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Projects completed at Partner Institutes as on 31st December, 2016

 

Consortium – A: Crop Improvement

Sl. No.

Project

Area of Research

Host Institute and Duration

1

Investigations on the “Bio-chemical basis of rooting and clonal compatibility in nursery grafting of fresh cuttings in tea (camellia L. spp) ” – UPASI-TRF

Crop Improvement/Plant Development

UPASI-TRF (1993–96)

2

Extraction,Identification,Quantification and Utilizationof endogenousgrowth hormonesin tea

Plant Physiology

TRA Tocklai

(1995-2001)

3

Development of a protocol for efficient somaclonal plants using drought tolerant UPASI clones as source of explants

Crop Imoprovement/ Plant Breeding

UPASI-TRF               (1997-01)

4

Modulation of Winter Dormancy in tea.

Plant physiology

IHBT, Palampur    

(2000-01)

5

Generation and analysis of expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from the tender shoots cDNA library during blister blight disease infection and "banji" shoot formation in tea plant.

Biotech/ Quality Improvement

UPASI TRF, Valparai, Tamil Nadu, (2007-2010)

6

Biochemical and Molecular Approached to Drought Stress Tolerance in Tea.

Crop improvement/ Breeding & Development

Department of Life Science, Assam University, Silchar (2007-2010)

7

Selection, collection and preservation of tea germplasm from North Bengal area for development of improved planting materials for Dooars, Terai and Darjeeling

Germplasms, Plant breeding

TRA, Nagrakata Subdivision, Jalpaiguri (2008-2011)

8

Lectins: an alternative biotic stress management system in tea

Biotechnology

UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai, Coimbatore. (2010-2013)

9

Selection and evaluation of new planting materials from existing seed population of Tea suitable for Dooars, Terai and Darjeeling agro-climatic conditions

Crop Improvement

TRA, Nagrakata-Sub Station, Nagrakata, Jalpaiguri,
(2012-2015)

Consortium – B: Agronomy

1

Soil test crop response study for yield prediction and rationalization of nitrogen and potassium manuring in tea.

Soil nutrition/ Soil science

UPASI  TRF (1994-99)

2

Studies on Ground Water Status of tea soils of Assam and its impact on leaching loss of macronutrients and fertilizer management – Phase I

Water management through remote sensing technique

Dept.of Soil Sci., Assam Agri. Uni Jorhat, Assam (1998-2001)

3

Studies on Ground Water stadus of tea Soils of Assam and its impact on leaching loss of macronutrients and fertilizer management – Phase II

Water management

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-ASSAM. (2002 - 2005)

4

Studies on mineralization of nitrogen, urea hydrolysis and nutrient releasing capacity of tea soils of South India

Soil Nutrition/ Soil Science

UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai
(2003 – 06)

5

Studies on VAM Symbiosis and Rhizosphere Microflora and Effect of their Interactions on Growth and Nutrition of Tea Plant

Soil Nutrition / Soil Science

Tea Research Association, Jortah, Assam (2004-2006)

6

Studies on Nutrient Release pattern of Vermicompost and Vermiwash and its effect on uptake and Quality Assessment of Organic Tea

Organic Tea

IIT, Kharagpur (2004-2006)

7

Promoting organic Farming for tea productivity and quality under Hill and mountain agro-system

Organic Tea

CSK-Himachal Pradesh Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, Palampur, (2005-2009)

8

Studies on Mineralization of Nitrogen, Urea Hydrolysis and Nutrient (K,P,S,Ca, Mg, and Zn) releasing capacity of tea soils of South India - Phase -II.

Soil Nutrition/ Soil Science

UPASI - TRF, Valparau, Tamil Nadu(2006-2007)

9

Development of Bio-fertilizers for promoting Tea Growth and productivity.

Organic Tea

IHBT, Palampur (2006-08)

10

Studies on Vermiculture and vermicomposting in tea growing areas.

Organic Tea

UPASI - TRF, Valparai, Tamil Nadu (2006-2008)

11

Process Development and Enrichment of Vermicompost and its Assessment in Tea Rhizosphere grown at two different altitudes.

Organic Tea  / Improvement

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal (2006-2009)

12

Nutrient Management Strategic Productivity and quality of tea plantation in selected Tea Gardens in North Bengal

Plant Nutrition Management

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidalaya, Nadia, West Bengal. (2006-09)

13

Developing soil solubility criteria for replanting based on soil health parameters

Soil Science: Replantation

Tocklai Experimental Station, TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM
(2008-2011)

14

Influence of soil organic matter on productivity and measures to improve the soil health in the tea soils of South India

Soil Science

UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai, Coimbatore, (2009-2012)

15

Development of package of practices for the fields under machine harvesting.

Field Mechanization

UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai, Coimbatore, (2009-2012)

16

Developing package of practices for the management of compact tea soils by modifying soil physical environment

Soil Science

TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM,
(2010-2013)

17

Studies on Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) and its standardization for use in tea plantation

Waste Management

TRA, Jorhat, Assam,
(2011-2014)

18

Status and Response of Micronutrients (Zinc, Boron and Manganese) in Texturally Different Tea Soil of Assam

Soil Science

TRA, Jorhat, Assam
(2012-2015)

Consortium – C: Plant Protection

Sl. No.

Project

Area of Research

Host Institute and Duration

1

Forecasting Blister Blight and Biology and Control of primary root diseases.

Plant Protection : Pest Control

UPASI-TRF (1991-99)

2

Integrated Management of Helopeltis theivora Waterhouse Project.

Plant Protection : Integrated Pest Management

TRA –TOCKLAI (1993-98)

3

Adaptive Research in Biological Control of scale insects and mites infesting tea.

Plant Protection : Bio Control

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidalaya, Nadia, West Bengal. (1993-96)

4

Biocontrol of tea pests using indigenous natural enemies.

Plant Protection : Bio Control

TRA-TOCKLAI           
(1993-96)

5

Pesticide Residue in Tea

Plant Protection : Pesticide Residue Limits

TRA Tocklai   (1994 - 1997)

6

Pesticide Residue in Tea

Plant Protection : Pesticide Residue Limits

UPASI TRF (1994-1997)

7

Pesticide Residue in Tea

Plant Protection : Pesticide Residue Limits

IHBT, Palampur (1994-97)

8

Studies on entomopathogens affecting the major pests of tea in South India.

Plant Protection/ Bio Control

UPASI-TRF (2001-03)

9

Ecological Studies into t he association of Pratylenchus loosi and other nematodes with tea in higher and lower altitudes of Darjeeling hills.

Plant protection/ Nematology

Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, (2001-03)

10

Studies on the Borers (Cerambycidac:Coleoptera) attacking shade trees of tea plantations.

Plant Protection Shade Tree Pests

Department of Zoology , Calcutta University, (2001-04)

11

A search for the arthropod enemies of tea pests from Darjeeling slopes and adjoining plains with a study on their efficacy.

Plant Protection: Bio-Control

University of North Bengal, Siliguri (2001-02)

12

Studies on the volatile profile of cut stems of Montanova bipinnatifida an attractant for trapping shot holes borer infesting tea.

Plant Protection : Bio Control

UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai
(2003 – 05)

13

Evaluation of bio-control potential of some arthropod natural enemies of major tea pests from Darjeeling slopes and its adjoining plains – 2nd Phase.

Plant Protection: Bio-Control

Department of Zoology North Bengal University (2004-2006)

14

Microbial Control of Tea Pests – 2nd Phase

Plant Protection: Bio-Control

UPASI Tea Research Foundation , VALPARAI (2004-2006)

15

Microbial Control of Tea Pests – (Phase - III)

Plant Protection: Bio-Control

UPASI TRF, Valparai
(2004-2006)

16

Pesticide Residue in tea for setting MRLs (II Phase)

Plant Protection: Pesticide Residue

TRA Tocklai (2005-08)

17

Pesticide Residue in tea for setting MRLs (II Phase)

Plant Protection: Pesticide Residue

UPASI TRF (2005-08)

18

Pesticide Residue in tea for setting MRLs (II Phase)

Plant Protection: Pesticide Residue

IHBT, Palampur  (2005-08)

19

Utilization and implementation of Native Microbial Bio-agents for control of termite pests in Tea Plantation of North East India

Pest Control/ Biological Control of Termite

TRA, Tocklai, Jorhat, Assam (2005-2008)

20

Studies on the volatile profile of cut stems of Montanova bipinnatifida an attractant for trapping shot holes borer infesting tea.

Plant Protection: Bio-Control

UPASI - TRF, Valparai, Tamil Nadu (2005-2007)

21

Investigation on the bioresources for the development of Integrated Disease Management (IDM) strategy against root-knot nematode and certain soil brone fungal pathogens associated with nursery tea.

Plant Protection/ Int.Dis.Management (IDM)

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-ASSAM. (2006-2007)

22

Succeptability change in Tea Mosquito Bug, Helopeltis Theivora, in North East India

Plant Protection: Pesticide Residue

TRA, Tocklai, Jorhat, Assam (2006-2007)

23

Studies on Pesticide Residues in tea for setting MRLs - Phase-III.

Plant Protection: Pesticide Residue Limits

UPASI TRF, Valparai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu,
(2007-2008)

24

Development of mass rearing technique for two major predators of red spider mites.

Plant Protection and Pesticide Management

UPASI TRF, Coimbatore, Valparai, Tamil Nadu
(2007-2010)

25

Developing a low input weed control programme to reduce chemical load in tea soils

 Plant Protection / weed control

Tocklai Experimental Station, TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM
(2007-2010)

26

Investigation on the bio resources for the development of Integrated Disease Management (IDM) strategy against root kno nematode and certain soil borne fungal pathogens associated with nursery tea - Phase II.

Plant Protection; Disease Management

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat Assam (2008-2010)

27

Assessment of spiders as second order of bio-control agents in tea ecosystem with special reference to Assam and Dooar of West Bengal.

Plant Protection: Biological control

Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta
(2008-2011)

28

Stueies on Biotypes of Helopeltis Theivora (Hemiptera :Miriade) in North East India

Plant Protection

TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM,
(2009-2011)

29

Evaluation of Streptomyces species for the biological control of stem and root diseases of tea (Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze

Plant Protection

K. S. Rangasamy College, Tamil Nadu, (2010-2012)

30

Studies on the efficacy of certain indigenous plant preparations against major pests and disease of tea

Plant protection

UPASI TRF, Valparai, Coimbatore. (2010-2013)

31

Bio-Intensive integrated management of looper caterpillar pests (Geometridae: Lepidoptera) of tea (Camellia sinensis L.) in North-east India with special emphasis on entomopathogenic viruses

Plant Protection

TRA, Nagrakata Subdivision, Jalpaiguri (2011-2013)

32

Nutritional Ecology of Tea Loopers on Natural and Artificial Diets from Darjeeling, Terai and the Dooars

Plant Protection

North Bengal University, Darjeeling, (2011-2014)

33

Studies on the Red Rust and Fusarium die back : increasing concern of tea growers in North East India

Plant Protection

TRA, Jorhat, Assam
(2011-2014)

Consortium – D: Quality Improvement and Post Harvest Technology

Sl. No.

Project

Area of Research

Host Institute and Duration

1

Role of enzymes in tea processing.

Quality Improvement

UPASI-TRF (1993-01)

2

Studies on Pacha Taint in CTC Tea.

Quality Improvement

UPASI-TRF jointly with CFTRI Mysore, (1999-03)

3

Standardization of Green Tea Manufacture.

Quality Improvement

IHBT, Palampur     (2000-02)

4

Studies on Aroma Complex of tea from Kangra Region.

Quality Improvement

IHBT, Palampur      (2000-01)

5

Extraction, Identification and Quantification of volatile flavoury constituents (VFC) in TRA released Darjeeling clones and standardization of process variables in Darjeeling tea with special reference to V.F.C.

Quality Improvement

TRA-TOCKLAI jointly with DTRC (2001-03)

6

Development of a manufacturing process for Green Tea Polyphonels from fresh leaves of Assam Tea.

Manufacturing/ Product diversification

Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat – 785006.Assam,      
(2002-05)

7

Exploratory studies on development of electronic nose for tea

Quality Improvement: manufacturing

C-DAC, Kolkata (2004-2006)

8

Development of manufacturing process for green tea polyphenols from fresh leaves of Assam Tea - Extension of No.34

Manufacturing / Product diversification

RRL, Jorhat (2005-2006)

9

Standardization of Green Tea Manufacture (Phase II)

Manufacture / Green Tea

IHBT, Palampur, CSIR
(2005-2007)

10

Quality measurement of Black Tea by Electronic means - Integration of E-Nose, E-Tongue and E-Vision.

Quality Improvement

C-DAC, Kolkata (2006-2008)

11

Development of a single cut machine for converting green tea leaves into granulated black tea (CTC type).

Quality Improvement : Machinery Development

Agri. & Food Eng. Dep., Ind. Inst. of Technology, Kharagpur, (2007-2009)

12

Biochemical Investigations on the quality of made teas in North Bengal - Tea Research Association, Nagrakata Sub Station

Quality

TRA Nagrakata Subdivision, Jalpaiguri (2007-2009)

13

Impregnation of Oxygen during fermentation of CTC Tea

Manufacture / Quality

Tocklai Experimental Stattion, TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM
(2007-2009)

14

Modification of SEPTU Micronizer for converting Green Tea Leaves into granulated black tea

Manufacture / Tea Engineering

Tocklai Experimental Stattion, TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM
(2008-2010)

15

Measurement of Blackness and Fibre in Finished CTC Tea by Electronic vision (E-Vision ) System

Manufacture / Electronics

C-DAC, Kolkata (2009-2011)

16

Exploratory studies towards the development of indigenous sensors for tea aroma

Electronics

Jadavpur University, Kolkata (2009-2011)

17

Standardization and optimization of processing conditions for manufacturing Oolong tea under North East Indian condition

Manufacture / Tea Engineering

TRA, Jorhat, ASSAM,
(2009-2012)

Consortium – E: Tea & Health

Sl. No.

Project

Area of Research

Host Institute and Duration

1

Anticarcinogenic and Antimutagenic effects of Black Tea.

Human Health Cancer related

ITRC, Lucknow (1998-01)

2

Antioxidant Role of Black Tea Infusion on the oxidative Damage of Proteins.

Human Health Cancer related

Calcutta University (1999-02)

3

Use of Black Tea in Reducing Cytotoxic Effects of Heavy Metal Pollutants.

Human Health Arsenic related

V.I.M.S., R. K. Mission Seva Pratishthan (2000-02)

4

An approach to induce selective apoptosis in tumor cells without harming the normal cells of the host by black tea extract.

Human Health Cancer related

Bose Institute,           (2001-03)

5

Evaluation of the medicinal properties including antineoplastic property of tea root extract and its active constituents.

Human Health Medicinal Property

IICB, Jadavpur, Kolkata, (2001-03)

6

Investigations on chemopreventive efficacy of Black Tea, the popular beverage in India.

Human Health Cancer related

Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Parel (2001-04)

7

Prospective anti-osteoporosis and anti-hepato-pancreatitis effects of Black Tea Extract.

Human Health Cancer related

Dept of Physiology, Presidency College. (2001-04)

8

Modulation of Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity of Arsenic Compounds in Mammalian cells by Tea Extract and its Polyphenols

Human Health Arsenic related

Department of Environmental Carcinogenesis & Toxicology. Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata    (2002 – 04)

9

Pharmacological Evaluation of the Medicinal Properties of Indian Black Tea

Human Health Medicinal Property

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology Jadavpur University,  Kolkata (2002-04)

10

Therapeutic potential of black tea in various gastrointestinal (GI) disorders : Study with theaflavins and other black tea constituents

Human Health Medicinal Property

Drug Development Division Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, (2002-04)

11

Antioxidant Potential of Black Tea on Prostrate Cancer

Human Health Cancer related

Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow – 226002, U.P. (2002-05)

12

Evaluation of the role of Black Tea in the Prevention of Lung Cancer.

Human Health Cancer related

Deptt of Cancer Chemoprevention, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, (2002 – 04)

13

Black tea as an antidote for cigarette smoke induced oxidative damage of proteins and DNA as well as cancer (II phase)

Human Health Cancer related

Dr.B.C.Ghua Centre for genetic engineering & biotechnology, Calcutta University (2002 – 05)

14

Role of tea polyphenols on the sensitivity of human leukemic cells to apoptosis

Human Health: Cancer related

Dept. of Environmental Carcinogenesis, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2003 – 05)

15

Effect of Tea on Oral Mucosal Cells.

Human Health Cancer related

Ramkrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan, VIM Sciences, Kolkata (2003-06)

16

Immunomodulatory activity of Black Tea

Human Health: Immunomodulatory activity

Department of Physiology, Calcutta University (2003-06)

17

Stress-Hypertension and effect of tea

Human Health:Hypertension

University of Calcutta
(2004 – 2006)

18

Evaluation of pro and antioxidant properties of black tea in relation to regulation of mitochondrial death cascade in cancer and immune cells

Human Health: Cancer related

Animal Physiology Section Bose Institute (2004-2006)

19

Assessment of anti-stress and aging defence activities of black tea thearubigins and theaflavins

Human Health: Anti Stress

Dept. of Zoology, University of Calcutta (2004-2007)

20

Evaluation of the role of Black Tea in the Prevention of Lung Cancer - Phase II Study.

Human Health: Cancer related

CNCI, Kolkata (2005-2006)

21

Study of Genotypic Predisposition to Oral Cancer modified by Tea: A collaborative study of the population of Assam.

Human Health: Cancer related

Jointly by VIMS, Kolkata and Dibrugarh University, Assam (2005-2007)

22

Effect of Tea Polyphenols on invasive potential of tumor cells

Human Health: Cancer related

CNCI, Kolkata (2005-2008)

23

A study to evaluate the possible ameliorating effects of Black Tea Extract (BTE) on Obesity-induced lever abd bone pathophysiologic changes.

Human Health

Presidency College, Kolkata (2006-2008)

24

Inhibitory Role of Black Tea on Cigarette smoke - induced Emphysema as well as NF-kB-mediated inflammatory response using the Guinea Pig as a model animal

Medicinal Properties of Tea

Dr. B. C. Guho Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Calcutta (2006-2009)

25

Comparative Antimutegenic and Anticarconogenic effects of Black Tea polyphenols Theaflavins, Thearubigins and the different fractions of Thearubigins in multiple test system.

Human Health

Indian Instititute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, Kolkata - (2006-2009)

26

Health status of female tea garden workers with special reference to incidence of anaemia and malnutrition

Human Health

VIMS, RKMSP, Kolkata
(2006-2009)

27

Studies with some chemical constituents as nutraceuticals of beverage Camellia sinensis with reference to antiulcerogenic activity and the mechanism involved

Human Health

Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research. Kolkata (2006-2009)

28

Effect of Green & Black Tea Extracts on Endocrine System (thyroid - Gonadal with possible Mode of Action.

Human Health

Department of Physiology, University College of Sciences, Kolkata, (2007-2009)

29

Does milk blunt the benefits of black tea - A physiological and biochemical study?

Human Health

S. N. Pradhan Centre for Neuro Science, University of Calcutta (2007-2009)

30

Studies on the Protective role of Black Tea and Mint Tea against Changes in the Endothelial Function in Preeclamptic women

Human Health

Bharthi Women's College, University of Chennai (2007-2009)

31

The Role of Black Tea in Modulation of Bio-activation and Detoxification of Carcionogen and in Prevention of Tobacco Associated ROS Generation

Human Health

Chittaranjan Nation Cancer Institute, Kolkata (2007-2009)

32

Studies on Therapeutic Attributes of Polyphenols from Kangra Tea (Camellia Sinensis (L) O Kuntze.

Human health/ Polyphenols

Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, palampur (2007-2010)

33

Evaluation of chemopreventive efficacy of polymerick Black Tea Polyphenols and Mechanism(s) of their Anti-Promoting Effectss.

Human Health

Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Tata Memorial Centre, (2007-2010)

34

Screening of anti stress and aging defence ingredients of tea by cell Biology assays

Human Health

Genetics Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta,
(2008-2011)

35

Prevention of gastric Ulceration by Black Tea : an insight into Extracellular Matrix Remodeling of gastric tissues

Human Health

IICB (2008-2011)

36

Multicentric stuudy on Effect of tea in cerebrovascular disease

Human Health

VIMS, Kolkata, (2008-2012)

37

Studies on tea and tea root extracts to explore protective effects against radiation exposure

Human Health

West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata
(2009-2012)

38

Molecular action of Black tea extract against experimental arthritis

Human Health

Calcutta University
(2010-2012)

39

Studies on the protective role of black tea and mint tea extracts in placental explant culture of preclamptic women - 2nd phase

Human Health

Bharthi Women's College, University of Chennai
(2010-2012)

40

Evaluation of protective and healing effect of black tea against peptic ulcer diathesis using human cohort : A multi center study

Human Health

IPGMER, Kolkata (2010-2012)

41

Protective action of Black tea against oral cancer, in relation to genetic polymorphisms amongst betel quid chewers in Eastern and North-Eastern India

Human Health

VIMS, Kolkata, (2011-2013)

42

Application of Nanotechnology for improvement of bioefficacy of Tea Polyphenols

Human Health

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
(2011-2014)

43

Effect of tea polyphenols Epigallocatechin gallate and Theaflavin on stem cell renewal pathways in oral lesions induced by tobacco related carcinogen N-nitrosodiethyl amine and human oral cancer cell lines for chemopreventive and therapeutic purpose

Medicinal Properties of Tea

CNCI-Kolkata (2012-2014)

44

Beneficial effect of Tea Extract against smokeless Tobacco induced oral mucosal damage : Toxicological assessment

Medicinal Properties of Tea

Calcutta University in collaboration with VIMS
(2012-2015)

45

Evaluation of Immunomodulatory activity of Black Tea (Camelia sinensis) Extract in Rheumatoid Arthritis : An Invitro Study of Expression of Inflamatory Molucules and Cytokines in Synovial Fluid and Tissue Cells of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Medicinal Properties of Tea

IPGMER, Kolkata (2012-2015) Extended for One year (2016)

46

Development of new Neutraceutical product for Nootropic and Anti-stress agent from Indigenous Plant Beverage Black Tea (Camellia sinensis) - a pharmaco-clinical study

Human Health

AYUSH with Calcutta University, Viharilal College (2013-2015)

47

Studies on the role of tea in modulating heme oxygenase-1 and cytochrome P450 in placental explant

Medicinal Properties of Tea

Bharthi Womens College, Chennai, (2013-2015)

48

Effect of Black Tea on Insulin Resistance : Human Cohort study with Mechanistic Approach

Medicinal Properties of Tea

KPC Medical College & Hospital, Jadavpur, Kolkata (2013-2016)

Consortium – F: Socio-Economic Aspects and others

Sl. No.

Project

Area of Research

Host Institute and Duration

1

Ergonomic Assessment of Working Postures assumed by workers Engaged in Tea Cultivation.

Ergonomics

Dept of Family Resource Management, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam (2003 – 05)

2

An ergonomics – oriented physiological study on workers and workplace environment of tea manufacturing units of Eastern India and its relation with performance and productivity

Ergonomics

Department of Physiology Presidency College (2004-2005)

3

Occupational Mobility of Plantation Sector Labours in Assam: Determinants and implications.

Work study: Tea Labour in Assam

Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar (2005-2007)

4

Ergnonomic Assessment of Technologies used by workers in performance of Different Activities in Tea Cultivation

Ergonomics

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam (2006-2008)

5

A productive improvement - linked study on women tea pluckers of Eastern India with special considerations to their working comfort, welfare and health status

Ergonomics

Presidency College, Kolkata (2006-2009)

6

Social security benefits and socio economic conditions of small planters and plantation workers in Tamil Nadu Kerala - A study.

Socio Economics

Department of Economics, S. T. Hindu College, Nagercoil, (2007-2009)

7

Impact of video show developed for disseminating nutrition messages to female tea plantation workers of Assam

Socio-Economics

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam (2007-2009)

8

Resource Utilization in Tea Industry: current problem and future prospects with special reference to labour.

Socio-Economics

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata (2008-2011)

9

A Quantitative Study of tea industry, market, pricing and organization

Socio-Economics

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata (2008-2011)

10

Knowledge and practice of Tea Plantation workers of Assam regarding Nutrition, Health and Hygiene

Human Health

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam. (2011-2013)

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