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Dept. of Science and Technology (DST) Funded Projects:

 

  1. Future Secular Changes & Remediation of Groundwater Arsenic in the Ganga River Basin (DST-NERC) [2017-2020; 4.00 Crores]
  2. In Situ Arsenic Sequestration using engineered Nanomaterials [30.37 Lakhs]
  3. Development of Innovative Spentwash Treatment and Resource Recovery Options for Distillery Application (with UNSW, Australia) [67.98 Lakhs]
  4. Bioremediation of LNAPL Polluted Land under (semi)-arid in Coastal Environment Conditions [2011-15; 73 Lakhs]
  5. Understanding Relationship between Infiltration Tradeoff Hypothesis and Surface Runoff Generation Mechanisms [2013-17; 19.11 Lakhs]
  6. Inventorisation of Industries using Web and GIS based Techniques for Hardwar and Udham Singh Nagar Districts, UCOST, Dehradun, India. [9.7 Lakhs]
  7. Studying Meandering and shifting behaviour of the Ganges River in Plains of Uttarakhand UCOST [2.5 Lakhs]
  8. Strengthening the S&T Infrastructure to meet the Emerging Challenges in the field of Hydrology, FIST [2012 - 2017; 94 Lakhs

 

Industry Funded Projects:

 

         1. Reactive Transport Modelling for Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) in Porous Media, CCTech
             [2017- ongoing; 19.8 Lakhs]

 

Ministry of Human Resources Funded Projects:

 

  1. Multidimensional soil water flow and nonpoint sour  (NPS) pollutant movement through deep and heterogeneous variably saturated zones, SRIC IITR, [2012-15; 9.5 Lakhs]
  2. Benchtop Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, under SMILE Grant, IIT Roorkee [45 Lakhs], Co-PI: Dr. V.C. Srivastava, and Dr. Bhanu Prakash Vellanki, Ongoing
  3. Understanding Hydrogeological processes and their Impacts on Water Security in the Tehri-Garhwal Region Uttrakhand[2012-15; 9.5 Lakhs]

 

Ministry of Water Resources Funded Projects:

 

  1. Development of in-house expertise on Dam Safety under Dam Rehabilitaition and Improvement Project (DRIP) at IIT Roorkee. [2017-2020; 10.97 Crore]

 

 

Completed Research Projects

 

Principal Investigator

Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency

Outlay (Amount

in Lakhs of Rs.)

Himanshu Joshi

Performance Evaluation of Root Zone Technology for Treatment and Polishing of Domestic Wastewater

MOEF (CPCB)

3.10

N.K. Goel

Development of Dynamic Flood Frequency Model

CWC

1.40

  Assessment of Ground Water Pollution Hazard from Pesticides and Fertilizer Residues. AICTE  
  MODROBS for Development of Hydrological Information & Decision Support System Laboratory. AICTE

 

  Environmental Impact of Waste Disposal Practices on Ground Water Regime of Roorkee Town. AICTE  
  Special Assistance Programme (SAP) in the areas of Ground Water Hydrology, Water Quality & Hydroinformatics. UGC

 

  Trend of Urbanization in Roorkee and its Impact on Environment. Town. UOR  
  Geohydrologic Studies of Mahendra Garh District (Haryana) with Reference to Groundwater Salinity. UOR

 

  Hydrologic Modeling of Flood Flows. Town. CBIP  
  Hydrologic Effects of Urbanization Using Remote Sensing Data. Centre for Remote Sensing (CED) UOR

 

Continuing Research Projects

Principal Investigator

Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency

Outlay (Amount

in Lakhs of Rs.)

D.C. Singhal

 

Groundwater Resource Evaluation for Pathri Rao Watershed, Distt. Hardwar , Uttaranchal

DST

10.96

D.C. Singhal

Evaluation of Pollution Susceptibility of Alluvial Aquifers of Roorkee Town , Distt. Haridwar, Uttaranchal

MHRD (TAT)

12.00

Head

Modernization and Strengthening of Hydrometeorological Laboratory

MHRD (MOD)

18.00

D.S. Arya

General Purpose Software Development for Water Resources Information and Decision Support Systems

MHRD (R&D)

9.00

Head

FIST Programme-2002 LEVEL-I

DST-FIST

30.00

N.K. Goel

Meteorological Data Collection, Monitoring, Processing and Analysis to Evaluate Climate Variability in the State of Uttaranchal

DST

23.50

 

Modernization of Environmental Hydrology
Laboratory (FIST)

DST

 

New Research Projects

Principal Investigator

Name of Project

Sponsoring Agency

Outlay (Amount

in Lakhs of Rs.)

N.K. Goel

Development of Spatial Water Climate Information System for Uttaranchal

DST

13.68