Amity Institute of Horticulture Studies and Research
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES IN HORTICULTURE RESEARCH’ 8th-9th AUGUST, 2022 (ICRAHOR 2022)
ONGOING PROJECTS
AMITY FOOD AND AGRICULTURE FOUNDATION
S.No. TITLE PI FUNDINGAGENCY BUDGET
1 Building capacity to enhance farmer's capabilities to address the challenges of climate change using Climate Smart Agriculture strategies (2019) Dr. Nutan Kaushik APN Rs. 43.8
Lakhs
2 Leveraging genetic resources for accelerated genetic improvement of Linseed using comprehensive genomics and phenotyping
Approach (2020)
Dr. Nutan Kaushik DBT Network Project
Rs. 1.27 crores
3 Omega Research Project (2019) Dr. Nutan Kaushik Norwegian Research Council (RCN) 400,000 NoK
Nearly Rs. 32  Lakh
4 Validation of Sal seed cake as
organic manure and nitrification inhibitor (2020)
Dr. R.S. Antil TRIFED Rs. 16.61 Lakh
5 “Dissemination of cost-effective ecofriendly techno package for combating Fusaruim wilt of Banana spreading in Barabanki, Bahraich and Sitapur districts of Uttar Pradesh "    Dr. Shalini Singh NABARD Rs. 24,96,000
6 Workshop on sericulture training Dr. Shalini Singh Department of Sericulture, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh Rs. 1.60 lakhs
7 “Dissemination of Mushroom Production Technology and Promoting Mushroom Production in the Peri Urban areas of Uttar Pradesh” Dr. Shalini Singh UP Agriculture Department under RAFTAR scheme  Rs. 253.65 lakhs

COMPLETED PROJECTS
AMITY INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY & COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Project Details: Completed
S.No. Faculty Name & Staff Code Funding Agency Project Title Sanctioned Amount Duration of the project
1 Prof. B. S. Hansra National Mission On Himalayan Studies (NMHS) Availability, Utilization and Digital Document of Non-Timber Bioresources for Sustainable Rural Livelihood and Decision Support System of the Rural Households in the Northwest Himalayas" 12.20 Lakh March 2018 – March 2021
2 Dr. Neeru Dubey & Dr. Naga Laxmi M. Raman Agribusiness Associates Inc. 2827 Spafford Street Suite B3, Davis CA, 95618 United States Consulting assignment Study of the Application of Best Practices in Postharvest Loss Assessment and Mitigation $6000 July, 2017
3 Dr. Sunil Saran National Horticulture Research and Development Foundation “Value Chain Study of Moringa Crop” in Theni (Tamil Nadu) 3.45 Lakh September, 2017
4 Dr. Neeru Dubey and Ms. NagaLaxmi M Raman National Cold Chain Centre Development Development of product specific protocols for post-harvest technology and cold chain management 13.00 Lakh Oct 2015-Feb 2016
5 Dr S Saran Dr SK Roy Dr NP Singh Dr BK Goswami Dr Neeru Dubey Dr SK Dwivedi and Ms. NagaLaxmi M.Raman DBT “Rural Bio-Resource Innovation-Application to uplift the Socio-Economic Status of Farmers and Entrepreneurs of Uttar Pradesh” 128 lakh Feb. 2012-August. 2015
6 Dr S Saran, Dr SK Roy, Ms. NagaLaxmi M. Raman, Dr Neeru Dubey and Dr. Shailender K. Dwivedi
Dr SK Roy, Dr Shailendra K Dwivedi
Leverhulme Trust of UK "International Network on Preserving safety and nutrition of indigenous fruits and their derivatives" in which six countries besides India are collaborators namely UK, France, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Vietnam. £ 124772 Sept-2011-Oct.2014
7 Dr. Sunil Saran (India) ; Dr. Rakesh Gupta USA KiwiTech, USA Signed Memorandum of Agreement between Kiwitech, USA and AUUP - the general area of interest of collaboration in developing and offering Decision Information System (DIS) by providing integrated Telecom and IT solutions based on innovative Technologies negotiable Oct-10, 2012 - Sept.2014
8 Dr. Sunil Saran (PI-India) Dr. Nazir Mir (PI-USA) Rohm & Hass Pvt. Ltd. USA “Evaluation of the effect of Ripelock Technology on transit and market life extension of Indian varieties of Mango, Banana and Papaya” US $ 62100 2012-2014
9 Dr. Kuldeep Singh National Horticulture Mission, Govt. of Haryana "Establishment of Plant Health Clinic and Establishment of Leaf/Tissue Analysis Lab" 20.00 lacs Oct.-2011-Sept. 2013
10 Dr. Sunil Saran (PI-India) ; Dr. Lisa Kitinoja (PI-USA) Dr SK Roy, Ms. NagaLaxmi M. Raman, Dr Neeru Dubey Postharvest Education Foundation, USA ; and Amity University, Post harvest e-learning project US $ 160000 2011-2012
11 Dr. Susanta K. Roy, Dr. Shailender K. Dwivedi, Ms. NagaLaxmi M.Raman, Dr. Neru Dubey Leverhulme Trust of UK "To standardise the technique of preparing a fruit leather by blending two indigenous fruits viz bael (Aegle marmelos) and aonla (Phyllanthus emblica Syn. Emblica officinalis) pulp". £ 2000 Jan. -Dec. 2012 -
12 Dr. Susanta K. Roy AVRDC - The World Vegetable Centre, Tanzania Agreement made between AVRDC -The World Vegetable Centre, Regional Centre for Africa and AICPHT&CCM $1,750 Oct-04, 2012
13 Dr. Sunil Saran, Dr. Neeru Dubey, Ms. NagaLaxmi M. Raman Funded by HortCRSP-USAID “Coolrooms & Cool Transport for Small Scale Farmers” ; other collaborators Ghana and UC Davis US (Total Project Amount $ 82530) US $ 17000 June,2010 - July 2011
14 Dr. Sunil Saran, Dr. Neeru Dubey ASI (Sunhera Project) funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation "scope of work' Rs. 143000 Sept. 15 to Nov. 30, 2011
15 Dr. Sunil Saran (PI-India) ; Dr. Lisa Kitinoja (PI-USA)Dr S Saran, Dr SK Roy, Ms. NagaLaxmi M. Raman and Dr Neeru Dubey
Dr SK Roy,
Collaborated with World Food Logistics Organization,USA and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation "Identification of Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Improving Market Access and Incomes for Small Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia” (Total Project Amount US $ 1.28 Million) US $ 77000 Feb.,2009-March 2010
16 Dr. Susanta K. Roy Asia- Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) and MARDI “Expert Consultation Meeting on Post Harvest and Value Addition of Horticultural Produce” held in Malaysia. (Total Project Amount US $ 51952.25) US $ 2000 29 Nov - Dec. 2, 2010
17 Dr. Sunil Saran International Horticulture Cogress, (Held once in 4-year) “Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Small Scale Horticultural Farmers and Marketers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: Part 3. Field trial results and identification of research needs for selected crops” at International Horticulture Congress, Lisbon (August 22-28, 2010) Euro 2590 Aug.22-28, 2010
18 Dr. Sunil Saran, Dr. S.K. Roy, Ms. NagaLaxmi M. Raman Funded by Global Cold Chain Alliance, India " India Cold Store Operations Course" for Global Cold Chain Alliance in collaboration with National Horticulture Board and US Department of Agriculture (13-15 April, 2009). Rs. 1.00 lakh 13-15 April,2009
AMITY FOOD AND AGRICULTURE FOUNDATION
S.No. FUNDING AGENCY PROJECT TITLE PI& CO-PI
(COMPLETION DATE)
PROPOSED PROJECT COST (RS LAKHS)
1 DST Diversity of tomato seed-borne endophytes and their applications for the promotion of plant growth and defense against pathogens (TOMendo) (2017) Dr. Nutan Kaushik-PI
( June 2020)
23.4 Lakhs
2 DBT-EU ReValue: Innovative technologies for improving resource utilization in the Indo- European fish value chains (2018) Dr. Nutan Kaushik-PI (August 2021) Rs. 97.6
Lakhs
3 RCN Re-FOOD: International Partnership for Research and Education in energy efficient resource
utilization in FOOD value chains between Norway and India (2017-2019)
Dr. Nutan Kaushik-PI
(December 2020)
Rs. 1.36
Crores
4 MOEF & CC under NHMS Availability, utilization and digital documentation of non- timber bioresources for sustainable rural livelihood and decision support system of the rural households in the northwest tHimalayas (2017) Dr. R.S. Antil Rs. 12.20 Lakhs
5 Care Pro Biosciences Pvt. Ltd. A consultancy project “Validation of the product BioMix-I and MCI developed by CPB for Crop Residue Management (Stubble degradation)” (2020) Dr. Abhishek Sharma Rs. 1 Lakh
6 DST- SERB- YSS Identification and molecular characterization of novel genes involved in temperature and energy dependent development in rice (2018) Dr. Manoj Kumar
– PI
(March 2020)
11.27 Lakhs
7 CSTUP “Trichoderma Mediated Defence Priming: A Future for Smart Plant Health Care”  Dr. Shalini Singh 13,50,000