S No. Name of Project PI name/designation Project duration Project members name


Funding Agency


1 Identification of extent of forest lands in forest fringe villages Director, FRI


2010-2017 (completed)


Nodal Officer’s:

Dr. SD Sharma, Sc. E (retd.) (Year 2010 – 2014)

Mr. Manoj Kumar, Sc. B (Year 2014 – 2017)

Core Team Members:

Dr. HB Vasistha, Sc. F (retd.)

Sh. Neelesh Yadav, Sc. D

Sh. Jawaid Ashraf, Sc. B

Sh. Afaq Ahmed Khan, Sr. Socio-economist


National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, GoI


2 Ecological damage assessment and Eco restoration plan for illegal mining sites in Yamuna river and tributaries of Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh Director, FRI


2016-2017 (completed)


Dr. HB Vasistha, Sc. F(retd.)

Dr. Tara Chand, Sc. D

Dr. Parmanand Kumar, Sc. C

Sh. Manoj Kumar, Sc. B

Sh. SK Kamboj, R.O.


Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), GoI


3 Climate Change Vulnerability of Indian Forests


Manoj Kumar, Sc. B

Dr. Rajiv Pandey, Sc. E


2016-2018 (ongoing)


Dr. Naveen Kalra, Anchor

Dr. Hukum Singh, Sc. B

Dr. Parmanand Kumar, Sc. C




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