TECHNOLOGY MISSION ON COTTON - MINI MISSION - I : Programmes in phase - II
Program
Code
Project
Lead Centre
Principal Investigator
MM 1.1

Development and promotion of medium long linted diploid cottons
( G. arboreum and G. herbaceum )

CICR Sirsa

S. K. Verma
surenderkumar64@yahoo.co.in
cicrsirsa@rediffmail.com

MM 1.2
CICR, Coimbatore

K.N.Gururajan
kngururajan@yahoo.com
cicrcbe@gmail.com

MM 1.3

Identification of G. hirusutum genotypes suitable for machine picking and development of agronomic pacakag

PAU Faridkot
MM1.4

Development and promotion of Bt transgenic cotton for bollworm resistance

UAS Dharwad

I. S. Kategeri
ikategiri@yahoo.com

MM 1.5

Molecular characterization of cotton germplasm using DNA markers

NBPGR. Delhi
MM 1.6
Commercial exploitation of apomixis and utilization of TGMS system CICR Nagpur

S. M Palve
smpalve2k1@yahoo.com
cicrngp@rediffmail.com

MM 2.1

Development of production technologies for Bt cotton and improvement of water and nutrient use efficiency with precision farming techniques.

CICR, Nagpur
MM 2.2

Identification of innovative Bt cotton based cropping systems

ANGRAU LAM
MM 2.3

Mechanization of cotton production

CICR Nagpur

G. Majumdar
Gama62@gamil.com

MM 2.4

Physiological manipulation of Bt cotton plant morphoframes for
enchanced productivity under varied agro climatic conditions

CICR, Coimbatore
MM 3.1

Emerging and key pests: Their characterization, taxonomy,
genetic diversity and control

CICR Nagpur
MM 3.2

Development & validation of IPM/IRM strategies for Bt & conventional cotton under different eco-systems.

CICR, Nagpur
MM 3.3

Development, validation, utilization and/ or commercialization of Biopesticides and bioinoculants.

NCIPM, New Delhi
MM 3.4
Development of farmer friendly diagnostic kits for transgenic
event seed purity
NBPGR, Delhi

R. Khertapal
rkk94rk@yahoo.com
ravi@nbpgr.ernet.in

MM 4.1

Quality evaluation of Cotton fibres

CIRCOT, Mumbai

R.P Nachne
circot@vsnl.com

MM 4.2
Commercial technology development for value addition
CIRCOT, Mumbai
MM 5.1
Total factor productivity of cotton in India
CICR, Coimbatore

Isabella Agarwal
is_agarwal@rediffmail.com

MM 5.2
Studies on social dynamics of cotton production in distress areas
PDKV Akola
MM 5.3
Indian Cotton Portal CICR, Coimbatore

M. Sabesh
sabesh23@gmail.com

TMC- Cell

CICR, Nagpur

V Shanthy i/c TMC cell tmc_cicr@rediffmail.com