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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) promots 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.Science and Heritage Research Initiative SHRISHRIMar 7 2023 12:00AMMar 31 2023 5:00PM
2.Consolidation of University Research for Innovation and Excellence (CURIE) in Women InstitutionsWISE KIRANJan 10 2023 12:00AMMar 31 2023 5:00PM
3.FISTR & D InfrastructureMar 10 2023 12:00AMApr 25 2023 5:00PM
4.India EU Joint Call for ProposalInternational Cooperation DivisionDec 30 2022 12:00AMApr 28 2023 5:00PM
5.Indo Argentina joint call 2023International Cooperation DivisionFeb 17 2023 12:00AMApr 30 2023 5:00PM
6.India Israel Joint Research CooperationInternational Cooperation DivisionMar 20 2023 12:00AMMay 2 2023 5:00PM
7.India Russia Joint Research CallInternational Cooperation DivisionMar 21 2023 12:00AMJun 15 2023 5:00PM

Programme or Scheme Throughout the Years

S.No.Programme or Scheme Division
1. DST DFG joint call on International Research Training Groups (IRTG) 2022International Cooperation Division