Research Initiatives


Externally funded Research Projects in force in University

CENTRE FOR PLANT SCIENCES

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Chemical and Phylogenetic Diversity
of Seaweeds in Indian Subcontinent

Dr. Felix Bast

2012-2017

Rs, 35 Lakhs

DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award

Genotoxicity detection in drinking
water from Malwa region, Punjab

Dr. Felix Bast

2012-2014

Rs. 6 Lakhs

UGC-BSR Start-up Grant

Analysis of genetic variations and
structure of Rhododendron, a Rare
and endangered tree species in western Himalaya.

Dr. Pankaj Bhardwaj

2013-2016

Rs. 28,23,360

DST Fast track

Investigating the Mechanisms Associated
with Temperature Stress Tolerance imposed
by Non-lethal stress conditions; Understanding 
metabolic relationship between Drought x Cold and Drought x Heat stress in Chickpea (Cicerarietinum L.)

Dr. Sanjeev
Kumar

2012-2014

Rs. 6 Lakhs

UGC-BSR 
Start-up Grant

APE1/Ref-1’s Dual Functions Countering
Beta Amyloid Induced Genotoxicity

Dr. Anil K. Mantha

2012-2014

US $ 99,990

Alzheimer's 
Association, USA

CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Bioherbicidal potential of immobilized (encapsulated/entrapped) formulations of essential oil from leaves of plant Callistemon viminalis

Dr. Sunil Mittal

2012-2015

Rs. 23 Lakhs

DST-Fast Track

Effect of arsenic toxicity and its accumulation potential in Oryza sativa L. varieties grown in Malwa region of Punjab

Dr. Sunil Mittal

2013-2015

Rs. 6 Lakhs

UGC-BSR Start-up Grant

Spatial Distribution of Uranium and Associated Water Quality Parameters in Groundwater/Drinking Water of six Districts (Fatehgarh Sahib, Ludhiana, SBS Nagar, Rupnagar, Barnala) of Punjab and One District (Hanumangarh) in  Rajesthan, India Dr. Sunil Mittal 2014-16 Rs.24.49 lacs BRNS BARC

Assessment of Chlorpyriphos in Non- Bt Cotton Soil of Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda and the effect of Amendments ,Organic matter and Biofertilizers on Chlorpyriphos degradation

Dr. Dhanya M.S

2012-14

Rs. 6 Lakhs

UGC-BSR Start-up Grant

Fluorimetric estimation of Uranium and its source apportionment in groundwater of Bathinda district in Punjab

Dr. Yogalakshmi K.N.

2012-14

Rs. 6 Lakhs

UGC-BSR Start-up Grant

Assessment of Organochlorine pesticide residues in groundwater and soil of Bathinda district, Punjab Dr. Puneeta Pandey 2015-17 Rs. 6 Lakhs

UGC

Start-up Grant

Synthesis and Evaluation of Calixarene capped quantum dots for sensing of organic analytes

Dr. J. Nagendra Babu

2012-2015

Rs. 21 Lakhs

DST Fast track

CENTRE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES AND NATURAL PRODUCTS

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Design, Synthesis and Biological Screening of Novel Multi-target Inhibitors of Tyrosine Kinase(s) and Topoisomerase-I

Dr. Raj Kumar

2012-2015

Rs. 27 Lakhs

DST Fast track

Synthesis of Rebaudioside-A: Natural Substitute for sugar from Stevia rebaudiana(Bertoni)

Dr. Vikas Jaitak

2013-2016

Rs. 28 Lakhs

DST-Fast track

CENTRE FOR PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Thin Film Deposition of Magnetic Oxides using Spray Pyrolysis Technique and their Characterization

Dr. Kamlesh Yadav

2014-2015

Rs. 3 Lakhs

RSM programme, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda 

CENTRE FOR GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Assessment of Urban Environment Quality of Bathinda: A Socio-Geographical Perspective

Dr. Kiran Kumari Singh

2013 - 2015

 Rs.
4,00,000

ICSSR

CENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Ecocriticism and Modern Punjabi Poetry

Dr. Zameerpal Kaur

2013-2015

Rs. 7,96,100

UGC

Grammatical Structure of Bagri Dialect

Dr. Rajinder Kumar

2013-2015

Rs. 8,90,600

UGC

Taboo Issues in Contemporary Indian Cinema and Theatre and their treatment with special focus on theories of Subjectivity

Dr. Alpna Saini

2013-2015

Rs. 1,20,000

UGC

CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES

Title of Project

PI and Co-PI-if any

Duration

Amount sanctioned

Funding Agency

Socio economic externalities of Guru Nanak Dev thermal power plant in Bathinda

Dr. Sandeep Kaur

2012-14

Rs.
4, 85 900

ICSSR