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slno Department Name of the Project Name of the Principal Investigator Name of the Funding agency Type (Government/Non-Government) Year Funds sanctioned (INR in lakhs) Duration of the project
1 Physics Instrument Development and Service Center (IDSC) Dr. Abhijit Barthakur ASTEC, Govt. Of Assam Government Since 19976(Ongoing) 15 lacs( For 2020-2021) Renewed yearly
2 Physics Centre for Radio Astronomy (Observation of Solar Microwave Radio Emission in S-Band and its correlation with Solar Energetic Phenomena) Dr. Nripanka Saikia ASTEC Government Since 1993 (Ongoing) 10.41 (For 2020-2021) Renewed yearly
3 Physics Designing of solid-state active ionizing radiation dosimeter using wide band gap semiconductors Dr Jitumani Kalita Cotton University Government 2022 (Ongoing) Rs 1 Lac 1 Year
4 Physics Multi-view information fusion based decision support system using biomedical signal for possible implementation in portable healthcare monitoring and computer aided diagnosis system Dr. Anil Hazarika Cotton University In House 2022 (Ongoing) 1 lac 1 Year
5 Physics Study on 222Rn levels using LR-115(II) nuclear track detectors across Kipili Fault, Assam Dr. Debajyoti Barooah Cotton University In House 2022 (Ongoing) 1 Lac 1 Year
6 Physics Measurement of natural Radioactivity and associated radiological hazards in rocks and soil from Kopili Fault Zone, Assam Dr. Debajyoti Barooah UGC-DAE CSR Government 2022 (Ongoing) Collaborative project with UGC-DAE CSR Kolkata
7 Physics Biodegradable organic- inorganic nanocomposites for energy harvesting and rechargeable battery applications Dr. Anup Kumar Nath Cotton University In House 2022 (Ongoing) 1 Lac 1 Year
8 Chemistry Chemodynamic Immunotherapy: Employing ROS generating nanoparticles as immunomodulators to reprogram tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) for cancer therapy Dr. Bhabatosh Banik Department of Science (DST), India Government 2022 Rs. 34,75,560 3 years
9 Geography Modeling tropospheric ozone and its precursor pollutants N02 and HCHO over South Asia Ujjal Deka Baruah SERB Government 2022 35.48 3 years
10 Mathematics Construction of distance measures and its application in decison-making Dr. Rituparna Chutia Cotton University Non-Government 2022 1 L 1 Year
11 Zoology A study on the structure and properties of silk fibres from the sericigenous insects in Assam for their promotion in the global market. Dr. Tarali Kalita Cotton University In House 2022 100000/- 1 year
12 Mass Communication Journalism and Media Studies Media as an Influencer and Catalyst of Change for Children’s Rights Dr Sayanika Dutta UNICEF Non-Government 2022 29,87,600 7 months
13 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology DBT-BUILDER - Cotton University Interdisciplinary Life Science Programme for Advance Research and Education Dr Raju Bharalee (Co-PI) DBT, Govt. of India Government 2022 43262238 5 years
14 Zoology DBT-BUILDER: Cotton University Interdisciplinary Life Science Programme for Advance Research and Education focusing Medicinal Plant Research and Biodiversity Conservation. Dr. Akalesh K Verma DBT Government 2022 5 Cr 5 Years
15 Zoology Design of positively charged biomaterial/biopolymer coated pearl nucleus, and implantation into freshwater pearl oyster followed by survivability study and pearl quality assessment. Dr. Akalesh K Verma Cotton University (In house) In House 2022 1L 1 year
16 Education Comparative Study on Mental Health of the Covid workers between the Males and Female. (In House Project) Cotton University In House 2022 1 year
17 Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences DBT-BUILDER: Cotton University Interdisciplinary Life Science Programme for Advance Research and Education focusing Medicinal Plant Research and Biodiversity Conservation Dr. Akalesh K Verma DBT, Govt. of India Government 2022 43262238 5 years
18 Geology Evaluation of geohazard risks due to climatic and geologic factors in the Cachar-Tripura-Mizoram (CTM) fold belt of northeast India: A coupled hydromechanical and geotechnical modelling Dr. Ratan Das SERB Government 2022 33 Lakh 2 Years
19 Library & Information Science Design and Development of a Digital Research Repository at Cotton University Dr Deepjyoti Kalita Cotton University In House Research Project In House 2022 Rupees One Lakh 2022-2023
20 Chemistry Designing Platinum(IV)-based combination therapeutics by conjugating glycolysis inhibitors to Cisplatin Dr. Bhabatosh Banik UGC-DAE Government 2022 Rs. 1,35,000 3 years
21 Archaeology Ancient Pragjyotisha-Kamarupa: An Archaeological Investigation Dr. Manjil Hazarika Indian Council of Historical Research Government 2021 0.4 2 years
22 Computer Science & IT Enhancing Security using Lightweight Cryptography in IoT with OneM2M as the Service Platform and 3GPP-5G as the Underlying Communication Network Dr. Hiten Choudhury Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) Government 2021 48.50 Lakhs 3 years
23 Geography Floods and impacts on livelihood in rural Assam: To what extent floods have expanded the poverty trap Prof. Kalyan Das SITA Government 2021 30.954 11 months
24 Anthropology ICSSR Special Call for Studies Focusing on Social Science Dimensions of Covid-19 Corona Virus Pandemic Dr. Teresa L Khawzawl, Dr. Gangotri Bhuyan (Pragjyotish College, GU) ICSSR Government 2021 3.000 10 Months
25 Computer Science & IT Development of software for automated identification of gamusa loom type using artificial intelligence Dr. Lipi B. Mahanta (IASST) North East Center for technology application and research (NECTAR), DST, Gol Government 2021 15,29,000.00 1 year
26 Chemistry The missing link in gold nanocluster research: systematic study on the role of ligands in gold nanocluster luminescence Dr. Apurba Kr Barman DST Government 2020 36.124 3 years
27 Economics Crop loss and farmers vulnerability to poverty in Assam: The role of institutions and safety nets Dr. Daisy Das ICSSR Government 2020 11.00 2 years
28 Geology On the origin of rhyolites and associated granites and dolerites in the Proterozoic Shillong Basin Dr. Bibhuti Gogoi SERB Government 2020 33.91732 3 years
29 Computer Science & IT Improved Security for IoT in 4G Mobile Network Dr. Hiten Choudhury Cotton University under IHRP Scheme In House 2020 1 Lakh 1 Year
30 Geography Floods and Impacts on Livelihood in Rural Assam: To what extent floods have expanded the Poverty trap Kalyan Das SITA, Assam Government 2020 30.95 2 years
31 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Optimization of nanocatalysts for sustainable conversion of food wastes into value added products” (Under Scheme for Transformational and Advanced Research in Sciences [STARS] Dr Eeshan Kalita Ministry of Human Resource Development, [MHRD], Govt. of India Government 2020 53.8 Lakh 3 years
32 Chemistry Milk quality assessment, with special emphasis on melamine in Guwahati and neighboring areas and development of a colorimetric detection system for melamine Dr. Akashi Baruah DST Women Scientist Government 2019 11.7847 3 years
33 Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences Investigation of the impacts of climate change on food and livelihood security of Assamese farmers and their adaptive responses- a study from North East India Dr. Leena Borah ICSSR Government 2019 4.00 1 year
34 Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences Estimation of greenhouse gas fluxes (methane, carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide) from Deepor Beel, a Ramsar wetland site of Assam, and identification of associated environmental factors Leena Borah SERB Government 2019 52.17564 3 years
35 History An Ethnographical Survey of Pottery Traditions From the Lower Brahmaputra Velly (Kamrup, Nalbari, Goalpara and Dhubri Districts of Assam) Dr. Preetee Sharma ICHR Government 2019 2.00 2 years
36 Sociology Forests & Forest Dwellers in Assam: searching for a sustainable relationship Dr. Indrani Sarma (PI), Prof. Chandan Kumar Sharma (Co-PI) ICSSR - IMPRESS Government 2019 8.000 2 years
37 Zoology Study of traditionally used dyes yielding plants for staining cells and cellular components and identification thereof: An eco- friendly and non- toxic alternative method Dr. Akalesh K Verma ASTEC Government 2019 1.40L 2 years
38 Zoology Biodiversity, Nutritive Value and Conservation Strategies of Aquatic Insects in the Wetland Ecosystem of Manipur Dr. Karobi Saikia (PI), Dr. Rezina Ahmed (Co-PI) DBT (NER-BPMC) Government 2019 65.0736 3 years
39 Anthropology Minor Research Project Scheme Dr. Tiluttama Baruah ICSSR Government 2019 4.000 1 Year
40 Zoology Outreach Programme in rural schools Dr. Tarali Kalita Assam Science Technology and Environment Council Government 2019 1,45,000/- 1 year
41 Zoology Popular talk on scientific topics Dr. Tarali Kalita Assam Science Technology and Environment Council Government 2019 15000/- 6 months
42 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Generation of DNA barcode for molecular identification of bamboo species of North East India Dr Raju Bharalee In house In House 2019 1 Lakh 1 year
43 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Evaluate the role of oxidative stress in HEV related pregnancy complications and outcome: A hospital based study from northeast India Dr Purabi Deka Bose ICMR, Govt of India Government 2019 29.32 Lakh 3 years
44 Zoology Study of toxicological potential of certain plant extracts for the control of Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae) Dr. Anjana Singha Naorem Cotton University In House 2019 1 Lakhs 1 year
45 Zoology Structure-based pharmacophore modeling and biological evaluation of novel CCR9 inhibitor(s) for the treatment of prostate cancer Dr. Akalesh K Verma Cotton University (In house) In House 2019 1L 1 year
46 Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences Investigation of the impacts of climate change on food and livelihood security of Assamese farmers and their adaptive responses – a study from North East India Leena Borah ICSSR Government 2019 4.00 1 year
47 Physics Pushing the Frontier of Monsoon predictability Prof. (Retd.) B. N. Goswami SERB Government 2018 (Ongoing) 138.000 5 years
48 Anthropology Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiencyamong Three Tribes of Assam, India and its significance for Antimalarial Therapy Dr. Maishnam Rustam Singh NER-BPMC, DBT Government 2018 35.592 3 years
49 Chemistry Molecular dynamics simulation technique to understand structural and functional changes during processing of food proteins Dr. Gargi Borgohain DST, Govt. Of India Government 2018 35.00 5 years
50 Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences An Exploratory Assessment to identify the Ecosystem Services and Alternative Livelihood options and to design advocacy and campaigning programme for the conservation of Deepor Beel- an Urban Ramsar Site, Guwahati, Assam Dr. Narayan Sharma Wipro Foundation Non- Government 2018 7.35 3 years
51 English Where women make another tribe. Mobilisations and Narratives from Nagaland Dr. Rakhee Kalita Moral HOB, IIAS-Mellan Program Non-Government 2018 13.79314 (8120 USD + 11,000 USD) 4 years
52 Geography Geoenvironmental Problem & its impact on sustainable development of lower Kulsi river basin, Assam Dr. Gitika Thakuria SERB Government 2018 28.738 lakh 4 years
53 Physics Variable stars as Astrophysical Laboratories Dr. Sukanta Deb CSIR Government 2018 20.5024 3 years
54 Geography Floods and Impacts on Livelihood in Rural Assam: To what extent floods have expanded the Poverty trap SERB Government 2018 28.74 4 years with ex
55 Zoology Study and comparison of heteropteran diversity in two areas of Guwahati region Dr. Anjana Singha Naorem DBT Government 2018 Rs. 8 Lakhs 1 year
56 Botany Nano zinc Mediated regulation of Arsenic stress in rice (oryza sativa L.) Dr. Thounaojan Thorny Chanu DST Government 2017 34.7978 3 years
57 Chemistry Theoretical studies on metal free activation of small unreactive molecules Dr. Ankur Kanti Guha SERB Government 2017 28.85 3 years
58 Chemistry Electrochemical and photophysical studies of singlet fission materials based on indigo derivatives Dr. Abdul Wahab SERB Government 2017 41.052 3 years
59 Chemistry Isolation and characterization of potent anti-fertility compounds obtained from a few folklore medicinal plants of North east India and study of their mode of action Dr. Mausumi Ganguly DBT Government 2017 49.01 3 years
60 Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences Investigation of heavy metals in soil-rice systems in northeast India: food safety implications and evaluation of best management practices Dr. Mayuri Chabukdhara SERB Government 2017 3027950 3 years
61 Geology Role of multiphase flows in controlling the dynamics of melts and other geological fluids: a theoretical and experimental investigation Dr. Amiya Baruah SERB Government 2017 50.672 4 years
62 History The Socio Cultural life of the Mizor: A folkloristic observation Dr. Ritu Thaosen National Security Council, Govt.of India Government 2017 3.60 3 years
63 Chemistry Stimuli-responsive nano-constructs for targeted delivery, site-selective release and activation of combination drugs Dr. Bhabatosh Banik Department of Science (DST), India (under DST-INSPIRE Faculty Scheme) Government 2017 35,00,000 5 years
64 Sociology Witchcraft and Witch-hunting as Gendered Violence: A Comparative Sociological Analysis of Tribes of Assam Dr. Draghima Basumatary ICSSR Government 2016 10 Lakhs 2 years
65 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Delineation of the chromosomal and molecular endocrinological alterations leading to RPL in NE India (Recurrent Pregnancy Loss) Dr Purabi Deka Bose DBT, Govt of India Government 2016 74.73 lakh 3 years
66 Zoology Study of anticancer potential of North East Indian propolis and isolation of possible active principle(s) Dr. Akalesh K Verma DST Government 2016 20.35L 3 years
67 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Screening of Genetic and Immunological Factors in Human Papilloma Virus Infection Induced Cervical Cancer: A North East India Based Study Dr. Purabi Deka Bose DBT, Govt of India Government 2014 33.35 Lakh 3 years
68 Hindi Promotion of Hindi Language in NE region Dr Kusum Kunja Malakar North East Council, Ministry of DoNER, Govt of India Government
69 Physics Synthesis and development of high sensitivity photo-sensor for real-time radiation dosimetric applications Dr Jitumani Kalita UGC Government Rs 10.00 L (Yet to start ) 2 Years
70 Molecular Biology and Biotechnology In House