Research Projects

Sl.No. Research Project Particulars ( External Grants)
1. Principal Investigator

Project title: Development and Deployment of Mobile based Agro-Advisory System in North-East India (m4AgriNEI)

Budget: INR 18.2 Million (Rs.182 Lakh)

Duration: Two Years (May, 2012 to April, 2014)

Funding and Project Partner Agency: Media Lab Asia, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India

Project Portal: www.m4agrinei.in

2. Principal Investigator

Project title: Agrarian Crisis and Socio-Economic Issues among Rural Tribal Youth in North-East Hill Region of India

Budget: INR 3.5 Million (Rs.35 Lakh)

Duration: Two Years (September, 2013 to August, 2015)

Funding Agency: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

3. Co-Principal Investigator

Project title: Sustainable Low Cost Pest and Diseases Management Technologies for Productivity Enhancement in Khasi Mandarin Oranges of Arunachal Pradesh

Duration: 2012-2014 (Three years)

Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, MoS&T, GoI

4. Co-Principal Investigator

Project title: Assessment of the Consequences of Extreme Climate Variability on Men and Women Farmers in Ensuring Food Security and Sustaining Livelihoods: A Case Study in Rice Based Farming in North-East India

Budget: INR 0.36 Million (Rs. 3.64 Lakh)

Duration: 2011( Six months)

Funding Agency: NAIP-IFAD Facility (International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines & CAU Collaborative Project)

5. Co-Principal Investigator

Project title: Screening and Demonstration of Wild Edible Mushroom of Arunachal Pradesh for Commercial Cultivation among  Tribal Farmers of Arunachal Pradesh State of North-East India

Budget: INR 0.919 Million (Rs.9.19 Lakh)

Duration: 2008-09 & 2009-10 (Two years)

Funding Agency: Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, GoI

6. Principal Investigator

Project title: Touch Screen Kiosk for Farm Technology Transfer Among Tribal Farmers of Arunachal Pradesh State of North-East India (e-AgriKiosk)

Budget: INR 2.565 Million (Rs. 25.65 Lakh)

Duration: Two Years (July, 2008 to June, 2010)

Funding Agency: NABARD

7. Centre Co-ordinating-Principal Investigator

Project title: Creating Model e-Villages in North-East India (e-Village).

Budget: INR 6.645 Million (Rs. 66.45 Lakh)

Duration: Two Years (June, 2008 to May, 2010)

Funding Agency: C-DAC, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India

(C-DAC, Hyderabad & CAU-Inter-institutional Collaborative Project).

8. Principal Investigator

Project title: Application of ICTs for Agricultural Extension Services Provision and its Impact among the Tribal Farmers of Arunachal Pradesh State of North-East India (e-Arik).

Budget: INR 1.6 Million (Rs. 16 Lakh)

Duration: Two Years (March, 2007 to February, 2009)

Funding Agency: DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

 

9. Title: Farmers Training Needs Assessment through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) in East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh.

Budget: 0.36 Lakh

Duration: One Year (October, 2005 to September, 2006)

Funding Agency: CAU

 PG Research Guidance: M.Sc (Agril.) in Agricultural Extension

Sl. No. Topic of the Thesis & Year of Submission Student Name
1. Analysis of Public Agricultural Extension Services in Tripura (2012) Mr. Amit Debnath
2. Awareness and Utilization of Agricultural Communication Sources among the Farmers of Manipur (2013) Ms. Amita Henglam
3. Agricultural Innovation Systems in System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Tripura (2013) Ms. Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee
4. Impact of ICTs in Agricultural and Rural Development among the farmers of Meghalaya (2014) Ms. Rebbacka Syiem