Research Projects

List of Minor Research Projects received from UGC and University of Mumbai (UOM)
2007-08

Sr. No
Year
Department
Title
Name of the Investigator
UOM Sactioned Amount
UGC Sactioned Amount

1.

2007-08

Botany

The effect of NaCl salinity on some physiological parameters on four leafy vegetables.

Dr.Aruna Rai

-

57,000/-

2.

2007

Botany

Phytochemical analysis of Spilanthus acmella

Dr.Sharda Vaidya

-

75,000/-

3.

2007

Microbiology

Characterization & Comparitive study of Laccases from two different fungi.

Dr.S.N.Patel

-

95,000/-

4.

2007

Microbiology

Formulation of plant extracts as a topical agent and its in-vitro & in-vivo effects.

Dr.Bela N. S. Nabar

-

98,000/-

5.

2007

Mathematics

Applications of Monte Carlo Simulations

Ms.Urmila Pillai

-

45,000/-

6.

2007

Microbiology

Bioremediation of Cu by mutated culture

Ms.S R Bhagwat

45,000/-

-

7.

2007

Microbiology

Emerging patterns of resistance amongst GIT bacterial pathogens

Dr. S N Patel

25,000/-

-

8.

2007

Botany

Micropropogation of Caesalpinia boducella pollens

Dr. Aruna Rai

10,000/-

-

9.

2007

Botany

Comparative study of morphological and anatomical variations of root systems

Dr. Jasmeen Patil

10,000/-

-

10.

2007

Physics

 

Dr. Meena Khanna

35,000/-

-

11.

2007

Chemistry

Magnetic minerals in soil and sediment

Ms. Sonia Varandhani

10,000/-

-

12.

2007

Sindhi

Madan Jhumani ki Shaksyat

Ms. Sandhya Kundnani

20,000/-

-

Details

Teaching and research have been the twin components of the academic growth of the college. Research activity has received a boost in the last decade. Today, the college has:

06 Industrial Research Projects sponosored by Industries and NGOs

Community Research Projects:

International Affiliations

In a global scenario, Smt. C.H.M. College has reached out to form academic affiliations with Clayton State University, USA. The MOU for the faculty Exchange Program was signed by Dr. Thomas Harden on behalf of CSU and Principal Dinesh Panjwani in 2004. Dr. Robert Welborn, Director of International Education and Professor of History was the pioneering scholar to visit our college and followed by Dr. Catherine Deering, Department of Psychology, Dr. Christopher Ward, Department of History and Dr. Michael Tidwell, Department of Management Studies. The faculty from Smt. Chandibai College who have visited CSU are Dr. Milind Vaidya, Vice Principal, Department of Physics, Dr. Padmaja Deshmukh, Department of Microbiology, and at this year Prof. Ms. Ashwini Gokhale represented the college at CSU. Ms. Ashwini Gokhale also visited University of North Carolina, Ashville, U.S. (UNCA) at the invitation of Dr. Samuel Schuman, Dean of UNCA and Dr. Peg Downes, Professor of History. We are confident that there programs have a bright future.

The college has also been actively associated with the American Centre, Mumbai. Ms. Annericke Owen, wife of the Consulate General of America in Mumbai was the honored Chief Guest at the annual Chandi Utsav of this year. At the week long Human Rights Week celebrated in December 2007, Ms. Elizabeth Kauffman, Director, Ms. Lynne Gadkowski, Deputy Director, of the American Centre, Ms. Usha Sunil, Director, the American Library, Dr. Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution graced the Inaugural and Valedictory Ceremonies. We also hosted a one-day Seminar on Emerging perspectives on contemporary American Literature in February 2008 at which the renowned travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux was the Chief Guest.

UGC Sponsored Community Outreach Centres

Womens Studies Centre

Gandhian Studies Centre

Remedial Coaching Centre

Maharashtra Pollution Control Boards Air Monitoring Program Ulhasnagar and Badlapur under the National Air Monitoring Program.

Thane Municipal Corporations Lake Cleaning Project in Thane City.

NGO Jidnyasas project on Water Quality of Villages in Thane District.

Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation sponsored Annual Study Report on Civic Facilities in Ulhasnagar.

Childline Project Report by the students of the college on Need Assessment Studies Report submitted to Childline India Foundation.

Major Research Project sanctioned by the Department of Biotechnology jointly to the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharward and Smt C.H.M. College on Exploration of the Molecular Diversity and Insecticidal spectrum of the isolates of Bacillus thuringiensis of the Western Ghats of India and the NE hill regions, Establishment of Repository at university of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad and cloning novel Insecticidal genes.