Center for Advanced Faculty Training in Home Science Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University
Post Graduate & Research center, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad

Research Activities

Research Activities

  • Fibers from agro – waste – banana, sisal, maize shank, bhendi stalk
  • Designing garments for the physically challenged individuals
  • Protective clothing for pesticide applicatiors
  • Development of new vegetable dyes
  • Value addition to agri by products
  • Value addition to silk waste
  • Developing clothing for sports wear – kabbadi players
  • Development of various blended fabrics & their assessment
  • Computer aided designing
  • Low cost stain guard soap
  • Software for characterization of woven apparel fabrics
  • Development of smart clothing for children and pregnant women
  • Development of health care textiles using plant sources & nano technology
  • Advances in UV finished non wovens for draperies and clothing for agricultural workers
  • Natural fiber composites for agro textiles

On Going Projects

  • NAIP  Project – Value chain in Natural Dyes
  • Eco-friendly finishing of textiles
Sl. No. Project title Investigators Funding agency Period / duration

Budget Rs.  in lakhs

1 Value Addition to Natural Dyes

Dr.A. Sarada Devi
Dean, Faculty of  Home science


To 30.06.13

2 Developing organic antimicrobial finishes on cotton textiles PI:Dr.Anitha RKVY 2012-13 2.90
3 Natural plant sources for health care textiles PI:Dr.Anitha RKVY 2012-13 3.35

Projects completed so far:

  • Value addition to banana fiber
  • Value addition to sisal and maize fiber
  • Value addition to bhendi fiber
  • Developing health care textiles with eco – friendly anti microbial finish from plant kingdom.

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