Science and Technology Minister Jaipal Reddy launched the Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research scheme on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
Under this scheme, 100 fellowships will be granted every year, for a maximum period of four years and a grant of Rs.6 lakh. The fellowships will be given to registered PhD students in recognised universities
The scheme offers opportunities with incentives for students registered for doctoral research starting the year 2012 in any of our knowledge institutions as well as R&D personnel employed in industrial sector but registered into doctoral research programmes in cutting edge areas of importance.
This scheme aims to create a cadre of new brand of R&D personnel with high morale and a desire to write new history of research and innovations in Industrial research.
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