Millets – Completed Project

Completed Projects

Name of the scientist Name of the scheme/ sponsor  Total years of implementation and budget
Dr.R.Ravikesavan – As PI
Promotion of millets through quality seed production –  GOI One year  (2014 -15)
– Rs 41.45 lakhs
Enhancing the productivity  and value addition of millets through knowledge transfer and skill demonstrations – Govt. of TN One year  (2013-14)
 Rs 28.75 lakhs
As  Co-PI
Developing Agri. business models linking farmer groups and farmer produce organizations to markets through value chain management – ICAR NASF Three years 
(2016-17 to 2018-19)
Rs 162.0 lakhs
K. Iyanar (Co-PI) Evolution of Lucerne genotype possessing high biomass and chlorophyll content
M/s.Kancor Ingredients Ltd, Cochin
June 2010 to May 2015
8.56 lakhs
Evaluation of hybrids on fodder sorghum and Cumbu
M/s.UPL ltd., Bangalore, Karnataka
September 2014- Sep 2015
1.29 lakhs
Enhancing pulses production in delta and non delta districts by TNAU under NADP 2016-17
April 2016 to March 2017
53.50 lakhs
Production of quality breeder and foundation seeds/planting materials of high yielding forage crop varieties and organizing demonstrations on forage production technologies
January 2012 to March 2014
50.00 lakhs
P. Sumathi (PI) Evalution of pearl millet hybrids from private firms – Dupont pioneer (Nov. 2017-Oct.2018)
Rs. 0.50
Mapping of QTL for Betacarotene in pearl millet – DBT  (2014-17)
Rs. 34.63
Identification of high betacarotene pearl millet (golden millet ) to enhance nutritional security – UGC (1.7.2012 to 31.12.2015)
10.13 lakhs
N.Kumari Vinodhana 
Asst. Prof. (PI)
GOI – NADP – Enhancing pulses production in delta and non-delta districts 2016-17
Budget : Rs. 1.25
Private agency- Evaluation of maize hybrids for yield performance 2015-16
Budget : Rs. 3.00