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Year S.No. Thematic Area Title of the Project Organization 2019-20   Conservation and Management of Landscapes and Ecological

Year

S.No.

Thematic Area

Title of the Project

Organization

2019-20

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Conservation and Management of Landscapes and Ecologically sensitive areas including issues of sustainable livelihoods

Ecology and Recovery of critically endangered Vulture species in Pong Dam Protected Area (PA) and its Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) in Himachal Pradesh.

Wildlife Institute of India

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

An integrated approach for conservation of Takin (Budorcastaxicolor) in North East India: Linking species ecology and traditional ecological knowledge.

Wildlife Institute of India

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Assessing fine scale distribution pattern, population and habitat status of northern Swamp Deer (Rucervusduvauceli) across upperGangetic Plains of north India.

Wildlife Institute of India

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Securing habitats for threatened mountain ungulates through robust population assessment and conservation planning.

Wildlife Institute of India

  1.  

Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Assessment of Disease Prevalence in Ungulates in Protected Areas of North East India.

Wildlife Institute of India

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Quantification of the Economic and Ecological Services of Eco-tourism as a Livelihood Option for the Sustainability of the Rhino Population in Manas Tiger Reserve, Assam.

Rain Forest Research Institute

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Pollution Prevention – Clean Technologies and Processes, Cleaner Production, 3Rs, Resource Efficiency, Waste Minimisation and Management, etc.

Design, Development and Evaluation of Indigenous Sensors Based Air Quality Monitoring System and Data Analysis Using Deep Learning.

St. Peters Institute of Higher Education and Research

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Population Status, Ecology and Conservation of the Indian Swiftlet (Aerodramus unicolor) West Coast and Offshore Islands in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra.

Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Ecological assessment of endemic and threatened Laughing thrushes of the Western Ghats to develop conservation plan for securing their population and habitats.

Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History

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Pollution Prevention – Clean Technologies and Processes, Cleaner Production, 3Rs, Resource Efficiency, Waste Minimisation and Management, etc.

Sustainable utilisation of Industrial waste materials for the development of cementlessferrocement precast panels for Impact load.

MepcoSchlenk  Engineering College

  1.  

Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Emerging infectious disease in birds across a gradient of alien invasive trees mapped using Remote Sensing on Shola Sky Islands.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

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Socio-economic issues of environment and Sustainable Development

Assessment of Landfill Gas Recovery and Utilization and Reduction of GHG Emission at the Madurai landfill, Tamil Nadu, India.

Thiagarajara College of Engineering

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Tracking and assessment threats of highly critically endangered scaly giant Chinese Pangolin (Manispentadactyla) with special reference to sensitization of local communities for its long-term conservation in north-eastern states of India.

Amity University

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Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

Assessment of Changes for the Conservation and Management of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve.

Pondicherry University

  1.  

Socio-economic issues of environment and Sustainable Development

Development of low energy- low carbon ECO cementitious binders via synergistic use of low graded industrial wastes for sustainable development.

CSIR Central Building Research Institute

  1.  

Socio-economic issues of environment and Sustainable Development

Development of performance improved precast lightweight composite materials using solid waste.

CSIR Central Building Research Institute

2020-21

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Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and Adaptation

Microbial communities in changing climatic regime: Analysis of primary and secondary risk factors.

Sri Venkateswara College

  1.  

Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and Adaptation

NIR Light reflective Nano composite plastering mortar/coating towards climate change adaptation in buildings.

MepcoSchlenlk Engineering College

2021-22

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Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Habitat distribution modelling and reinforcement of two threatened trees in the Kerala region of the Western Ghats for the improvement of their  conservation status.

Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute

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Ecosystems Conservation & Management (Mountain, Forest, Coastal, Wetlands, Pastoral, etc.) and Evaluation of Ecosystem Services

Exploration And Conservation Of Edible And Medicinal Mushroom Diversity And Documentation Of Ethno Mycological Knowledge From Forests Of Coimbatore District Of Western Ghats For Restoration Of Nutritional Security Through Recycling Of Agro Forest Wastes.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

  1.  

Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and Adaptation

Understanding The Relationship Between Forest And Water In The Context Of Changing Climate Variables of Narmada Catchment.

Indian Institute of

Forest Management

  1.  

Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife Interface

An exploration of the  mangroves of the Eco-Sensitive Zone of  Bhadrak wildlife division (Odisha) for their fungal endophyte diversity.

Vivekananda

Institute of

Tropical

Mycology