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Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

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“R&D Scheme for Conservation and Development” supports and funds research projects on identified thematic areas to various research Institutions/Universities. During the last three years, a total 22 research projects under different thematic area have been approved by the Ministry. The details are annexed.

Details of the funds allocated and utilized during the last three years are as follows:

(₹ in Crore)

YearsAllocated AmountUtilized Amount
2019-204.504.49
2020-213.002.58
2021-225.004.21

Under R&D Scheme, “Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and Adaptation” is one of the thematic area, wherein Ministry is also providing financial assistance to the specific research projects. 03 projects have been approved during the last three years and the details are as follows:

YearS.No.Title of the ProjectOrganization/ University
2020-21 Microbial communities in changing climatic regime: Analysis of primary and secondary risk factorsSri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, Delhi
 NIR Light reflective Nano composite plastering mortar/coating towards climate change adaptation in buildingsMepcoSchlenk Engineering College, Sivaski, Tamil Nadu
2021-22 Understanding the Relationship between Forest and Water in the context of Changing Climate Variables of Narmada CatchmentIndian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, M.P.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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Annexure

The details of 22 research projects under different thematic area which have been approved by the Ministry during the last three years are as under:-.

YearS.No.Thematic AreaTitle of the ProjectOrganization
2019-20 Conservation and Management of Landscapes and Ecologically sensitive areas including issues of sustainable livelihoodsEcology 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
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceAn integrated approach for conservation of Takin (Budorcastaxicolor) in North East India: Linking species ecology and traditional ecological knowledge.Wildlife Institute of India
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceAssessing fine scale distribution pattern, population and habitat status of northern Swamp Deer (Rucervusduvauceli) across upperGangetic Plains of north India.Wildlife Institute of India
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceSecuring habitats for threatened mountain ungulates through robust population assessment and conservation planning.Wildlife Institute of India
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceAssessment of Disease Prevalence in Ungulates in Protected Areas of North East India.Wildlife Institute of India
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceQuantification 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
 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
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfacePopulation 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
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceEcological 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
 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
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceEmerging 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
 Socio-economic issues of environment and Sustainable DevelopmentAssessment of Landfill Gas Recovery and Utilization and Reduction of GHG Emission at the Madurai landfill, Tamil Nadu, India. Thiagarajara College of Engineering
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceTracking 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
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceAssessment of Changes for the Conservation and Management of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve.Pondicherry University
 Socio-economic issues of environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDevelopment of low energy- low carbon ECO cementitious binders via synergistic use of low graded industrial wastes for sustainable development. CSIR Central Building Research Institute
 Socio-economic issues of environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDevelopment of performance improved precast lightweight composite materials using solid waste.CSIR Central Building Research Institute
2020-21 Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and AdaptationMicrobial communities in changing climatic regime: Analysis of primary and secondary risk factors.Sri Venkateswara College
 Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and AdaptationNIR Light reflective Nano composite plastering mortar/coating towards climate change adaptation in buildings.MepcoSchlenlk Engineering College
2021-22 Sustainable Management of Natural ResourcesHabitat 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
 Ecosystems Conservation & Management (Mountain, Forest, Coastal, Wetlands, Pastoral, etc.) and Evaluation of Ecosystem ServicesExploration 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
 Climate Change: Vulnerability & Risk Assessment, Process, Mitigation and AdaptationUnderstanding The Relationship Between Forest And Water In The Context Of Changing Climate Variables of Narmada Catchment.Indian Institute ofForest Management
 Biodiversity Conservation including Issues of Alien and invasive species and Human-wildlife InterfaceAn exploration of the  mangroves of the Eco-Sensitive Zone of  Bhadrak wildlife division (Odisha) for their fungal endophyte diversity.VivekanandaInstitute ofTropicalMycology

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