KSCST : Environment projects

 
 
 
1)
Conservation of Bamboo Resources in Karnataka
 
The once abundant bamboo resources of the state of Karnataka have been found to be declining rapidly. With the result the paper industry and the rural ...
 
2)
Recovery of Copper from Vanadiferrous Magnetite Deposits of Masanikere Areas
 
In the Masanikere area of Shimoga District, there are large deposits of vanadiferrous magnetite ores. The Visveswaraya Iron and Steel Company, Bhadravathi ...
 
3)
Environment, Education & Information Service Centre [ENVIS]
 
Research in the area of environment and ecology has been unduly restricted to studies on mountain and forest ecosystems, water ecosystems, wild life protection ...
 
4)
Eradication of weed Parthenium
 
A steady increase in the incidence of nasal allergy in Bangalore, suspected to be related to the spread of Parthenium. In previous studies, it has been ...
 
5)
Eco-Development of Selected Micro-Catchments in the Bedthi, Aghanashini River Basins of Uttara Kannada District
 
The Planning Commission had drawn up certain special area programmes for development of ecologically sensitive areas of the country ...
 
6)
Air Pollution and Incidence of Morbid Conditions in Bangalore City
 
A pilot study conducted by the Department of Management studies of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore reviewed the levels of pollutants, ...
 
7)
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SOLID WASTE DUMP SITES AND ITS IMPACT STUDY ON WATER AND SOIL IN THE STATE OF KARNATAKA
 
Municipal Solid Waste management (MSW) includes scientific collection, storage, transportation, treatment and effective disposal of waste. Urban planners and managers face critical problems due to inefficient management of MSW. ...
 
8) STATUS REPORT ON MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, BIO-MEDICAL WASTE AND PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT AND INVENTORISATION OF RECYCLING UNITS
  There is a need for a status report that will reflect upon the potential of all these activities in meeting the spirit and goals of the Solid Waste management rules and guidelines. The detailed status report will be prepared as per stipulated norms and guidelines of KSPCB and CPCB.
9) HELP DESK AND SUPPORT NETWORK - RAINWATER HARVESTING, GROUND WATER RECHARGE AND WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME FOR BANGALORE CITY
  Government of Karnataka realized the importance of harvesting rainwater and as a first step through BWSSB RWH has been made mandatory for most of the properties in Bangalore effective from November 2009. Council in collaboration with BWSSB embarked up on the task of establishing RWH Helpdesk at Council.
10) UTILISATION OF KUDREMUKH IRON ORE TAILINGS FOR FINE AGGREGATE IN CONCRETE AND MORTARS
  The main objective of the project is to investigate the suitability of Kudremukh Iron Ore tailings as a substitute for sand in mortar and concrete applications in the construction Industry.
11) TREATMENT OF DESICCATED COCONUT WASTE WATER
  Desiccated coconut industries of Karnataka are situated in Tiptur and Tumkur Taluks of Tumkur District. The desiccated coconut industries are water intensive as they use huge volume of water and simultaneously discharge them. Coconut water produced from the opening of the coconut is also discharged along with other waste water streams, altogether making huge volume of waste water discharge.
12) STUDY ON THE STATUS OF LOCAL TIMBER RESOURCES AND ITíS FUTURE POTENTIAL IN HASSAN DISTRICT
  Timber is a very important natural resource which supported local/ regional building construction activities of man from early civilization. Growth and abundance of particular timber species is specifically connected to its geographical context, namely to its climatic and soil condition. A plant / timber species has an ecological niche and it is part of local biodiversity web. So its growth, utilization and decay within a geographical context play a critical role in maintaining a healthy environment. As a locally available material timber also influence the development of vernacular architectural form and character. It also has a strong contribution in nurturing local craft tradition.
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

   

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