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National Mission on Himalayan Studies

Implemented by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC)
Nodal and Serving hub with G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development

2015-16

IERP Projects funded under the NMHS



S. No. Project Title Project Proponent Total Grants (in Rs.) Details
1.
Development of green campus in schools of Manipur, Northeast India. Dr. H. B. Singh, CSIR-North-East Institute of Science & Technology, Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur
9,84,500
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2.
Conservation by transplantation of rarest of rare perennial tuberous herb Eremostachys superba, in Siwalik and lower Mussoorie hills of Uttarakhand Himalayas. Dr. Y. P. S. Pundir, DBS (PG) College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
6,76,200
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3.
Exploring Nettle as an alternative nutrition-rich field crop in Uttarakhand. Dr. Vasudha Pant, Green Hills Trust, Kranti Kuteer, East Pokharkhali, Almora, Uttarakhand
7,17,150
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4.
Bio-methanation of food waste at Sahstradhara tourist destination by high rate modular digester in collaboration of Sahstradhara destination management committee (SDMC). Mr. Vipin Kumar, Department of Environment Scientist, Himalayan Institute For Environment, Ecology and Development (HIFEED)Ranichauri, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand
14,74,000
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5.
Habitat study and exploration of species diversity of Cordyceps for their pharmacological effects on selective physiological parameters and artificial culture of selected species. Dr. Chandra Singh Negi, Department of Zoology, LSM Govt. Post Graduate College, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
19,25,000
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6.
A study on some antioxidant and antimicrobial activity bearing aromatic and medicinal plants of North-West Himalaya: there active constituents, activity and impact of environmental factors on their active constituents. Dr. Girish Chandra Shah, Department of Chemistry, Kumaun University, S.S.J. Campus, Almora, Uttarakhand
12,99,500
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7.
Root-associated ectomycorrizal fungi of Kashmir Himalayan conifers and effect of in-vitro mycorrhization of conifer seedlings on their growth and survival under field conditions. Prof. Zafar A. Reshi, Professor, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K.
15,43,500
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8.
Sustainable management of land through improved Albizia procera plants in mid Himalayan region. Dr. (Mrs.) Neerja Rana, Department of Basic Science, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, H.P.
12,43,000
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9.
Organic farming promotion through sensitization, awareness generation and capacity building of farmers for sustainable agro-ecological systems, Improved livelihood for healthier Himalayan region. Dr. Yasmin Janjhua, Department of Business Management, Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, H.P.
10,89,000
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10.
Vulnerability of disturbances, resource mapping & ex-situ conservation of endemic & relict species Betula utilis D.Don (Himalayan birch) in Sindh forest division of Kashmir. Dr. T.H. Masoodi, of Forestry, SKUAST of Kashmir, Benhama, Ganderbal, J&K.
12,81,500
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11.
Microbial keratinases – An economic, ecofriendly and innovative approach for waste management. Dr. Sunita Devi, Department of Basic Science, College of Forestry, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, H.P.
19,68,560
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12.
Diversity and conservation of wild edible and medicinal mushrooms of Uttarakhand Himalaya. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Bhatt, Department of Botany & Microbiology, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.
13,20,000
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13.
Biodiversity, habitat association and GIS mapping of Noctuid moths Noctuidae: Lepidoptera of Chirpine forest of Jammu Province (Jammu & Kashmir) India. Dr. Pawan Kumar, Forest Protection Division, Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Conifer Campus, Panthaghati, Shimla, H.P.
12,50,000
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14.
Conservation of Pinus gerardiana through mycorrhizal biotechnology. Dr. Ashwani Tapwal, Forest Protection Division, Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Conifer Campus, Panthaghati, Shimla, H.P.
16,84,000
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15.
Supplementary livelihood options through utilization of wild apricot fruit pulp and oil and conservation of Apricot through mass propagation at and around Uttarkashi. Dr. Arun K. Agrawal, Govt. P.G. College, Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand
14,55,000
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16.
Conservation and management of biodiversity for the Darjeeling Himalaya. Dr. Gambir Singh Yonzone, Darjeeling Society of Education, Research and Development, 3B Kutchery Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
11,20,000
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17.
Temperate mushrooms cultivation for livelihood development and natural resources conservation in the selected Panchayats of Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh. Dr. Maninder Jeet Kaur, Himalayan Research Group (HRG) Shimla, Umesh Bhavan, Chotta Shimla, H.P.
14,59,500
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18.
Selection and genetic improvement of Wild Pomegranate (Punica granatum) – a commercially an ecologically important species of mid-hill regions of Himachal Pradesh. Dr.(Mrs.) Tara Gupta, Department of Tree Improvement & Genetic Resources, College of Forestry, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, H.P.
11,60,500
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19.
Education on water conservation, water quality and health hygiene. Dr. Bhavtosh Sharma, Uttarakhand Science Education & Research Centre (USERC), 33 Vasant Vihar, Phase -2, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
5,96,000
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20.
Cultivation of organic agriculture and vegetable for livelihood improvement in the Himalayan region. Mr. B.C. Pandey, Parvatiya Vikas Evam Shodh Samiti (PVSS), Bageshwar, Uttarakhand
6,64,650
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21.
Ecological, taxonomical and ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants of Nainital district in Uttarakhand, India. Dr. Lalit M. Tewari, Department of Botany, DSB Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand.
13,65,000
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22.
Plant traits, soil microbial properties and ecosystem services in agroforestry systems in Garhwal Himalaya. Prof. Kusum Arunachalam, Department of Environment & Natural Resource, Doon University, Kedarpur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
19,68,560
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23.
Income generation programme (IGP) for rural women through high valued medicinal plants cultivation in higher altitude villages particularly in flood affected areas of Uttarakhand. Dr. S.S. Koranga, Human India, Srikot, Sringar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand.
14,09,100
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24.
Survey and validation studies on local food and medicinal bioresources of Kameng and Tawang districts of Arunachal Pradesh for supplementary rural livelihood security. Dr. Pallabi Kalita Hui, Departement of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Yupia, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh.
16,06,000
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25.
Impact of hypolimnetic aeration on ecology of Naukuchiyatal lake, Kumaun Himalaya. Dr. P.K. Gupta, Deptt. of Zoology, DSB Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand.
14,71,250
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26.
Kaushal vikas va takneeki hastantaran dwara gramino ko pashupalan ke liye protsahit kar swarojgar ko badhawa dena. Shri. Rajendra Singh Kanwal, Parwarish Samajik Kalyan Samiti, N.T.D, Almora, Uttarakhand
7,98,000
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27.
Physicochemical and microbilogical assessment of some selected water springs of central Himalayan region. Dr. Gopal Krishna Joshi, Deptt. of Zoology and Biotechnology, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.
14,63,000
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