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Report for In-house Projects

Department of Botany

1. Project Code: 01/2017

Project Title: Quality Assessment of Drinking Water at Inlet and outlet of RO System in the Kalindi College.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Divya Verma, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany.

Student Investigators: Aishwarya Dharan, Bhawna Bangari, Charu and Divya Singh of B.Sc. (Prog.) Life Science.

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 27000/-

 

Water is one of the abundantly available natural resource. It is essential for the survival of any form of life including all kinds of human, insects, birds, animals, plants, etc. According to world health organization 80% of the disease in human is due to lack of safe drinking water. To cater with need of safe drinking water of more than 4000 students and around 350 employees, an RO system has recently been installed in the campus of Kalindi College. Monitoring the water management system is necessary for continuous supply of safe drinking water to the students and the employees of the college. Water quality assessment helps in identification of any contamination and check the quality of water. The present project aims to assess the quality of water at inlet and outlet of RO system in the college campus.

Department of Commerce

2. Project Code:

Project Title: "A Study To Examine The Motivational Level Of Industry Workers: A Case Focuses On Parle Biscuits Private Limited"

Principal Investigator: Ms. Anita Verma, Ms. Gunjan Varma, Ms. Aastha Verma

Student Investigators: Astha Dixit, Veena (B.com (H), IInd Year)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs.  Rs. 24000/-

Tenure: Six months

 

Motivation is one of the most crucial factors that determine the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization with its help a desire is born in the minds of the employees to achieve successfully the objective of the enterprise. All organizational facilities will remain useless people are motivated to utilize these facilities in a productive manner. Motivation is an integral part of management process. An enterprise may have the best of material, machines and other means of production but all these resources are meaningless so long as they are not utilized by properly motivated people. There was a time when the human resource of production was treated like other non-human resources and was not given any special importance. But this old concept has lost all importance in this competitive age classifying the importance of motivation Renis Likert has called it. "The core of Management”. Thus the present research seeks to understand the new motivational factors which provide an impetus to the employees to excel in their work.

 

Department of Computer Sciences

3. Project Code: KC\03\2017

Project Title: "Social Media for Youth: A Boon or a Bane"

Principal Investigator: Dr.Vandana Gupta, Ms. Nidhi Arora, Dr.Reena Jain

Student Investigators: Ms. Mink, Ms.Pallavi,  Ms.Aarushi, Ms.Shivani (B.Sc.(H) –CS II year), Ms.UmangAggarwal, Ms. Swati Basu (B.Sc.(H) –CS I year)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 15000/-

 

A recent boom in the usage of social media among the young generation has impacted their lives significantly. Among others, its obvious impact is on their conventional learning environment which can be easily marked. Past research has proven that a person’s intellectual capacity and growth can observe an improved impact by stimulating an interactive and application oriented graphical environment. Conventional learning primarily focus on utilizing standard structured approaches whereas social media has made a great leap in utilizing interactive information and shifting interest of people towards social media based e-learning.  Advancement in information technology has further led to the instant availability of latest and critical information through information-kiosks with in fraction of seconds. Though many advantages of social media to enhance learning can be en-listed yet its disadvantages to distract and take the youth towards negative thinking can’t be ignored. The research would focus on data collection, tabulation, statistical analysis and drawing effective inferences to analyse impact (positive/negative) of social media on youth and to identify core areas where enabling/disabling use of social media based methodologies should be incorporated for positive growth of the youth.

 

4. Project Code:

Project Title: "Result Analysis Suite and Feedback System"

Principal Investigator: Dr. Pankaj Sambyal

Student Investigators: Anamika Rustagi, Anamika Rustagi (B.Sc. (H) Computer Science / 3rd Year), Chinab Budhiraja, Bhawna Sharma (B.Sc. (H) Computer Science / 2nd Year)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 15000/-

 

Department of Economics

5. Project Code: 21\2017

Project Title: A Study on Sanitary Napkins: Its Accessibility, Acceptability and Sustainability in Areas of Delhi and Haryana (Ongoing Project)

Principal Investigator: Ms Indu Choudhary & Dr. Rashmi Chaudhary

Student Investigators: Nisha (3008), Rashi (3023), Ruby (3024), Versha (3033) of B.A (Hons.) Economics, Vth Sem.

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 10000/-

 

The project expects to highlight the problems related tomenstrual health and hygiene especially in the usage of Sanitary napkins. It is also expected to provide awareness among the women about the benefits of using them. Also, some solutions would be suggested to overcome the problems.

 

6. Project Code: 22\2017

Project Title: Economic Tranisition and Obesity in Adolescent Children: A Study of Metropolitan City.

Principal Investigator: Dr. PunamTyagi & Dr. Richa Gupta

Student Investigators: AAkriti Gupta (3005), Arushi Bathla (3044), Ranju R. (3105) of B.A (Hons) Economics, Vth Sem.

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 15000/-

 

The project expects to inform the upcoming generation of young economist to understand that growth of an economy has its side effects too. We are sacrificing our children’s health for the growth of the economy and this project will also help the policy makers to frame a policy that will lead the society towards healthy dietary intake.

 

Department of Geography

7. Project number: 12/2017

Project title: ”GIS Based Emergency Response System of Kalindi College"

Principal investigators: Ms. Seema Sahdev (Project Investigator) and Dr. Manish Kumar                                      (Co- Project Investigator)

Students involved : Ms. Kriti, Ms. Kusum, Ms. Pragya, Ms. Stuti, Ms. Palak, B.A.                                            Geography (Hons) 1st Year

 Funding agency:  Kalindi College

Allocated amount:  Rs. 24,000/-

Tenure of the project: 2017-18

 

Status Report of Project: The project is under process. Various GIS layers of emergency response system such as road network, hospitals, fire stations etc. has been prepared under GIS environment. The questionnaire is also being prepared for field survey. After filling the questionnaire, the spatial and non-spatial data will be integrated and analyzed for getting the final emergency response system of Kalindi College.

 

Department of History

8. Project Code: 14/2017

Project Title: Interplay with architectures of Mamluqat-i-Sultanate-i-Hind with special reference to Qutb  Complex

Principal Investigator: Dr. Anjali Malik, Ms. Adity Chowdhury

Student Investigators: Saru, Lalita, Ruchi, Khusboo, Divya (3rd year) and Anju, Kashish, Aakanksha, Shabnam, Megha Modgil and Saloni (2nd year)

Funding Agency: IQAC, Kalindi College, University of Delhi

Allocated Amount: Rs. 23,000.00

 

Rationale of the Project: The aim of this project is to make the students of history department learn to interpret the available sources for reconstructing history.For this topic on Dehli sultanate a wide variety of sources, both literary and archaeological are available. While working on this project the students are asked to re-visit the Persian and Vernacular narratives etc, andunderstand them properly without any bias and theninterpret and use them according to their understanding for writing history.We are living in an age where we can re-produce knowledge and transform it into historical perspective. Historians are not story tellers who weave yarns and yarns of imaginary stories.History writing is based on ascertained facts, which are derived from corroborated evidences and to understand this it becomes necessary to re visit the source material.

Compendium of Summary: Qutb complex is extremely important for this study as it represents a shift in the polity and religion of thirteenth century India. The architectural details of Qutb minar reflect vividness in design and color combination. The study becomes all the more interesting and invigorating as one of the oldest masjids of this complex clearly shows the redeployment of the defaced and desecrated materials of Hindu and Jain temples. Cultural fall out is an unfair accusation for the Mamluq rulers of Dehli Sultanate. Each monument within the vicinity of the Qutb complex is a true depiction of change and a narrator of events that otherwise would not have been penned down. From richly decorated Alai Darwaza to unplanned and insignificant Alai minar,the burials of both known and unknown people for divine benediction, attested a new dawn.

Expected time for the completion of the Project: Tentatively end of academic session (2017-18).

 

Department of Mathematics

9. Project Code: 04/2017

Project Title: Portfolio Optimization With Emphasis On Investments Made By Housewives In Delhi In Popular Portfolios.(Ongoing Project)

Principal Investigator: Ms. Sunita Sharma

Advisor: Ms. Charu Khanna

Student Investigators: Ms. Shallu Nanda, Ms. Richa Meena, Ms. Shristy Gupta & Ms. Megha Taneja (B.Sc.(H) Mathematics, III Yr.)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 6000/-

 

Financial Mathematics has been applied to Portfolio optimization since 1950s when Markowitz first applied mathematical tools for optimizing portfolio selection. Portfolio optimization has come a long way since then and complex mathematical tools have been applied on optimization problems. The project primarily discusses the tools available under the field of financial mathematics for portfolio optimization. The project further aims to utilize such tools in a simple manner for a housewife, who presently invests primarily in cash and gold. The objectives of the project are as follows:

  • To identify popular portfolios preferred by an Indian housewife.
  • To identify various constraints, variables and constants in each of such popular portfolios scenario when investment decisions are taken by a housewife.
  • To identify the tools which are best suited for optimizing portfolios considering that the investment is from a normal homemaker.
  • To apply optimization tools, which have been identified as best suited, on the popular portfolios invested by aforesaid household.

 

10. Project Code: 05/2017

Project Title: Functions Of Numerical Analysis & Quantitative Analysis.(Ongoing Project)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Indarpal Singh, Dr. Mohd Nadeem & Mr. Sanjeev Kumar

Advisor: Ms. Anshu Chotani

Student Investigators: Pratibha, Renu, Simran & Khushboo (B.Sc.(H) Mathematics, III Yr.)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 6000/-

 

Numerical analysis is the area of mathematics and computer science that creates, analyzes, and implements algorithms for solving numerically the problems of continuous mathematics. Such problems originate generally from real-world applications of algebra, geometry and calculus, and they involve variables which vary continuously; these problems occur throughout the natural sciences, social sciences, engineering, medicine, and business. With the growth in importance of using computers to carry out numerical procedures in solving mathematical models of the world, an area known as scientific computing or computational science has taken shape during the 1980s and 1990s. This area looks at the use of numerical analysis from a computer science perspective. It is concerned with using the most powerful tools of numerical analysis, computer graphics, symbolic mathematical computations, and graphical user interfaces to make it easier for a user to set up, solve, and interpret complicated mathematical models of the real world. The objectives of the project are as follows:

  • Explain and demonstrate techniques for numerical integration.
  • Solving differential and integral equations.
  • Discuss and implement simple methods for the solution of ODEs.
  • Explain the use of finite difference methods and relaxation methods for boundary value problems.

 

11. Project Code: 06/2017

Project Title: Applications Of Group Theory. (Ongoing Project)

Principal Investigator: Dr. Abhishek Kumar Singh & Mr. Sanjay Kumar

Advisor: Ms. Anju Rattan

Student Investigators: Ms. Smriti Raman, Ms. Nidhi Sharma, Ms. Anjali & Ms. Ayushi                            Saini. (B.Sc.(H) Mathematics, III Yr.)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 6000/-

 

Group theory arises in various mathematical situations. It has played a great role in finding new connections between various branches of Mathematics. It has also helped in reducing in the study of some problems and complications in geometry and study of corresponding problems in algebra. In this research an attempt is made to study some recent problems of group theory with their applications in the Mathematical and Physical sciences etc. The objectives of the project are as follows:

  • Applications in Physical Science, Chemical Science, Materials science etc.
  • To develop Public Key Cryptography.
  • Applications in Statistical Mechanics, Musical Set Theory etc.

 

12. Project Code: 07/2017

Project Title: History Of Indian Mathematics: A Research From Vedic To Modern.(Ongoing Project)

Principal Investigators: Ms. Neelam Bareja & Dr. Prempal Singh

Student Investigators: Ms. Tamanna, Ms. Richa, Ms. Sneha (B. Sc. (H) III Year. Mathematics); Ms. Jyoti Soni, Ms. Mansi Agarwal, Ms. Anjali Yadav, Ms. Kanchan Kumari, Ms. Rupanshi Sharma, Ms. Shivani Chauhan, Ms. Utkarsha Verma (B. Sc. (H) II Year. Mathematics); Ms. Gaytri Rani, Ms. Vaishali Tanwar (B. Sc. (H) II Year. Mathematics)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 6000/-

 

Research projects are encouraging students to think out of the box and adapt to newer methods of learning. Following are expected outcomes of our research project: 

  • Our journey from ancient to modern day Mathematics.
  • Relevance of Vedic Mathematics in modern times.
  • Evolution of Sanskrit in Jyotish and Mathematics.
  • Life and contribution of Indian Mathematicians.
  • Ancient Jyotish and modern Astronomy.
  • Number theory and its contribution to Algebra.
  • Applications of the sutras in Calculus and Geometry.
  • Vedic Mathematics and artificial intelligence.

 

Department of Physics

13. Project code: Minor KC/GB/1539

Project Title: Evaluation of metal contamination in environmental samples using Atomic spectroscopic techniques across various regions of Delhi.

Principal Investigators: Dr. Punita Verma

Students’ Investigators:

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 12,500/-

Tenure: 2017-2018

 

X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) is a versatile technique which is being utilized to detect the pollutant contamination of environmental samples collected from Delhi region.

14. Poject code:

Project Title: “Study of mode excitation in Optical Waveguides”

Principal Investigators: Dr. Pushpa Bindal and Dr. Triranjita Srivastava

Student Investigators: Ms. ShatakshiChamoli, Ms. Kanchan Garg, Ms. Shikha Bajaj, Ms. Vaiwaswati Joshi, Ms. ShiwangiPuri and Ms. DivitaGautam, B.Sc. (H) Physics IIIrd year

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated Amount: Rs. 17500/-

 

Report: In this project, we adopted a well known “Prism Coupling Technique” to characterize an optical waveguide. In this method, a laser beam coming out of a prism is coupled into a planar dielectric waveguide (a very thin film of silver nitrate coated on both sided of plane glass plate), which were seen as distinct spots travelling through the waveguide and are focused on a white screen in form of vertical curved lines. The number of lines on the screen represented the number of guided modes the waveguide supports. The project beautifully establishes the physics and concept of normal modes to students.

 

Department of Political Sciences

 

15. Project Code:

Project Title: Urban Marginality: Emerging problems of North eastern girl students

Principal Investigators: Dr. Rakhee Chauhan, Ms. Manila Narzary

Students’ Investigators: Bengia Sime, Doibila NG, Bideno Mitchell, Nemhoithem Lungdem, Nidhi Bariha, Swati Mishra, Shalini Singh, Ananya Srivastava, Anjali Chauhan, Aarjoo Rawat

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated amount: Rs. 19,000/-

 

Delhi provides a neutral space to its migrants still students from northeast feel marginalized and their citizenship is constantly doubted. They are scrutinized due to their language, fashion, music, culture and even on their looks. Similarly, we have some other examples of marginalized groups based on class, caste and gender discrimination, women have been marginalized towards educational opportunities. Women as a `category’ or as a `group’ in comparison to `men’ have been relegated to margins due to systemic and structural discrimination within the society. Different communities may have different experiences of being excluded but increasingly it is being recognized that it might be wiser to provide and empower the groups to identify their own problems, and support them to develop the tools to address the issues that cause them concern. The rational of doing this project is to understand the issues and problems faced by the marginalized students in girl’s colleges of University of Delhi specially those coming from other ethnic community particularly from the North-Eastern Region of India also the study will include the state policies for their protection and integration in the society.

16. Project Number - 19/2017

 

Project title–  "‘STREE’- Empower Women, Empower Nation: A Case Study of Women in Delhi".

Principal Investigators: Dr. Nivedita Giri, Dr. Vinita Meena

Students Involved: Vandana, Jyoti, Harshika, Payal, Ritika, Lagan wdhwa, BA (Hons.) IInd  Year)

Funding agency - Kalindi College

Amount allocated - Rs. 21000/-

Tenure of the project- 1 year

 

Department of Zoology

16. . Project Code: 10/2017

Project Title: "The living green wall of college- An educational exposition of bottle vertical garden system"

Principal Investigators: Dr. K. Vandana Rani and Dr. Shanuja Beri

Students’ Investigators: Number of Students B.Sc. (H) Zoology (10), B.Sc. (P) Life Science (10)

Funding Agency: Kalindi College

Allocated amount: Rs. 24000/- (waiting for clarification from office)

Tenure: 1 year