Foreign-Aided Projects

Foreign Aided Projects at ICAR-IIWBR

  1. Maximizing the potential for sustainable and durable resistance to the wheat yellow rust pathogen under Sustainable Crop Production for International Development (SCPRID) Funding agencyBBSRC , John Innes Centre,U.K., DBT, Govt. of India, New Delhi Participating institutions ICAR-IIWBR, RS, Shimla and PAU, Ludhiana,Punjab Date of start March 3, 2013 Duration March 2,2017 Amount in US $ R 46.75 Lac (70005US$) approx. Project code OXX033422.
  2.  Improving productivity of wheat through enhanced Nitrogen Use Efficiency Funding agency: CRP-WHEAT (CIMMYT Participating institutions :Main & coordinating Centre: ICAR-IIWBR, KarnalCollaborating Centres:
  • ICAR-NRCPB,New Delhi,
  • ICAR-IARI, Indore and
  • UAS, Dharwad Date of start: July 2012 Duration :Dec 2016 Amount in US $ Rs. Total allocation: USD 314,000 Project code :12-108/2012-IC CG
  1. Biofortification of wheat Funding agency: Harvest Plus / IFPRI Participating institutions:ICAR-IIWBR Karnal & ICAR-IARI New Delhi Date of start:, 2013 Duration :Dec., 2018 Amount in US $ Rs. 2,20,000  (2013- 2015) Project code :1,00,000 (2016) 175-802-97832-1002077
  1.  Exploitation of inter-specific biodiversity for wheat improvement Funding agency: DBT-BBSRC-DFID and BMGF joint call under SCRPID Participating institutions:
  • ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal
  • ARI, Pune
  • University of Nottingham, UK Date of start: Feb.2013 Duration : Sept. 2017 Amount in US $ Rs. 211 Lakh in INR Project code : DBT Grant number: BT/IN/UK/12/IS/2012
  1.  Development of Heat Tolerant Wheat for South Asia Funding agency: CIMMYT Participating institutions: ICAR-IIWBR, ICAR-NBPGR, CCSHAU Date of start: Jan 1, 2014 Duration : 4 years Amount in US $ R 222245 Project code : 1003755
  1.  Combining field phenotyping and next generation to genetics to uncover markers, genes and biology underlying drought tolerance in wheat Funding agency: DBT (DBT-BBSRC joint call under CGAT (Crop Genomics and Technologies) Participating institutions:
  • ICAR-IIWBR, Karnal
  • NIABM (Maharashtra)
  • Rajasthan Agriculture Research station, Durgapura- Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  • Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University Wheat Research Station(SDAU-WRS), Vijapur, Gujrat Date of start: Feb.11, 2015 Duration : 3 years Amount in US $ Rs. 144 Lakhs Project code : 1003954 (17510130068)