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Knowledge Involvement in Research Advancement through Nurturing

In the year 2014, Department has restructured all the women specific programmes under one umbrella known as “KIRAN” (Knowledge Involvement in Research Advancement through Nurturing). KIRAN is addressing various issues related with women scientists (e.g. unemployment, relocation etc.)

National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC)

The National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) is mandated to communicate Science and Technology to masses, stimulate scientific and technological temper and coordinate and orchestrate such efforts throughout the country.

Technology Missions Division (TMD)

One of the key objectives of the Department is to promote technology development in various fields. The Department has been supporting Technology development projects which include materials, devices and processes. The Programme supports activities aimed at developing technologies both in the advanced/emerging areas and in traditional sectors/areas.

Department of Science & Technology (DST) promotes new areas of S&T in the country and connects S&T sector to different Government horizontals and verticals, academia, R&D and industry. DST provides the largest extramural research and development support in the country to strengthen national S&T capacity and capability through a competitive mode to scientists cutting across institutions and disciplines. This strategically important function mutually reinforces outcomes of our country’s educational, scientific and industrial R&D initiatives and helps transform the S&T landscape of the country. The DST supports and encourages the whole gamut of S&T ecosystem from seeding and capacity building in the cutting-edge research areas; translational research; technology development and deployment; innovation and startup ecosystem; and international collaborations. This is achieved by supporting students, scientists, researchers in academic and R&D institutions across the country through fellowships, R&D projects, S&T infrastructure and other supports.

About e-PMS

e-PMS portal facilitates the Scientists and Researchers of the country to submit their Project Proposals for various Schemes of Department of Science and Technology. The portal also provides facility to track the status of the submitted Project Proposals. The process of submitting the Project Proposals along with the Schemes and formats are available. For security reasons, IP address of the applicant's computer is being recorded during the usage. If any Principal Investigator is found to have furnished incorrect or misleading information at any stage, the Project Proposal shall be rejected.

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LatestActive Calls for Proposals

Programme or Scheme against Calls

S.No.Programme or Scheme DivisionStart DateEnd Date
1.Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)R & D InfrastructureMar 12 2024 12:00AM (IST)Apr 30 2024 11:59PM (IST)
2.Cognitive Science Research InitiativeWISE KIRANApr 16 2024 12:00AM (IST)May 31 2024 11:59PM (IST)
3.CSRI Post Doctoral FellowshipWISE KIRANApr 16 2024 12:00AM (IST)May 31 2024 11:59PM (IST)
4.NEW AND EMERGING ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES (NEST)Climate, Energy and Sustainable Technology (CEST)Apr 8 2024 12:00AM (IST)Jun 7 2024 11:59PM (IST)

Programme or Scheme Throughout the Years