Title: Synthesis, structure and reactivity studies on shape persistent macrocyclic silacyclynes.

Funding Agency: Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), New Delhi, INDIA

Duration: 3 years (2003 – 2006)                           Status: on-going

Title: Synthesis of Acetylenic Macrocycles: Model Systems for Graphyne Substructures.

Funding Agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, INDIA

Duration: 3 Years (2005-2008)                                       Status: on-going

Title: Synthesis of Functionalized Polyethynyl Pyrene and Perylene Derivatives for Applications in Molecular Electronics and Photonics

Funding Agency: DST, New Delhi.

Duration: 3 years, (2007-2010)