Research Project Completed (C) / Ongoing (O)

Sl.No. Name of the Project Funding Agency PI Co-PI
1 Development of early high yielding, multiple disease resistant and drought tolerant Faba bean early varieties in India ICARDA, (South Asia and China Regional Program) Prof. M.K.Pandit Prof. B.N.Panja
2 Isolation of mutant with exerted stigma and anther non-dehiscence character in ps-2 functional male sterile line of tomato for hybrid seed production BRNS, Bhaba Atomic Research Centre, Govt. of India Prof. P. Hazra Prof.A. Chattopadhyay
3 Enhancement of nutritional quality of tomato by increasing lycopene and anthocyanin contents through mutant genes Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India Prof. P. Hazra Prof.A. Chattopadhyay
4 Molecular and biochemical characterization of three fruit pigment enhancing mutant genes (hp, ogc and dg) in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Dept.of Biotechnology, GOI, Bio-CARe programme of “Woman scientist” Dr. Harsata Pal Prof. P. Hazra (Mentor)
5 Model Centre on Floricultural Excellence Dept. of Food Processing Industries and Horticulture, ( RKVY) GOWB. Prof. P. Hazra Prof. R. S. Dhua (Technical Head), Dr. R. Sadhukhan (Convenor)
6 Nuclear-intervened molecular breeding and in vitro culture for increasing yield and phytomedicine production in bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) Component three of the RNARC (Regional Nuclear Agricultural Research Centre) financed by BRNS, BARC, GOI Prof. P. Hazra Dr. C. Karak
7 All India Network Research Project on Onion and Garlic I.C.A.R., Govt. of India Prof T K Maity  
8 Kharif Onion- a potential crop for economic upliftment of rural farming community of western parts of West Bengal Paschimanchal UnnayanParshad, Govt. of W.B Prof T K Maity Prof. S. B. Chattopadhyay and Prof. Umesh Thapa
9 Evaluation of new fertigation grade Water Soluble Fertilizers on growth and yield of Okra Zuari Rotem, Jaikissan Bhawan, Zuarinagar, Goa Prof T K Maity  
10 Study on Efficacy of Biozyme on reduction of fertilizer dose on some important vegetables Biostadt India Limited, Mumbai Prof T K Maity  
11 NICRA project on Real Time Pest Surveillance on Tomato ICAR, New Delhi Dr. S. Dutta Prof. Arup Chattopadhyay
12 Validation of DUS testing guidelines for pointed gourd PPV & FR Authority, GOI Prof. Arup Chattopadhyay Dr. S. Dutta
13 Food and Nutritional Security of Tribals through Vegetable Farming” under TSP programme ICAR, New Delhi Prof. Arup Chattopadhyay Dr. S. Dutta
14 Collaborative project on Agro-biodiversity: Evaluation and use in Prioritized crop-Okra ICAR, New Delhi (through NBPGR) Prof. Arup Chattopadhyay Dr. S. Dutta, Dr. A.K. Mondal
15 Evaluation of some hybrid vegetable varieties Noble Seeds Pvt. Ltd Prof. M. K. Pandit  
16 Model development for sustainable baby corn-vegetables intercropping system Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata Prof. M. K. Pandit Dr. S. Adhikary(ISI)
17 Evaluation of Bioefficacy of Ethephon 39% SL on Tomato and Pineapple Crystal phosphorous Ltd, Azadpur, Delhi Prof. S.N.Ghosh Prof. Umesh Thapa
18 Bio-efficacy evaluation of Ethephon 39%SLon Tomato M/S United Chemicals , Delhi Prof. U.Thapa Prof. A. R. Mandal
19 Bio-efficacy study of Physio-activator (Optenine) in Tomato, Eggplant and Bio-stimultant (Pilatus) on Onion and Potato Arystra Life Science India Ltd.Mumbai Prof. U.Thapa Prof. M. K.Nanda
20 All India Coordinated Research Project on Vegetable Crops(ongoing) ICAR, New Delhi Prof. Arup Chattopadhyay Dr. A.K. Mandal
21 Applied mutagenesis by gamma rays in Snake gourd (Trichosanthes anguina L.) (O) Bhaba Atomic Research Centre , BRNS, Trombay, GOI Prof.M.K.Pandit -
22 Viruses of Crops and Weeds in India (A higher education link project between IACR, Rothamsted & BCKV) (C) Dept. of International Development, UK Prof. S. Mukhopadhyay & R. T. Plumb Prof. M.K.Pandit
23 NHM Project on Plant Health Clinic (C) Directorate of Food Processing Industries and Horticulture, Govt. of WB. - Prof. M.K.Pandit
24 NHM Project on establishment of model nursery(C) Directorate of Food Processing Industries and Horticulture, Govt. of WB -

Prof. M.K.Pandit (Associated Scientist)

25 Sustainable farming system to enhance and ensure livelihood security of the poor in Purulia, Bankura and West Midnapore districts of West Bengal”.[NAIP-Component-3] (C) Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India Dr. A. Roy

Prof. M.K.Pandit

26 Evaluation of FLAMBERGE biostimulant for growth & yield in Chilli(O) ADAMA India Private Limited, Hyderabad Prof. M. K. Pandit -
27 Bioefficacy and phytotoxicity studies of insecticides against insect-pests of vegetable crops(C) Sumitomo Chemical India Dr. B.Das Prof. M.K.Pandit
28 Field studies with various biological products “ Bolt GR, and Proventus DS in Chilli (ongoing) M/S Novozymes South (Asia ) Pvt.Ltd. Dr. P. Choudhuri  
29 Evaluation of Ambition as biostimulant in Chilli Crop Bayer Crop science Limited Dr. P. Choudhuri  
30 Evaluation of Ambition as biostimulant in Tomato Crop Bayer Crop science Limited Dr. P. Choudhuri  
31 Evaluation of Bayfolan Algae as Biostimulant in Chilli Crop Bayer Crop science Limited Dr. C. Karak  
32 Evaluation of Bayfolan Algae as Biostimulant in Tomato Crop Bayer Crop science Limited Dr. C. Karak  
33 Establishment of mother block of major and minor fruits for generation of elite planting materials and public motivation for utilization of fallow up lands in Paschimanchal for income generation (completed).

ATMA, Bankura, Dept. Of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal

Mr. Sanjay Bairagi





List of Workshop, Summer school, conference, symposia etc organised in last 10 years

  1. National Webinar on “Future thrust in vegetable production for livelihood security-a global perspective” held on 20th August, 2021 through virtual mode organized by Department of Vegetable Science, Faculty of Horticulture, BCKV.
  2. National Seminar on Vegetables for Livelihood and Nutritional Security under changing Climate Scenario “ organised by Dept. of Vegetable Science, BCKV, FACC, Kalyani, West Bengal. 6-7 December,2018.
  3. Organized three training programmes for the tribal farmers under TSP region. A Soil borne pathogen Awareness Day was organized (AICRP on Vegetable Crops) involving more than 150 tribal farmers at BCKV, Kalyani on 22.09.17.
  4. A FIELD DAY on Improved package of practices of vegetable crops was organized by AICRP on Vegetable Crops involving 125 tribal farmers on 02.02.18.
  5. A training programme involving 135 tribal farmers on Recent Production and Protection Technologies was organized by AICRP on Vegetable Crops at Illambazar, Birbhum on 20.03.2017
  6. Besides more than 40 Field Days were organized at research plot of the project organized by Department of Agriculture/Horticulture, Govt. of West Bengal, NABARD, KVKs , NGOs etc during this period.
  7. Hands on Training programme on Recent Advances on Mutation Breeding for Crop Improvement sponsored by BRNS, DAE, Govt. of India jointly organized by Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia in collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai at FACC, Lake Hall, Kalyani, BCKV during 20-30 January, 2020



Various academic activities in last 10 years (to be added more)

  • Organized seminars/symposia and Group meeting
  • Organized training for the scientists, SMS of KVKs, and farmers
  • Published books, book chapters, training manuals, booklets/leaflets, research papers in peer reviewed journals etc.