Ministry Of Science and Technology

Department of Science & Technology Support for Women's PG Colleges under CURIE Programme

Ministry Of Science and Technology

Ministry Of Science and Technology-Department Of Science and Technology

Ministry Of Science and Technology-Department Of Science and Technology 2014

Ministry Of Science and Technology,Department Of Science and Technology-Support For Women's PG Colleges Under CURIE Programme 2014

Department of Science & Technology

Support for Women's PG Colleges under CURIE Programme

Proposals are invited for consideration of support to 'Women's PG Colleges' under the Scheme "Consolidation of University Research for Innovation and Excellence in Women Universities (CURIE)" of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. The Scheme is intended to provide basic infrastructure and enabling facilities of Science & Engineering Departments for promoting R&D activities in new and emerging areas and attracting fresh talents in Women Educational Institutions.

Nature of Support: Proposals from Women's PG Colleges shall be considered for a maximum support up to Rs.200 lakhs for Teaching as well as Research facilities to the non-self financed S&T Departments for 3 years. The Scheme will provide optimal infrastructure facilities for post-graduate teaching and research, such as, renovation of existing laboratory space (no fresh constructions), modernization of laboratories involved in teaching and research, acquisition of essential equipment, up-gradation of existing facilities, networking & computational facilities including software & databases, scientific books (no journals), maintenance & refurbishing of existing and new facilities etc. The facilities provided under the Programme are intended to support the efforts of the Colleges as a whole. Proposal towards individual R&D support would not be accepted under this Scheme.

Duration: The duration of support for each project will be for a period not exceeding 3 years.

Eligibility: The support to 'College as a whole' shall be considered for the post?graduate S&T departments. All Women Colleges having Science Departments with strong postgraduate teaching and research programs which have existed for at least 3 years or more are eligible.

Selection: The selection will be through a peer review mechanism and visit to the College, if necessary. An Expert Committee will assist the DST in making final selection. The College may be required to submit additional information and/or presentation.

How to Apply: Applications are invited from eligible Women's Post Graduate Colleges in the prescribed format which can be downloaded from www.dst.gov. in & online-wosa.gov.in. Two (2) copies of the Application Form completed in all respects along with a CD with proper labelling should be sent to Dr.H.B.Singh, Scientist, Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016, Tel: 011-26590273, E-mail: haribsingh@nic.in on or before December 15, 2014.

Incomplete Proposal or Proposal not in the prescribed format and Proposal received after the due date would summarily be rejected and no correspondence with Department would be made in this respect. The name of the successful Colleges shall be displayed in the Website after completion of the process. The envelope should be superscribed "PROPOSAL UNDER CURIE support to Women's PG Colleges"

Reference Website: www.dst.gov.in

Department of Science & Technology Support for Women's PG Colleges under CURIE Programme