West Bengal

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. Ramdas Chatterjee  Krishnakumar Chatterjee Memorial Association Kolkata West Bengal ramdas372@gmail.com 9433032297 to empower citizens (especially students) with popular scientific knowledge using Foldscopes in order to render benefits to human health. 400000           3,91,388.00
Dr. Debdulal Banerjee Vidyasagar University Medinipur West Bengal db@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in; debu33@gmail.com 9932976340 Biodiversity/ Plant Biology
(Study of Endophyte diversity in plants of North East India: Undergraduate
students Rainforest Expedition and training)
400000           4,00,000.00
Ashis Kar Midnapore Collegiate School  Paschim Medinipur West Bengal ashisbot93@gmail.com 9434321500 Drinking Water Health in Educational Institutions – Both 400000           3,00,000.00
Tina Dutta Vidyasagar Vidyapith Girls’ High School Paschim Medinipur West Bengal vvgirls1959@gmail.com 9732969732 IDENTIFICATION SHOULD BE NECESSARY FOR BIO-DIVERSITY CONSERVATION 400000           3,00,000.00
Prithwish Mukherjee Beldoba J High School Paschim Medinipur  West Bengal pratihar_vu@rediffmail.com. 9002437075 Planktonic diversity and their role in aquaculture 400000           4,00,000.00


B College

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. Paramita Chaudhuri Basu, Presidency University Presidency University,
Department of Life Sciences,
86/1 College Street,
Kolkata, India
West Bengal paramita.dbs@presiuniv.ac.in 9007672681 Agriculture, Plant Biology. To observe the effects of heavy metal contamination on symbiotic association of Mesorhizobium ciceri on Cicer arietinum roots 800000 600000
Dr Subarna Bhattacharyya Jadavpur University School of Environmental Studies
Jadavpur University Kolkata
West Bengal barna_kol@yahoo.com, sbhattacharyya@school.jdvu.ac.in 9433499006 Air Quality In-situ monitoring of fungal spore from indoor air to protect biodeterioration of museum object and manuscript using Foldscope Microscope 800000 758370
Dr. Ekramul Islam University of Kalyani University of Kalyani, Kalyani-741235, Nadia, West Bengal, India West Bengal ekramul.rs@gmail.com 9163777105 Biodiversity, Ecology or Plant Biology To understand the wastewater fed microalgae associated microbial community using foldscope microscope 800000 744344
Dr. Arindam Biswas Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology,
Shibpur (an MHRD institute), Howrah, West Bengal – 711103
West Bengal abiswas@it.iiests.ac.in
9433035428, Microorganisms and Human Health A Foldscope based automated malarial detection and real-time monitoring of the malarial outbreak areas to enable mitigation efforts before it takes an epidemic stature. 800000 600000
Dr. Jyotsna Das Alipurduar College Department of Botany, Alipurduar College,
P.O. Alipurduar, Pin-736122, Dist. Alipurduar, University of North Bengal
West Bengal jyotsna.das11@gmail.com 9434030875 Biodiversity Identification of Flora and Fauna (Microscopical Eukaryotes) of water bodies of river and other water sources prevailing in the Dooars area through Foldscope technology 800000 800000
Prof. (Dr.) Nandan Bhattacharyya Panskura Banamali College Panskura Banamali College; Panskura RS; PIN 721152; Purba Medinipur; West Bengal West Bengal bhattacharyya_nandan@rediffmail.com 9434453188 Plant Biology Screening of plants for fluorescent dye/stainor dye/stain preparation that can be used in animal cell culture using foldscope. 800000 790341
Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri Department of Environmental Science Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata Pin- 700019 West Bengal punarbasu_c@yahoo.com 9831140980 Biodiversity Capacity building to enhance apiculture productivity through Melissopalynological training using Foldscope 800000 781631