Research Projects

Project under Geoscience
S.NO.TitlePI NameInstitute NameSanction with DateDurationStatusMajor Equipments
1River dynamics and flood Risk eveluation of the Kosi river, north Bihar Plains:
an integrated approach
Prof. Rajiv SinhaIIT Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh


21st May, 2009

3 YearsCompleted


1. Stress probes, sediment drum, flume etc
2. kinematic GPS
3. Digital altimeter

2Geoscientific Studies in parts of West Bengal Coast and Offshore inundation vulnerability assessment and coastal hazard preparednessDr . Bijan Kumar Saha

Jadavpur University



8th june, 2011

3 YearsCompletedAbstract
3Petrology, Geochronology and Radiogenic Isotope Systematics of distinct Proterozonic Mafic Dyke Swarms Emplaced within the Dharwar Craton : Implications for the Recognition of Large ligneous Provinces (LIPs) and Paleocontinental Reconstruction.Prof. Rajesh K. Srivastava

Banaras Hindu University



29th November, 2011

3 YearsCompletedAbstract
4Heavy Mineral chemistry in different source rocks and coastal sediments of SW coast of indiaDr. G.R. Ravindra KumarCESS Trivandrum


16th March, 2012

3 YearsCompletedAbstract
5Study of the Sub-Himalayan Lower Cenozoic succession with spl. Ref. to the reconstruction of the techno-sedimentary history of Subathu basinProf.Prabir Das GuptaPresidency Univ.,Kolkata


5th June 2013

1 YearCompletedAbstract
6Evaluating structural control on gold mineralization in Gadag region (Karnataka) –
a study based on fabric quantification and kinematic analysis
Dr. Manish Atmaprakash MamtaniIndian Institute of Technology, KharagpurMOES/P.O.(GEO)/1/2013       06th June, 20143  YearsCompleted

(i) Axio Imager.M2M automated polarizing microscope & Image analysis  system   (ii) Destop Computer & peripherals                          (iii) UPS

7Exhumation and denudation history of the western and central arunachal himalaya: low temperature thermochronology investigationDr. George MathewsIndian Institute of Technology, BombayMOES/P.O.(GEO)/2/2013  ,18th November, 20133  YearsCompletedPrecision Saw, Precision furnace and Pelletier cooled hot-cold water both
8Petrogenesis of mafic and ultramafic magmatism at Madawara Igneous Complex, Bundelkhand Craton: Implications for Platinum Group Elements (PGE) MetallogenyDr.V.Balaram(i)  CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad     (ii)  Bundelkhand University, JhansiMOES/P.O.(GEO)/4/2013       16th July, 20143 yearsCompleted1. Jaw Crusher    2. Magnetic susceptibility meter
9Mineral Mapping in Kajali Dongari of Dist. Jhabua using  Hyperspectral Data Analysis & Field Verifications by ASD Spectro-radiometersDr. Jyoti SarupMaulana Azad National  Institute of Technology, (Manit) BhopalMOES/P.O.(GEO)/6/2013   , 19th August, 20131 yearCompletedDesktop
10Biogeochemical and Atmospheric Changes during Archean-Proterozoic Transition: Geochemical and Isotopic studies from greenstone belts of Dharwar craton and Cuddapah basinDr. Chakravadhanula ManikyambaNGRI-CSIR, HyderabadMOES/P.O.(GEO)/8/2013        29th August, 20142 yearsCompletedMicroscope
11Metamorphic Trajectory of the granulites from the Jagtiyal Section, Andhra Pradesh: Implication on the crustal evolutionDr. Divya PrakashBanaras Hindu University, VaranasiMOES/P.O.(GEO)/9/2013        26th November, 20133 yearsCompleted 
12Quaternary Landform Evolution along the Himalayan Frontal Thrust of India: Insight to the patterns of strain release along a Continental Convergent Plate BoundaryDr R.Jayangonda PerumalWadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, DehradunMOES/P.O.(GEO)/11/2013      31st March, 20143 yearsCompleted(i) Workstation, Desktop for GIS and Image processing Analysis       (ii) Laptop for field data - real time mobile mapping, collection of data on preloaded map     (iii) Remote sensing Products
13Phosphorus fractionation in surface and core sediments: An Implication in Restoration and Conservation of Govind Ballabah Pant Sagar, Singrauli, M.P.Dr. Anshumali Indian School of Mines
MOES/P.O.(GEO)/15/2013        27th June, 20143 yearsCompleted1. UV-Visible Spectrophotometer                           2. Remote Sensing Data/Satellite Imaginaries (1m resolution) and Toposheets      3. GPS                                    4. Laptop                                     5. Camera
14Geological characterization of the Kashmir valley with the objective of quantifying probabilistic hazard and risk in high risk areas of the valley using a logically integrated set of geoscientific investigationsDr. Rakesh Chandra(i)   University of Kashmir, Srinagar                         (ii) Centre for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation (C-MMACS)MOES/P.O.(GEO)/16/2013       29th March, 20163 yearsOngoing(i) Global Positioning system, computing hardware, GPS camera, bldg. material testing equipment                              (ii) 10 Micrometer recorders,           5 sensors, computing hardware
15Unified Geological-Morphometrical-Geotechnical Study for Prediction and Mitigation of Landslides along Road-cut Hills of Rishikesh-Joshimath rout, Kumaon HimalayaDr. Rajendra Kumar DubeyIndian School of Mines, DhanbadMOES/P.O.(GEO)/23/2014      27th April, 20153 yearsCompleted1. Hand-held core drilling machine                                      2. Rebound Smidt's hammer (digital)                                             3. Ultrasonic concrete tester                                       4. Software (FLAC2D, Tslope, Galena, SV slope, UC-1-LEM) & accessories
16Characterization, quantification and genesis of gas hydrate in Krishna-Godavari Basin, Bay of Bengal using benthic foraminiferal, geochemical and geophysical studiesDr. Ajoy Kumar Bhaumik(i) Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad            (ii) NGRI, HyderabadMOES/P.O.(GEO)/24/2014        2nd December, 20143 yearsOngoingISM    1. Advanced high resolutio stereo zoom microscope, cold light source, CCD camera with imaging software and workstation                2. Advance polarizing Microscope with transmitted and reflected light source for opaque and thin section specimen complete with camera and software, point counting stage for model analysis and other accessories and workstation   3.  Hot Air Oven with digital ocntroller and display                           NGRI       Workstation (Two)
17Rare Earth Metal abundances in certain Pan-African granitoids of Karbi Hills, AssamDr. Dilip Majumdar(i) Dibrugarh University, Assam              (ii) Assam UniversityMOES/P.O.(GEO)/25/2014       17th November, 20143 yearsCompletedTrinocular polarising microscope with digital camera & EFI (extended focul imaging)  A Desktop computer with peripherals
18Deep crustal processes during the evolution of Archaean Nilgiri Block, southern IndiaDr. Krishnan SajeevIndian Institute of Science, BangaloreMOES/P.O.(GEO)/26/2014       28th April, 20153 yearsOngoing1.  GPS & field kit   2.  Shatter Box      3.  MMCCPSU power supply units   4.  Mineral mounting unit      5.  Rock corer
19Migmatization, melting, Leucogranite generation, and exhumation of the higher Himalayan Crystallines (HHC), Sikkim HimalayaProf. Sandeep SinghIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee, RoorkeeMOES/P.O.(GEO)/27/2014     7th November, 20143 yearsOngoing

1. GPS                               

2. Camera    

20Identification of artificial recharge sites using geophysical, RS and GIS technique and construction of recharge structures and hydrogeochemical studies for selected borewells in ramanagaram taluk, karnatakaDr. A.V.GaneshaGhousia College of Engineering, KarnatakaMOES/P.O.(GEO)/28/2014       26th September, 20143 yearsCompletedWater level indicator
21Luminescence Chronology of Paleoflood and aeolian dunes deposit in Kaveri Basin: Implication to Holocene climate reconstructionDr. Manoj Kumar JaiswalIndian Institute of Science Education and Research, (IISER), KolkataMOES/P.O.(GEO)/29/2014       15th October, 20145 yearsOngoingOSL Dating System
22Flood Hazard Evaluation and Vulnerability Assessment of Upper Jhelum Floodplain in Kashmir ValleyProf. M. Sultan BhatUniversity of Kashmir, SrinagarMOES/P.O.(GEO)/30/2014      27th April, 20153 yearsOngoing1. Global Positioning System -RTK (1)   2. Satellite Data & DEM        3. Hydro-meteorological Data      4.PC    5. Digital Camera
23Reconstructing the Catalogue of High Energy Marine Events from Gujarat Coast Using Geological Signatures during the last 6000 yearsDr. B. K. RastogiInstitute of Seismological Research Raisan, Gandhinagar, GujaratMOES/P.O.(GEO)/32/2014      15 May, 20153 yearsCompleted 
24Water and sediment characterization of Kallai River, Kerala: Geochemical and sedimentological approachDr. Govind Joseph ChakrapaniIndian Institute of Technology (IIT),  RoorkeeMOES/P.O.(GEO)/33/2014       27th February, 20153 yearsCompleted1.   Gas chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer                                   2. Ion Chromatograph
25Geochemistry, Sr, Nd and Os isotopic studies of the Mesozoic Tethyan sedimentary rocks from Himachal Pradesh, NW Himalaya: Implications  for Provenance, Tectonics and PaleoclimateDr. Shaik Abdul RashidAligarh Muslim University, AligarhMOES/P.O.(GEO)/34/2014       12th May, 20153 yearsCompleted1. Polarizing microscope   2. Computer with laser printer                3. Digital Camera
26Sedimentological, Geochemical and Geochronological Investigations of the Greywacke Conglomerate of the Western Dharwar Craton –a record of Archaean Glaciation event!Dr.VS HegdeSDM College of Engineering and Technology, DharwadMOES/P.O.(GEO)/35/2014        06th May, 20154 YearsOngoing1. Upgradation of binocular stereomicroscopes with Gooslink illumination for Zircon Separation, For Heavy mineral study            2. Cleansing of existing microscop    3. GPS                                    4. Linear measurement software
27Quantitative reconstruction of the Paleogene climate of paleo-equatorial region based on Indian palynological recordsDr. Vandana PrasadBirbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP), LucknowMOES/P.O.(GEO)/36/2014      14th May, 20153 yearsOngoing1.   One Microscope with digital camera and software    2.   One Computer     3.   One printer-colour laser
28Geodynamics of crustal accretion, growth and related mineralization across the craton—Eastern Ghats Belt contact: an integrated geological and seismic investigationDr. Arun SinghIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT), Kharagpur-MOES/P.O.(GEO)/37/2014      27th February, 20153 yearsCompleted

1.  BBS (4 Nos.)     2.  Dry batteries    3.  Solar Panels        4.  Chargers     5.  Field accessories

29Geobiotechnological study of Quaternary sea level changes along the coast of Tamil Nadu using Sedimentological, Micropaleontological and Microbiological indicators.Dr. K. AnbarasuNational College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil NaduMOES/P.O.(GEO)/40/2015      22th June, 20152 yearsCompleted1.   Real time - Gradient PCR   2.   Anaerobic work station
30Geological and geomorphic characterization of the frontal thrust fault at central and northeast HimalayaProf. C. P. RajendranJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR),
MOES/P.O.(GEO)/41/2015     22th June, 20153 yearsOngoingDesktop computer with printer cum scanner & peripherals
31Rockfall hazard assessment along the Road Cut Slopes on NH-44A between Aizawl city and Lengpui Airport, Aizawl, Mizoram, IndiaDr. Amit Kumar Verma  Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad Jharkhand,MOES/P.O.(GEO)/42/2015     29th July, 20153 yearsOngoing1.  Software-Rockfall, Rockplane, Rocktopple   2. P-Wave instrument     3. Digital Hammer  4. Total station
32Deciphering high resolution climatic changes in Indian Himalaya for the last 20,000 years by employing manifold archives with emphasis on extreme climatic events of multi-annual to decadal and longer time scalesDr. B. S. KotliaCentre of Advanced Study in Geology, Kumaun University, NainitalMOES/P.O.(GEO)/43/2015      12th June, 20154 YearsOngoing1. Increment Borer 2. Drill machine    3. Two temp. / Humidity loggers
33Study on Pingla-Kishanganj Fault and Its Reactivation ProcessDr. Saumen MaitiIndian School of Mines, DhanbadMOES/P.O.(GEO)/44/2015      12th June, 20153 yearsOngoing1.   Advanced Research License & Gravity modeling system-3D     2.   Laptop
34Origin and evolution of crust in the NE part of the Singhbhum craton:
constraints from geochemistry and geochronology of granitoids
Dr. Sukanta Dey(i) Indian School of Mines,
Dhanbad     (ii) NGRI
MOES/P.O.(GEO)/45/2015        27th July, 20153 yearsOngoing1.  Geological Hammer with short handle     2.  Geological Hammer with long handle
35Neogene-Quaternary Climate Changes and Dietary shifts in Siwalik and Narmada Valley Herbivorous MammalsDr. Rajeev PatnaikPanjab University, ChandigarhMOES/P.O.(GEO)/46/2015      31st March, 20163 yearsOngoing1.  BUEHLER ISOMET 1000Precision Saw with automatic cut off switch. Counter balance sliding load weight system, 0-500 gm, built in micrometer   2.  Micro Jack motorized preparation tool    3.  Compressor for Micro Jack   4. Field Camera (D-SLR)     5. Laptop
36Palynoflora, reptilian tetrapods and clay minerals of sediments associated with Deccan Continental Flood Basalts of the Malwa Group, Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh: a biotic response to climatic changesDr. (Mrs.) Bandana SamantRashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, NagpurMOES/P.O.(GEO)/49/2015     25th April, 20163 yearsOngoing1.  Research Zoom microscope with image analyzer.     2.  Dental drill machines/engines for preparing vertebrate fossil with blurs   3.  Sieves set/Screen for macerations     4. Hammers / Chisel sets and Brunton  5.  Software Tella graphics                               6.   High resolution SLR camera with stand and illuminating source for fossil photography
37Development of structural criteria for aquifer mapping in the Precambrian
Terranes of Ambaji region of North Gujarat, India
Prof. Tapas Kumar BiswalIIT Bombay, BombayMOES/P.O.(GEO)/50/2015      12th April, 20163 yearsOngoing 
38Geochemistry and C, O, Sr, Nd, Fe, Cr and Mo isotopic compositions of carbonate rocks from greenstone belts of the Dharwar craton: Implications to ocean redox state, oxygenation and carbon burial during ArcheanDr. Balakrishnan SrinivasanPondicherry University,
MOES/P.O.(GEO)/53/2015      17th June, 20163 yearsOngoing1. Clean - air laminator Flow benches - 1 units   2. Water purification System (MilliQ), 01 Unit
39Kaveri crater - a probable impact structure in the Precambrian Terrain of Southern IndiaProf. Prakash Narasimha K. N.University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, MysoreMOES/P.O.(GEO)/55/2015           31st March, 20161  yearsCompleted 
40Arsenic release and movement from arsenic elevated paddy soil in Bengal Delta region of India during monsoonal floodingDr. Sutapa Bose Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER) Mohanpur, West BengalMOES/P.O.(GEO)/56/2015       29th February, 20163 yearsOngoing1.  Spectrophotometer    2.  Hot air oven    3.  Electronic microbalance


Multi- scale imaging of the deep geology of India- Eurasian region and the adjoining sea

Prof. Shyam Sundar Rai

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Pune Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pune-411008  

MOES/P.O.(GEO)/58/2016 22nd March, 2017




3 years


  1. Data analysis and modeling system
  2. Seismograph (5 Units)
  3. Solar Panel (05 Nos. and 10 Batteries)


Surface Geochemical Prospecting for Hydrocarbon Exploration in Parts of Cambay Basin

Dr. Sayed Zaheer Hasan

GERMI, Petroleum Research Wing, First Floor, Energy Building, PDPU Campus, Raisan, Gandhinagar-382007, Gujarat

MoES/P.O./(Geo)/66/2016 25th May, 2017

3 years




Tectono-thermal evolution of the Lohit Batholith along Dibang and Lohit Valleys, India using Fission Track and (U-Th)/He Thermochronology

Dr. Vikas

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33 GMS Road, Dehradun-248001   

MoES/P.O./(Geo)/68/2017 17th April, 2017

5 years


  1. Microscope along with drawing tube attachment
  2. FT Stage 4 Software Package
  3. Precision stage Controller system


MELTS and P-T pseudosection modeling approach to understand the petrogenesis and pre-Himalayan metamorphism of Wangtu Gneissic Complex and associated enclaves, Sutlej Valley

Dr. Pritam Nasipuri

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Bhopal, Bhouri, Madhya Pradesh 462066

MoES/P.O./(Geosci)/101(3)/ 2017 28th July, 2017

2 years




Geo‐archaeological investigations to assess the existence and reconstruction of an ancient port at Gopakapattinam, Goa: scientific and cultural aspects

Dr. Sundaresh

CSIR‐National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Dona Paula, Goa                  

MoES/P.O./(Geo)/102/2017 20th September, 2017

2 years




Geochemical and zircon U-Pb geochronological and Hf-isotopic studies of the Precambrian rocks of Arunachal Himalayas

Dr. Maibam Bidyananda

Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal-795003

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/101(vi)/2016 25th April, 2018

5 years


  1. Jaw crusher,
  2. Wilfley Table,
  3. Stereomicroscope,
  4. Computer and accessories


Petrogenesis of the Ultramafic-Mafic rock suites of the sargur supracrustal belt in the western Dharwar Craton, Southern India: significance to the archean crustal evolution

Dr. R. Anand

Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad-826004

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/108/2016 25th April, 2018

3 years


  1. Microwave Digestion system Table Top Centrifuge
  2. Water Purification System


Unrevealing the true magnitude of the Paleocene-Eocene Carbon Isotope Excursion from Equatorial marginal marine carbonate succession of NE India

Dr. Melinda Kumar Bera

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal-721302

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/160/2017 25th April, 2018

3 years




Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Tethyan ophiolites of the Indo‐Myanmar Orogenic Belt, Northeast India: Geodynamic and petrogenetic implications and mineralization

Dr. Athokpam Krishnakanta

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, GMS, Road, Dehradun-248001

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/80/2015 03rd May, 2018  

3 years




Precambrian Crustal evolution of the Aravalli-Delhi  Mobile Belt, NW India: Constraints from the combined insitu zircon U–Pb and Hf

isotope record from metasedimentary rocks and the associated granitoids

Dr. Parampreet Kaur

Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/100(2)/2017 03rd May, 2018  

3 years




Geochronological study across the Singhbhum and Bastar Craton-northern Eastern Ghats Belt transects, India

Dr. Sankar Bose

Presidency University, Kolkata-700073

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/100(iii)/2017 06th June, 2018

3 years


  1. Vibratory Micro Mill Pulverisette


Cenozoic geodynamics of Higher Himalayan Crystalline rocks along the Alaknanda-Dhauli Ganga Sections of Western Himalayas: constraints from phase equilibria modeling and monazite dating

Dr. Lopamudra Saha

Institute of Technology, Roorkee-247667


2 years


  1. Polarizing Microscope


Tracing the Precambrian magmatic components in the  geodynamic evolution of Kumaun Himalaya and their geological correlations: Constraints from phase petrology, geochemistry, U-Pb SHRIMP zircon geochronology and Lu-Hf-O isotopes of granites and their enclaves

Dr. Santosh Kumar

Kumaun University, Nainital, 263 002, Uttarakhand

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/101(v)/2017 11th June, 2018

5 years


  1. Wilfley gravity shaking table


Paleopedological, Sedimentological and thermochronological records of climate change and tectonics during the evolution of Siwalik succession, Punjab re-entrant

PI: Dr. Pankaj Srivastava,

Co-PI: Dr. Rohtas Kumar Co-PI: Dr. N.Suresh

Co-PI: Dr. R.C.Patel

University of Delhi, Delhi-110007


Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, Gen. Mah. Singh Road, Dehradun-248001


Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119

MoES/P.O./(Geo)/31/2014 18th July, 2018

3 years


  1. Large capacity Centrifuge and Computer


Inferring Paleoarchean crustal evolution of the Bastar craton from granitoids and their supracrustal enclaves using geochemistry and U-Pb, Sm-Nd and Lu- Hf geochronology

Dr. Ravikant Vadlamani

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kharagpur

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/99/2016 18th July, 2018

5 years


  1. High-precision weighing balance with 5- ecimal (10 microgram least count): 1 No
  2. Acid distillation Unit DST-1000, Savillex™ : 1 unit
  3. Ultrahigh-precision temperature controlled heating Teflon block unit, Analab TM with 7Ml and 15Ml blocks: 2 unit
  4. Compostie Fumehood – Vertical laminar Airflow bench: 1 No.


Development of a predictive geomorphic model as a tool for sustainable

 river management

PI: Dr. Vikrant Jain,

Co.PI: Dr. Shashank Shekhar

Indian Institute of Technology,  Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad-382424


University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/83/2017   17th August, 2018

3 years


  1. Particle Shape Analyser (Microscope with Video camera)
  2. Kinematic GPS receiver
  3. Automatic digital water level recorder


Exhumation of the Higher Himalayan Crystalline (HHC), Ramgarh Thrust sheet and Lesser Himalayan Sequence (LHS) in the Garhwal region, NW-Himalaya: Using Fission Track and (U-Th)/He Thermochronology

Dr. Ramesh Chandra Patel

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/101(i)/2017 24th August, 2018

5 years


  1. Hot Plate (02)


Antiquity, assembly and tectonic evolution of Precambrian crust in the Dharwar craton, southern India: a focus on zircon geochronology

Dr. EVSSK Babu

CSIR-NGRI, Uppal Road, Hyderabad-500007

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/99(i)/2017 28th August, 2018

5 years




Evaluating condition of deformation during subduction and exhumation of the north Indian continental margin: A study based on structure and crystallographic features of the Tso Morari Dome of trans-Himalaya, Ladakh, India

  Dr. Koushik Sen

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, GMS Road, Dehradun – 248001

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/96/2017 28th August, 2018

3 years


  1. Polarising microscope with accessories


Crustal Structure and Electrical LAB beneath Rajmahal Trap and Dalma Volcanics from magnetotelluric Investigations

Prof. Shalivahan

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad – 826 004

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/123/2017 12th July, 2018

3 years


  1. MT System with accessories


Tectono-thermal evolution of the Karakorum migmatites along Shyok

 and Tangtse Valleys, India: Implications on the tectonics of Karakorum region

Dr. Himanshu Kumar Sachan

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, GMS Road, Dehradun – 248001

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/110/2017 03rd July, 2018

3 years




Systematic and Palaeoecological studies of Bryozoa from the Cretaceous of Ariyalur-Pondichery sub basin, South India


Govt. Institute of Science, NipatNiranjan Nagar, Caves Road, Aurangabad-431004

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/156/2017 24th April, 2019

3 years


a) Ultrasonic cleaner

b) Multipurpose Printer

c) GPS

d) Field Camera


Age constraints on metamorphic evolution of the trans Himalaya

Dr. N. C. Pant

University of Delhi, Delhi- 110007

MoES/P.O. (Geo)/101(b)/                       2017 24th April, 2019

3 years




Lithospheric Thermal structure of the Singhbhum Craton from Heat Flow Heat Production data and constraining upper mantle Temperature from Shear Wave Velocity

Dr. Labani Ray

CSIR ‐ National Geophysical Research Institute, Uppal Road, Hyderabad ‐ 500007

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/116/2017 25th April, 2017

3 years




Comparative study of weathered / soil profiles developed on Granitic and Basaltic rocks of Higher and Lesser Himalaya in Garhwal region: Implication on climate–tectonic interaction

Dr. Pradeep Srivastava

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, 33, General Mahadeo Singh Road Dehradun – 248001 Uttarakhand        

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/92/2017 07th May, 2019

3 years




Variation of paleostress and kinematics in the schist belts and granitoids of East and West Dharwar craton: implications for gold mineralization

Dr. Manish A.  Mamtani

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302, West Bengal.

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/169/2017 22nd May, 2019

3 years


  1. Triple Ion Beam Milling System for Broad IONBeam (BIB) polishing


Exploration of Pb isotope fractionation in fine lithic materials fate of Pb from source to sink

Dr. Satinder Pal Singh

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research – Bhopal (IISER-B), Bhopal – 462066

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/168/2017 18th June, 2019

2 years


  1. Agate Grinding jar with balls, Teflon columns and sub-boiling distillation system


Petrographic and geochemical fingerprinting of the select ophiolite sequences from Himalayan and Naga Ophiolite belt

Dr. N.R. Karmalkar

University of Pune, Pune – 411007

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/101(h)/2015 18th June, 2019

5 years


  1. Wilfley Table – Heavy Mineral Separator


Sequence stratigraphy of Bagh Group of rocks, Narmada rift Valley, Central India: its bearing on the Late Cretaceous paleogeography

PI:    Dr. Biplab Bhattacharya

Co-PI:        Dr. Kalyan Halder

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee-247667, Uttarakhand


Presidency University, Kolkata-700073, W. B.

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/142/2017 18th June, 2019

3 years




An Integrated Geophysical Approach to Understand Hot-springs and  Geothermal Resources of Odisha

Dr. Abhishek Kumar Rai

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721 302

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/90/2017   18th June, 2019

5 years


  1. Electro Magnetic System


Sulfuric acid mediated weathering in the Ganga, Yamuna and the Brahmaputra (GYB) River Basins: Constraints from Sulfur and oxygen isotopes in dissolved sulfate

Dr. Anirban Das

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Raisan, Gandhinagar-382007, Gujarat

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/161/2017 19th July, 2019

3 years


  1. Filtration assembly
  2. SO4 ion selective electrode
  3. Multiple parameter Kit (for measurements of pH, T, ORP and EC, TDS)
  4. GPS
  5. Refrigerator (2 no.)
  6. Quartz distillation unit
  7. Vacuum pump
  8. Laptop, printer and scanner



Mapping of dyke swarms and related units in space and time of the Indian Shield using ArcGIS™, Google™ Earth images, and field data: Implications for Large Igneous Provinces and Emplacement Systems

Prof. Rajesh K. Srivastava

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/159/2017 19th August, 2019

3 years


  1. ArcGIS™ University Lab Kit (ULK) Multi User Pack


Resolution of Himalayan and Pre - Himalayan Metamorphisms in the Kumaun Himalaya

Dr. Mallickarjun Joshi

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/101(a)/2017 30th August, 2019

5 years


  1. Jaw Crusher, Wilfley table and Heavy liquid systems


Source-to-Sink spatio-temporal variability in sediment fluxes and their control on coastal sediment dispersal systems in Gujarat

PI:   Prof. Nilesh P. Bhatt


PI:             Dr. M. Ravi Kumar


PI:        Dr. Jayendra Lakhmapurkar


PI:        Dr. N.Y Bhatt,


PI:       Dr. Rachna Chandra

The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara-



Director General, Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar-382007


Gujarat Ecology Society, Vadodara-390023


M. G. Science Institute, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad-380009


Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology Bhuj (Kachchh),    Gujarat-370001

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/150/2017 30th August, 2019

3 years




Relationship between Shoreline Changes and Suspended sediment flow from Source to Sink System in the Bengal Delta

Dr.  Sabyasachi Maiti

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302, W.B.

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/104/2015 24th September, 2019

3 years


  1. Hyperspectral camera, Tubidity sensor & depth echo sounder


Crustal evolution of the Eastern Madurai Domain of Granulite Terrane of South India: A petrochronological study on granulite-facies rocks from the western part of the domain

Dr. Tapabrato Sarkar

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus Mohanpur-741246, W.B.

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/165/2017 17th October, 2019

4 years




Fluoride Hazards in Drinking Water, Soil and Plants, Odisha - Origin, Mobilization and Remediation

Dr. Susanta Paikaray

Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 160014

MoES/P.O.(Geo)/186/2018 02nd December, 2019

1 year


analytical charges for ICPMS, IC/LC, TEM, EPMA, XRD,  sample transport, field utilities


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