INNOVATIVE YOUNG BIOTECHNOLOGIST AWARD"

INNOVATIVE YOUNG BIOTECHNOLOGIST AWARD" (IYBA) FOR THE YEAR 2011

The 'Innovative Young Blotechnologist Award' (IYBA) was instituted by the Department of Biotechnology in the year 2005, as an attractive, career-oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desire to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology. For the year 2011' awards, the department invites applications from the young Indian investigators upto the age of 35 years. The award will consist of financial support for a project and Cash Award/fellowship for the awardees. Awardees having a regular employment will receive a cash award of ? 1.00/- Lakh every year during the course of the project in addition to grants-in-aid of ? 50,00/- Lakhs for a project. The awardees, those are not in the regular employment will receive a fellowship of ? 40,000/- per month with grants - in-aid and shall be attached to a Senior Scientist (Mentor) in a University, Research Institute, Medical/Agriculture/ Veterinary College or any other institute of repute. It is expected that the awardees will work independently and the Mentor will facilitate the awardees research efforts.

Applications (2 copies) neatly typed on plain paper in the prescribed format along with enclosures & certified copies to be sent to Dr. T, Madhan Mohan, Adviser. Department of Biotechnology, Block-2. CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi 110 003, so as to reach latest by 09 December, 2011.

Soft copy of the application also needs to be sent to: ivba.dbt@nic.in. For more details and application format, please visit DBT websites: http://www.dbtindia,gov,in/iyba.htm or http://www.bfisnet.gov.in/iyba.htm

For more details visit : www.dbtindia.gov.in

INNOVATIVE YOUNG BIOTECHNOLOGIST AWARD" (IYBA) FOR THE YEAR 2011