Research Projects

i)AICRP scheme (ICAR)

ICAR Projects (AICRPs)

Number of projects

Annual Funds (Rs in Lacs)

Rice (RWRC, Malan)

1

74.50

Wheat (RWRC, Malan)

1

57.15

Maize (HAREC, Bajaura)

1

63.85

Rapeseed & Mustard (ORS, Kangra)

1

46.50

MULLaRP(Pulses) (MAREC, Sangla)

1

43.97

Soybean (CSK HPKV, Palampur)

1

40.00

Fodders (CSK HPKV, Palampur)

1

94.00

Linseed( CSK HPKV, Palampur)

1

46.00

ii) Adhoc Research Projects (in operation)

S. No.

Title of Adhoc Project

Funding Agency

Amount ( Rs. in Lacs )

National Projects

1.

DST- FIST Programme: PI Dr. H. K. Chaudhary

DST

76.00

2.

Rapid conversion of normal maize inbreds to quality protein maize and further enhancement of limiting amino acids in elite inbreds through market-assisted selection: PI Dr. (Mrs.) Swaran Lata

DBT

51.72

3.

Characterization of protease inhibitor and Isolation of gene encoding protease inhibitor from rice bean : PI Dr. Rajan Katoch,

DBT

27.65

4.

Management Strategies of yellow rust in Himachal Pradesh: PI (Palampur Component) Dr. H. K. Chaudhary

RKVY

44.64

5.

Development of Phytopathora blight resistant genotypes through in vivo mutagenesis in sesame ( Sesamum indicum L.):PI Dr. Vedna Kumari

BARC

24.94

6.

Exploration and germplasm collection of wild spp. and local land races of linseed (Linum usitatissimum ) in Himachal Pradesh: PI Dr Satish Paul

ICAR

5.12

iii) Recently sanctioned projects

S. No.

Title of Adhoc Project

Funding Agency

Amount ( Rs. in Lacs )

1.

Molecular Markers assisted pyramiding of bean anthracnose resistance genes in Indian Common bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris L.): PI Dr. Anju Pathania

DST

22.79

2.

Synthesis of new gene pool following introgression of Ascochyta blight resistance and cold tolerance from Cicer echinospermum into cultivated chickpea ( Cicer arietinum L.): PI Dr. Gopal Katna

CSIR

25.86

iv) Recently submitted projects

S. No.

Title of Adhoc Project

Funding Agency

Amount ( Rs. in Lacs )

1.

Flagship Pre Breeding Programme in Wheat through ICAR: Dr. H. K. Chaudhary

ICAR

559.00

2.

Enhancing pulses production in Himachal Pradesh by development and popularization of varieties for inter- culture in orchards using improved pulse production and protection technologies (IPPPT) through farmers participatory approach: Coordinator Dr. R. K. Mittal, PI Dr. Daizy Basandrai, Dr. Gopal Katna, Dr. Anju Pathania

Ministry of Agril & Co-operation

149.68

3.

Multi-institutional with IHBT for tea karyotyping: PI Dr. H. K. Chaudhary & Dr. Sanatsujat Singh

DST

150.00

v) Miscellaneous

S. No.

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Amount ( Rs. in Lacs )

1.

Hybrid Seed Testing: PI HOD

Pvt. Sector

10 -15 per annum

2.

Training in Modern Plant Breeding Approaches: PI Dr H. K. Chaudhary

Faculty & students of diff. Institutions

2 - 3 per annum

3.

Revolving Fund Schemes (3): PI HOD

Sale of seed & propagules

5 - 6 per annum

4.

Licensing of Crop Varieties: PI HOD

Pvt. Sector

In Process for one variety