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Projects

Ongoing projects from a) national b) international funding agencies and c) Total grants received. . Given the names of the funding agencies, project title and grants received project-wise.

National

Sl.No.

Funding Agency

Title of the project

Grant Received (lakhs)

1

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Department of Space, Govt. of India, New Delhi

National Vegetation Carbon Pool – Kerala Region

4.5

2

DST-SERB

Mercury geochemistry in agricultural wetland ecosystem

25.87

3

UGC

Mercury pollution in the sediments of Vembanad Wetland: a chronological approach

2.85

4

MoES

Chemical transformation and bioaccumulation of Mercury in the Vembanad wetland ecosystem

65

5

KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala

Accumulation of Mercury and Cadmium in Benthic Food Web of Cochin Estuary – a Stable  Isotope Approach

10.85

6

DoECC, Govt. of Kerala

Minor Project : Impact of Climate Change on the Mercury Geochemistry in a Tropical Wetland Ecosystem

0.38

7

DoECC, Govt. of Kerala

Minor Project :Geochemistry of selected heavy metals in Kuttanad agricultural wetland ecosystem

0.58

8

KSCSTE-BTL, Govt. of Kerala

Evolution of Karamana river basin and its implications on hydrogeology: A geomatics approach using morphometric analysis

15.96

9

KSCSTE, Govt. of Kerala

Perchlorate contamination of drinking water resources in Kerala

22.5

10

Indo-French ARCUS Project

Pulse radiolysis of biomolecules

25

11

BRNS                         

Radiation and photochemical studies of chitosan modified polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (Environmental Pollutants)

15

12

KSCSTE

Sonochemical  degradation of organic  water pollutants            

14.2

13

UGC

An investigation on the potential microalgal species for the production of biodiesel from Kuttanad wetland ecosystem, Kerala.

8.5

Inter-institutional collaborative projects and associated grants received

a)  National collaboration                   

Sl.No.

Funding Agency

Title of the project

Grant Received (lakhs)

1.

BRNS

National

 

10

2.

BRNS

Investigation of the spacial distribution              
of uranium and associated water quality parameters in five central districts of Kerala

22.92

3.

DAE-IUC                    

Heavy ion induced modification of DNA      
and its components

3.5

4

IIRS, ISRO, DOS, Govt. of India

“National Vegetation Carbon Pool”(VCP)  Assessment” (South Kerala)

4.6

b)  International collaboration

Sl. No.

Funding Agency

Title of the project

Grant Received (lakhs)

1

CALTECH, USA

Development of Self contained, PV powered domestic toilet and waste water treatment system.

11.4

2

Collaborating agency :
“University of West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK “

Microbial Fuel Cells

Collaboration is in the initial stage , Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) has been signed between the collaborating institutions (February 2015)

Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC-SAP/CAS, DPE; DBT, ICSSR, AICTE, etc.; total grants received.

Sl.No.

Funding Agency

Title of the project

Grant Received (lakhs)

1

UGC

Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative programme -An Interdisciplinary and Community Oriented Innovative Approach Towards  Sustainable Development

62.5

2

DST

To strengthen the post-graduate teaching and research facilities in the Environmental Chemistry area

85

3

KSCSTE- SARD, Govt. of Kerala

Investigation of the intermediates and final products of chemical and biological treatment of contaminated water and solid wastes

29

4

DST

National Centre  (Sophicated Analytical Instrument Facility- SAIF)

650

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