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Department of Botany

Research Projects

On Going Projects

S.No.

Project  Title

Funding Agency

Project Duration

Grant Sanctioned

Principal Investigator/Co- Investigator

 
1

Impact of climate change on phenology and reproductive biology of two economically important Himalayan plant species, Dodonaea viscosa and Olea ferruginea

NMHS- MoEFCC, GoI

3 Years

16 lakh

Dr. Susheel Verma

 
2

Bioactive of secondary metabolites and thallus extracts from lichens against pathogens

Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

03 Years

08 lakh

Dr.Mamta Bhat

 
3.

Nitric oxide and polyamine mediated reversal of low temperature-induced photosynthetic inhibition in Lycopersicon esculentum 

UGC

2 Years

Rs. 10 Lakh

Dr. Mohd Asgher

 
4.

Study on expression of Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases and Metallo- β-Lactamases and screening rich repertoire of plant phytochemicals of Pir Panjal region effective against E.coli 

UGC

2 Years

Rs. 10 Lakh

Dr. Arif Tasleem Jan

 

 

Completed Projects

 

S.No.

Project  Title

Funding Agency

Project Duration

Grant Sanctioned

Principal Investigator/Co- Investigator

 
1

Studies on reproductive biology of Picrorhiza kurrooa Royle ex Benth.,                     

P. scrophulariiflora Pennell, Valeriana wallichii DC. and Ferula jaeschkeana Vatke.

Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

03 Years

52.44 lakh

Dr. Susheel Verma

 
2

Studies on reproductive biology and genetic diversity of Rauwolfia serpentina, Tinospora cordifolia and Asparagus racemosus.                       

Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

03 Years

Rs. 9.30 lakh

Dr. Susheel Verma

 
3

Improvement of Infrastructural Facilities in Pir Panjal Biodiversity Park for ex situ conservation of endangered and endemic plant species and development of the Botanic Garden of the University as Lead Garden.

Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi

03 Years

58.50 lakh

Dr. Susheel Verma

Dr. Shreekar Pant

 
4

Assessment, mapping and prioritization of economically important and over exploited plants in a part of the proposed Cold Desert Biosphere Reserve for conservation.

Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi

03 Years

Rs. 18.65 lakh

Dr. Shreekar Pant Dr. Susheel Verma

 

 
5

Establishment of Herbal Garden at BGSBU, Rajouri, J&K.

National Medicinal Plant Board, New Delhi

03 Years

Rs. 22 lakh

Dr. Shreekar Pant

 
6

Restoration of degraded Dhanidhar forest range in Rajouri (J&K) through SWEET package of GBPIHED.    

GBPIHED, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora

03 Years

Rs 8.85 lakh

Dr. Shreekar Pant

 
7

Nursery Centre and Demonstration plots for medicinal and aromatic plants under centrally sponsored scheme – National Horticulture Mission. 

Directorate of Spices Board, Calicut, Kerala

02 Years

Rs 4.68 lakh

Dr. Shreekar Pant

 
8

National Environmental Awareness Campaign (2011-12)

Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi

01 Year

Rs. 20,000/-

Dr. Mamta Bhat

 
9

National Environmental Awareness Campaign (2012-13)

 

Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi

01 Year

Rs. 23, 200/-

Dr. Mamta Bhat

 
10

Ethnobotanical exploration of

district Rajouri, J&K Himalaya

Under the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem of DST (NMSHEDST) through

JNU

03 Months

1 lakh

Dr. Shreekar Pant

 
11

Preventing extinction and improving conservation status of threatened plants through application of biotechnology tools

(All India Coordinated Project)

Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

05 Years

48 lakh

Dr. Susheel Verma

Dr. Shreekar Pant

 
12

Socio-economic upliftment of rural women belonging to SC/ST communities through adoption of eco-friendly technologies in Dhanore region, Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir State

Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

03 Years

46 lakh

Dr. Shreekar Pant

Dr. Susheel Verma

 
13.

Proteomic investigation of ethylene and polyamine mediated reversal of chromium induced photosynthetic inhibition in Brassicajuncea

Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi (National Post Doctoral Fellow Awarded)

2 Years

Rs. 20 Lakh

Dr. Mohd Asgher