Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
कवयित्री बहिणाबाई चौधरी उत्तर महाराष्ट्र विद्यापीठ, जळगाव
Maharashtra, India
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Completed Research Projects
Sr. No. Name of the Investigator Title of the project and duration Duration (Yrs.) Amount sanctioned (Rs. lacs) Funding Agency


Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (PI) UGC-BSR Mid-Career Grant 2 10.00 UGC, New Delhi


Dr. Bhavana V Mohite (PI); Dr. S. V. Patil (Project Mentor DST-SERB Young Scientist 3 41.00 DST, New Delhi


Ms. Raksha A. Kankariya (PI) (DST Women Scientist-A); Dr. Navin D. Dandi (Project Mentor) Development of a 2,4 diacetylphloroglucinol producing and plant growth promoting biocontrol formulation (15th June 2015-18) 3 16.50 DST (WOS-A), New Delhi


Prof. A. B. Chaudhari (PI), & Dr. Navin D. Dandi (Co-PI) New generation nanomaterial and PGPR based bioformulation for yield and nutritional improvement of crops (Nov, 2014- Oct, 2017) 3 62.384 DBT, New Delhi


Prof. B. L. Chaudhari (PI & Coordinator) collaboration with (i) MJ College, Jalgaon & (ii) Jai Biotech, Nashik Bioprocess Development & Application of Laccase from Basiodiomycota sp. (July 2014 –Jun 2017) 3 49.48 (KBCNMU: 18.51) DBT, New Delhi


Prof. P.R. Puranik (Coordinator and PI) and Dr. S.T. Pawar, T.C. College, Baramati, Pune (PI) Bioremediation of salt affected soils using halotolerant PGPR and cyanobacterial inoculants (Dec 2013 - Dec 2016) 3 47.15 DBT, New Delhi


Dr. S. V. Patil (PI) & Dr. B. K. Salunke (Co PI) Screening of mosquito larvicidal toxin producing microbes (2013-2016) 3 38.00 DBT, New Delhi


Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (PI & Coordinator) (in collaboration with NCL, Pune Studies on interaction of Plant α-amylase inhibitors with insect amylase (Aug 2012-Jul 2015) 3 17.82 DBT, New Delhi


Dr. Kanan Puranik (PDF) & Prof. A. B. Chaudhari Development of low cost biofertilizer and land reclamation agent from farm waste (Feb. 2012 – 2017) 5 20.98 UGC PDF for Women
10. Prof. A. B. Chaudhari (Coordinator) Fund for improvement of Science & Technology Infrastructure Programme (FIST -2010) in Life Science for Level I (2010-2015) 5 70.00 DST, New Delhi
Prof. P. R. Puranik (PI) and Prof. P.P. Mahulikar (Co-PI) Chemo-photosynthetic conversion of carbon dioxide into algal biomass with biotech potentials (Mar 2012- Mar 2015) 3 50.20 DST, New Delhi
12.  Dr. S. V. Patil (PI) Dr. Bathe Ganesh A (Co-PI) Preparation of  biofertilizer and biopesticide bank for local farmers (July 2011-2014) 3 20.80 RGSTC, Govt of Maharashtra, Mumbai
13.  Prof. A.B.Chaudhari (PI) & Dr. N.D.Dandi (Co-PI) Studies on potential ethanologen(s) isolated from fruit-pulp compost for cost effective ethanol production (1st June 2012- 30th July, 2014) 2 10.17 UGC, New Delhi
14.  Dr. N.D.Dandi  (PI) & Prof. A.B.Chaudhari (Co-PI) Biotechnological investigation of chitosan production byRhizopus sp. from cost effective lignocellulosic agricultural residue(s) (1st June 2012- 30th July, 2014) 2 5.47 UGC, New Delhi

Prof. P. R. Puranik (Co-PI.) Dr. S.T. Pawar, T.C. College, Baramati, Pune (PI)

 Algal soil-acclimatizers for cultivation of plantlets in saline soil (2011-Mar 2014)            3 6.48 UGC ,New Delhi
16.  Prof. P.R. Puranik (Coordinator) & Dr. K.S. Vishwakarma (Dy.Coordinator) UGC-SAP-DRS Phase-II on “Agrobiotechnology” 5 66.50 UGC ,New Delhi

Dr. S. V. Patil (PI) Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (Co-I)

Lipase producing microbes as Biopesticides: Novel approach to mealybug control (July 2009-2013) 3 12.33 DBT, New Delhi
18.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar One time grant to selected teachers (2012- Mar 2013) 2 7.33 UGC ,New Delhi
19.  Prof. A. G. Ingale  Lectin based biosensor for pathogen detection 3 9.46 UGC , New Delhi
20.  Dr. Mrs. S.R. Bhalsing In vitro propagation studies in some important medicinal plants (2010-2013) 3 8.478 UGC, New Delhi
21.  Prof. B.L. Chaudhari Evaluation of probiotic cultures producing exopolysaccharides bearing antioxidative properties (2010-13) 3 7.33 UGC, New Delhi
22.  Prof. P.R. Puranik Development of metal enriched cyanobacterial biomass for feed supplementation (2011-13) 2 7.50 UGC, New Delhi
23.  Dr. S.V. Patil Eco friendly elimination of mosquito larvae by using  common weeds from Jalgaon district (2009 -11) 3 1.20 UGC, New Delhi
24.  Dr. S.V. Patil Production of soil conditioners using bacterial biopolymers and  Psyllium husk as consortium (2010 -13) 3 5.66 UGC, New Delhi
25.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar.
Prof. B. L. Chaudhari (PI)
Utilization of biodiesel waste for antibiotic production (2009-2011) 3 40.40 DBT, New Delhi
26.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (PI) &
Prof. A.B Chaudhari (Co-PI)
Development of a fluorescence based biosensor for detection of iron (March, 2008-10) 3 21.22 DST, New Delhi
27.  Prof. K. S. Vishwakarma (PI) &
Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (Co-I)
Micropropagation and bioprospecting of some medicinally important plants (Feb 2010- Jan. 2013) 3 7.17 UGC, New Delhi

Prof. K. S. Vishwakarma (PI) &  Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (Co-PI)

Digitized inventory of medicinal plants of Maharashtra (Feb 2009- Aug. 2012) 3 23.00 RGSTC, GoM, Mumbai
29.  Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (PI) & Prof. K. S. Vishwakarma (Co-I) Bioprospecting and pesticidal properties of circular proteins (Feb 2010 – 2013) 3 17.10 DST, New Delhi
30.  Prof. K.S. Vishwakarma and Prof. V.L. Maheshwari DST- FIST- Life Sciences (Dec 2003-2008) 5 23.90 DST, New Delhi
31.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar Campus Diversity Initiative 5 30.00 Ford Foundation, USA
32.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (PI) & Prof. B L. Chaudhari (Co-I) Expression of Microbial Iron chelators in fungus and wheat: A solution to global iron deficiency anemia (2006-07) 1 1.00 DST-NSF, New Delhi
33.  Prof. B. L. Chaudhari (PI) & Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (Co-ordinator) Development of efficient probiotic to combat Vit. B12, folic acid and iron deficiency. (Network Project in collaboration with Osmania University, Hyderabad &NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum) (Sept. 2006- 2009) 3 29.75 (KBCNMU) 81.00 (total) DBT, New Delhi
34.  Prof. V. L. Maheshwari (PI) & Prof. K. S. Vishwakarma (Co-I) Plant cyclotides: An alternative and sustainable approach to storage pest management in grain legumes (pulses) (2006-2009) 3 22.44 DBT, New Delhi
35.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (PI) &  Prof. B. L. Chaudhari (Co-I) Siderophore mediated iron- value addition to wheat grains: A promising solution to global IDA (2005-08) 3 33.85 DBT, New Delhi
36.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (Co-ordinator) DST- FIST- Life Sciences (Dec 2003-2008) 5 35.00 DST, New Delhi
37.  Prof. S. B. Chincholkar (Co-ordinator) UGC-SAP- DRS Thrust area: Biocontrol agents (Mar 2004 – 2007) 3 30.00 UGC, New Delhi
38.  Dr. S. R. Thorat (PI) & Prof. Pravin R. Puranik (Co-I) Development of in-situ, ex-situ bioremediation of hexavalent chromium from tannery waste, oil and ground water (Nov 2004- 2007) 3 05.84 UGC, New Delhi
39. Prof. S. B. Chincholkar Production of antibiotics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ID 4365 for its application in biocontrol of soil borne phyto-pathogens (Nov 2004- 2007) 3 07.75 UGC, New Delhi
40. Dr. Satish V. Patil Fermentative production of biopolymers for its application as soil conditioners by Azotobacter spp (2004 -2007) 3 12.00 DST, New Delhi
41. Prof. M.V. Kulkarni & Prof. P. P. Mahulikar (Co-I) Development of biotechnological process for decolorisation of distillery spent wash (Apr 2004- 2007) 3 09.40 DST, New Delhi
42. Prof. V.L. Maheshwari A simple technology for post-harvest preservation of pulses using botanical pesticides (2001-2004) 3 15.00 CSIR (TMO& P), New Delhi
43. Prof. V.L. Maheshwari Botanical Pesticides for post-harvest preservation of pulses (Feb 2002- 2005) 3 11.70 DST, New Delhi
44. Prof. M. V. Kulkarni Screening of indigeneousmicroflora for exploitation and biofertilizers for cotton 1 00.14 UGC, New Delhi
45. Prof. K. S. Vishwakarma Improvement of Niger (Gauzotiaabyssinica Cass. ) an edible oil crop (03.12.2001 to 11.09.2003) 2 00.12 UGC, New Delhi
46. Prof. V.L. Maheshwari Plant Tissue culture studies in V. mungo, V. radiata and V. unguiculata 1 04.10 CSIR, New Delhi
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