code: RFRI/ EP/2019-20/FRCLE /GBPIHESD-1

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

 

Co PI: Head, FRCLE, Agartala

14.98

  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 (2019-22)

Funding Agency: National Mission of Himalayan Studies (NMHS)

Project Code: : RFRI/ EP/2019-20/C&B/NMHS-1

Dr. Prosanta Hazarika, ACTO

41.20

  1.  

Quantification of ecological and economic services of eco-tourism as livelihood option for sustainability of Rhino Population in Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam.

Duration: 2 years (2020-22)

Funding Agency: MoEF&CC, Govt of India.

Project Code: : RFRI/ EP/2019-20/ FE&CC /MoEF&CC-1

Shri Ajay Kumar,

Scientist-D

19.62

  1.  

Assessment of socio-ecological vulnerability to climate change among agroforestry managers along an altitude gradient in the Eastern Himalayas.

Duration: 2 years (2020-22)

Funding Agency: DST, Govt. of India

Project Code: : RFRI/ EP/2019-20/SFM /DST-1

Dr. K. Giri,

Scientist-D

31.06

  1.  

Promotion of Paura Bamboo (Bambusa polymorpha) though Nursery and Plantation Management.

Duration: 2 years (2020-22)

Funding Agency:Tripura Bamboo Mission.

Project Code: RFRI/ 2020-21/FRCLE./ TBM -1

Head, FRCLE, Agartala

10.00

  1.  

Spring Rejuvenation for Water Security in Himalaya.

Duration: 3 years (2020-23)

Funding Agency: NMHS, MoEF&CC, Govt. of India.

Project Code: RFRI/ 2020-21/C&B Div./ NMHS -1

Dr. Prosanta Hazarika, ACTO

33.81

  1.  

Establishment of micro/medium processing units for bamboo product development and processing.

Duration: 2020-21

Funding Agency: NBM

Project Code: RFRI/ 2020-21/FRCBR/NBM-1

Head, FRCBR, Aizawl

90.00

  1.  

Identification of genetically superior germplasm of priority bamboo species of Mizoram.

Duration: 3 years 2021-2024

Funding Agency: Mizoram Horticulture Department

Project Code: RFRI/ 2021-22/FRCBR/MHD-1

Shri Hansraj, Scientist-D, FRCBR, Aizawl

25.00

  1.  

Evaluation of Contribution of NTFP in Tripura's Economy.

Duration: 2021(July)-2022

Funding Agency: NTFP Centre of Excellence- Tripura

Project Code: RFRI/ 2021-22/FRCLE/NTFP_Tripura-1

Shri AjoyDebbarma, Scientist-B

11.50

  1.  

Extension of the existing Tissue Culture Laboratory at RFRI, Jorhat for mass production of bamboo planting stock.

Funding Agency: North Eastern Council

Project Code: RFRI/ 2021-22/GTI/NEC-1

Shri Satyam Bordoloi,

Scientist-D

176.0

 

 

List of ongoing projects under

CAMPA SCHEME "Strengthening forestry research for ecological sustainability and productivity enhancement":

 

  1. All India Coordinated Research Projects:

Sub-head: AICRPs (CAMPA)

Sl.No.

Title of
the project/Duration

Name of PI

 

Budget outlay

(Rs. in lakh)

  1.  

AICRP-2: All India Coordinated research project on bamboo.

Duration:  5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: 1/70/GTI/Res/2020-21/CAMPA-AICRP-02

Shri Mohd. Ibrahim,

Scientist-D

RFRI total outlay= 567.77

  1.  

AICRP-7: Assessment and monitoring of Invasive Alien Plant species in India and formulation of strategies for management of key Invasive Alien Plant Species in different regions of the country.

Duration: 6 years (2020-26)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 03/IAPS/FECC-78

Dr. D. J. Das,

Scientist-E

RFRI total outlay=41.64

  1.  

AICRP-10: Developing seed testing and seed storage protocols of selected forestry species from diverse forest types.

Duration: 5 years

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 10/Developing seed testing & storage protocols/GTI-168

Dr. M. K. Singh,

Scientist-D

RFRI total outlay= 68.89

  1.  

AICRP-11: All India coordinated research project on Dalbergia sissoo

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 11/Dalbargia sissoo/FP/4

Shri Rajesh Kumar,

Scientist-E

RFRI total outlay= 50.32

  1.  

AICRP-12: Assessment of demand and supply of timber, fuel–wood and fodder in India.

Duration: 3 years (2020-23)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 12/Demand & Supply/FECC-76

Shri Ajay Kumar,

Scientist-D

RFRI total outlay= 18.75

  1.  

AICRP-13: Valuation of forests for GDP, Green GDP and Payment of eco-system goods and services.

Duration: 4 years (2020-24)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 13/Forest Ecosystem Services Valuation/FRC-LE/VII-80(5)

Shri AjoyDebbrama,

Scientist-B

RFRI total outlay=25.00

  1.  

AICRP-14: Forest fire research and knowledge management.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 14/Forest Fire-SFM

 

 

Shri B. Pradhan,

DCF

RFRI total outlay= 66.82

  1.  

AICRP-16: Bio-prospecting for industrial utilization of lesser known forest plants.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 16/ Bio-prospecting of LKFP/FECC

Dr.(Ms.) Kuntala N. Barua, CTO

RFRI total outlay=32.01

  1.  

AICRP-17: Enhancement of fodder availability and quality to reduce unsustainable grazing in the forests.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 17 on Fodder

Shri R. K. Kalita,

Scientist-F

RFRI total outlay= 53.70

  1.  

AICRP-21: Development of superior bio-fertilizer products for enhanced plant productivity.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 21/Dev. of Bio-fertilizer/SFM

Dr.(Miss) Arundhati Baruah,

Scientist-B

RFRI total outlay= 31.58

  1.  

AICRP-22: Preparation of forest soil health cards under different forest vegetations in all the forest divisions of India.

Duration: 3 years (2020-23)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 22/Soil/SFM

Dr. G. Mishra,

Scientist-D

RFRI total outlay= 193.58

  1.  

AICRP-25: Domestication, genetic characterization, improvement and diversified utilization of poplars.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code:

Shri Mohd. Ibrahim,

Scientist-D

RFRI total outlay=59.39

  1.  

AICRP-27: Conservation and sustainable management of wild edible fruit species.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 27/Conservation and sustainable management of WEFS/FRCBR/42-2019

Shri H. R. Bora,

CTO

RFRI total outlay=62.92

  1.  

AICRP-29: Sustainable management of NTFP through conservation and value addition.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 29/NTFP Con/FP/2020

Dr. D. Dutta,

Scientist-C

RFRI total outlay=63.09

 

  1.  

AICRP-30: Development of package of practices on Gmelina arboreaRoxb. in selected regions of India.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 30/ Gmelina arborea/GTI-169

Dr. M. K. Singh,

Scientist-D

RFRI total outlay= 29.22

  1.  

AICRP-31: Study of climate driven effects on Indian forests through long term monitoring.

Duration: 5 years (2020-25)

Project Code: CAMPA-AICRP 31/Climate Driven Effect/FECC-77

Dr. D. J. Das,

Scientist-E

RFRI total outlay=212.73

 

 

  1. National Programme for Conservation and Development of FGR

Sub-head: FGR (CAMPA)

Sl.No.

Title of
the project/Duration

Name of PI

 

Budget outlay

(Rs. in lakh)

  1.  

National Programme for Conservation and Development of Forest Genetic Resources.

 

Component 1: Documentation of FGR.

(Run by FRCBR, Aizawl also)

 

Component 2: FGR Seed & Germplasm Storage

 

Component 3: FGR Characterization

 

Component 4: FGR Conservation

 

Duration: 5years (2020-25)

Project Code:

Shri Mohd. Ibrahim,

Scientist-D

 

RFRI total outlay=499.30