Research Grants


    • A synergistic experimental and computational approach to develop novel catalytic processes for upgrading agri-waste biomass/bio-oil to biofuel, Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG), (MHRD through Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Candadian Collaborator: Prof. S.H. Mushrif, University of Alberta, Canada), (2020-2022); Rs 10,00,000/- (Ongoing)

    • Low-Cost Air Purifier cum CO2 harnesser, MSME, Govt. of India, (2020); Rs 18,00,000/- (Ongoing)

    • Reversible Alkali Metal Based Hydrides for High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage, Materials for Energy Storage (MES)-2016, DST, New Delhi, (2017-2021); Rs 1,50,00,000/- (as co-PI) (Ongoing)

    • Development of new catalytic systems for efficient transformation of biomass/biomass derivatives to biofuel components, SERB, New Delhi, EMR/2016/005783, (2017-2020); Rs 62,00,000/- (Completed)

    • Nanoparticle Catalysts for the Direct Synthesis of H2O2, DAAD,(DAAD-IIT Masters Sandwich Scholarship to Master's student Ms. Vanitha Reddy: German Host: Dr. Silke Behrens, IKFT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany), (2019); (Completed)

    • Development of active molecular catalysts based on transition metal complexes for efficient C-H bond activation and functionalization, CSIR, New Delhi, (01(7053)/17/EMR-II), (2017-2020); Rs 12,00,000/- (Completed)

    • Study of half sandwich Ru and Rh complexes based on nitrogen and phosphorous donor ligands, CSIR, New Delhi; (01(2722)/13/EMR-II), (2013-2016); Rs 17,98,400/- (Completed)

    • New Catalytic Systems based on Arene-Ruthenium Complexes for Direct C-N bond formation, DST Start-up Grant, New Delhi, CS-071/2014, (2014-2017); Rs 21,20,000/- (Completed)










Organometallics and Nanotech
Catalysis Group
Discipline of Chemistry, School of Basic Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Simrol, Indore 453 552, India