1.  Name of the Project: Development of a New Type of Aero-Cyclone for the Dry Separation of Minerals

Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Hutti Gold Mines Co., Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Harsha Vardhan
Year: 2019-2022
Funding Amount: Rs. 1.96 Lakhs.

2.  Name of the Project: Development of a Communication Process for Improving the Ball Mill Efficiency and Selective Size Output through Hydro-Squeezing

Status: Completed
Funding Agency: Hutti Gold Mines Co., Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Harsha Vardhan
Year: 2019-2022
Funding Amount: Rs. 9.7 Lakhs.

3. Name of the Project: Predictive Assessment of Postural and Biomechanical Analysis of Musculo Skeletal  Disorder (MSD) Related Problems of Dump Truck Operators in Indian Open Cast Metal Mines

Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: DST-SERB
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. B. M. Kunar & Dr. M Aruna 
Year: 2020-2023
Funding Amount: Rs. 18.85 Lakhs.

4. Name of the Project: Investigations into the Reduction of Phosphorous in Iron Ore Using Microwave Technology for its Suitability to the Iron & Steel Industries
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: R. Praveen Chandra, Mine Owner & Entrepreneur (ERM Group), Bangalore
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Harsha Vardhan
Year: 2017-2020.
Funding Amount: Rs. 10.06 Lakhs.

5. Name of the Project: Development and Characterizations of Advanced Solar Cells
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Vision Group on Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka,
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Ch. S. N. Murthy, Dr. M. Aruna, and Dr. Kartik Tarafder
Year: 2017-2020.
Funding Amount: Rs. 30 lakhs.

6. Name of the Project: Application of Nano Membrane Technologies to Purify Mine Waste Water
Status: Ongoing
Funding Agency: Hutti Gold Mines Co. Ltd.
Principal Investigator(s): Prof. Ch. S. N. Murthy And Prof. M. Isloor
Year: 2019-2022.
Funding Amount: Rs. 30 lakhs.

7. Name of the Project: Study for utilization of fine material of mine waste

Status: Completed
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


8. Name of the Project: Modelling on Airborne Dust in Opencast Coal Mines
Status: Completed
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


9. 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


10. 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

11. 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. Murthy
Year: 2006-08
Funding Amount: Rs. 1.46 lakhs

12. 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. Murthy
Year: 2005-08
Funding Amount: Rs. 6.65 lakhs

Consultancy Projects

Sl. No.

Name of Project                                                

              Year

Funding Agency

Principal Investigator

1

Study of the impact of blasting operations in a stone quarry on nearby village structures, 

                 2022

OK Stones, Ganikoppa Village, Bylahongal Taluk, Belagavi District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

2

Study of the impact of blasting operations in stone quarry on nearby village structures

                 2022 

 Sri Mahalasa Stone Crusher, Ganikoppa Village, Bylahongal Taluk, Belagavi District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

3

Study of the impact of blasting operations in stone quarry on nearby village structures, 

                 2022

Sri Krishna Stone Crusher, P.H. Halli, Huliyurdurga Hobli, Kunigal Taluk, Tumkur District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

4

Study of the impact of blasting operations in stone quarry on nearby village structures

                 2022

H.V. Nagaraj, Doddammavathur Village, Huliyurdurga Hobli, Kunigal Taluk, Tumkur District, 

Prof. V. R. Sastry

5

Assessment of impact of ground vibrations caused due to blasting on nearby village strictures

                 2022

Sri Vinay Ranganatha Stone Crusher, Huliyurdurga Hobli, Kunigal Taluk, Tumkur District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

6

Study of the impact of blasting operations in stone quarry on nearby village structures

                 2021 

Vishwa Enterprises, Thuruvekere Village, Tumkur District, Karnataka 

Prof. V. R. Sastry

7

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on nearby village structures

                 2021 

MGM Crushers Pvt. Ltd.,  Ramnagara, Joida Taluk, Uttara Kannada District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

8

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on  Shahukar Chennaiah Irrigation Canal and nearby Shivapura village structures                  2021 

T.J. Manju Crushers Pvt. Ltd.,  Krishnaraja Pete Taluk, Mandya District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

9

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on nearby Kadaagraharam Layout and other surrounding structures

                 2021 

Sri Venkateswara Crushers Pvt. Ltd.,  Bangalore Taluk, Bangalore Urban District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

10

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on  nearby Muddanayakanahalli village and other surrounding structures

                2021  V.C. Chako Crushers Pvt. Ltd.,  Devanahalli Taluk, Bangalore Rural District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

11

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on near by Muddanayakanahalli village and other surrounding structures 

                2021 

Apoorva Agencies Pvt. Ltd.,  Devanahalli Taluk, Bangalore Rural District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

12

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on near by Muddanayakanahalli village and other surrounding structures 

                2021 

Fathima Granite, Ernakulam District, Kerala

Prof. V. R. Sastry

13

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on near by Muddanayakanahalli village and other surrounding structures 

                2021 

SKLNS Agencies Pvt. Ltd.,  Devanahalli Taluk, Bangalore Rural District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

14

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on nearby Muddanayakanahalli village and other surrounding structures 

                2021 

Dakshayani Crushers Pvt. Ltd.,  Devanahalli Taluk, Bangalore Rural District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

15

Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on surrounding structures and NH-66

                2021

Srirama Constructions Pvt. Ltd.,  Karwar Taluk, UK District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

16

Study of the impact of ground vibration caused due to blasting in stone quarry on nearby structures

                2021

Luxarysand  Pvt. Ltd.,  Ernakulam District

Prof. V. R. Sastry

   17 Study of the impact of blasting operations carried out in stone quarry on surrounding village structures                 2021  Sri Srinivasa Granites, Moodbidri Taluk, DK Distrcit Prof. V. R. Sastry
   18 Scientific study of Pit Wall Stability and stability of Dumps in BPA Extension-II OC Project, Bellampalli Area and KK OC Project                 2019 The Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd Prof. V. R. Sastry
   19 Assessment of the Soil and Rock Dredging Quantities and Preparation of Tender Document for Rock Dredging,                  2019 Karwar Port, Dept. of Ports & Inland Water Ways Prof. V. R. Sastry


 


 

 

 

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