Ongoing Research Project


  1. Development and characterization of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers in Clitoria ternatea (L.), and mapping of loci controlling Taraxerol  and Delphinidin content funded by SERB-DST, Govt. of India (PI: Prof. J. Panigrahi Co-PI: Dr. A. K. Panda)
  2. Clean Coal Production by microbial flotation of ash material and coal de-sulphurization funded by DST, Odisha (PI: Dr. Sunil Kumar Behera)
  3. Role of Toll-like receptors and identification of novel disease activity markers in systemic lupus erythematosus funded by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi (PI: Aditya K Panda)
  4. Molecular Mechanisms of interaction between Helicobacter pylori and host cells funded by DBT (PI: Sushil K. Pathak)
  5. Mental Model Mapping of Natural Habitat depletion due to excessive mining and industrialization: Analyzing the Public and Expert Perception of tribal funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) (PD: Dr. Manoranjan Mishra, Co-PD: Dr. Manoj Kumar Dash, Dr. Dinoj Kumar Upadhyay)
  6. Source-to-Sink spatio-temporal variability in sediment fluxes and their control on coastal sediment dispersal systems in Gujarat funded by Ministry of Earth Science, New Delhi ( (PI: Dr. Rachna Chandra, GUIDE, Bhuj, Co-PI: B. Anjan Kumar Prusty)
  7. Role of Agri-Entrepreneurship and Agri-Tourism in Rural Transformation in Tribal Areas of Odisha, India funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) (PD: Dr. Mrutyunjay Swain, Co-PD: Mrs. Ritu Tiwari)
  8. A study on an exploration of ICT tools for the sustainability of socio-economic development of the fishing community of Odisha State funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) (PD: Dr. Manoj Kumar Dash, Co-PD: Dr. Manoranjan Mishra)
  9. Impact Assessment of Financial Literacy on Financial Inclusion: Special Reference to Khurda and Ganjam Districts of Odisha funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), (PD:Dr. Biswajit Prasad Chhatoi)
  10. Investigation into the role of bacterial two-component signaling systems in the development of resistance to polymyxins, the last resort antibiotics (Startup Research Grant) funded by SERB, DST, Govt. of India, (PI: Dr. Saswat Sourav Mohapatra) 
  11. Prioritising and Network Relation Modelling of the Faculty and Students Perception on use of Open Educational Resources using AHPDEMATEI: A case study of Higher Education Odisha funded by Odisha State Open University, Odisha(PI: Dr. Manoranjan Mishra, Co-PI: Dr. Manoj Dash) 
  12. Evaluating the Acceptance of Mobile Learning (m-learning) by Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Students using Technology Readiness and Acceptance Model(TRAM) funded by Odisha State Open University, Odisha(PI:Dr. Raj Kishor Kampa)