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Extension Activities

Animal Genetics Division

  • Enhancing livelihood security of farming community through livestock and crop integration using proven technologies (Principal Investigator:Dr. Ran Vir Singh;Funding Agency:ICAR (Farmer First Programme); Start Date:Oct-16; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • Development of RNA-guided recombinase (RGR) platform for targeted DNA integration (Principal Investigator:Dr. Arvind Sonwane;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Jun-17; END DATE: Dec-20)

Animal Nutrition Division

  • AICRP on Nutritional and physiological approaches for enhancing reproductive performance in cattle and buffalo (Principal Investigator:DR. NARAYAN DUTTA;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Apr-14; END DATE: Mar-25)
  • Niche Area of Excellence (NAE) on Nutrition and gut health: Probiotics, prebiotics and phytogenics as functional foods to augment gut health of dogs (Principal Investigator:DR ASHOK KUMAR PATTANAIK;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:May-14; END DATE: Mar-19)
  • Veterinary type culture collection: Rumen microbes (Principal Investigator:DR L.C. CHAUDHARY;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Apr-10; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • Role of dietary trace minerals in animals under biotic and abiotic stress conditions (Principal Investigator:DR. SUNIL EKANATH JADHAV;Funding Agency:ICAR-NASF; Start Date:Aug-18; END DATE: Jul-21)
  • ILRI-ICAR Collaborative project on Methane emission and its mitigation (Principal Investigator:DR L.C. CHAUDHARY;Funding Agency:ILRI-ICAR; Start Date:Jan-19; END DATE: Dec-22)

Animal Reproduction Division

  • Synthetic Endometrium: A novel model to study early embryonic development and uterine health in ruminants (Principal Investigator:Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh;Funding Agency:ICAR-NASF; Start Date:Jan-17; END DATE: Dec-19)
  • Identification of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in cystic endometrial hyperplasia, pyometra and pyometra led systemic inflammatory response syndrome in dog (DBT-GADVASU Canine Research Centre and Networks) (Principal Investigator:Dr. Manas Kumar Patra;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • Development of early pregnancy diagnostic assay through discovery of biomarkers in cattle and buffalo (Principal Investigator:Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:May-18; END DATE: May-21)

Bacteriology and Mycology Division

  • Unraveling the Pheno-Genotyping linking and distribution dynamics of Trichophytonmentagrophytes among Human and Animals (ICMR funded) (Principal Investigator:Dr. Abhishek;Funding Agency:ICMR; Start Date:Dec-19; END DATE: Nov-22)

Biochemistry Division

  • Manipulating the anaerobic respiration to attenuate the pathgenecity of Salmonella typhimurium (Principal Investigator:Dr. Ajay Kumar;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Jan-17; END DATE: Jul-20)
  • Role of carbonylated proteins in the virulence of Salmonella (Principal Investigator:Dr. Manish Mahawar;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Jul-17; END DATE: Jan-21)
  • Study of carbonylated proteins and the effects of supplementation to reduce the protein damage due to cryopreservation in buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) semen (Principal Investigator:Dr Sanjeev Kumar Bhure;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Oct-18; END DATE: Oct-21)

Biological Product Division

  • Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-RAFTAAR(ABI) Scheme (DAC&FW) (Principal Investigator:Dr. R. P. Singh;Funding Agency:(DAC&FW); Start Date:Mar-19; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • Generation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Mouse Monoclonal Antibody against Canine Distemper Virus for Diagnostic Potential (Principal Investigator:Dr Kaushal Kishor Rajak;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Mar-19; END DATE: Mar-22)
  • Establishment of Agri-Business Incubator (ABI) Centers for National Agriculture Innovation Fund at ICAR-IVRI, (ICAR-NAIF) (Principal Investigator:Dr. R. P. Singh;Funding Agency:ICAR-NAIF; Start Date:Feb-16; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • ZTMC at IVRI under XII Plan Scheme (Principal Investigator:Dr. R. P. Singh;Funding Agency:National Agriculture Innovation Fund (NAIF) (Component-I); Start Date:Feb-16; END DATE: Ongoing)
  • Agri-Business Incubation(ABI) Project at IVRI under XII Plan Scheme (Principal Investigator:Dr. R. P. Singh;Funding Agency: National Agriculture Innovation Fund(NAIF) (Component-II) ; Start Date:Mar-19; END DATE: Feb-19)

Biological Standardisation Division

  • Centre of Advanced Agricultural Science & Technology: Advanced Centre for Livestock Health (CAAST:ACLH) (Principal Investigator:Dr. Ashok K Tiwari;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Mar-17; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • National initiative on climate resilient agriculture (NICRA): Identification of unique traits/ factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases and database development (Principal Investigator:Dr. Ashok K Tiwari;Funding Agency:ICAR-NICRA; Start Date:Apr-11; END DATE: Oct-19)
  • Development of molecular platforms for point-of-care detection of major enteric viruses responsible for neonatal mortality in animals (Principal Investigator:Dr. Yashpal Singh Malik;Funding Agency:ICAR – National Fellow Scheme; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Nov-24)
  • Niche Area Excellence (NAE): Development of alternate models and national standards for quality control of veterinary vaccines and diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr. Ashok K Tiwari;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics: Diseases Model- Classical Swine Fever (Principal Investigator:Dr. P Dhar;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Apr-15; END DATE: Mar-20)

Centre for Wildlife

  • Assessing the safety to vultures (Gyps Spp.) of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug in veterinary use in India (MoEF) (Principal Investigator:Dr Chandra Mohan S;Funding Agency:MoEF; Start Date:Apr-16; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • National Referral Centre on Wildlife Healthcare (Principal Investigator:Dr. Abhijit M Pawde;Funding Agency:CZA; Start Date:Aug-17; END DATE: Mar-22)

Extension Education Division

  • New Extension Methodologies and Approaches (NEMA) (Principal Investigator:Dr Mahesh Chander;Funding Agency:ICAR – Network Project; Start Date:Mar-19; END DATE: ontinued)

Immunology Section

  • Exploration of Toll-like receptor agonist(s) as adjuvants and prophylactic agents in chicken (Principal Investigator:Dr. R Saravanan;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-17; END DATE: Sep-20)
  • Screening, selection and validation of novel canine parvovirus specific aptamers (DBT-TANUVAS Canine Research Centre and Networks) (Principal Investigator:Dr. M. K. Singh;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Sep-20)

IVRI Campus Bengaluru

  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Madhusudan Hosamani;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr.B.P.Sreenivasa;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr. D. K. Singh;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr Premanshu Dandapat;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr. P Dhar;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr. D. Muthuchelvan;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Dr. S. K. Biswas;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • CRP on Vaccines and Diagnostics (Principal Investigator:Aniket Sanyal;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Nov-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • Analysis of host responses to Foot and Mouth Disease Virus infection in indigenous and crossbred cattle by transcriptome profiling (Principal Investigator:Suresh Basagoudanavar;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Oct-18; END DATE: Oct-21)

IVRI ERS Kolkata

  • AICRP on Pigs (Principal Investigator:Dr Syamal Naskar;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Apr-14; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • AICRP on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance (Principal Investigator:Dr BIMALENDU MONDAL;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Jul-13; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • DBT Network Programme on bovine tuberculosis control: Mycobacterial Disease in Animal Network (MyDAN) (Principal Investigator:Dr Premanshu Dandapat;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Sep-18; END DATE: Sep-22)
  • Molecular insight into the epidemiology and dissemination of extended spectrum beta-lactamase and carbapenem resistant enterobacteriaceae in canines and development of a novel diagnostic regime for multiple type beta-lactamase producers (DBT-TANUVAS Canine Research Centre and Networks) (Principal Investigator:Samiran Bandyopadhyay;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • Accelerating Bovine Tuberculosis Control in Developing Countries – India (ABTBCD) (Principal Investigator:Dr Premanshu Dandapat;Funding Agency:Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Start Date:Feb-19; END DATE: Feb-24)

Joint Directorate CADRAD

  • AICRP on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance (Principal Investigator:Dr. Sukdeb Nandi;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Sep-15; END DATE: Mar-20)
  • Establishment of reverse genetics system for rescue of bluetongue virus of Indian origin (Principal Investigator:Dr. Gaurav Kumar Sharma;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Aug-17; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • Development of recombinant antibodies platform for diagnosis of rabies virus and its evaluation as biotherapeutics (Principal Investigator:Dr. Vishal Chander;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Aug-18; END DATE: Jul-21)

Livestock Production & Management Section

  • Kisspeptinergic system in the hypothalmo-ovarian tissue and its role in modulating the HPG axis in the anestrus buffalo (Principal Investigator:Dr. Manas Kumar Patra;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Nov-18; END DATE: Nov-21)

Livestock Products Technology Division

  • Development of rapid laboratory and field based assays for microbiological quality assessment of pork (Principal Investigator:Dr Ravi Kant Agrawal;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Jan-17; END DATE: Jan-20)
  • Value added products from poultry sleeves for environmental and economical viability of poultry processing (Principal Investigator:Dr Rajiv Ranjan Kumar;Funding Agency:MFPI; Start Date:Dec-18; END DATE: Dec-21)

Parasitology Division

  • Chemical, structural and functional characterization of identified anti-tick lead phytochemicals and optimization of delivery matrix for effective application of natural formulation for the control of acaricide resistant ticks (Principal Investigator:Dr S. Ghosh;Funding Agency:ICAR- NASF; Start Date:Jan-17; END DATE: Jan-20)
  • Studies on role of endophytes in variation of acaricidal properties of two acaricide producing plant species from north eastern states (Principal Investigator:Dr S. Ghosh;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Jan-17; END DATE: Jan-20)

Pathology Division

  • Prevalence and pathobiology of retroviral diseases in sheep and goats (Principal Investigator:Dr Pawan Kumar;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Dec-16; END DATE: Dec-20)
  • Understanding the role of exosomes in Marek’s disease pathogenesis: an in vitro approach (Principal Investigator:Dr. Asok Kumar M;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Nov-18; END DATE: Nov-21)
  • Patho-epidemiology and development of user-friendly immunodiagnostic assay for rapid detection of S. suis in pigs (Principal Investigator:Dr Monalisa Sahoo;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Jul-18; END DATE: Jul-21)
  • Molecular Characterization and development of peptide based diagnostic for BPI3 and BRSV (DST-CRG) (Principal Investigator:Vidya Singh;Funding Agency:DST-CRG; Start Date:Nov-19; END DATE: Nov-22)
  • Exploring the role of pyroptosis and elucidating the use of pyroptotic inhibitors to block proinflammatory cell death in chieken tracheal epithelial cells infected with infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) (Principal Investigator:Dr. Palanivelu M                                                                            ;Funding Agency:DST-SERB; Start Date:Nov-19; END DATE: Nov-22)

Pharmacology and Toxicology Division

  • Role of sigma-1 receptor in chronic kidney disease (Principal Investigator:Dr. Madhu C. L.;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Aug-17; END DATE: Nov-20)
  • Pharmacodynamic modulation of cardiac angiotensin and adrenergic signaling in arsenic-exposed rats (Principal Investigator:Dr. Kesavan M;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Jul-18; END DATE: Jul-21)

Physiology & Climatology Division

  • Regulation of corpus luteum function by locally produced angiogenic growth factors in pigs (Sus scrofa) (Principal Investigator:Dr. Mihir Sarkar;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:May-18; END DATE: May-21)
  • Niche Area of Excellence: Development of stem cell laden nanomaterial scaffold for nerve, bone and cartilage tissue regeneration in animal (Principal Investigator:Dr Sadhan Bag;Funding Agency:ICAR; Start Date:Jan-19; END DATE: Dec-21)
  • Identification of unique factors in indigenous livestock making them resilient to climate change in relation to diseases. (Principal Investigator:Dr Gyanendra Singh;Funding Agency:(ICAR-NICRA); Start Date:Aug-19; END DATE: Aug-26)
  • Generation of BMPR-1B gene edited goats using CRISPR/Cas technology to explore the functional role of BMPR-1B gene on goat reproduction. (Principal Investigator:Dr. Mihir Sarkar;Funding Agency:265.199 lakhs (ICAR-NASF); Start Date:Oct-19; END DATE: Oct-22)
  • Non invasive pregnancy diagnosis in captive wild felids. (Principal Investigator:Dr Gyanendra Singh;Funding Agency:34.34 Lakhs (CZA); Start Date:Oct-19; END DATE: Oct-22)
  • A  chemical biology approach for early detection of pregnancy in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) (Principal Investigator:Dr. Mihir Sarkar;Funding Agency:54.91 lakh (DBT); Start Date:Nov-19; END DATE: Nov-22)

Temprate Animal Husbandray Division

  • Molecular platform for epidemiology, disease mapping and development of diagnostics for economically important diseases of ducks. (Principal Investigator:M. SANKAR;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Oct-18; END DATE: Sep-21)

Veterinary Biotechnology Division

  • Detection of peptide biomarks and development of synthetic anti-microbial peptide hydrogels for bovine mastitis (Principal Investigator:Dr Sonal                                                                                           ;Funding Agency:ICAR-NASF; Start Date:Jan-17; END DATE: Jan-20)
  • Development and evaluation of DIVA-based vaccine utilizing an Indian isolate of Classical Swine Fever virus (Principal Investigator:Dr Praveen K Gupta;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-17; END DATE: Jul-20)
  • Development and evaluation of a genetically engineered vaccine against Newcastle disease and chicken infectious anaemia of chickens (Principal Investigator:Dr C. Madhan Mohan;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Dec-17; END DATE: Dec-20)
  • Development and evaluation of multiplex assay for detecting canine mammary  tumour associated biomarkers in clinical cases of canine mammary cancer (DBT-GADVASU Canine Research Centre and Networks) (Principal Investigator:Dr Sonal                                                                                           ;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • Novel alternative post-exposure rabies prophylaxis and treatment (PEP&PET) strategy (DBT-GADVASU Canine Research Centre and Networks) (Principal Investigator:Dr Deepak Kumar;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Mar-21)
  • Elucidating the functions of epitranscriptomic modifications in Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus (PPRV) infections (Principal Investigator:Dr Basavaraj Sajjanar;Funding Agency:India Alliance DBT Wellcome; Start Date:Jan-19; END DATE: Dec-23)
  • Elucidating the interaction of non-structural proteins of Bluetongue virus with mammalian host and vector cells (Principal Investigator:Dr Sonalika Mahajan;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Sep-18; END DATE: Sep-21)
  • Epigenetic basis for thermal stress tolerance in india breeds and exotic cross -bred dairy cattle (Principal Investigator:Dr Basavaraj Sajjanar;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Nov-19; END DATE: Nov-22)

Veterinary Medicine Division

  • Therapeutic intervention for treatment of disease conditions (Mastitis, Diarrhoea caused by AMR under  CAAST- ACLH (World Bank-ICAR funded) (Principal Investigator:Dr Reena Mukherjee;Funding Agency:World Bank-ICAR funded; Start Date:Apr-18; END DATE: Mar-21)

Veterinary Public Health Division

  • Development and application of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for serological survey of Japanese encephalitis virus infection in equines (Principal Investigator:Dr. Himani Dhanze;Funding Agency:DST; Start Date:Dec-16; END DATE: Dec-19)
  • Does Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) in livestock contribute to AMR in people in NE India? An interdisciplinary study investigating antibiotic use, drivers of AMR and transmission dynamics (Principal Investigator:Dr. Z. B. Dubal;Funding Agency:Indo-UK; Start Date:Nov-18; END DATE: Nov-21)
  • DBT funded Genomics assisted pathobiology to identify novel targets for diagnosis and therapeutic intervention(s) of Japanese encephalitis and Leptospirosis (Principal Investigator:Dr. Himani Dhanze;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:May-19; END DATE: Mar-22)

Veterinary Surgery Division

  • Tear based biomarkers for early detection of Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) and prediction of corneal graft acceptance in KCS affected dogs (DBT-GADVASU Canine Research Centre and Networks) (Principal Investigator:Dr Kiranjeet Singh;Funding Agency:DBT; Start Date:Mar-18; END DATE: Mar-21)

Virology Division

  • Understanding the molecular basis of Peste-des-Petits Ruminants virus (PPRV) mediated host immune modulation for the development of next generation vaccine (Principal Investigator:Dr. S. Chandra Sekar;Funding Agency:ICAR-NASF; Start Date:Apr-17; END DATE: Mar-20)

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