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 agency: BBSRC , 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)
  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