DURGAPUR GOVERNMENT COLLEGE

(GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL)

(NAAC Accredited College with A Grade)

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Avenue, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India - 713214

Sponsored Projects

Research Projects

 

Major Research Projects

1. Systematic Study of Molluscs and other Benthic Faunal Diversity and Their Palaeoecological Palaeobiogeographical Distribution during Jurassic-Cretaceous transition in Kutch, Western India”
Funding Agency: DST, Science and Engineering Board, Tenure-3 years, Sanctioned Amount: Rs. 28,58,360/-; Commencement: March 2019
Principal Investigator: Dr. Pinaki Roy, Department of Geology, Durgapur Government College

 

2. Assessment of the environmental Stress and Biochemical effects on selective plant species and algal population due to pollution in Durgapur Industrial Belt
Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of West Bengal, Tenure-3 years, Sanctioned Amount: Rs. 15,50,000/-; Commencement: March 2019
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moitreyee Banerjee Chakraborty, Department of Conservation Biology, Durgapur Government College

 

3. Understanding the surface and groundwater quality parameters for sustainable development: Case studies of Bankura, Birbhum, Purulia, East Bardhaman and West Bardhaman, West Bengal
Funding Agency: West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Tenure-1 year, Sanctioned Amount: Rs.7,15,000/-, Commencement: December 2019
Principal Investigator: Dr. Snigdha Chandra, Department of Chemistry, Durgapur Government College

 
4. Tectonothermal history of the high-grade rocks of Angul and Tikadpada domains and its bearing on the evolution of the northern Eastern Ghats Belt, India
Funding Agency: DST, Science and Engineering Board, Tenure-3 years, , Sanctioned Amount: Rs. 31,40,040/-; Commencement: December 2022
Principal Investigator: Dr. Proloy Ganguly, Department of Geology, Durgapur Government College

 
5. Assessment of current conservation prospects of two endangered pangolin species in West Bengal and preparation of future conservation plan in the context of illegal trade
Funding Agency: West Bengal Zoo Authority, Government of West Bengal, Tenure: 4 years, Sanctioned Amount: Rs. 18,37,000/-; Commencement: August 2021
Co-PI: Dr. Tapajit Bhattacharya (Co-PI), Department of Conservation Biology, Durgapur Government College

 
6. Effects of density and limnological parameters on the life history traits of freshwater soft-shelled turtle at Garhchumuk Mini Zoo: Implications for management
Funding Agency: West Bengal Zoo Authority, Government of West Bengal, Tenure: 4 years, Sanctioned Amount: Rs. 14,06,000/-; Commencement: August 2021
Co-PI: Dr. Tapajit Bhattacharya (Co-PI), Department of Conservation Biology, Durgapur Government College

 

Research Projects (Commencement in Financial Year 2018-2019)

 

Major Research Project

“Inequality, Opportunity, Skill Formation and Labour Market Outcome Across Well-Defined Groups: Evidence from the Two Districts of West Bengal”.
Funding Agency: Indian Council of Social Science Research, Government of India, Tenure-1 year, Sanctioned Amount: Rs.4,00,000/-

 

Minor Research Project

“Sari Story: Dressing the Indian Woman through History: Tracing the Origin, Growth and Evolution of the Traditional Indian Wear”
Funding Agency: Indian Council of Social Science Research, Government of India, Tenure-1 year, Sanctioned Amount: Rs.2,00,000/-,
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anindita Chatterjee, Department of English, Durgapur Government College