Research Grants - Individual
The main objective of the scheme is to encourage young scientists in the initial years of settling down in their careers. Highly qualified young scientists are provided with the necessary grants for research in setting up their first laboratories. The scheme is particularly aimed at NRI scientists willing to return to the country. This scheme known as DAE Young Scientist Research Award (DAE-YSRA) is applicable to only scientists below the age of 35 years. Unlike regular projects, it is not mandatory to have a Project coordinator & Co-Investigator under this scheme.
Eligibility: Scientists / Engineers working in universities, academic/ research institutions of higher learning, having a regular position in government-recognized universities, academic / research institutions ONLY are eligible to apply for this Award.