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Ongoing External Funded Projects


Project Title


Principal Investigator

Structured Dialogues for Sustainable Urban Water Management

Department of Science and Technology (DST) India

Total Sanctioned amount:           INR 57,26,400/-

Duration: 5 years

Dr Suchismita Satpathy

Understanding commercialization of Breast milk from Sociological perspective

AIA Hyderabad

Total Sanctioned amount:           INR 1,87,000/-

Dr Suchismita Satpathy

Nagarjuna’s Analysis of the Origin and Dissolution of Existents: A Philosophical Investigation

Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR)

Total Sanctioned amount:           INR 2,00,000/-

Dr A. K. Jayesh

Completed research/consultancy projects

  • Dr. Biswanath Dash: Identifying Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) measures for mainstreaming within Government Departments, (2019-20) funded by AP HRDI, Govt. of AP and UNDP
  • Dr. Biswanath Dash: A Study of Early Warning System at the District/Local Level (2019), funded by AP HRDI and UNDP.    
  • Dr. Santosh Mahapatra: Role of the researcher: Assistant Coordinator for AARMS (Aptis Action Research Mentoring Scheme) , Consultancy for British Council Duration: 1 year (March 2019 - March 2020) Amount: 150000 INR
  • Dr. Suchismita Satpathy: Measuring Segregation in Hyderabad: Introspecting Multiple Indexes and Multiple Pattern- Funded By BITS under Research Initiation Grants, Amount: INR 2 lakhs, Duration: 2017- 2019, 2 years 
  • Dr. Santosh Mahapatra: An Evaluative Study of ESP Programmes in India Duration: Two years (06.10.2017 to 05.10.2019) Amount: 1.70 lakhs
  • Dr. Biswanath Dash:  A Study of Disaster Management Plans in India, (2017-19) funded under RIG, BITS Pilani. 
  • Dr. Lavanya Suresh: Principal Investigator for the project titled, "Alternative ecological ways of being" funded by the Research Initiation Grant, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus. Sanctioned amount - Rs. 2,00,000. 
  • Dr. Lavanya Suresh: Alternative ways of understanding ecological conservation practices to enable justice for all NALSAR, Hyderabad Rs. 2,95,000
  • Dr. Lavanya Suresh: Resistance to the Western Ghats Conservation and Undercurrents:  A study of the people’s protest and the role of the local bodies in Iduuki, Kerela Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala Rs. 3,15,000
  • Dr. Santosh Mahapatra : Using CEFR based Bilingual Rating Scales to improve the Writing Ability of ESL Learners : A Multiple Case Study British Council Rs. 1.48 lakh.
  • Dr. Srinivas Sajja : Climate Change, Market and Livelihoods Indian Council of Social Sciences Research Rs. 30,000/-.  
  • Ms. Olympia Bhatt : History of Early Talkies from a Technological Perspective National Film Archive of India Rs. 85,000/-.  
  • Dr. Srinivas Sajja : “Climate Change, Market and Livelihoods : Case Studies from Nagarjunsagar, Tungabhadra and Nirgamsagar Projects”, 2 years Research Initiation Grant 2,00,000/-.
  • Dr. Maya Vinai : “Myth versus Reality : Challenging the representation of women in Matrilineal Communities through Selected Fiction”, 2 years  Research Initiation Grant. 2,00,000/-.
  • Dr. Aruna Lolla : “The Effect of Mantras on the Human Mind, Personality and Life”, 2 Years  Research Initiation Grant, 2,00,000/-. 

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