Research Projects and Reports


Major Projects

Dr. Manju C. Nair (Assistant Professor of Botany): Title of Major Project: Systematic and Molecular Characterization of the Family Fissidentaceae (Bryophyta) of Western Ghats [Order no. : DST File no. SB/FT/LS-195/2012. Dated : 26.04.2013]. [Funding agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST)-SERB]. [Rs.: 24,50,918/-]. [Date of start 01.07.2013 Date of completion: 30.06.2016]. [Ongoing]

Dr. Rajan, P.P. (Assistant Professor of Botany): Title of UGC Major Project: Isolation, identification and evaluation of botanical biocontrol against major fungal and baterial pathogens of spice crops. [UGC Order no. 33-167/2007/SR dated 13.03.2008]. [Funding agency: University Grants Commission] [Rs. 4,99,800/-] [Completed]


Minor Projects:

 

Dr. KP Rajesh (Assistant Professor of Botany): Title of UGC Minor Project: Bryophytes of lowlands and midlands of Malappuram District- Kerala. [UGC SWRO Order no. 2250-MRP/15-16/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 25/04/2016]. [Rs. 1,16,000/-]. [Ongoing]

Dr. Usha, P (Assistant Professor of Malayalam): Title of UGC Minor Project: Kadavallur anyonyam- Its ideology and culture. [UGC SWRO Order no. 2251-MRP/15-16/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 25/04/2016]. [Rs. 89,500/-]. [Ongoing]

Mrs. Deepa, E. (Assistant Professor of Economics): Title of UGC Minor Project: Economic Empowerment and Human Development of the Girl Child through Education with special reference to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes: A Study in Government Schools in Kozhikode City. [UGC SWRO Order no. 2252-MRP/15-16/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 25/04/2016]. [Rs. 50,000/-]. [Ongoing]


Dr. Ranjith Raja, P.C. (Assistant Professor of Sociology): Title of UGC Minor Project: A sociological study about the impact of gulf migration on institution family: a special focus on single parenting from Kerala- comparative analysis. [UGC SWRO Order no. 1619-MRP/14-15/KLCA024 dated 04.02.2015]. [Rs. 2,30,000/-]. [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. Suneetha, T.V. (Assistant Professor of Malayalam): Title of UGC Minor Project: Influence of cyberspace in Malayalam short stories. [UGC SWRO Order no.1620-MRP/14-15/KLCA024 dated 04.02.2015]. [Rs. 1,80,000/-]. [Ongoing]

Dr. Kavitha Raman (Former Assistant Professor of Dept. of Malayalam): Title of UGC Minor Project: Theoretical study on male gaze in Malayalam movies with focus on three path breaking movies of three decades. [UGC SWRO Order no. 1621-MRP/14-15/KLCA024 dated 04.02.2015]. [Rs. 90,000/-]. [Ongoing]

Dr. P.C. Rethi Thampatty (Retired Principal & Associate Professor of Commerce): Title of UGC Minor Project: Problems of women workers at tollbooths and petrol bunks- a study with special reference to Kozhikode district in Kerala state. [UGC SWRO Order no.1618-MRP/14-15/KLCA024 dated 04.02.2015]. [Rs. 1,00,000/-]. [Ongoing].

Dr. Indira Devi, G. (Associate Professor of Chemistry): Title of UGC Minor Project: Synthesis and characterisation of some benzilic acid amino acid transition metal complexes and their spectral, thermal, antifungal and antibacterial studies. [UGC File No. MRP(S)-0616/13-14/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 26.03.2014. [Rs. 2,00,000/-] [Completed]  [Executive Summary]

Dr. Meera, P.I. (Assistant Professor of Hindi): Title of UGC Minor Project: Cultural glimpses of Kashi in Neelachand (Hindi) and Varanasi (Malayalam): a comparative study. [UGC order no. MRP(H)-298/12-13/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 29.03.2013] [Rs.1,40,000/-] [Ongoing].

Dr. Mallika, M.G. (Assistant Professor of Economics): Title of UGC Minor Project: Female invisibility and the time utilization pattern – a case study of Kozhikode district. MRP(H)-293/12-13/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 29.03.2013] [Rs.1,40,000/-] [Completed] [Executive Summary].

Ms. Anooja Chacko (Assistant Professor of Economics): Title of UGC Minor Project: Livelihood strategies of chronically disabled: a case study of Kozhikode district. [UGC order no. MRP(H)-297/12-13/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 29.03.2013] [Rs.1,45,000/-] [[Completed]  [ Executive Summary ]].

Sri. Anil Varma, R. (Assistant Professor of Economics): Title of UGC Minor Project: Theoretical and empirical study on ASEAN-India free trade agreement- a cases study of Kerala's plantation sector. [UGC order no. MRP(H)-295/12-13/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 29.03.2013] [Rs.1,50,000/-] [ Completed ].[ Executive Summary ]

Mrs. Saleena, K.K. (Assistant Professor of History): Title of UGC Minor Project: Migration from Travancore to Malabar: a historical analysis of Kuttiady region. [UGC order no. MRP(H)-293/12-13/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 29.03.2013] [Rs.1,15,000/-] [comlpeted] [ Executive Summary ].

Mrs. Gangadevi, P.C. (Assistant Professor of English): Title of UGC Minor Project: family matters: an analysis of the shift in the family patterns in India as represented in the post 90 cultural narratives. [UGC order no. MRP(H)-299/12-13/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 29.03.2013] [Rs.1,15,000/-] [Ongoing].

Sri. Shailendra Varma, R. (Assistant Professor of Sociology): Title of UGC Minor Project : Impact of Development Induced Displacement on Neighbourhood Relations - A Case Study of Olavanna Panchayath in Kozhikode. [MRP (H)-0300/12-13-/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 23-Sept-2013] [Rs 90,000/-] [completed][Executive Summery]

Dr. Sudheer, K. (Assistant Professor of Zoology): Title of UGC Minor Project: Studies on The Systematics of Porizontinae (hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of Malabar Area of Kerala. [UGC Order No. MRP(S)-1363/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 28.03.2014] [Rs.1,80,000/-] [Executive Summary].

Dr. Rajeevan, N.E. (Associate Professor of Physics): Title of UGC Minor Project: Preparation and characterisation of co-based magneto electric multiferric materials. [UGC order no. MRP(S)-1146/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03.11.2011]. [Rs. 1,60,000/-] [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. Anitha Ramesh, K. (Associate Professor of English): Title of UGC Minor Project: Fictionalizing facts: exploring the interface between journalism and fiction in the works of select Indian authors. [UGC Order no. MRP(H)-1603/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03.11.2011]. [Ongoing]

Dr. K.P. Vipin Chandran (Former Assistant Professor of Dept. of Economics): Title of UGC Minor Project: Maternal factor and nutritional status of children in an urban slum in Calicut city, Kerala. [UGC Order no. MRP(H)-1606/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03/11/11]. [Rs. 1,00,000/-] [Ongoing]

Mrs. Arya Gopi (Assistant Professor of English): Title of UGC Minor Project: Drugs, Crimes and Roberto Bolano: the endpoint of boom or the origin of Visceral Realism [UGC Order no. MRP(H)-1604/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03.11.2011] [Rs. 1,45,000/-] [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. Sreeranjini, G. (Assistant Professor of Malayalam): Title of UGC Minor Project: Archetypes in Vishnunarayanan Nambuthiri’s poems. [UGC File No. MRP(H)-1605/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03.11.2011. Rs.70,000/-] [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. Unnikrishnan, S. (Assistant Professor of Malayalam): Title of UGC Minor Project: Socio-cultural contributions of the Zamorin's of Calicut. [UGC File No. MRP(H)-1607/11-12/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03.11.2011. Rs.70,000/-] [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. Rajan Malayil (Associate Professor, Department of Commerce): Title of UGC Minor Project: Effect of selected Yogic Practices on the attitude of college students. [UGC Order No. MRP(H)-1221/10-11/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO/2010 dated 22.12.2010. Rs.30,000]. [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. K. P. Rajesh (Assistant Professor of Botany). Title of UGC Minor Project: A survey of the Bryophyte communities of lowlands and midlands of Calicut District, Kerala. [UGC File No. MRP(S)-837/10/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO/2010 dated 22.12.2010 and 16.03.2011. [Rs.1,50,000/-]. [Completed] [Executive Summary]

Dr. Indira Devi, G. (Associate Professor of Chemistry): Title of UGC Minor Project: Impact of Bauhinia leaves in the chemical characterisation of soil. [UGC File No. MRP(S)-533/09-10/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 30.11.2009. [Rs. 1,05,000/-] [Completed]

Dr. M.K. Ramakrishnan (Retired Associate Professor of Commerce): Disinvestment of public sector undertaking in India- an impact study. [UGC File No. MRP(H)-449/08-09/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 30.03.2009. [Rs. 60,000/-] [Completed]

Dr. N. Radhakrishnan. (Associate Professor of Economics): Participatory approaches in drinking water supply: an analysis of mini water supply schemes in the city of Calicut. [UGC File No. MRP(H)-630/2007 (X Plan)/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 11.03.2011. [Rs. 70,000/-] [Completed]

Dr. Usha, P. (Assistant Professor of Malayalam): Vaishnava bhakti sahithyam Malayalathil (Vaishnava bhakti tradition in Malayalam). [UGC File No. MRP(H)-630/2007 (X Plan)/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 26.12.2007. [Rs. 40,000/-] [Completed]

Dr. Indira Devi, G. (Associate Professor of Chemistry): Title of UGC Minor Project: Thermal spectral and antifungal studies of some transition metal complexes of Schiff bases. [UGC File No. MRP(S)-486/ 2006(X Plan) /KLCA024/ UGC-SWRO dated 26.08.2007. [Rs. 1,52,000/-] [Completed]

Dr. Jessy Chacko (Associate Professor of Chemistry (Retired): Chemical and biochemical studies of metal complexes of Shiff bases derived from curcuminoides. [UGC File No. MRP(S)-325/2005(X Plan)/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 03.03.2005. [Rs. 60,000/-] [Completed]

Sri. P.K. Balagopalan (Associate Professor of Physical Education (Retired)): Title of UGC Minor Project: A comparative study of the health related physical fitness of basket ball, volley ball, power lifting and Yoga participants (men) of the University team in the state of Kerala. [UGC File No. MRP(H)-164/2004(X Plan)/KLCA024/UGC-SWRO dated 18.03.2004. [Rs. 47,000/-] [Completed]