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
Pravin M. Patankar Shri. L.C. Kherde Jr. College Amravati  Maharashtra ,
0 Diversity in organism, Biochemistry of cell, study of animal tissue, organization of cell, human health and diseases circulation, reproduction of plants, microbs in human welfare 400000           3,00,000.00
Mohan N. Ghongate      Bharat Vidyalaya Buldana Maharashtra 9226758969 / 7972400207 Teaching and Research 400000           3,00,000.00
Aparna Deshmukh Thakur College of Science & Commerce Kandivali  Maharashtra  9920217132 To study microflora and microfauna biodiversity of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali, Mumbai using foldscope microscope as educational and research tool  400000           4,00,000.00
Pawale Gundappa Mahadev Shri Hanuman Vidyalaya Latur Maharashtra 8275453965 Study of microflora and fauna from surrounding fresh water bodies of our village by using Foldscope as an efficient tool 400000           3,97,546.00
Mr. Madhavan Gopalan SIES, College Art Science and Commerce Mumbai Maharashtra 9869478714 Teaching 400000           3,00,000.00
Vivek Ponkshe Jnana Prabodhini Pune Maharashtra 9420481233, 02024207193 Teaching 400000           3,36,000.00
Gore Tejashree Prakash Shardabai PawarVidyaniketan, Shardanagar Pune Maharashtra, 9422651890, 9922414754 Teaching and Research 400000           3,00,000.00
Aparupa Ghosh Vidya Valley School,  Pune  Maharashtra +91 9881149630 How can we use Foldscopes to measure organic pollution in water and to find out the effect of chemicals on micro organisms using Foldscopes  400000           3,00,179.00
Uma Bhalerao MKH Sancheti Public School & Junior College Wardha Road  Maharashtra 9552512934 Exploring pollen grains of different flowers with foldscope. 400000           3,96,577.00
Vaishali Handa Dnyanmata High School  Amravati Maharashtra, 9923696757 Teaching 400000           3,00,000.00
Dr. Vrushali Palayekar National institute of research in reproductive health Mumbai Maharashtra 0 Teaching Tool for Reproductive Health for  Low Socio Economic Students and Teachers  of Ashram Shala,  Zilla  Parishad  Schools and ASHAs from Rural 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
Mrs Smita Joshi S3G Services S3G Services 304, Shriram Apartment,Warje-Malwadi, Near Ganpati Matha Mandir,Pune-411058 Maharashtra 9158443094 Microorganisms and Human Health Research and development on Microorganisms and Human health , Surface and structural analysis 800000 784850
Dr. V.V. Pande SANJIVANI COLLEGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH Sanjivani College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research,
(Sanjivani Rural Education Society)
At: Sahajanandnagar,Maharashtra
Dr. N.M.Ghangaonkar Chandamal Tarachand Bora college Shirur ( Ghodnadi), Dist: Pune(MS.)- India. Maharashtra, 9763808960 Plant Biology, biodiversity. To Isolate and Identify the Endophytic Mycoflora from Anticancer Plants and to study their biodiversity using Foldscope 800000 780772
Dr. Gayathri N. The D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce The D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce
Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahim (West), Opposite Matunga Maharashtra
Human welfare To study the effect of mobile phone radiations on zebrafish embryogenesis 800000 653587
Dr. Satish V. Patil North Maharashtra University School of Life Sciences,
North Maharashtra University,
P.O.Box. 80, Umavi nagar,
Jalgaon-425001 (MS), India
(0257) 225 7421 Biodiversity/ Microorganisms/Agriculture Is there crop specificity in rhizospheric bacterial grazing protozoans? 800000 600000
Ms. V.D.Jadhav SVERI’s College of Engineering Pandharpur, Gopalpur –Ranjani Road, P.B. No: 54, Gopalpur, Pandharpur-413304Dist: Solapur, Maharashtra


9545553837 Human Health Development of a CAD system for the early detection of Lung Cancer 800000 800000
Prof. Dipalee Malkhede Pune University Department of Chemistry
Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Maharashtra 9503266913 Air quality, Biodiversity, Microorganisms and Human
Experiential learning in areas of interest in science and social concern 800000 600000
Dr. Dinesh Dayaramji Khedkar Shri Shivaji Science College Shivaji Nagar, Morshi Road, Amravati – 444 603 (M.S.)
Maharashtra 0721-2660855 Plant Biology Study of Leaf Surface Diversity in the plants in and
around city of Amravati
800000 778048
Dr. K. M. Nitnaware Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya Department of Botany,
Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya,
Rajgurunagar, Tal. Khed,
Dist. Pune

Maharashtra 8793355852 Microorganisms and Human Health Development of image retrieval system model for identification and classification of Cyanobacteria using foldscope microscope 800000 640799
Dr. Gayatri Gurjar Fergusson College Dept. of Biotechnology,
Fergusson College, Pune
Maharashtra 8600336735 Biodiversity To understand plant-microbe associations at microscopic level and build a catalogue of both- pathogenic and symbiotic associations for better understanding of these interactions 800000 600000
Dr. Jagadish Rane National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management(NIASM) ICAR-
National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management
Malegaon, Baramati 415213, Pune
Maharashtra 9404684508 Agriculture/Plant biology On field in vivo monitoring of pollen tube growth of dry land agricultural crops to identify the genotypic resilience to drought 800000 760162
Dr. Arati Prabhu SVKM’s Dr. BhanubenNanavati College of Pharmacy SVKM’s Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy, Mumbai, Maharashtra Maharashtra 9820890221 Human health Foldscope platform for screening of potential anticancer compounds: A Validation study 800000 800000
Dr. Mohan Kale Konkan Gyanpeeth Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy and Research Institute Konkan Gyanpeeth, Shaikshanik Sankul,Vengaon Road, Dahivali-Parade, Post- Tiware,
City: Karjat, Dist-Raigad Maharashtra
9860926927 Biodiversity/ Agriculture The objective of our research project is to recycle marine waste Oyster shells, dolomite limefor the preparation of various calcium and phosphorous neutraceuticals. 800000 800000
Dr.Mrs.Waghmode Shobha Ajeet Abasaheb Garware Arts and Science College Department of Chemistry, Abasaheb Garware College, Pune-411004 Maharashtra 9422316895 Microorganisms and Human Health synthesis of core-shell nanoparticles using green approach as an antimicrobial agent 800000 800000
Dr. Mrs. Anupma Harshal Kishinchand Chellaram College Kishinchand Chellaram College
Dinshaw Waccha Road,
Churchgate, Mumbai-400020.
Maharashtra 9820164415 Biodiversity, Ecology, Plant Biology Application of Foldscope to identify, characterize and barcode (DNA) them using PCR. 800000 780365
Dr. Gulab D. Khedkar Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Paul Hebert Centre for DNA Barcoding and Biodiversity Studies, University Campus, Aurangabad-431004 Maharashtra 9423777971 Biodiversity, Microorganisms and Human Health Use of foldscope for public participation in vector borne diseases management 800000 800000
Dr. Shivram Gangadhar Khadke Smt. Kasturbai Walchand College Smt. Kasturbai Walchand College, Sangli,
Rajnemi Campus, Woodhouse Road,
Timber Area, Sangli-416416,
Maharashtra, India.
Maharashtra 7588611977 Agriculture Identification and Isolation of pathogens on Grape crop by using Foldscope as a simple and efficient tool 800000 692000
Dr. Praveen Rahi National Centre for Microbial Resource, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, National Centre for Microbial Resource, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, Central Tower, Sai Trinity Building, Garware Circle, Sutarwadi, Pashan, Pune Maharashtra 9923059695 Biodiversity and Agriculture To explore the extent of pea root-nodule morphology and nodule bacteria diversity for enhancing growth and yield potential in the Northeastern region of India (Nodubiome) 800000 631388
Dr. ShardaVaidya Smt.Chandibai. Himathmal.Mansukhani College Smt.Chandibai. Himathmal.Mansukhani. College, Smt.ChandibaiHimathmal Mansukhani Marg, Opposite to Rail Way Station,Ulhasnagar-421 003,
Maharashtra 9819625170 Biodiversity Biodiversity and conservational studies of Basidiomycetes and Myxomycetesmembers fromMatheran and the college Campus of
Smt. C. H. M. College, Ulhasnagar-03, Maharashtra
800000 600000
Dr. Nitin N. Adhapure Vivekanand Arts, Sardar Dalipsingh Commerce and Science College Vivekanand Arts, Sardar Dalipsingh Commerce and Science College, Samarth nagar Aurangabad 431001 (M.S.) Maharashtra 9028581550, Biodiversity Fluorescent Foldscope”, a Research Tool for studying Endohyphal/Endofungal bacteria present in dimorphic fungi 800000 800000
Dr. Tania Bose Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, S.P. Pune University (Formerly Pune
Ganeshkhind, Pune 411007
Maharashtra; 9748186310 Microorganisms and Human Health Morphological analysis of process of ageing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using foldscope in cell-cycle dependent cohesin mutants serving as a model to study its molecular and cellular etilogy. 800000 600000
Dr. Vikas Jha Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science & Commerce National Facility for Biopharmaceuticals, Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Nathalal Parekh Marg, Matunga East, Mumbai- 400019 Maharashtra 7208393870 Biodiversity Taxonomic evaluation using pollen grain sculpture and seed coat characters of genus Euphorbia from Western Ghats of India 800000 800000
Dr. Valencia D’souza Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science & Commerce National Facility for Biopharmaceuticals, Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Nathalal Parekh Marg, Matunga East, Mumbai- 400019. Maharashtra 8108788016 Microorganisms and Human Health To evaluate the effects of toxic compounds on metabolic and structural changes in the cell morphology of bacteria using foldscope 800000 800000
Dr. M.J. Kolet

Dr. Subhashree Ghosh
KME Society’s – G.M. Momin Women’s College KME Society’s – G.M. Momin Women’s College,
Bhiwandi, Thane
Maharashtra 9820113152 B/Micro organism and Human health To develop suitable model of Paramoecium using foldscope for eco-toxicological evaluation which may serve as bio-indicator for water quality and to ascertain the interaction of human pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans and Paramoecium.sp. 800000 688290
Dr. Rafi Ahmed Maharashtra College of arts, science and commerce K.I.H.E. Society, Maharashtra college of Arts, Science and Commerce 246-A . Jahangir Boman Behram Marg. Mumbai Maharashtra 9757129168 Marine Biodiversity, Microorganisms, Ecology DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL PROCESSES FOR MAINTAINING HEALTHY PONDS OF SINGERBAND VILLAGE DIST. CACHAR (ASSAM) 800000 746415
Mr. Aniruddha B. Jadhav Vivekanand Arts, Sardar Dalipsingh Commerce & Science College Vivekanand Arts, Sardar Dalipsingh Commerce and Science College, Samarth nagar c431001 (M.S.)Aurangabad-431001
State – Maharashtra
8007373330, Microorganisms and Human
Health, Sanitation.
To determine the pathogenic protozoan organisms associated with packaged drinking water in our communities 800000 800000
Dr Urmila Deshmukh BioTRaK Research Foundation c/o BioTRaK Research and Diagnostics BioTRaK Research Foundation c/o BioTRaK Research and Diagnostics Centre Office No. 1 & 2, first floor, Giriraj Icon Plot No 76, Sector 18, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai Maharashtra 9892200793 Microorganisms and Human Health To study human milk structure, focused on milk fat globules and micro-organisms and correlate it with nutritive functions 800000 600000
Dr. Angeline Jeyakumar Savitribai Phule Pune University Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences
Savitribai Phule Pune University Ganeshkind Road, Pune
Maharashtra, 9370675944 Human health and sanitation Effect of integrating technology based communication strategy using foldscope and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions in Palghar district, Maharashtra, for diarrhoea prevention 800000 679378
Ms. Sanskriti Menon Centre for Environment Education Centre for Environment Education Central Regional Cell 1/2 Pinewood Apartment, Vidhate Colony, Aundh Pune 411007 Maharashtra 9822455250 Biodiversity Engaging local communities and students in citizen science (social microscopy) in exploring the microscopic life at the Deepor Beel (Ramsar) wetland in Guwahati, Assam and the Pashan Lake in Pune, Maharashtra. 800000 800000
Dr. Bhawesh sawant (Dr.shardul gangan) Taraporevala Marine Biological Research Station Taraporevala Marine Biological Research Station, New Administrative Building,
Bandra (E), Mumbai. PIN:400 051,INDIA.
Maharashtra 9969036472 Biodiversity To provide a defaulted information of otolith morphology and shape indices to complement the characterization of some indices to complement the characterization of some ichthyologic taxa, which is potentially useful in systematic and/or phylogenetic studies of marine bony fishes. 800000 600000
Dr. Maya Murdeshwar St. Xavier’s College St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai, Mahapalika Marg Maharashtra 9820844848 Biodiversity, Ecology Mapping the Microscopic Biodiversity of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai 800000 600000
Ms. Jaai Pandit G.N.Khalsa College G.N.Khalsa College , Nathalal Parekh Marg Opposite Don Bosco School Matunga Mumbai 400019 Maharashtra 7021676002 Biodiversity Studying the cytogenetics and generation of DNA Barcode of Brachyuran crabs from various locations of Maharashtra, India 800000 800000
Dr Abhay Gaidhane Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences
Sawangi Meghe Wardha – 442001
Maharashtra State, India
Maharashtra 9765404075 Microorganisms and Human Health Study the feasibility and acceptability of foldscope by Community Health Workers in the diagnosis of Scabies and Fungal Skin Infection, in rural community 800000 721192
Dr. Tushar H. Borse Vidya Pratishthan’s Arts Science and Commerce College Vidya Pratishthan’s Arts Science and Commerce College, Vidyanagari, MIDC, Baramati Maharashtra 9527689969 Biodiversity, Microorganisms and Human Health Wetland study to understand the biodiversity of algae present in backwaters 800000 779000
Dr. Swanand Gajanan Kulkarni, SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, SKN Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pandharpur, Dist- Solapur.(Maharashtra), Pin-413304 Maharashtra 7875212835 Material Science and Engineering Use of Foldscope for taking microscopic images of composite material to identify microstructural details like matrix and reinforcement phases, porosity, cluster formations grain formations etc. 800000 647454
Mr Avinash S. Kale, MVP Samaj’s , S.V.K.T. Arts MVP Samaj’s , S.V.K.T. Arts , Science and Commerce College Deolali Camp Nashik, Maharashtra, PIN- 422401 Maharashtra 9975201656/9422422920 Microorganisms and Human Health Isolation and detection of methicillin resistant Bacteria from touch screen containing electronics gadgets.
Development of awareness among people about health and hygiene of gadgets having touch screens.
800000 600000
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