Project Awards

Faculty Publiactions in Journals

MLCU Externally funded Projects

MLCU Project Awards

Sl. noTitle of the projectName of the funding agencyStatus (ongoing/completed)Amount (Rs lakh)
1.       Mental Health and Social Stigma among Healthcare Personnel Involved in the Management of Covid-19 Patients in IndiaIndian Council of Medical ResearchOngoing 3,94,022
2.    Alcohol use among adolescent tribals in three corners of India: prevalence and pilot intervention studies.Indian Council of Medical ResearchOngoing39.6
3.       Project for Life skills community intervention for forestalling alcohol useIndian Council of Medical ResearchOngoing-
4.     Prevalence of Subclinical Vitamin A deficiency in children under age of 5 years (pre School) in rural MeghalayaIndian Council of Medical ResearchOngoing22.7
5.       Monitoring the implementation of the Prevention of children from Sexual offences Act 2012Northeast NetworkOngoingAs per MOU
6.       Teenage pregnancy with a special focus on familial, legal and socio-cultural context in MeghalayaDirectorate of Social Welfare, ICPS, Government of MeghalayaOngoing4.00 (tentative as per MOU)
7.       Situational analysis on issues concerning children in Ri-Bhoi District, MeghalayaIndian Council of Medical ResearchOngoing3
8.       A study on understanding land & landlessness in Meghalaya & Nagaland: Implications to food security & food sovereigntyNESFASOngoing-
9.       Postgraduate Scholarships for Rural StudentsPawan Hans Helicopters LtdOngoing18.75
10. Applying principles of community based participatory research in developing a community mental health program (CMHP) in MeghalayaIndian Council of Medical ResearchCompleted78.5
11. Survey on the prevalence of mental, neurological and substance use disorders in Jaintia HillsIndian Council of Medical ResearchCompleted4.34
12. Community-driven family planning for rural Khasi men and women in MeghalayaThe Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands & Indian Institute of Public Health ShillongCompleted1.39
13. Visualising development with IdentityThe Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsCompleted2.79
14.   Prioritization, identification and mapping of medicinal plants used in the traditional medicine systems of the Khasi and Garo tribes of MeghalayaDepartment of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOICompleted79.44
15.   People’s Evaluation of Health Services in Meghalaya - Consultancy for formulating the State Health Policy & Public Health BillNational Rural Health Mission, Government of MeghalayaCompleted7
16.   Supporting the Operationalization of MGNREGA in Khasi Hills, MeghalayaMinistry of Rural Development, GoI and UNDPCompleted13.79
17.   Evaluation Study on the Impacts of ICDS in MeghalayaDepartment of programme, Implementation and Evaluation, Government of MeghalayaCompleted5.37
18.   Training on documentation, assessment of LHTs and survey of flora used in LHTNorth-Eastern Institute of Folk Medicine (NEIFM),PasighatCompleted5.12
19.   Public Health Interventions through Traditional Medicine in Pynursla Block, East Khasi Hills, MeghalayaDepartment of AYUSH, NEW DelhiCompleted20
20.   Festival of Khasi and Jaintia FoodThe Christensen Fund, USA & Asiab Indigenous People’s PactCompleted2.5
21.   Community Dialogue on Climate ChangeUNDPCompleted2.97
22.   Revitalization of Local Health Traditions to enhance the health security of rural communities in Pynursla Block, East Khasi Hills District, MeghalayaDepartment of AYUSH, New DelhiCompleted30
23.   Water resources model village, Umsawli Shillong MeghalayaKHADC, ShillongCompleted20
24.   Economic and social upgrading in the global production networks of tourism in MeghalayaInstitute of Human Development, New DelhiCompleted1.83
25.   Coaching for IAS entranceDept of Personnel, Government of MeghalayaCompleted15
26.   Helpdesk for BeneficiariesCentral Social Welfare board, Government of IndiaCompleted2
27.   Awareness Generation Programme among rural womenSocial Welfare Board, Government of MeghalayaCompleted0.2
28.   DPR for water resources projectKHADC, MeghalayaCompleted0.5
29.   DPR for traditional medicine projectKHADC, MeghalayaCompleted0.5
30.   Annual survey of education (rural)Pratham Foundation, MumbaiCompleted1.2
31.   Evaluation of Border areas development programme in MeghalayaDept of programme Implementation & Evaluation, Government of MeghalayaCompleted5.53
32.   Participatory rural appraisal for development & LivelihoodMRDS, ShillongCompleted0.7
33.   Assessment of educational needs of schools in MeghalayaISRO/EDUSAT, New DelhiCompleted3.21
34.   Evaluation of pulse polio immunizationWorld Health Organization, New DelhiCompleted0.3
35.   PPP model for STI/RTI service delivery in the north eastNACO, Ministry of Health, GOICompleted44
36.   Capacity building for disaster management in Pynursla block , East Khasi Hills DistrictNational Lutheran Health & Medical Board, ChennaiCompleted7.35
37.   Pawan Hans Foundation Project in collaboration with SAN-KER Shillong & Bethany Society ShillongPawan Hans FoundationCompleted
38.   A study on the socio- Economic, Legal and political status for Empowerment of Women in Meghalaya.Meghalaya state commission for womenCompleted438,585
39.   Consumer Rights ProgrammeDeputy Commissioner (Supply), East Khasi Hills, MeghalayaCompleted1.75
40.   Consumer Rights ProgrammeDeputy Commissioner (Supply), East Khasi Hills, MeghalayaCompleted1.87
41.   Vocational Education in HealthcareApollo Hospitals Group, ChennaiCompleted1.6
42.   Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) – Tailor-made training (TMT)Nuffic, The NetherlandsCompleted42.8
43.   A study on the socio, economic, physiological wellbeing of single mothers in MeghalayaNational Commission for WomenCompleted-

MLCU Faculty Publications in Journals

Name of facultyDepartmentName of articleName of journalWeb link
Mr Banlamphrang JyrwaAllied Health SciencesInternal Quality Control for Urea and creatinine in Cobas 6000 Analysers Using Serum SampleIndian Journal of Public Health Research & Development,
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Dr R Eugene LamareEnvironment & Traditional EcosystemsEffect of cement dust on soil physico-chemical properties around cement plants in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya. Environmental Engineering Research
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Dr Gracedalyne Rose Shylla PassahAllied Health SciencesSnack consumption pattern by the khasi tribeInternational Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences
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Dr Rennie Ordson LakadongAllied Health SciencesADP-riboe polymer- a novel and general marker of human cancers of the head & neck, breast, and cervixMolecular Cancer
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Dr Bonnie M NicolAllied Health SciencesCyclophosphamide and ascorbic acid-mediated ultrastructural and biochemical changes in Dalton’s lymphoma cells in vivo.European Journal of Pharmacology
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Dr Bonnie M NicolAllied Health SciencesModulatory effect of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) on cyclophosphamide-mediated antitumor activity and mutagenicity in mice bearing ascites Dalton’s lymphomaInternational Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences
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Dr Melarishisha NongrumDepartment of Social WorkHigh prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among children in Meghalaya and the underlying social factorsIndian Journal of Child Health
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Dr Melarishisha NongrumSocial WorkMedical pluralism among indigenous peoples in northeast India - implications for health policyTropical Medicine and International Health
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Dr Melarishisha Nongrum & Ms Laribha DohtdongSocial work & Allied Health SciencesCHANGES IN THE CONSUMPTION OF TRADITIONAL FOOD AMONG THE KHASI AND JAIÑTIA PEOPLE IN RURAL MEGHALAYA, INDIAInternational Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences
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Dr Amit GurungComputer SciencesParallel Reachability Analysis of Hybrid Systems in XSpeed.International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT)
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Mr Sangyal Lama TamangComputer Sciences3-D Flood Simulation system using RS & GI”,International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology
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Dr Marina B T MarweinEconomics, Commerce & ManagementGood Governance practice of educational institutions in North East India: Challenges and opportunitiesJournal Of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary
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Dr Marina B T MarweinEconomics, Commerce & ManagementCritical Role of Governance in Educational InstitutionsInternational Journal of Management Studies’
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Dr Marina B T MarweinEconomics, Commerce & ManagementA Methodology For Assessing The Effectiveness Of Governance In Educational InstitutionsJournal Of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary
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Dr Sairabell KurbahEconomics, Commerce & ManagementA Study on The Knowledge and Attitude of Youth Towards Entrepreneurship in MeghalayaInternational Journal of Education and Research,
Dr Sairabell KurbahEconomics, Commerce & ManagementRole Of Women Entrepreneurs In The Economic Development Of Meghalaya: A North Eastern State, IndiaInternational Journal of Engineering, Business and Enterprise Applications (IJEBEA)
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Ms Dawanisa DharEnglish & Communication“The Role of of Collaborative Language Learning (CLL) in enhancing Problem Solving Skills” The Journal of English Language Teaching (India)
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Ms Dawanisa DharEnglish & Communication"Reflective Teaching: A medium to teacher development"International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities
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Dr Lalnunsanga RalteEnglish & CommunicationReinventing a Genre: Feminism and the new wave of Science FictionInternational Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities
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Dr Lalnunsanga RalteEnglish & CommunicationSCIENCE FICTION AND THE VICTORIAN AGE: A TRADITION OF SOCIALCRITIQUE AND SATIRE – A SELECT STUDY OF MAJOR SCIENCE FICTION WORKS OF THE VICTORIAN AGEAn International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory
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Rev. Dr Elungkiebe ZeliangConflict management & Peace initiativeReview of Pentekostalismus: Die Pfingstbewegungals Anfrage an Theologie und Kirche,Pneuma
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Dr Mangcha TouthangSocial WorkKuki traditional institutions and development: Role of village chiefs in ManipurSocial Work Journal, Department of Social Work, Assam University, Silchar
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Dr S Maxwell LyngdohCentre for career development & placementRole of the media as a prime tool to tackle rural poverty in Meghalaya, India.International Journal of Communication and Media Studies
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Dr S Maxwell LyngdohCentre for career development & placementLack of proper exposure on Government Schemes and Grants in Meghalaya leads to increase in PovertyJOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC RESEARCH FOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY
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Dr S Maxwell LyngdohCentre for career development & placementAge: a major factor that determines the choice of media programs among the rural masses of Meghalaya which acts as a barrier to information on Governmetn Schemes and Grants to help alleviate PovertyGlobal Scholastic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary
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Dr S Maxwell LyngdohCentre for career development & placementPromotion of developmental assistance to rural masses in Meghalaya: A study of communication barriers.International Journal of Communication Studies
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Dr Maribon VirayPsychology/Research officeCareer Preparation, Career Beliefs, and Academic Achievement Motivation among High School Students in MeghalayaIndian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning
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Dr Maribon VirayPsychology/Research officeThe impact of career counselling on career preparation status and the academic achievement motivation of high school students in Meghalaya: A report of preliminary findings.Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning
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Dr Maribon VirayPsychology/Research officeA School-Based Intervention Study of Urban and Rural Indigenous High School Students in the East Khasi Hills District, MeghalayaIndian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning
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Dr Chelmelyne DharEnglish & CommunicationSyllable structure in Khasi with special reference to ShellaInternational Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities
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Dr Donboklang Marbaniang & Mr Evan Donkupar DiengdohResearch office & Environment & Traditional EcosystemTHE AGED EFFECT OF RUBBER PLANTATION ON THE NUTRIENT STATUS OF SOIL IN SAIBUAL VILLAGE, TRIPURAINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
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Dr Donboklang Marbaniang & Ms Gifty Merry PhawaResearch office & Environment & Traditional EcosystemIndigenous wild edible plants of Bataw Village, East Jaintia Hills District, MeghalayaShanlaxInternational Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities,
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Dr Donboklang Marbaniang & Mr Evan Donkupar DiengdohResearch office & Environment & Traditional EcosystemCharacterization of Market Solid Waste for the purpose of Waste Management in Nongpoh, Ri-Bhoi District, Meghalaya, IndiaSanskruti International Multidisciplinary Research Journal
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Mr Iadonlang TynsongTourism & Travel managementLiving a Day as a Member of Wahkhen Village: Finding a New Dimension of TourismAdvances in Economics and Business Management(AEBM
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Mr Iadonlang TynsongTourism & Travel managementConnecting Cultural and festival in preserving the indentity: A case of Nongkrem FestivalJournal of the Gujarat Research Society
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Dr R Jennifer WarCentre for Gender StudiesSexuality and ‘silence’ among Khasi youth of Meghalaya, Northeast IndiaCulture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care
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Dr Lavinia MawlongCentre for Gender StudiesInternationalisation of Gender Studies: experiences from India and TurkeyOnline Journal “Querelles Jahrbuch fuer Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung”
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Dr Bamonlang M DkharCentre for EducationSelf-Concept and Academic Achievement of Students of Secondary Schools of Khliehriat Block, Jaintia HillsInternational Journal for Research and Development
Dr Bamonlang M DkharCentre for EducationSchool Environment in relation to Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students in Jaintia Hills, MeghalayaRecent Educational & Psychological Researches
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Dr Bamonlan M DkharCentre for EducationLevel of Educational Aspiration among Secondary School Students in Jaintia Hills, MeghalayaInternational Journal for Research and Development
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkMaternal hyperthermia as a teratogenic agentIndian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkShort-rib polydactyly syndrome type I (Saldino-Noonan)Indian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkReye syndrome-case reportsKarnataka State Medical Journal
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkReye syndrome - the Indian experience.Indian Journal of Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkCongenital malformations in ManipalKarnataka State Medical Journal
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkA computerised neonatal case sheet and automated discharge summariesIndian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkCoagulase-negative staphylococcal sepsis in infantsIndian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkMaternal use of chlorpromazine and paralytic ileus in the newbornNational Neonatology Bulletin
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkAcute leukemias in coastal Karnataka - a clinical and hematological profileKarnataka State Pediatric Journal
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkHave SI units arrived in India ?Indian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkManagement of acute leukemias - problems with compliance and follow-upIndian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkPhenobarbital in perinatal careNational Neonatology Bulletin
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkNeonatal sepsis and meningitis in a rural hospital in KarnatakaKarnataka State Pediatric Journal
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkTraining in neonatology of postgraduate obstetric students - a national surveyJournal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkTranscutaneous bilirubinometry in newbornsIndian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkResuscitation of newborns born by Caesarean sectionJournal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkRecurrent neonatal apneaNational Neonatology Bulletin
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkNeonatal varicellaNational Neonatology Bulletin
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkNeonatal sepsis - the threat of bacterial resistanceNational Neonatology Bulletin
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkNeonatal septic arthritis.National Neonatology Bulletin
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkKnowledge of physicians regarding cost of pediatric medications.Indian Pediatr
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkPediatric cancer care in India - a national survey.Indian J Cancer
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkMultiple drug resistant untypable Salmonella typhimurium infections in children and neonatesIndian J Pathol Microbiol
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkCitrobacter sepsis in neonates - a clinical and epidemiological studyIndian Journal of Pediatrics
Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkSirenomelia - a case report.Indian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkAcinetobacter sepsis in neonates - a clinical and epidemiological studyIndian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkComputerised neonatal case records: A four year experience.Indian Pediatrics
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkReviewing a medical bookNational Med J India
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Dr Glenn Christo KharkongorSocial WorkBalasubramaniam R. Commentary: Advertising adversitiesBMJ
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Mr Arwan Raplang LyngdohAllied Health SciencesCollection, purification and phytochemical screening of a natural gum for oral controlled drug delivery systemJournal of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Research
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MLCU Externally funded Projects

SL NOName of the projectDurationFunding Agency
1Revitalization of Local Health Traditions to enhance the health security of rural communities in Pynursla Block, East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya3 Years (2008-2011)Department of AYUSH, New Delhi
2Community Dialogue on the Stewardship Roles in Natural Resource Management of the Khasi Indigenous Peoples of Meghalaya, India and How this has Contributed to the Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation3 months (September -December, 2009) UNDP RIPP Bangkok
3Diet Survey2 months (September -October 2010)The Christensen Fund, USA & Asiab Indigenous People’s Pact
4Public Health Interventions through Traditional Medicine in Pynursla Block, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya1 year (2010)Department of AYUSH, NEW Delhi
5Documentation on Assessment of Local Health Traditions3 years (2010-2013)North-Eastern Institute of Folk Medicine (NEIFM),Pasighat
6Evaluation Study on the Impacts of ICDS in Meghalaya1 year (2010)Department of programme, Implementation and Evaluation, GoM
7Supporting the Operationalization of MGNREGA in Khasi Hills, Meghalaya 1 year (2010)Ministry of Rural Development, GoI and UNDP
8Services in Meghalaya - Consultancy for formulating the State Health Policy & Public Health Bill3 months (April-June 2010)National Rural Health Mission, GoM
9Prioritization, identification and mapping of medicinal plants used in the traditional medicine systems of the Khasi and Garo tribes of Meghalaya3 years (2012-2015)Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI
10Visualising development with Identity1 month (July 23-Aug 31, 2012)The Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11Community-driven family planning for rural Khasi men and women in Meghalaya3 months (September-December 2012)The Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
12Pawan Hans Foundation Project in collaboration with SAN-KER Shillong & Bethany Society Shillong1st quarter (1st december 2013 - 28th february 2014)
2nd quarter (1st march - 31st may 2014)
Pawan Hans Foundation
13Survey on the prevalence of mental, neurological and substance use disorders in Jaintia Hills March 2013-Feb 2014Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
14Applying principles of community based participatory research in developing a community mental health program (CMHP) in Meghalaya3 years (July 2015-2018)Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
15Prevalence of Subclinical Vitamin A deficiency in children under age of 5 years (pre School) in rural Meghalaya3 years (2017-2020)Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
16Alcohol use among adolescent tribals in three corners of India: prevalence and pilot intervention studies3 years (2019-2022ICMR new Delhi
17A Baseline Survey on Social, Political and Economic Empowerment of Women in Meghalaya in collaboration with the State commission of Women in Meghalaya2 YearsMeghalay State Comission for Women
18Exploratory study on the socio-economic status and problems of Single mothers in Meghalaya in collaboration with the State commission of Women in Meghalaya1 YearMeghalay State Comission for Women
19Monitoring the implementation of the P.O.S.C.O Act 20121 YearNorth East Network
20Study on Teenage Pregnancy in all the 11 Districts of Meghalaya1 YearState Child Protection Society (ICPS)