Government of Manipur invites applications for funding of research project

Jul 09, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Government of Manipur on June 27, 2019, issues a Notice inviting applications for funding of research project for 2019-20. The Department of Science & Technology, Government of Manipur provides financial support to motivate Scientific and Technical experts to take up short-term R&D projects, preferably of applied nature, with inputs of science and technology to contribute to the socio-economic development of the people of Manipur.  

The objectives of the scheme:

1. To promote Research & Development in the field of Science and Technology for applications towards improving quality of life for the people of Manipur. 

2. To motivate Scientists and Technical experts in applying their knowledge and expertise to provide locally relevant solutions for socio-economic development of the people of Manipur.

The applications are invited from:

1. Scientists, Engineers, Doctors etc. working in recognized Universities, Medical, Engineering, Agricultural and Technical Institutions and Government recognized R&D Institutions, Colleges located in Manipur State. 

2. Scientific manpower who are not transferable working in Government Departments and Govt. Undertakings having essential basic facilities for carrying out the project.

The project duration will be one year and the grant of financial assistance will normally limit to rupees one lakh only. Under any circumstances, purchase of furniture, laboratory equipment, computers with accessories and other permanent equipment from the financial assistance sanctioned for the research projects will not be allowed.

The project proposals will be evaluated by a Committee of Experts. The Investigators may be required to make a short presentation to the Committee of Experts for interactive discussion and appreciation of the proposal. The Investigators may also be asked to present their findings at the seminar or workshop arranged by this Department after completion of the project.

The last date for submission of the application in the prescribed format [] to this office is July 31, 2019. 

[Notice No. 23/01/2019(R&D-Biotech) DST/736]


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