(The Gist of PIB) Initiatives to
develop a world class research facilities in India
Initiatives to develop a world class research facilities
Government has taken following initiatives to promote research in the field of
science and engineering and to develop a world class research facilities.
Prime Minister Research Fellowship: Under this scheme,
meritorious students of IITs, IIITs, NITs and IISERs, after completing their
B.Tech programme can straightaway get admission in PhD programme at IITs and
Junior Research Fellow (JRF)/Senior Research Fellow (SRF): Under
the scheme of Junior Research Fellow, for research personnel engaged in
Research and Development programmes.
National Initiative for Technology Transfer (Establishment of
Research Parks): Complementing the renewed focus of the Government on
developing indigenous Research and Development capabilities, boosting
manufacturing and creating a successful startup culture in the country, five
new Research Parks at IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad,
and IISc Bangalore.
Impacting Research, Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT): IMPRINT
is a flagship national initiative of the Government, which aims at providing
solutions to the most relevant engineering challenges and translating
knowledge into viable technology in 10 selected technology domains.
Institutions of Eminence (IoE): In order to empower the Higher
Educational Institutions and to help them in becoming a world class teaching
and research institutions, the government has recently declared 20
institutions (10 public and 10 Private institutions) as Institutions of