Programmes & Schemes

Technological Advancement for Rural Areas (TARA)

This scheme under SEED Division is essentially to provide long term Core Support to Science and Technology (S&T) based NGOs to promote and nurture them as “S&T Incubators” / “Active Field Laboratories” in rural and other disadvantaged areas to work and provide technological solutions and effective delivery of technologies for livelihood generation & societal benefits.

Programme Type: Research and Development

Ministry / Department: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Focus Area: Rural Technology

Target Audience: Science based Voluntary Organizations/field institutions

Funding Agency: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India

Eligibility: Organizations with minimum 10 years field level experience in rural technology development and management

Purpose: Innovations

Duration: 5 to 15 Years

Application Method: Offline

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