UGC grants for Research Projects

UGC grants for Research Projects

The University Grants Commission has sanctioned Rs. 5.12 lakh to the Department of Economics, Avinashilingam University for Women to undertake a research project on “Impact of Kisan Credit Card System on Credit Accessibility and Inclusive Growth of Agriculture in Coimbatore District” for two years.


According to a release, the project will focus on identifying the benefits of Kisan credit card system by the farmers and its related effects on social equity.


The principal investigators of the project are R. Annapoorani, professor, and S. Ganthmathi, assistant professor, Department of Economics.

S. Suja, professor, Department of Biochemistry, Dr. NGP Arts and Science College, has received a grant of Rs. 5.9 lakh from the University Grants Commission for carrying our a project on “Anti-tumour Activity of Alpinia Purpurata on Bladder Cancer Cell Lines”. The grant is for three years.