Carbon Foot Print Ration in Eastern Maninagar Area

Agency: Climate Change Department, Gandhinagar.
Duration :

Phase I May-2010 to june-2010, Phase II July-2010 to August-2010

Funding :Phase I Rs 4,00,000 and Phase II Rs. 2,00,000
Participants :BSc (Environmental Sc and Biotechnology) students (120) participated
Activity : Students prepared questinair and conducted survey within the east Maninagar residential area to measure total carbon foot print ratio.

Environment Awareness Programme

Agency: Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA), Gandhinagar.
Duration :

June-2011 to Dec-2011

Funding :Rs. 1,00,000
Participants :BSc (Environmental Sc and Biotechnology) students (80) participated
Activity : Two state level seminars were organized (1) Environment Awareness on 5th june-2011 and (2) Ozone day celebration on 16 September. The competitions were arranged for the students of different science colleges to make poster and delivered oral presentation on environmental issues. For awareness on Bodiversity and conservation, visit to Ratanmahal Sloth-bear sanctuary and Jamanagar National Park were arranged.

Soil testing Project

Agency: Higher Education of Gujarat and Agriculure Dept., Gandhinagar
Duration :

May-2012-2013

Funding :Rs. 6,00,000
Participants :Coordinator Shri Chirag N Shah with BSc (Environmental Sc) students (20)
Activity : Conducted chemical analysis of 10,000 soil samples for Macro-nutrient (pH, E.C, Phosphorous, Organic Carbon, Potash) during the project.

Micro-nutrient of Soil testing Project

Agency: Higher Education of Gujarat and Agriculture Dept., Gandhinagar under scheme of RSKV.
Duration :

May-2013 to-date

Funding :Rs. 15,00,000 Setting up Laboratory and Rs. 12,00,000 Analytical work
Participants :Coordinator Shri Chirag N Shah with BSc (Environmental Sc) students (20)
Activity : Testing soil for Micro-nutrient elements being carried out under Soil Health Card scheme of the centre.

Inventorization of Biomedical Waste

Agency: Gujarat Environmental Management Institute (GEMI), Gandhinagar
Duration :

Academic Term June 2016

Funding :On basis of approved Rate
Participants :Dr BN Yagnik, Shri Chirag Shah and Staff with 150 students
Activity : Survey on units generating biomedical waste in the districts of Ahmedabad and Vadodara

Research for PhD

Agency: Supervised by Dr B.N. Yagnik with Gujarat University, Ahmedabad and Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan.
Subject :

Microbiology and Environmental Science

Topic:Wet-land Biodiversity in Semi-arid area of Vadodara District, Phytoremediation of Arsenic III and V contaminated soil
Participants :Amita Shankhval, Neha Mecwan, and Pragati Nayak
Activity : Registered for PhD, Work in progress

Students Research

Agency: Suported by college
Subject :

Biotechnology, Microbiology and Enviromental Science

Topic:As per choice of the students
Participants :All students of BSc and MSc programs
Activity : Research is part of curricular requirement in the BSc and MSc courses.