Programmes & Schemes

Visiting Advanced Joint Research (VAJRA)

Visiting Advanced Joint Research (VAJRA) is a Faculty scheme which enables NRIs and overseas scientific community to participate and contribute to research and development in India

Programme Type: Research and Development

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

Focus Area: Science and Technology

Target Audience: NRIs and overseas scientific

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

Eligibility: Overseas scientist / faculty /R&D professional including Non-resident Indians (NRI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and should be an active researcher working with overseas academic / research / industrial organizations with proven track record of research and development

Purpose: Innovations, Research

Duration: 1 to 3 months

Application Method: Online

Fellowship / Financial Assistance: The VAJRA Faculty is provided a lump-sum amount of US$ 15000 in the first month of residency in a year and US$ 10000 p.m. in the other two months to cover their travel and honorarium

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