R & D Projects completed

1. Name of the Project : Study for utilization of fine material of mine waste
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Sandur Manganese and iron ores limited, Bellary
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. M Aruna and Dr. Harshavardhan
Year: 2013-2015
Funding Amount : Rs. 14.30 Lakhs


2. Name of the Project : Modelling on Airborne Dust in Opencast Coal Mines
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Ministry Of Coal, Govt. of India
Principal Investigator(s): Prof.V.R.Sastry Co-Investigator: Dr. K. Ram Chandar and Prof. Ch. S. N. Murthy
Year: 2011-2014
Funding Amount: Rs.77.04 Lakhs


3. Name of the Project : Assessment of Performance of Explosive/Blast Result Based on Explosive Energy Utilization
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Coal India Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. V. R. Sastry Co-Investigator: Dr. K. Ram Chandar
Year: 2010-2013
Funding Amount Rs.1.24 Crores


4. Name of the Project : Design and Cost Analysis of Illumination System for Underground Coal Mines
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. M. Aruna
Year: 2009-12
Funding Amount : Rs. 3.6 lakhs

5. Name of the Project : Development of Bio-diesel and its Application in Mining Machinery working in Surface Mines
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: M/s Madras Cements Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Professor Ch. S. N. Murhty
Year: 2006-08
Funding Amount : Rs. 1.46 lakhs

 

6. Name of the Project : Evaluation, Design and Cost Analysis of Illumination System in Surface Mine Projects.
Status: Completed
Funding Agency: MHRD
Principal Investigator(s): Professor Ch. S. N. Murhty
Year: 2005-08
Funding Amount : Rs. 6.65 lakhs

  • Controlled Blasting Methodology Sanctioned By : Bangalore Metro Railway Corporation Ltd. Co-ordinator: Prof.V.R.Sastry Co-Coordinator: Dr.K. Ram Chandar Budget: Rs.48 Lakhs Duration: 4 Years (2011-2015
  • Mine Lease Boundary Survey Sanctioned By : Department of Mines and Geology, Govt. of Karnataka. Co-ordinators: Dr. Harsha Vardhan, Dr. M. Aruna and Dr.M Govinda Raj. Budget:Rs. 4.2 Crores Duration: 2 Years (2011-2012)
  • Scientific Study of Slope Stability at Kalane Iron Ore Mine Sanctioned by: M/s. Samruddha Resources Ltd., Mumbai Coordinators: Dr. M. Aruna and Dr.Harsha Vardhan Budget: 2.6 Lakhs. Duration: 3 months (June – August 2012)
  • Scientific Study of Slope Stability Sanctioned by: M/s. Raghuvir Sinai Gharse, Goa Coordinators: Dr. M. Aruna and Dr.Harsha Vardhan Budget:2.6 Lakhs Duration: 4 months (April - July, 2012)
  • Rock Dredging Project at Mumbai Port Area Sanctioned by: M/s. Jaisu Shipping Co. Ltd., Mumbai Coordinator: Prof. V. R. Sastry Budget: Rs.2.2 Lakhs Duration: 3 months (April to June 2012)
  • Assessment of Blast Vibrations on Surrounding Structures Sanctioned by: M/s. Tata Development Project, Bangalore Coordinator: Prof. V. R. Sastry Budget: Rs.1.7 Lakhs Duration: June 2012
  • SME Explosive at JK-5 Block of O.C, Yellnad Sanctioned by: M/s. The Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd., Kothagudem, A.P Coordinator: Prof. V. R. Sastry. Budget: Rs.1.4 Lakhs Duration: June 2012
  • Verification of Depth of Virgin Ground Towards the Southern Side of Lease No. 2566 Sanctioned by: M/s Sri Laxminarasimha Mining Co Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore Coordinators: Dr. Harsha Vardhan and Dr. M. Aruna Budget: Rs.2.2 Lakhs Duration: 1 month (April 2012)


 

 

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