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Project Govt Agency funded

PROJECTS  - extramural 

as PI

Evolution of the Madras Block, southern India: A re-investigation on India-Antartica correlation - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2018-2021

Texturally controlled micro-chronological and extraction protocol studies on Pt-Chromite mineralization - Ministry of Mines (MOM) - 2018-2019

Deep Crustal processes during the evolution of Archean.Nilgiri Block,southern India - Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES)- 2015-2018

The Heat source for Ultrahigh temperature lower crust, a case study on central Madurai block, southern India to test the available models - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)- 2013-2016

Iron Formations and its associates:An inquisition to early earth dynamics - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2015-2018

Stochastic Modeling of Hydration Process in Concrete :Investigation into Creep and Shrinkage - Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) - 2012-2016

Petrographical,chemical and computational studies on concrete at high temperatures - Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) - 2012-2016

Paleo-geographic reconstruction: Development of a new GIS based methodology - ISRO- IISc Space Technology Cell (ISTC) - 2012-2015

Research, Education and Manpower development in the discipline of Earth Processes - Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) - 2009-2018

as Co-PI

Integrated Geological, Geochemical and Geophysical studies for the delineation of Chromitite extensions in Nuggihalli Schist Belt and implications for Ni-Cu PGE mineralization - Ministry of Mines - 2019-2020

Mechanical strength of the Nilgiri and Billigirirangan Hills in the southern granulite terrain and its correlation with tecto-magmatic processes - KERALA STATE COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT (KSTE)- 2019-2020

PROJECTS  with International Collaborations 

Development of Modern Dating Techniques for Understanding the origin and occurrence of strategic minerals - Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) - 2019-2021

Probing the provenance and distribution of heavy-mineral placer deposits in costal areas of southern India and SW Sri Lanka: A new multi-minerals proxy approach to understand source-to-sink link - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2017-2020

Indo-Japanese Joint Project entitled: "Arc Accretion in the past and present and its bearing on methallogency - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2018-2020

Chromite- Assesment of chromium release from Sukinda mining overburden: An isotopic, chemical, physical and microbiological study - Centre for Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) India-France bilateral project - 2016

High Temperature lower crust of East Central Gondwana:Emphasis to southern Indian and Sri Lankan Geology"-Indo-Srilankan project - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2014-2016

Geological linkage between southern India and Antarctica: A probe on crustal processes from Archaean to Proterozoic- IndoJapan Research Project - Department of Science and Technology (DST) - 2013-2015

Projects Internationa
others

OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS / FUNDINGS

Forced rock weathering and potential for Hexavalent Chromium Cr(VI) release to groundwater: Micro or nanoscale investigation." - Google - 2023- ongoing

Support towards Petrology Group- CSR Funding - "Promoting Petrology for Education" - Toyo Ink India- 2022- ongoing

DST
MOM
DAE
BRNS
TOYOINK
The globe represents the palette of the Petra group. Petra is short for Petrology which is the branch of Geology dealing with the study on rocks.
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