Zoological Survey of India

Zoological Survey of India

Zoological Survey of India, Govt. Of India
 
MOEF

Major Programmes Undertaken

In-house programmes

  1. Gall causing insects and mites of Andaman Islands.
  2. Bio-ecological studies on insect woodborers of Andaman.
  3. Survey of the faunal resources of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  4. Fauna associated with corals in Andaman Islands.
  5. Studies on the soft corals of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  6. Faunal inventory of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.
  7. Studies on the poisonous and venomous fishes of Andamans.
  8. Studies on commercial fishes of Andamans: Carangide and Lethrinidae.
  9. Ichthyofauna of mangrove ecosystem of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  10. Fauna of Inglis Island Sanctuary.
  11. Survey and Monitoring of the Fauna (Corals and Fishes, etc.) of North Bay Reef.
  12. Octocorallian diversity in the coral reefs of Andaman and Nicobar waters.
  13. Studies on Macrobenthos – Corals and other key species, and monitoring diversity changes of coral reefs in Protected Areas of North Andaman Islands.
  14. Status survey of Coral Reefs in South Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  15. Birds of Rutland and Dugong Creek of Andaman.
  16. Fauna of Saddle Peak National Park and adjoining areas.
  17. Studies on the Oceanic Zooplankton of Andaman Sea.
  18. Littoral Faunal Diversity of Chidyatapu, South Andaman.
  19. Ichthyofauna and entomofauna of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.
  20. Coral and coral associated macrofauna of Rutland Island.
  21. Coral and coral associated macrofauna of Great Nicobar Island.
  22. Coral and coral associated macrofauna of Landfall Island Sanctuary.
  23. Coral and coral associated macrofauna of North Reef Island Sanctuary.
  24. Coral and coral associated macrofauna Neil Island.
  25. Status, distribution, population dynamics and habitat selection of small mammals in Andaman Islands.
  26. Status survey of Robber Crab Birgus latro in Nicobar Islands.
  27. Status survey of Nicobar Megapod in Great Nicobar Island.
     

Grants-in-aid programmes

  1. GIS Based mapping and analysis of ecological variables of reefs around the Little Andaman Island.
  2. Status survey on scheduled mollusc Trochus niloticus in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  3. Survey and monitoring the health of coral reefs of India, National Coral Reef Research Institute (NCRI).
  4. Survey and Monitoring of Coral Reefs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  5. Diversity and Distribution of Corals and their Associated Fauna of Rani Jhansi Marine National Park, Andaman.
  6. GIS Based mapping and analysis of ecological variables of reefs around the Little Andaman Island.
  7. Monitoring the Coral Reefs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  8. Lead Institution-Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve.
  9. Status survey on Sea cucumbers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  10. Preparation of Management Plan (Year 2012-2021) for Lohabarrack Crocodile Sanctuary.
  11. DNA Bar-coding on Sponges of Andaman and Nicobar Islands – In technical collaboration with Central Agricultural Research Institute, ICAR, Port Blair.
  12. Diversity and distribution of Gorgonian Octocorals in and around the Andaman and Nicobar Island – A baseline study for the management of soft corals.
  13. Preparation of People Biodiversity Register for Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  14. Determination of Conservation Values of Corals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  15. Reproductive biology of corals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  16. Spider fauna of Agro-ecosystem in South Andaman.
  17. Ecology and habitat modelling of wetland birds in the tsunami inundated wetlands of South Andaman.
  18. Ecological study of bird hazards at Airport in Andaman.
  19. REIA studies for construction of jetty and harbour facilities at Katchall and Teressa Islands.
  20. REIA studies on the Alignment of Road Construction at Great Nicobar Island.
  21. REIA studies on the biotic components of proposed extension of existing jetty, and construction of wet basin, for Indian Navy at Haddo, Port Blair.
  22. REIA studies of off Shibpur, Diglipur of North Andaman for the extension of Airstrip of Indian Navy.
  23. REIA studies of Campbell Bay at Great Nicobar Island for the extension of Airstrip of Indian Navy.
  24. REIA studies of for the construction of road from Shastry Nagar to Indira Point (25km) in four phases for Boarder Roads Organization.
  25. REIA studies on Proposed Road at Indian Coast Guard DHQ-09, Ariel Bay, Diglipur, North Andaman.
  26. REIA studies on Proposed Desalination Plant at Indian Coast Guard DHQ-09, Ariel Bay, Diglipur, North Andaman.
  27. REIA studies on Proposed Deficient Single Living Accommodation at Indian Coast Guard DHQ-09, Ariel Bay, Diglipur, North Andaman.
  28. REIA studies for the Construction of Workshop Facilities for CASU at Indian Coast Guard DHQ-09, Ariel Bay, Diglipur, North Andaman.
  29. REIA studies on for Special Repair to Existing Boundary Wall and Extension of Boundary Wall at Indian Coast Guard DHQ-09, Ariel Bay, Diglipur, North Andaman.
  30. REIA studies for the installation of Desalination Plant at  Naval Air Strip at Shibpur, North Andaman.
  31. REIA studies of the extraction impervious minerals at Andabeda, South Andaman.
  32. REIA studies on the biotic components for the construction of Rural Road from Kalighat Jetty to Nischintapur including bridge over Kalighat Nallah.
  33. REIA on biotic components for the construction of cement concrete dam at Khudirampur village at North Andaman.
  34. REIA studies on biotic components on quarry measuring an area of 4.00 hect. bearing survey No. 700/p situated at Nabagram village, Diglipur at North Andaman.
  35. REIA studies on biotic components for the construction of Coast Guard Jetty at Hut Bay, Little Andaman Island.
  36. REIA studies on biotic components for the alternate allotment of land as tenant of submergence of cultivable land at Bimblitan and Ograbraj, South Andaman.
  37. Ecological studies on bird hazards in NAS, Shibpur North Andaman.
  38. Ecological studies on bird hazards in INS-Baaz, Campbell Bay Airport, Great Nicobar Island.
  39. Foraging Ecology and habitat use of wading birds and shorebirds in the mangrove ecosystem of the Andaman Islands.