Schools & Colleges selected for Foldscope Project


A Schools


Name of the PI Name of the Institute City State Email Address Contact No. Project Title Total Fund Sanctioned
 Total Fund Released
Dr.  Biswajit Deb Roy PanditDeendayalUpadhyayaAdarshaMahavidyalaya (PDUAM) Beharabazar, Cachar Assam 0 Study of living world, biodiversity and biological phenomena through use of the Foldscope as a research and education tool 400000        3,00,000.00
Mr. Prasanta Nath Bongaigaon Rly H.S School Bongaigaon Assam 9435311541 Teaching 400000        3,00,000.00
Remya Parameswar Iyer Kendriya Vidyalaya Khanapara Guwahati  Assam , 9954035784 Teaching and Research 400000        3,00,000.00
Nitya Ranjan Borah Chowkhat High School Jorhat  Assam 9854356390 SEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN PLANTS 400000        3,00,000.00
Raju Das Government Higher Secondary & Multipurpose School Kokrajhar  Assam 9435120225 Teaching and Research 400000        3,00,000.00
Yasin Ansari Netaji Hindi Vidhyapith & ME School New Bangaigaon Assam 9401073786 Teaching 400000        3,00,000.00
Nilamani Sarma Tetonpukhuri H. S. School Tetonbari  Assam 9435505714, 8472947339  Teaching and Research 400000        3,89,910.00
Ashraful Hussain Agomani H.S.School Agomani Assam 9954005115 Study of phytoplankton,zooplankton and soil algae in Dhubri district,Assam,India 400000        3,00,000.00


B colleges


Name of the PI Name of the Institute Address of the Institute State Email Address Contact No. Category/Theme of the project Project Title Total Fund Sanctioned
 Total Fund Released
Dr. Jugabrat Das Goalpara College Goalpara
P.O. – Goalpara, Dist.- Goalpara,
Pin-783101, Assam
Assam 9864723497 Agriculture. Prevalence of fish-borne zoonotic trematode (FZT) infection in fishes along with assessment of its major risk factors in the fish farms of Goalpara district, Assam 800000 764537
Dr. Amitabha Bhattacharjee Assam University Department of Microbiology
Assam University, Silchar-788011
Assam 8471939088 Microorganisms and Human health Use of fluorescence foldscope in detection of biofilm formation and their analysis with transcriptomic background of bacteria 800000 721193
Dr. Rajal Debnath Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute Entomology Section
Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute Central Silk Board
Ministry of Textiles, Jorhat, ASSAM
Assam 8011066646 Microorganisms and Human health Popularization and utilization of Foldscope for detection of pebrine disease (Nosema assama) in muga silkworm seed production areas 800000 600000
Dr. Ajit Hazarika Chaiduar College Department of Zoology
 Chaiduar College, Gohpur
Assam 9435183351 Microorganisms and Human Health To study and identity harmful microorganisms found in drinking water bodies and various seasonal edible wild vegetables found in greater Gohpur region to make the community sensitize of their consumption status and timeline 800000 782872

Dr Jyotchna Gogoi Assam down town University Gandhi Nagar, Sankar Madhab Path, Panikhaiti
Guwahati, Assam – 781026
Assam 9954154304 Human Health Foldscope a Tool for Evaluation of Genotoxic Effect of Food Preservatives: A Model Experiment for Students of Life Science 800000 800000
Dr. Shamim Rahman Cotton University   Assam 954135499 Ecology To what extent benthic diversity indicates water quality of wetlands of Guwahati having different pollution load. 800000 637158
Dr. Albin Mostaque Ahmed Juria college Juria college, Fakuli Pather, Nagaon, Assam, Pin- 782124 Assam 9401584183 Microorganisms and Human Health Use of foldscope microscope for assessment of drinking water in Nagaon district of Assam, India 800000 800000
Prof. ManabendraDuttaChoudhury Assam University Assam University, Silchar-788011, Assam Assam 9435173637 Plant Biology and Human health Use of foldscope in histopathology study to analysis the antioxidant properties of natural product 800000 600000
Mr. Prabhat Saikia L.T.K. College L.T.K. College P.O: Azad Dist: Lakhimpur North Lakhimpur-787031
Assam 9954306781, 9678761742 Sanitation To describe the type of house hold sanitation facilities available at Lakhimpur district of Assam and to identify the microbes including lower class of algae and fungi by the help of Foldscope on the spot and which are not able to identify through fold scope will be collected and sent the sample for experimental research 800000 800000
Assam 94353 89548 Microorganisms and Human Health A study of the role of Microorganisms (viz. anaerobic metal-reducing bacteria) in the mobilization of arsenic and iron in Groundwater of Lakhimpur District of Assam by using Foldscope device 800000 787170
Mr. Pankaj Jyoti Hazarika Sibsagar Commerce College Sibsagar Commerce College, Sivasagar, Assam Pin-785640 Assam 9954248817 Agriculture Expansion of Mustard Cultivation among the Farmers of Gatanga Kaibratta (SC) Village in Sivasagar District of Assam 800000 775032
Dr. Sewali Pathak Bijni College Bijni College, Bijni, Dist. Chirang (BTAD), ASSAM Assam 9864403762 Human Health Detection and diagnosis of microbes on freshwater fishes from the water bodies of Lower basin of Brahmaputra drainages in Chirang district of Assam using foldscope technique 800000 681394
Dr. Indu Sharma Assam University Assam University, Silchar, P.O- Durgakona, Cachar, Assam- 788011 Assam 9435724517 Microorganisms and Human health Exploration of Foldscope based diagnosis of malaria parasite in remotest location of North East India 800000 667306
Dr. Kaushal Sood Dibrugarh University Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam-786004 Assam 9706208094 Microorganisms and Human Health Exploration of Microbial Diversity in Fermented Foods of North-East India and Isolation of Novel Probiotics with Potential of Commercialization 800000 724722
Dr. Ashish Kar (Principal-Investigator)
Dr. Dipankar Saharia (Director)
TERI North Eastern Regional Centre TERI North Eastern Regional Centre, Chachal, Hengrabari
Express Highway, Guwahati-781 036, Assam
Assam, 9954690697 Biodiversity Inventorization of plant diversity of Borail wildlife sanctuary, Assam 800000 800000
Dr. Banasri Mech Gauhati University Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam 781014 Assam 8011191390 Microorganisms and Human Health. Study on the microbiota of the gut and integumentary system of the mud eel, Monopterus cuchia. 800000 678998
Dr. N. L. Raju Assam University Diphu Campus Diphu Department of Life Science & Bio-informatics Assam University Diphu Campus Diphu – 782462 District Karbi Anglong Assam, India Assam 094400 85976 Microorganisms and Human Health Prevalence of bacterial pathogens from roof-harvested rain water tanks and awareness of its health risks in school Children of tribal Communities in Karbi Anglong District, Assam 800000 800000
Dr. Pichili Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy Assam University, Assam University, Diphu Campus,
Lumding Road, Diphu,
Karbi Anglong,
Assam. 782462

81799 96671 Microorganisms and Human Health To investigate the interaction between Microbes and microbial product and mosquito Larvae for Controlling Larval Population in vivo 800000 800000
Dr. Sanjay Kr. Deka. Darrang College Darrang College, Tezpur
District: Sonitpur (Assam)

Assam 9435325038 Microbial biodiversity To study the microbial diversity in Nameri National Park and to investigate their impact on forest biosphere
800000 600000
Prof. Piyush Pandey Assam University Department of Microbiology, Assam (Central) University, Silchar, Assam – India Assam
7896748886 Agriculture/ Plant Biology Incidences of red rust and black rot diseases in Thea sinensis Kuntze growing in South Assam, India, using Foldscope, and correlation of on-site observations with molecular data 800000 600000
Dr. Durlav Narayan Singha DAKSHIN KAMRUP COLLEGE DAKSHIN KAMRUP COLLEGE, Mirza-781125, Assam, INDIA Assam 9864109866 Ecology To assess the diversity and distribution pattern of myrmecophytes with associated extrafloral nectaries in plain and hilly regions of Lower Assam, India 800000 773373
Assam; 8256002212 Biodiversity and Plant Biology Microscopic morphology and molecular marker based studies for ascertaining the phylogeny
among bamboos growing in Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam, India
800000 600000
Mr. Dilip Saikia PanditDeendayalUpadhyayaAdarshaMahavidyalaya (PDUAM) Dalgaon, Assam 784116 Assam 9706850535, Air Quality Study of the Air Quality and analysis the toxic components present in the air in and around the construction of Four Lane Highway from Tezpur, Assam to Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh to mitigate the environmental hazards created by dust particles evolved from the construction phases by analyzing (Using Foldscrope Microscop) harmful dust components especially phytotoxic and creating human health hazards 800000 749573
Dr. Bulbuli Khanikor Gauhati University Gauhati University, Jalukbari, Guwahati-781014, Assam, India. Assam . 9613856732 Biodiversity To study on the diversity and abundance of ants in Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India 800000 696963
Dr.Saumar Jyoti Mahanta Sibsagar Commerce College Sibsagar Commerce College, Sivasagar, Assam Pin-785640 Assam 0-3772223476 Sanitation Development of Rural Sanitation for the Scheduled Caste People of the Polashoni Village in Sivasagar District of Assam 800000 684423
Dr. Rusha Patra Indian Institute of Information Technology Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati Assam Textile Institute Campus GNB Road, Ambari, Guwahati – 781001, Assam, India. Assam
7586985547 Human Health To establish a low-cost, portable telepathology lab to perform routine microscopic tests in rural areas towards the improvement of healthcare system 800000 600000
Dr. Lalit Mohan Goswami Nowgong College Nowgong College, Nagaon, Assam, India-782001 Assam 9435561742/8876399212 Biodiversity, Microorganisms and Human Health SCREENING FOR HELMINTHES INFECTION IN LOCALLY AVAILABLE FISH POPULATION OF NAGAON DISTRICT, ASSAM USING FOLDSCOPE 800000 600000
Dr. Ananta Borah Birjhora Mahavidyalaya Birjhora Mahavidyalaya, P.O & Dist.: Bongaigaon State: Assam Assam, cc- 9435325038, 03664-228808 (Office),
9435511677 (Mobile, Principal)
Plant Biology Characterization of selected wild vegetable cum medicinal plants in Assam with emphasis
to food value and allergic properties using Foldscope
800000 600000
DR. JATIN SARMAH BODOLAND UNIVERSITY BODOLAND UNIVERSITY , DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND DEAN, FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ASSAM. Assam , 9707175220/9435546041 BIODIVERSITY Study on the Plankton diversity in the rivers at Indo-Bhutan border areas of Kokrajhar district of Assam 800000 692359
Dr. Anjana Singha Naorem Cotton University Ground floor, College Hostel Road Dutta Baruah Bhawan, Guwahati, Assam 781001 Assam 9910720094 Biodiversity and Agriculture Study and comparison of heteropteran diversity
in two areas of Guwahati region
800000 606318
Dr. Barnali Sarma, Kaliabor College Kaliabor College, Nagaon, Assam, 782137 Assam 8724079558 Microorganisms and Human Health ISOLATION AND SCREENING OF ENDOPHYTIC FUNGI ASSOCIATED WITH COMMONLY USED EDIBLE ETHNO-MEDICINAL PLANTS OF ASSAM FOR THEIR ANTIMICROBIAL POTENTIAL 800000 701062
Prof. Karabi Dutta Gauhati University Gauhati University, Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati-781014 Assam 9954207512 Biodiversity To study the reproductive behavior and the developmental stages of M. deocata 800000 629371
Dr. Seema Sarkar Lokanayak Omeo Kumar Das College PO: Dhekiajuli Dist: Sonitpur (Assam)
Pin : 784110
Assam 9435508103 Ecology To determine the effect of the activities of the township and tea garden areas on the river Ghagra and Dhirai and to assess the seasonal variations of the water quality. 800000 627029
Dr. Bhabajit Doley (Dr. Dharmesh Barman) Goalpara College Goalpara College,
Goalpara, Pin-783101, Assam

Assam 8403983975 Biodiversity Identification, characterization, palynology of some selected High valued medicinal plant and authentication of crude drugs 800000 768111
Dr. Manas Das Gauhati University Gauhati University, Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar, Guwahati, Assam 781014 Assam 9864827589 Biodiversity The objective of the present study is to investigate about the present status of diversity and abundance of zooplankton communities in the Deepor Beel (Ramsar site) of Assam North East India 800000 707479
Dr. Ratul Nath Biswanath college Department of Botany
Biswanath College, Chariali
Sonitpur, Assam
Assam 9707914210
Microorganisms and Human Health To prepare a suitable consortium of microorganisms to develop a standard srater culture for locally prepared rice beer by Deori community of Assam 800000 700231