Externally funded projects

ProjectDurationFunding agency
Equipping farmers with microbial bioconversion technologies for rural livelihood security through low-cost farm input production 2013- 2017 RKVY
Bio-Prospecting of Microbes from Different Agro-Ecological Niches for Promotion of Low-Input Green Technology for Sustainable and Organic Farming in Eco- Agriculture 3 years (2014-2017) UPCAR
Development of ecofriendly and cost effective mass production technology of biocontrol agent for resource poor farmers 3 years (2015-2018) UPCST
Network project on Computational Biology & Agricultural Bioinformatics 3 years (2014-2017) CABin
Computational biology approach for deciphering stress induced transcriptomic and proteomic changes in rice-microbial interaction system 3 years (2017-2020) CABin
India-UK Nitrogen Fixation Centre (IUNFC) (PI: Dr. A.K. Saxena) 3 years (2016-2019) DBT
Biofortification of Wheat and Maize with Zinc and Iron Using Endophytic Microorganisms (PI: Hillol Chakdar, CoPI: Dr. A.K. Saxena and Dr. Kumar, M.) 3 years (2017-2020) NASF
Scale-up Fortification and Dissemination of Microbial Agro-waste Bioconversion Technology for Empowering Rural Weaker Sections (PI: Dr. D.P. Singh; Co-PI: Dr. Renu and Dr. Sanjay Goswami) 3 years (2018-2021) DST
Promotion of microbe mediated farm centric approaches to improve soil and plant health and generate livelihood for farmers in Mau (UP) (PI: Dr. D.P. Singh; Co-PI: Dr. Renu and Dr. Pramod Sahu) 3 years (2018-2021) DST
Establishment of DBT-Biotech Kisan Hub in ICAR-NBAIM (PI: Dr. D.P. Singh; Co-PI: Dr. Renu and Dr. Sanjay Goswami) 3 years (2019-2022) DBT
Biotechnology Application Hub for Microbial Management of Agricultural Wastes; Under Scheme : DBT BIOTECH KISAN SCHEME FOR ASPIRATIONAL DISTRICTS 2 years Sept 2019-Aug., 2021 DBT
Inventorization of microbe based technologies developed in National Agricultural Research System (NARS) for catalyzing their effective translation from lab to land (Dr. Hillol Chakdar, Co-PI: Dr. A.K. Saxena, Dr. Kumar, Dr. Arjun) 2 years (2019-2021) DST
Evaluation and utilization of abiotic stress alleviating microbes for management of drought stress in selected cereal and oilseed crops (Collaboration with UPL) (PI: Dr. A.K. Saxena; Co-PI: Dr. Alok K. Srivastava and Dr. Hillol Chakdar) 1 yr 6 months UPL Limited, Mumbai
MLST and temperature study for Paceilomyces lilacinus PL01 (Collaboration with T. Stanes) (PI: Dr. Alok K. Srivastava; Co-PI: Dr. Anil K. Saxena, Dr. Kumar, M., Dr. Arjun Singh) 6 months T. Stanes, Coimbatore
Evaluation of semi-finished biofertilizer, Nemix-C for plant growth promotion under contained environmental conditions 1 year CHR-Hansen (India) Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
Biological Nitrogen Fixation in Cereals, Network Project 2 years (2015-2017) ICAR
CRP- Genomics 3 years (2017-2020) ICAR
CRP- Agrodiversity 1 year (2016-17) ICAR
Microbial diversity analysis of extreme/unique ecological niches 3 year (2017-2020) ICAR- AMAAS
Reference and de Novo draft genome sequencing of potential AIMs and their functional annotation 3 year (2017-2020) ICAR- AMAAS
Microbial genomic resource repository 3 year (2017-2020) ICAR- AMAAS
Development of research modules and pipelines for commercialization and regulatory requirements concerning bio-pesticides 3 year (2017-2020) ICAR- AMAAS
Development of gene-chip for detection of major fungal plant pathogens 3 year (2017-2020) ICAR- AMAAS
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