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SXC - Projects

Details of ongoing projects in the following format (year-wise):

Microbiology Department

Dr. Arup Kumar Mitra
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
DBT star college interdisciplinary research DBT, Govt. of India. Microbiology Dr. Arup Kumar Mitra Rs.36 lakhs
Plant microbe interaction on arsenic
remediation (No.794 (Sanc.)ST/P/S&T/1G-7/2015)
Major R&D Project DST, Govt. of West-Bengal. Microbiology Dr. Arup Kumar Mitra (PI)
Dr. Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury (CI)
Rs.19 lakh 6 thousands
Mangrove plants: A solution to bacterial,
fungal and cancerous growth (Sanc. No.: 71 (sanc.)-BT/ST/P/S&T/2G-45/2017)
Major R&D Project DBT, Govt. of West-Bengal. Microbiology Dr. Satadal Das and Dr.Arup Kumar Mitra Rs.14 lakhs 43 thousands
Plant microbe interaction on arsenic
remediation (No.794 (Sanc.)ST/P/S&T/1G-7/2015)
Major R&D Project DST, Govt. of West-Bengal. Microbiology Dr. Arup Kumar Mitra (PI)
Dr. Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury (CI)
Rs.19 lakh 6 thousands
DBT star college interdisciplinary research DBT, Govt. of India. Microbiology Dr. Arup Kumar Mitra Rs.36 lakhs
Dr. Mahashweta Mitra Ghosh
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
“Identification of major pathogenic microbes
in hospital effluents using metagenomics
screening and design of potent inhibitors
using virtual screening of medicinal plat
library against them”
Major WBDST Microbiology Dr. Mahashweta Mitra Ghosh 14 lakhs
Dr. Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Biochemical, biomedical, molecular evaluation
of Darjeeling tea (Camellia sinensis
L. (O) Kuntze.) clones under natural UV
radiation stress
Minor UGC Microbiology Dr. Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury 4,75,000

Details of Completed projects in the following format (year-wise):

Biotechnology Department

Dr. Aniruddha Banerji
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) A
Potential Regulator Of Matrix
Metalloproteinases (MMP)
Major Research Project
(Principal Investigator: Period: 2014-17)
Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of West Bengal Biotechnology Dr. Aniruddha Banerji Rs.17,62,614/-
(sanctioned)

Computer Science Department

Dr. Asoke Nath
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Introduction to Cryptography and Network
security (2010-2012)
Minor UGC Computer Science Asoke Nath 1,26,000/-
A Practical Approach Towards the Realization
of Green ICT and Sustainability in Higher
Education Institutes
Minor UGC Computer Science Shalabh Agarwal : Chief Investigator
And
Asoke Nath : Co-investigator
2,00,000/-
Prof. Romit S. Beed
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
SXCCAA member database software SXCCAA Computer Sc. Romit Beed 20000/-
Prof. Shalabh Agarwal
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
A Practical Approach Towards the Realization
of Green ICT and Sustainability in Higher
Education Institutes
Minor
Research Project
UGC Computer Sc. Shalabh Agarwal 2,00,000

Microbiology Department

Dr. Anindita Banerjee
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Screening of tribal medicinal plants
from Paschim Medinipur for their
antioxidant and antimicrobial
properties.
Minor Project UGC Microbiology Dr. Anindita Banerjee 3,60,000/-
Dr. Kasturi Sarkar
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Effect of prebiotics on the
antibiotic sensitivity of lactobacilli
Minor UGC Kasturi Sarkar 3,75,000.00/-
Dr. Mahashweta Mitra Ghosh
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
“Isolation of bacterial consortium from the
roots and rhizosphere zone of metal tolerant
wetland plant Typha and establishing the
role of this bacterial consortium in Iron
plaque formation and imparting heavy metal
tolerance to the wetland plant Typha growing
in heavy metal enriched Uranium mine
tailings (July 2009-June2012).
Major CSIR Microbiology Dr. Mahashweta Mitra Ghosh 14.5 lakhs
“Investigating the role of rhizospheric
bacteria in promoting the growh of
Typhaangustifolia
involved in heavy
metal detoxification”(2011-2013)
Minor UGC Microbiology Dr. Mahashweta Mitra Ghosh 2 lakhs
Dr. Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Studies on keeping quality of different types
of
tea (Black, Green, Oolong & White) and their
bio chemical aspects & anti oxidant
properties
Major-In house project of Tea Board NTRF Microbiology Dr. Sudeshna Shyam Choudhury 25.00 Lakhs

Statics Department

Dr. Surupa Chakraborty
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
Ascertainment adjusted familial data analysis
under some irregular phenomena

Major research Project

1.2.2103-30.1.2016

CSIR Statistics Dr Surupa Chakraborty Rs 5,88,383/-

Political Science Department

Dr. Panchali Sen
Name of Project Type of Project Funding Agency Department Name of Faculty Amount
National Mission for Education through ICT. MOOC UGC MHRD,GOI Dr. Panchali Sen