Externally Funded Projects



Name of the Project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration

Identification of causal SNPs in promoter sequence of Co-5 and development of functional gene-based markers for anthracnose resistance in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

Dr. R.K. Salgotra

DST-in collaboration with Mexico

Three Years

Molecular marker assisted pyramiding of white rust resistance genes AcB1A4.1 and AcB1A5.1 in Brassica juncea cultivar RSPR 01 recommended in Jammu and Kashmir

Dr. Manmohan Sharma

DBT, New Delhi
New Delhi

Three Years

Funds for Infrastructure in Science and Technology

Dr. R.K. Salgotra

DST, New Delhi

Five Years

Development of semi-dwarf blast and bacterial blight resistant version of Ranbir Basmati by marker assisted backcross breeding

Dr. R.K. Salgotra


DBT, New Delhi
Three Years

Genome wide analysis of small c-terminally encoded peptide (CEP) multigene family and elucidating its role in rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Dr. Sumita Kumari DST, New Delhi
Three Years

SSR based germplasm characterization for resistance to powdery mildew in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

Dr. Susheel Sharma DBT, New Delhi Three years
Assessment of genetic diversity of basmati rice using molecular markers and in situ conservation through participatory approach Dr. R.K. Salgotra DBT, New Delhi Three Years
Determination of genetic diversity among common bean and assessment for water stress tolerance Dr. S.M. Zargar DST, SERB, New Delhi Three Years
Development of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in Brassica juncea Dr. Ravinder Singh DBT, New Delhi Three Years
Molecular marker assisted introgression and validation of blast resistance genes in rice cultivar K 343 recommended for the hill zone of Jammu & Kashmir Dr. Manmohan Sharma DST, SERB, New Delhi Three Years
Molecular marker assisted introgression of powdery mildew resistance genes into the elite cultivar of pea (Pisum sativum L.) Dr. Susheel Sharma DST, SERB (Young Scientist), New Delhi Three Years
Development of molecular laboratory for analysis of purity of germplasm of basmati rice and other seeds Dr. R.K. Salgotra STFP, J&K State Govt. Five Years
Erucic acid profiling and introgression of low erucic acid traits in desirable cultivars of Brassica juncea Dr. G.K. Rai DBT, New Delhi Three Years
Farmers’ participatory collection, characterization and conservation of endangered diversity of ginger in Shivaliks Dr. Susheel Sharma DST, SARTHI, New Delhi Three Years

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