CWRDM Plan Funded Projects
Investigation on Land subsidence and reconstruction on Geomorphological Evolution of Kallada Delta through Remote Sensing and Sediment Proxies
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 Years
Budget:
Rs. 33.05 Lakhs
Water Security Assessment and its association with Quality of Life in Chaliyar River Basin
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2 Years
Budget:
Rs. 15.28 Lakhs
Treatment of slaughterhouse wastewater by a hybrid Sequencing Batch Biofilm reactor (SBBR) for simultaneous removal of organics and nutrients
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Spatio-temporal dynamics of Microplastics in the Chaliyar River Basin, Kerala (MICHARB)
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
1 Year
Budget:
Rs. 5 Lakhs
Development of automated vertical farming unit for sustainable vegetable production
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Bench marks for irrigation water efficiency in Neyyar irrigation project
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Degradation of coastal wetland habitats - a study with special emphasis on ecology and conservation of Smooth-coated otter (Lutra perspicillata),
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Stable isotope based assessment of food web structure and carbon sources delineation in a tropical river ecosystem
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Investigation on surface water- ground water interactions of a perennial freshwater lake
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Efficacy of Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) practices in the Iruvanhippuzha watershed of Chaliyar River Basin
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Spatiotemporal dynamics of microplastics in the Chaliyar River Basin, Kerala (MICHARB)
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Development and Demonstration of Nanotechnology Enabled Decentralized Wastewater Treatment via Constructed Wetlands; an Integrated Performance Model for Trivandrum Urban
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Funding Agency:
State Plan Fund, GoK
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
Jan 2023 – Jan 2026
Optimal scheduling of WDN for disinfectant booster dosage and water quality monitoring in a selected zone of Kozhikode city.
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Hydro environmental monitoring of Periyar, Karamana and Bharatapuzha Rivers in the context of Climate change and other anthropogenic pressures
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Water Quality Monitoring by Mobile Water Analysis Laboratory
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Assessment of Environmental Quality of Selected rivers of Kerala
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Feasibility Study on Artificial Recharge Structures for Improving water availability in and around CWRDM Campus
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Identification of suitable sites for SubSurface Dykes (SSD) in low groundwater reserve areas of Palakkad District
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Modeling approach for delineating Landslide prone areas of Kozhikode District
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Impacts of modernisation of Thanneermukkam barrage in the southern plains and coastal aquifers.
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Studies on hydrological and geomorphplogical impact of floods in the Alluvial and Floodplain region of Periyar and Chalakudy river basins
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CWRDM Plan Funded
Investigations of surface water Groundwater interactions of a perennial freshwater lake
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Stable isotopic and geochemical characterization of groundwater from Kodungallur coast, Thrissur district
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Budget:
Rs. 17.34 lakhs
Evaluation of rainout pattern of monsoon precipitation in Kerala using stable isotope signatures
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Budget:
Rs.22.74 lakhs
Impact of Kuttiyady Augmentation Scheme in the command areas of of Kuttiyady and Banasurasagar irrigation projects
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Budget:
Rs. 14.95 lakhs
Assessment of Land use and Land cover dynamics in Agricultural Watersheds and developing Soil Erosion Hazard Index in Malapuram district
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years (2020-2023)
Assessment of water use efficiency and crop water stress index for drought and high temperature tolerance in rice
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Spatial Mapping of Radon in Coastal groundwater of Kerala
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
32.64 Lakhs
Regional Variability of Chemical and Isotopic Imprints of precipitation over Kerala
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
37.34 Lakhs
Impact of Climate Change on Hydrology of Rivers Upstream of Thanneermukkom Barrage
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years (June 2020 – May 2023)
Effect of Rubber Plantation on Water Balance Components – A Case Study
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years (2020 – 2023)
Regional variability of chemical and isotopic imprints of precipitation over Kerala- A high resolution spatial analysis
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Assessment of Nutrient Bioavailability and trophic station of Beypore Estuary for a Integrated Management Plan
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Groundwater status and formulation of effective recharge strategies for Valapattanam River Basin
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2 years
Studies on hydrological and geomorphplogical impact of floods in the Alluvial and Floodplain region of Periyar and Chalakudy river basins
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Impacts of modernisation of Thanneermukkam barrage in the southern plains and coastal aquifers
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Design and Development of CWRDM Library Website
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Budget:
Rs.3,95,000/.
Self-sustainable wastewater treatment for houses/gated communities using microbial fuel cell (MFC): An innovative solution for treatment and resource recovery.
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
12, 23,000 /-
Assessing the effects of climate induced hydrological changes on the river water quality in urban stretch of Chaliyar River, Kerala.
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2Years
Budget:
14.11 Lakhs
Designated best use of selected quarry ponds in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts, Kerala
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
20.67 lakhs
Monitoring of the occurrence, fate and risks of antibiotics in Muvattupuzha River, Central Kerala
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 19.57 lakhs
Role of Groundwater Dynamics in Major River Basins of Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts in Kerala
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2.5 years
Budget:
16,00,000
13 C labelled carbon dots embedded silicabased nanocomposite particles as hydrogeological tracers for water resources management
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2Years
Budget:
14.43 lakhs
Stable isotope based assessment of food web structure and carbon sources delineation in a tropical river ecosystem
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
18,77,000/-
Impact assessment of Soil and Water Conservation Measures on Hydrological Processes and Sediment Yield under changing Climatic Conditions of selected watersheds in Malappuram District

Impact assessment of Soil and Water Conservation Measures on Hydrological Processes and Sediment Yield under changing Climatic Conditions of selected watersheds in Malappuram District

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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
19,42,000.00
Building Institutional Repositories in CWRDM Libray Using D-Space
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 17.37 Lakhs.
Microclimatic assessment of the water vapour flux in an urban ecosystem for identifying better climate change mitigation measures and scope for atmospheric water harvesting
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2 Years
Budget:
20,73000
Assessment of the climate change impacts on water footprint of rice production in Malampuzha irrigation project, Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2Years
Budget:
11.00 lakhs
Investigation on Ecosystem services of small lakes in Agro-Ecological zones of Western Ghats and the influence of regional factors.
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3Years
Budget:
25,99,000 /-
A study on the assimilative capacity of Parvathy Puthanar and the scope of Bioremediation for pollution abatement
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Local Area Network (LAN) Administration and CWRDM Project Information System(CPIS)
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
3 years
Development and Maintenance of Water Museum Complex with emphasis on establishing Science and Technology Display Centre on Water for mass awareness
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Budget:
Rs. 27.00 lakhs
Anthropogenic interactions in the Neyyar River System and its impacts on the groundwater environment
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Budget:
Rs. 25.90 lakhs
Baseline data collection and modelling rejuvenation scenarios of Pulamonthodu, Kottarakkara
Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Non-CWRDM Co-Principal Employee:
Dr. Dipu S, Dr. C P Priju
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Duration:
2 Years
Externally Funded Projects
Carbon Footprint Assessment of Agriculture Farms of Kerala
Principal Investigator:
Funding Agency:
Department of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Government of Kerala
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
2 Years
Budget:
Rs. 40.96 Lakhs
Study of Carbon footprint in agricultural land use system from the temperate and tropical ecosystem Western Ghats under Climate Change scenario
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
SERB- DST
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 16.84 Lakhs
Socio-Economic Vulnerability Assessment of coastal areas to sea-level rise (under climate change scenarios) – a case of Kerala coast
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 15.30 Lakhs
Post-facto evaluation study of irrigation projects implemented in Kerala state
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
IDRB, Department of Water Resources, Govt. of Kerala
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
1 Year
Budget:
Rs. 69.96 Lakhs
Water conservation measures to mitigate drought effects in Athikkadavu Colony at Sultan Bathery Taluk of Wayanad District
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Cochin Shipyard Ltd under CSR
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Exploring climate change perceptions and adaptation options in the marginalized Paniya tribal hamlet of Wayanad, Kerala for water and agricultural resilience

Exploring climate change perceptions and adaptation options in the marginalized Paniya tribal hamlet of Wayanad, Kerala for water and agricultural resilience

Principal Investigator:
Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
ICSSR, Govt. of India
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Integrated Wetland Inventory, Assessment and Monitoring System (WIAMS) of Three Ramsar Sites of Kerala
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
State Wetland Authority of Kerala
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
5 Years
Budget:
Rs. 93 lakhs
An inventory of Greenhouse gases emission from Coastal Wetlands of Kerala and their impact on Regional climate change
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Science & Engineering Research Board (Core Research Grant)
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Duration:
3 Years
Budget:
Rs. 30.88 Lakhs
Exposure Visit of Engineers from Trichy Region of Water Resources Department
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Feasibility study for extending conservation activities on micro watershed basis to other constituencies
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Water for Change, Integrative and Fit for Purpose Water Sensitive Design Framework for Fast Growing Livable cities (India-Netherlands project)
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Department of Science and Technology (DST), GoI
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
5 Years (November 2019 to November 2024)
Budget:
Rs. 164.21 Lakhs
CWRDM Plan Funded Projects
Exposition and validation of soil and water conservation measures in selected watersheds of Kerala
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 Years
13 C labeled carbon dots embedded silica-based nanocomposite particles as hydrogeological tracers for water resource management (PP 66/21)

13 C labeled carbon dots embedded silica-based nanocomposite particles as hydrogeological tracers for water resource management (PP 66/21)

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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
State Plan Fund, GoK
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
Sep 2021 - Sep 2023
Assessment of Salinization Process and Urban Coastal Water Quality
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
01-09-2020 to 01-09-2023
Hydrological responses of forested and deforested catchments a case study
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
3 years
Analysis of factors influencing the productivity of banana under irrigated conditions in Kozhikode district
Principal Investigator:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
3 years (01-July-2020 to 01-July-2023)
Budget:
Rs. 11 Lakhs
Evaluation of the impact of CWRDM training programmes on organizational productivity
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
18 Months
Budget:
11.02 Lakhs
Development of Decision Support System (DSS) - Crop Management Information System(CMIS)
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Budget:
Rs. 27 Lakhs
Geochemical and Isotopic characterization of groundwater from the coastal aquifers of Kannur district.
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Budget:
Rs. 22.74 lakhs
Recharge Estimation and Groundwater Resources Assessment of Keecheri-Puzhackal river basins, Central Kerala
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Budget:
Rs. 25.86 lakhs
Modelling of Saltwater intrusion in the shallow coastal aquifers of Ernakulam – Alappuzha region
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Project Type:
CWRDM Plan Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Budget:
Rs. 23.22 lakhs
Externally Funded Projects
Endline Evaluation of PMKSY-WDC Watershed Projects
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Department of Rural Development, GoK.
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
4 years
Budget:
29.15 Lakhs
Effects of flooding on social and psychological well being of individuals
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Funding Agency:
Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 years
Budget:
Rs. 8.4 Lakhs
Pilot Study of In - season yield forecast for paddy combination of crop simulation model and remote sensing data
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Funding Agency:
Source Traces Systems India Pvt.Ltd, Tamilnadu
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
1 Year
Budget:
Rs. 5.06 Lakhs
Coastal Erosion and Risk Assessment along Kerala state using Geo-Spatial technologies
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Funding Agency:
Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 Years (2020-2022)
Budget:
Rs. 16.88 Lakhs
Acquisition of Spectral Signatures and Bio-Physical Parameters for Forest Species Identification
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Funding Agency:
Space Applications Centre (SAC/ISRO), GoI
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
2 Years
Demonstration of Low cost Wick Irrigation Techniques
Funding Agency:
Dept. of Agri., GoK
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Budget:
Rs. 05.31 lakhs
Project on International Year of Water Co-operation
Funding Agency:
Environment Department, Govt. of Kerala
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Budget:
Rs.44.8 Lakhs
Impact of Climate change in River basins from Tadri to Kanyakumari (in collaboration with IIT Mumbai and NIT Surathkal)
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Co Principal Investigator/s:
Funding Agency:
Ministry of Water Resources
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
3 years
Budget:
Rs. 60.90 lakhs
A GIS based post flood sediment budget of Chaliyar River
Funding Agency:
IDRB
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
1 year
Concurrent evaluation of CADWM programmes implemented by CADA, Govt. of Kerala
Funding Agency:
Water Resources (CAD) Department, Govt. of Kerala
Project Type:
Externally Funded
Date of Completion:
Duration:
1 year
Budget:
Rs. 12.99 lakhs