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DETAILS OF ON GOING MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS as on 6.10.

2008

S.No

Name of the Research Project, Duration Total value of the the Principal Investigator and Project the duration of the scheme A. DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DST):1. DST - SERC Fast Track 2005-2008 Rs.11,35,000/Proposals for Young Scientists scheme Project proposal on, Technology innovation in marine pharmaceutical to use trash fish (odonus niger) liver oil for income generation in rural community by Dr. G.Immanuel, Young Scientist, CMST, Rajakkamangalam 2. Sedimentology, Geochemistry 2005-2008 Rs.9,00,000/and Evolution of Certain Coral Islands of the Gulf of manner by Dr.N.Chandrasekar, Professor, CMST, Rajakkamangalam. 3. Assessment of Impact of Beach 2005-2008 Rs.11,84,600/Placer Mining on Shoreline Morphology along the Coast between Tiruchendur and Kanyakumari (AIBMTAK) by Dr.N.Chandrasekar, Professor, CGT. 4. FIST programme sanctioned to 2005-2010 Rs.15,00,000/Department of Statistics. 5. FIST programme sanctioned to 2005-2010 Rs.15,00,000/Department of Chemistry. 6. DST project entitled Scientific 2006-2009 107,46,000/Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy profile of Novel Molecules from the Marine Herbals for Drug Development in the Management of Malaria" Dr.N. Chandrasekar, Prof. & Head, Centre for Geo Technology

Grant Received so far

Rs.11,35,000/-

Rs.3,50,000/-

Rs.6,00,000/-

Rs.10,25,000/Rs.10,50,000/Rs.43,36,000/-

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DST project entitled on Establishment of NRDMS Database Centers in three districts of Tamil Nadu jointly by Tamil Nadu State Government (State land use Board) and Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli-627 012. DST project entitled on Three Dimension Structural Database for Carbohydrates (3DSDCAR) Database for Carbohydrates Distribution by Dr. K. Veluraja, Professor, Dept.of Physics DST SERC FAST Track Scheme entitled Development of suitable herbal medicinal products to replace antibiotics in the shrimp aquaculture industry by Dr. T. Citarasu, Marine Biotechnology Lab. CMST KAN-SCOPE (Kanyakumari School Observation programme in Eqrthquake)- Setting up of School level seismological observatories in Tamil Nadu under the supervision of Dr. N. Chandrasekar, Prof. & Head, Centre for Geo Technology. Developing onshore broiler culture technology for fattening of baby rock lobsters for export by Dr. A. Palavesam, Reader, CMST Domination in Cayley Graphs by Dr. T. Tamizh Chelvam, Prof. & Head, Dept. of Mathematics. Molecular marker assisted genetic and population diversity studies on Kingiodendron pinnatum a critically vulnerable timber species of southern ghats by Dr. P. Ravichandran, Reader, SPKCES.

2006-2009 Rs.56,70,000

Rs.10,00,000/-

2006-2009 Rs.14,44,000/-

Rs.10,00,000/-

9.

2005-2008 Rs.11,40,000/-

Rs. 4,10,000/-

10.

2006-2010 Rs.61,75,732/-

Rs.34,00,000/-

11.

2007-2010 Rs.7,77,084/-

Rs.1,29,965/-

12.

2007-2010 Rs.7,72,800/-

Rs. 5,75,000/-

13.

2007-2010 Rs.28,41,000/-

Rs.16,00,000/-

UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC):14. Development of comprehensive 2005-2008 image processing based handloom textile design model for weaving the Indian Cultural Art Silk sarees by Dr.N.Krishnan, Head, Dept. of Centre for Information Technology & Engg., 15. UGC Major project in 2006-2009 Humanities, Languages & Social Science to University College teacher-Project entitled Functional Changes in the worship of Folk Deities in Tirunelveli District by Dr. P.Natarajan, Lecturer (SS) Dept.of Tamil studies. UGC Special Assistance 2007-2012 Programme To Department of Mathematics for the period UGC Special Assistance Programme To Department of Communication PG Diploma in Victimology & Victim Assistance by Dr. Beulah Shekhar, Reader, Dept. of Criminology & Criminal Justice. UGC Non SAP to Dept. of Statistics. UGC Non SAP to Dept. of Biotechnology. UGC Non SAP to Dept. of Marine Biotechnology. UGC IUAC Nuclear Centre Project entitled Influence of swift heavy ion irradiation on the structural, transport and gas sensing properties of copper ferrites and its composites by Dr. D. Pathinettam Padiyan, Prof. & Head i/c, Dept. of Physics 2007-2012

Rs.7,42,600/-

Rs.5,59,600/-

3,74,400/-

Rs.1,99,700/-

16.

Rs.17,25,000/-

Rs.8,85,000/-

17.

Rs.23,25,000/-

Rs.16,05,000/-

18.

2007-2012

Rs.47,30,000/-

Rs.16,10,000/-

19. 20. 21. 22.

2008-2009 2008-2009 2008-2009 2006-2009

Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/One JRF + Rs.15,000/contingency per year

Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/Rs. 84,097/-

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24.

25.

UGC project on Diversity 2007-2010 profiles, Biomonitoring potential of Ephemeropetra plecoptera tricoptera (EPT) commuties of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Sanctuary by Dr.K.G. Sivaramakrishnan & Dr.M.Arunachalam,Reader, SPKCES UGC Project on The Impact of 2008-2010 Globalisation on Climate of Public Enterprises under the guidance of Dr. K. Uthayasuriyan, Head, Department of Commerce. UGC Project on 2008-2011 Collection conservation and molecular characterization of wild and hybrid derivative of Amla (Phyllanthus emblica) germplasm in Tirunelveli Dist, Tamilnadu under the guidance of Dr. D. Ganesh, Lecturer, SPKCES. UGC Project on Development of Hatchery and Farming Technologies for Indi an Spiny Lobsters under the guidance of Dr. S. Lazarus, Prof. & Head (Retd), CMST, Rajakkamangalam to the total value of Rs.9,33,800/- for a period of three years. 2008-2011

Rs.10,76,000/-

Rs.6,23,600/-

Rs.4,59,200/-

Rs.2,84,600/-

Rs.8.60,800/-

Rs.5,81,800/-

26.

Rs.9,33,800/-

Rs.5,64,800/-

27.

UGC Project on Plight 2008-2011 of Manual Scavengers in selected Civic Bodies in Tirunelveli Districts, Tamilnadu under the guidance of Dr. P. Kannappan, Reader, Department of Sociology.

Rs.4,92,800/-

Rs.2,81,400/-

Rs.1,00,000/UGC Project on Diasporic 2008-2010 Aesthetics A Study of select Indian Diasporic Writers by Dr. P.K. Kalyani, Reader, Dept. of English D. DEPARTMENT OF ATOMIC ENGERGY (DAE- BRNS) 29. Studies on demographic 2004-2009 Rs.61,46,090/pattern, aquatic resources and its physical, Chemical, biological, pathological and radiological quality around Kudankulam site covering 30 km radius by Dr.N.Sukumaran, Prof. & Head, Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences, Alwarkurichi. 30. A Study on super and hyper 2004-2008 Rs.7,17,750/deformation of rapidly rotating hot nuclei in the mass region between A = 100 and A= 160 BY Dr.T.R.Rajasekaran, Reader, Dept. of Physics 31. DAE-BRNS Project on 2006-2009 Rs.11,18,000/Influence on electron beam irradiation on the Properties of conducting polymer composites by Dr. D. Pathinettam Padiyan, Prof. & Head i/c, Dept. of Physics 32. DAE-BRNS project on 2006-2008 Rs.12,06,600/Preservation and safety evaluation of siddha/ayurvedic preparations applying microtron irradiation" by Dr. A.G. Murugesan, Sr. Lecturer, SPKCES E. DEPARTMENT OF BIO-TECHNOLOGY (DBT):33. Creation of Bio information 2006-2009 Rs.28,00,000/facilities (BIF) for the promotion of biology teaching through bio informatics (BTBI) scheme of BTISnet by Dr. K. Veluraja, Prof. in Physics. 28.

Rs.82,500/-

Rs.61,46,090/-

Rs.6,72,547/-

Rs.5,53,200/-

7,40,150/-

Rs.20,00,000/-

34.

2006-2009 Rs.21,32,000/Standardization and training on the production of Low-cost quality vitamin rich HUFA for human consumption and feed for poultry from marine fish odosus miger for income generation of SC/ST coastal population of Kanyakumari Districts Dr.A Palavesam,, Reader, Centre for Marine Science & Technology, Rajakkamangalam for a period of three years. 35. Binding specificity of 2006-2009 Rs.8,28,000/gangliosides to cholera toxin and design of inhibitors molecular modeling studiesby Dr. K. Veluraja, Professor in Physics. OTHERS 36. NMPB Project " Exploration, Exsitu conservation and Botanical 2008-2011 Rs.24,72,040/Authentication of selected ret medicinal plants from southern western ghats of Tamilnadu" under the supervision of Dr. P. Ravichandran, PI, Lecturer (SS) in Environmental Sciences, SPKCES.

Rs.10,53,000/-

Rs.5,62,300/-

Rs.6,00,000/-

37.

38.

39.

DNRD Navel Research Board, New 2007-2010 Rs.34,.84,000/ Delhi project on Design and Implementation of a New Class of Nonliner Filters in 2D Signal/Image Processing by Dr.N. Krishnan, Professor and Head, Centre for IT & Engg. Mc Gill University, CANADA. - 2007-2008 $15,080 CYBER-BULLYING: A Project to Canadian Address the Policy Vacuum and dollar Develop International Guide lines for Schools by Dr.K. Jaisankar, Dept.of Criminology. & Criminal Justice Central Institute of Indian Languages 2008-2009 Rs.1,50,000/Project on Women in cankam period: A study of the Ainrkurunuvu Area by Dr. P.K. Kalyani, Reader, Dept. of English.

27,28,000/-

1,19,716/-

Rs.1,50,000/-

40.

41.

42.

GOMBRT Project on Quality 2008-2009 Rs. 7,34,000/Assessment of water and Sediment in Critical Locations of Gulf of Mannar under the guidance of Dr. A.G. Murugesan, Professor, SPKCES. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, 2008-2009 Rs. 4,68,000/Chennai has sanctioned a project on Water Quality Monitoring of river Tamiraparani by Dr. A.G. Murugesan, Professor, SPKCES. MECON Consultancy Project Dr. 2008-2009 Rs.1,50,000/A.Palavesam, Reader, CMST.

Rs.1,83,500/-

Rs.1,67,918/-

Rs.1,50,000/-

43.

District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Kanyakumari Sanctioning of Training programme by Dr. A. Palavesam, Reader, CMST

2008-2009 Rs.53,900/-

Rs.53,900/-

44.

Bureau of Police Research and Development has sanctioned a project on Impact of Psycho-Social

2008-2009 Rs.4,29,000/-

Rs.1,43,000/Amount has not been received.

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Factors on Performance: An Analysis of Police Officers in Tamil Naduunder the guidance of Dr. Beulah Shekhar, Reader, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. ICSSR ProjectonFILIAL 2008-2010 Rs.4,35,160/OBLIGATIONS,ROLE RELATIONSHIPS AND SUPPORT F THE AGED A COMPARATIVE STU OF ELDERLY IN INSTITUTION A FAMILY by Dr. R. Maruthakutti, Rea Dept. of Sociology DRDO-Project entitled Green chemistry approach for the synthesis of high molecular weight energetic polymers over solid acid catalysts by Dr. C. Kannan, Dept. of Chemistry, M.S. University, Tirunelveli. 2008-2010 Rs.8,00,000/-

Rs.1,60,000/-

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Rs.5,15,000/-

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DRDO project on Studies on 2008-2010 Contingent bill Amount yet to be Development and Characterization of sent for received Siliconized Ethylene Propylene Diene Rs.3,30,100/Rs.9,98,975/Terpolymer/Polyurethane Easy

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Release Coatings for Naval Applications by Dr.M. Suresh Chandra Kumar, Sr. Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry, Scott Christian College, Nagercoil DRDO project on Investigation on 2008-2010 Contingent bill Amount yet to be Eco-Friendly antifouling compounds sent for received from seaweeds and symbiotic microbes Rs.3,95,100/by Dr.A. Palavesam, Reader,CMST Rs.9,97,000/permission requested to forward Contingency:

DETAILS OF ON GOING MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS as on 4.09.2008

S.No

Name of the Research Project, Duration Total value of the the Principal Investigator and Project the duration of the scheme A. DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DST):1. DST - SERC Fast Track 2005-2008 Rs.11,35,000/Proposals for Young Scientists scheme Project proposal on, Technology innovation in marine pharmaceutical to use trash fish (odonus niger) liver oil for income generation in rural community by Dr. G.Immanuel, Young Scientist, CMST, Rajakkamangalam 2. Sedimentology, Geochemistry 2005-2008 Rs.9,00,000/and Evolution of Certain Coral Islands of the Gulf of manner by Dr.N.Chandrasekar, Professor, CMST, Rajakkamangalam. 3. Assessment of Impact of Beach 2005-2008 Rs.11,84,600/Placer Mining on Shoreline Morphology along the Coast between Tiruchendur and Kanyakumari (AIBMTAK) by Dr.N.Chandrasekar, Professor, CGT. 4. FIST programme sanctioned to 2005-2010 Rs.15,00,000/Department of Statistics. 5. DST project entitled on Three 2006-2009 Rs.14,44,000/Dimension Structural Database for Carbohydrates (3DSDCAR) Database for Carbohydrates Distribution by Dr. K. Veluraja, Professor, Dept.of Physics 6. DST SERC FAST Track Scheme 2005-2008 Rs.11,40,000/entitled Development of suitable herbal medicinal products to replace antibiotics in the shrimp aquaculture industry by Dr. T. Citarasu, Marine Biotechnology Lab. CMST

Grant Received so far

Rs.11,35,000/-

Rs.3,50,000/-

Rs.6,00,000/-

Rs.10,25,000/Rs.10,00,000/-

Rs. 4,10,000/-

Domination in Cayley Graphs 2007-2010 Rs.7,72,800/by Dr. T. Tamizh Chelvam, Prof. & Head, Dept. of Mathematics. 8. Molecular marker assisted 2007-2010 Rs.28,41,000/genetic and population diversity studies on Kingiodendron pinnatum a critically vulnerable timber species of southern ghats by Dr. P. Ravichandran, Reader, SPKCES. UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC):9. Development of comprehensive 2005-2008 Rs.7,42,600/image processing based handloom textile design model for weaving the Indian Cultural Art Silk sarees by Dr.N.Krishnan, Head, Dept. of Centre for Information Technology & Engg., 10. UGC Major project in 2006-2009 3,74,400/Humanities, Languages & Social Science to University College teacher-Project entitled Functional Changes in the worship of Folk Deities in Tirunelveli District by Dr. P.Natarajan, Lecturer (SS) Dept.of Tamil studies. 11. UGC Special Assistance 2007-2012 Rs.17,25,000/Programme To Department of Mathematics for the period 7. 12. UGC Special Assistance Programme To Department of Communication PG Diploma in Victimology & Victim Assistance by Dr. Beulah Shekhar, Reader, Dept. of Criminology & Criminal Justice. UGC Non SAP to Dept. of Statistics. UGC Non SAP to Dept. of Biotechnology. UGC Non SAP to Dept. of Marine Biotechnology. 2007-2012 Rs.23,25,000/-

Rs.5,75,000/-

Rs.16,00,000/-

Rs.5,59,600/-

Rs.1,99,700/-

Rs.8,85,000/-

Rs.16,05,000/-

13.

2007-2012

Rs.47,30,000/-

Rs.16,10,000/-

14. 15. 16.

2008-2009 2008-2009 2008-2009

Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/-

Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/Rs.10,00,000/-

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UGC Project on The Impact of Globalisation on Climate of Public Enterprises under the guidance of Dr. K. Uthayasuriyan, Head, Department of Commerce.

2008-2010

Rs.4,59,200/-

Rs.2,84,600/-

18.

UGC Project on 2008-2011 Collection conservation and molecular characterization of wild and hybrid derivative of Amla (Phyllanthus emblica) germplasm in Tirunelveli Dist, Tamilnadu under the guidance of Dr. D. Ganesh, Lecturer, SPKCES. UGC Project on Development of Hatchery and Farming Technologies for Indi an Spiny Lobsters under the guidance of Dr. S. Lazarus, Prof. & Head (Retd), CMST, Rajakkamangalam. 2008-2011

Rs.8.60,800/-

Rs.5,81,800/-

19.

Rs.9,33,800/-

Rs.5,64,800/-

20.

UGC Project on 2008-2011 Collection conservation and molecular characterization of wild and hybrid derivative of Amla (Phyllanthus emblica) germplasm in Tirunelveli Dist, Tamilnadu under the guidance of Dr. D. Ganesh, Lecturer, SPKCES. UGC Project on Plight 2008-2011 of Manual Scavengers in selected Civic Bodies in Tirunelveli Districts, Tamilnadu under the guidance of Dr. P. Kannappan, Reader, Department of Sociology.

Rs.8.60,800/-

Rs.5,81,800/-

21.

Rs.4,92,800/-

Rs.2,81,400/-

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Rs.1,00,000/UGC Project on Diasporic 2008-2010 Aesthetics A Study of select Indian Diasporic Writers by Dr. P.K. Kalyani, Reader, Dept. of English D. DEPARTMENT OF ATOMIC ENGERGY (DAE- BRNS) 23. Studies on demographic 2004-2009 Rs.61,46,090/pattern, aquatic resources and its physical, Chemical, biological, pathological and radiological quality around Kudankulam site covering 30 km radius by Dr.N.Sukumaran, Prof. & Head, Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences, Alwarkurichi. 24. A Study on super and hyper 2004-2008 Rs.7,17,750/deformation of rapidly rotating hot nuclei in the mass region between A = 100 and A= 160 BY Dr.T.R.Rajasekaran, Reader, Dept. of Physics 25. DAE-BRNS project on 2006-2008 Rs.12,06,600/Preservation and safety evaluation of siddha/ayurvedic preparations applying microtron irradiation" by Dr. A.G. Murugesan, Sr. Lecturer, SPKCES E. DEPARTMENT OF BIO-TECHNOLOGY (DBT):26. Creation of Bio information 2006-2009 Rs.28,00,000/facilities (BIF) for the promotion of biology teaching through bio informatics (BTBI) scheme of BTISnet by Dr. K. Veluraja, Prof. in Physics. 27. Binding specificity of 2006-2009 Rs.8,28,000/gangliosides to cholera toxin and design of inhibitors molecular modeling studiesby Dr. K. Veluraja, Professor in Physics. 22.

Rs.82,500/-

Rs.61,46,090/-

Rs.6,72,547/-

7,40,150/-

Rs.20,00,000/-

Rs.5,62,300/

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OTHERS 28. NMPB Project " Exploration, Exsitu conservation and Botanical Authentication of selected ret medicinal plants from southern western ghats of Tamilnadu" under the supervision of Dr. P. Ravichandran, PI, Lecturer (SS) in Environmental Sciences, SPKCES.

2008-2011 Rs.24,72,040/-

Rs.6,00,000/-

29.

Central Institute of Indian Languages 2008-2009 Rs.1,50,000/Project on Women in cankam period: A study of the Ainrkurunuvu Area by Dr. P.K. Kalyani, Reader, Dept. of English. 30. GOMBRT Project on Quality 2008-2009 Rs. 7,34,000/Assessment of water and Sediment in Critical Locations of Gulf of Mannar under the guidance of Dr. A.G. Murugesan, Professor, SPKCES. 31. Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, 2008-2009 Rs. 4,68,000/Chennai has sanctioned a project on Water Quality Monitoring of river Tamiraparani by Dr. A.G. Murugesan, Professor, SPKCES. 32. MECON Consultancy Project Dr. A. Palavesam, Reader, CMST 2008-2009 Rs.1,50,000/-

Rs.1,50,000/-

Rs.1,83,500/-

Rs.1,67,918/-

Rs.1,50,000/-

33.

District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Kanyakumari Sanctioning of Training programme by Dr. A. Palavesam, Reader, CMST

2008-2009 Rs.53,900/-

Rs.53,900/-

34.

Bureau of Police Research and 2008-2009 Rs.4,29,000/Development has sanctioned a project on Impact of Psycho-Social
Factors on Performance: An Analysis of Police Officers in Tamil Naduunder the guidance of Dr. Beulah Shekhar, Reader, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice to the total value of

Rs.1,43,000/Amount has not been received.

Rs.4,29,000/-.
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