Central Island Agriculture Research Institute

Last updated on 24th May, 2021

External Funded





S.No. Title Principal Investigator CO-PIs Budget (lakhs) Year of Start Year of Completion
DBT, New Delhi
1 Micropropagation, agro-technique standardization and utilization of woody pepper (Piper pendulispicum C. DC.): A novel spice from Andaman Islands Ajit Arun Waman Pooja Bohra 38.95 2020 2022
2 Regeneration and Molecular Characterization of Andaman Padauk (Pterocarpus dalbergioides) I. Jaisankar B. Augutine Jerard & Nabanita Ganguly 43.11 2018 2021
3 In vitro Mass Multiplication, Characterization and Habitat Enrichment of two horticulturally Important Underutilized Species from Andaman and Nicobar Islands Pooja Bohra Ajit A. Waman 16.72 2017 2020
4 Establishment of Biotech Kisan Hub Jai Sunder (Hub Facilitator) Main Hub (PIs)A.Kundu, T.Sujatha, D. Bhattacharya, A.K.De, S.K.Zamir Ahmed, R.Jayakumaravaradan, KVK (SA)L.B.Singh(PI), KVK (Nicobar) Z.George (PI), S.K.Pandey(Co-PI), KVK (N&M) S.V.Lal (Co-PI), RS-Lakshadweep A.K.O.Rateesh (PI) 2019 2021
IMD (MoES)
1 Integrated Agromet Advisory Services for A&N Islands A.Velmurugan T. Subramani, T.P.Swarnam, D.Bhattacharya P.K. Singh, R. Kiruba Sankar, S.K. Zamir Ahmed, L.B.Singh, S.K.Pandey & B.A.Jerard 60.0 June, 2008 March, 2021
NFDB, Hyderabad
1 National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases (NSPAAD) in Andaman and Nicobar Islands K. Saravanan J. Praveenraj &R. Kiruba Sankar 75.5 January,2015 June, 2021
NABARD, Port Blair
1 Dissemination and popularization of feed based aquaculture model to augment fish production in Andaman Islands K. Saravanan T. Sivaramakrishnan, R. Kiruba Sankar, Harsha Haridas& Sreepriya Prakasan 10.99 September, 2019 September, 2021
2 Sustainable utilisation of fish wastes for byproduct development- an initiative for entrepreneurship development in the Islands. Sreepriya Prakasan Deepitha R. P, Ajina S. M, Harsha Haridas & R Kiruba Sankar 11.01 January 2020 January 2022
3 Promoting livelihood and entrepreneurship through value added fishery products Deepitha. R.P Sreepriya Prakasan, Harsha Harida & Gladston Y 10.80 January 2020 January 2022
4 Development and demonstration of mud crab fattening and culture at Andaman islands Harsha Haridas L. B. Singh, K. Saravanan, Ajina S. M., Deepitha R.P.& J. Praveenraj 10.82 January 2020 January 2022
5 FPO - North and Middle Andaman Agricultural Producers Company B.L.Kasinath B.L. Meena, Shailesh Kumar, Pooja Kapoor, Manoj Kumar, Shardu Vikram Lal, D.Basantia, Prasant Pradhan & Tanmay Paul 9.09 2016 2020
6 Capacity building programme on advanced poultry production techniques for rural women in N & M Andaman Sharadulal T. Sujatha, Jai Sunder, B. L. Kasinath, T. Paul & A. Kundu 10.54 January, 2019 2021
7 Development of rural backyard poultry by supplying Mini-egg hatching units to gram panchayats/ SHG/ Individual poultry Farmers Sharadulal T. Sujatha, Jai Sunder, B. L. Kasinath, T. Paul& A. Kundu 38.50 April, 2019 2021
8 Dragon fruit cultivation - sustainable livelihood option for Island farmers K. Abirami V. Baskaran, Augustine B. Jerard, Pooja Kapoor & N. Bommayasamy 9.79 2020 2023
9 Cultivation and value addition of cut flowers for entrepreneurship development in A & N Islands V. Baskaran K. Abirami, T. Subramani, K. Venkatesan & L. B. Singh 9.81 2020 2023
10 Horticulture based sustainable roof top production model for nutritional and livelihood security of urban households of Andaman Islands V. Baskaran K. Abirami, T. Subramani & L. B, Singh 9.49 2020 2022
11 Interventions for promotion of urban and peri-urban horticulture in the islands through immunity boosting fruits, spices and herbs Pooja Bohra Ajit Arun Waman 10.88 2020 2022
12 Evaluation and popularisation of value added compost and other organic inputs in Neil island A.Velmurugan I. Jaisanka, S.K. Zamir Ahmed & T.P. Swarnam 10.0 February 2017 Mar 2020
13 High value vegetable cultivation and vermicompost production in rainout shelters for doubling farmer’s income A.Velmurugan Kiran Karthik Raj & Sirisha Adamala 11.3 2020 2022
14 Women empowerment through climate smart integrated farming systems T.P.Swarnam A. Velmurugan, P Perumal & L.B.Singh 10.0 2020 2022
15 Production technology of least cost balanced poultry feed with mini feed mill to augment income of rural poultry farmers in South Andaman T.Sujatha P.A.Bala & A.Kundu, Jai Sunder, L.B.Singh 10.93 2019 2021
16 Enhancing livelihood of farmers through dissemination of scientific package of practices for health management in rural poultry sector T.Sujatha D.Bhattacharya, Jai Sunder, A.K.De & A.Kundu 10.93 2019 2021
17 Promoting Multiplier Flock Concept in goat farming for Entrepreneurship Development among Rural Youths Jai Sunder R.R.Alyethodi, P.Perumal & T.Sujatha 10.93 September 2020 2022
18 Humpsore treatment by Trimodel therapy to improve the Production and Reproduction Performances of milch cows in South Andaman Perumal P A. K. De, S. K. Ravi, D. Bhattacharya, A. Kundu, Ashish Kumar, L. B. Singh, S. K. Zamir Ahmed & B. A. Jerard 11.03 2020 2022
19 Establishment and promotion of quail farming ; an emerging field entrepreneurship in A & N Islands Rafeeque.R. Alyethodi T. Sujatha, Jai Sunder & P.A. Bala 10.87 2020 2022
20 Mitigation of Iron Deficient Anaemia (IDA) in piglets through 2-7-10-15 module of iron therapy Arun Kumar De Perumal Ponraj, S.K. Ravi, D. Bhattacharya, Ashish Kumar, A. Kundu & L,B. Singh - 2020 2022
21 On Farm Production Technology for Mass Production of Bio-inoculants for Plant Health Management at Farmer field V.K. Pandey L. B. Singh, B.K. Nanda, N.Bommayasamy &Harapriya Nayak 9.99 2019 2021
22 Poultry based agro farming system for doubling farm income of farm women in Andaman Island Harapriya Nayak L. B. Singh, B.K. Nanda, N.Bommayasamy , V.K. Pandey & Zachariah 8.79 2019 2021
DST (GoI)
1 Exploration and Exploitation of Seaweed Associated Endophytic Bacteria for Disease Management and Growth Promotion in Rice K. Sakthivel - 40.0 2019 2021
DST, New Delhi
1 Augmenting livelihood, resilience and knowledge generation through coastal fisheries information hub for Nicobari tribes of Car Nicobar Island R Kiruba Sankar D. Karunakaran, Y. Gladston, Sreepriya P, Praveenraj J & Utpal Kumar Sar 158.0 Nov 2020 Oct 2024
IRRI-ICAR
1 The Global Rice Array: India Partnership to Strengthen Global Phenomics Network P.K. Singh K. Venkatesan 7.00 2018 2022
DAC, Ministry of Welfare Agriculture and Farmers
1 Monitoring of pesticide residues at national level T.P.Swarnam A Velmurugan 15.0 2011 2025
A&N Administration, Port Blair
1 Consultancy Project on ‘Preparation of State Specific Action Plan (SSAP) for Water Sector, Andaman and Nicobar Islands B. Gangaiah Sirisha Adamala, S. Swain, T. Subramani, B. K. Nanda, S. K. Pandey, P. A. Baala & Y. Gladston 20.1 2019 2021
DASD, Kozhikode
1 CSS-MIDH (NHM) project K. Abirami V. Damodaran 5.10 2002 Cont.
PPV & FRA , New Delhi
1 Development and Standardization of DUS Characteristics Procedures for Noni (Morinda citrifolia L.) I. Jaisankar - 27.08 2013 2020
SAC, ISRO, Ahmadabad
1 Mangrove Community Zonation and Biophysical Characterization for Coast of Andaman and Nicobar Islands I. Jaisankar Bimal K Bhattacharya &Nikhil Lele 9.74 2019 2021
The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)
1 Securing Livelihood of Nicobari tribal communities of A&N islands through sustainable horticultural interventions B Augustine Jerard S.K. Zamir Ahmed, V. Damodaran, V. Baskaran, Jayakumaravaradan, & Sanjay Kumar Pandey 12.0 2020 2022
2 Livelihood and nutritional security of tribal farming community of A&N islands exploring native animal genetic resources P A Bala A. Kundu, D. Bhattacharya, Jai Sunder, T. Sujatha, A.K. De, P. Perumal, K. Muniswamy & S.K. Zamir Ahmed 17.96 2019 2021
ICAR-CMFRI, Cochin
1 All India Network Project on Mariculture Gladston, Y R. Kiruba Sankar, Ajina, S.M., J. Praveenraj & K. Saravanan 56.0 March, 2018 2021
Technology Demonstration Components
1 National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) L.B. Singh B.K. Nanda, N. Bommayasamy, Harapriya Nayak & V. K. Pandey - 2010 2025