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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 2016-17 2017-18
Large Grants (LG) Projects Details - 2015-16

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The LG will be utilized as a mechanism to address long-term multi-site, ecological-monitoring trans-boundary issues in the IHR, i.e. issues spanning over two or more states/countries to consolidate the existing knowledge base, especially relevant to manage mountain resources and conduct research on emerging issues to acquire new knowledge. The LGs are projects that will be with total budgetary outlay of over 500 lakhs.

LG Projects Approved for Financial Year 2015-16

S. No. Project Title Project Proponent Total Grants
(in Rs.)
1st Installment
(in Rs.)
Half yearly Progress Report Details
1.
Rejuvenation of Springs and Spring-fed Streams in Mid-Himalayan Basins using Spring Sanctuary Concept Er. Soukhin Tarafdar, Garhwal Unit, GBPIHED, Srinagar-Garhwal
37616000
19389600
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2.
Biodiversity Assessment through Long-term Monitoring Plots in Indian Himalayan Landscape Dr. Paramjit Singh, Botanical Survey of India CGO Complex, Block D& F, 3rd MSO Building Sector-1, Salt Lake, Kolkata
34371200
11194400
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3.
Timberline and Altitudinal Gradient Ecology of Himalayas, and Human Use Sustenance in a Warming Climate Prof. S.P. Singh, Central Himalayan Environment Association, Nainital
64125200
30238800
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4.
Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution Mechanism in Indian Himalayan Region: Risk Assessment, Prediction, and Management Through Research and Community Engagement Dr. G S Rawat, Faculty of Wild Life Sciences, Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun
44488800
22436400
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5.
Dynamics of Himalayan Ecosystem and its Impact under Changing Climate Scenario Prof. A. P. Dimri, Dept. of Env. Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
21002000
12750000
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6.
Technology Development, Management, and Long-Term Monitoring of Shifting Cultivation and Coal Mining in North-Eastern India Prof. S.K. Barik, Department of Botany, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong
28565600
9617600
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Total
23,01,68,800
105626800