Sponsored Projects @ HRC

Hansraj college has setup three research centres namely Mahatma Hansraj Research Center (MHRC) in Life Sciences, Mahatma Hansraj Research Center (MHRC) in Linguistics and VVRI (Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute) Center to carry out subject-specific and interdisciplinary research. Besides, each science department have a research laboratory. The college have a Research Committee that encouraged the Faculty of different departments of the college to approach UGC, DST and other funding agencies for doing research in their specific areas and in fact many have obtained funds from UGC, DST-SERB, DBT, NMPB and other funding agencies to carry out research. Following list provides details of faculty members involved in active research.

Faculty Members Year Title of the Project Funding agency Grant received Nature of the Project
Dr. Brijesh Rathi 2017-20 Thio-click approach for the synthesis of stable glycomimetic and chiral oxathiacrown ethers Indo-Hungarian Bilateral Research Grant DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
Dr. Brijesh Rathi
Dr Bijendra Singh
2017-20 Design and Catalytic Large-Scale Synthesis of New Functionalized Perfluorinated Ketones/Ethers as Potential Fire Extinguishants GOIRs. 48.2 lakhs DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India
Dr Aparna Bansal 2016-18 Structure diversity and Stability of G-rich DNA sequences UGCRs. 6.0 lakhs Major Research Project
Dr. Brijesh Rathi 2016-19 A New Class of Anti-Malarials: Constituting New Avenues for Anti-Malarial Therapy GOIRs. 32.89 lakhs DST-SERB, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
Dr. Monika Koul 2015-18 Evaluation and analysis of four medicinal plants for their pollution load in wild, cultivated and controlled conditions and response of their bioactive constituents in terms of yield and quality UGCRs. 9.8 lakhs Major Research Project
Dr. Brijesh Rathi 2015-17 Conjugates and Analogues of Antiviral Compound AUY1 Indo-Russian Bilateral Research GrantRs. 24.28 Lakhs Major DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
Dr. Vijay R Rajpal (PI)
Dr. Anand Sonkar (Co-PI)
2014-17 Autotetraploid induction, Ensuing Heteroploid Hybridization and Associated Rapid DNA changes as a possible Means of Genetic improvement of the Diploid Tinospora cordifolia and Pluchea lanceolata National Medicinal Plant BoardRs. 27.973 lakhs Major Research Project
Dr. Archana Singh 2013-16 Cloning and functional characterization of Helicoverpa-inducible Hevein-like-protien from chickpea DST-SERB Rs. 18.25 lakhs Fasttrack by DST, Govt. of India
Dr. Manjit Saggi 2013-16 XBRL-based Corporate Disclosure Practices in India- Opportunities and Challenges UGCRs. 7.146 lakhs Major Research Project
Dr. T. Shimrah 2013-15 Land use change and soil organic carbon stock in ecologically strategic upland village agro-ecosystems in north east India: A case study in Shirui National Park DST-SERBRs. 12.0 lakhs Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science 2013
Dr. Anand Sonkar 2013-15 Taxonomic and Phylogenetic studies on the genus Heracleum L. in India DST-SERBRs. 12.0 lakhs Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science 2013
Dr. Vijay R Rajpal 2014-17 Autotetraploid induction, Ensuing Heteroploid Hybridization and Associated Rapid DNA changes as a possible Means of Genetic improvement of the Diploid Tinospora cordifolia and Pluchea lanceolata. National Medicinal Plant BoardRs. 24.0 lakhs Major Research Project
Dr. Monika Koul 2015 onwards Evaluation and analysis of four medicinal plants for their pollution load in wild, cultivated and controlled conditions and response of their bioactive constituents in terms of yield and quality UGC- MHRDRs. 9.81 lakhs Major Research Project
Ms. Alka Kacker 2011 Effect of proposed amendments to Copyright Act on the Indian Music Industry. The report was submitted to the standing committee of the Parliament that has been constituted to look into the amendments. The research looked at the economic effect of changes in artists and performer's rights as proposed in the amendments. Cine Music Director's AssociationRs. 18.0 lakhs Major Research Project