Find your RTDI programme/ Understanding Indian funding programmes

In India, the central government plays a vital role in identifying research opportunities and funding them under different schemes and programmes.  Indian government funding for research and development and innovation is provided and co-ordinated by a number of different organisations covering many sectors such as ICT, food and agriculture, space, biotechnology, energy, environment, transport, social science, material science. Besides, under various bilateral agreements and funding schemes for Indian-European researcher mobility, staff exchange, fellowships, study visits,  joint workshops and joint RTDI projects are available to support international cooperation at academic and industry level. 

Some of the Open Programmes are:

  1. Various Bilateral Progrmmes of several Ministries and Departments that are given below in table
  2. Welcome trust - DBT alliance 
  3. Visiting Scientist from Abroad Programme (VSAP) from DBT
  4. Coordinated calls between DST/DBT and EU
  5.  New Indigo Programme (ERA-NET)
  6. Ramanujam Fellowship
  7. Internship Programme of CSIR
  8. CSIR Distinguished/Senior Foreign Scientist Award Scheme

The following table gives the list ministries involved in funding bilateral and multilateral programmes:

Ministry of Science & Technology (MST)

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 

 

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation  

 

Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF)  

 

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI)

Department of Science & Technology (DST)

 

Department of Biotechnology (DBT)

 

Department of Ocean

Development (DOD)

 

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY)

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

University Grants Commission (UGC)  

 

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE)

 

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

 

National Biodiversity

Authority (NBA)

 

Aquaculture Authority

of India(AAI)

 

Zoological Survey of

India(ZSI)

 

Botanical Survey of

India(BSI)

 

 

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)

 

Solar Energy Centre

 

Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET)

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management

 

Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology

 

Indian Grape Processing Board

Bilateral Programmes/ Multilateral Programmes

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Bilateral Programmes/ Multilateral Programmes

Bilateral Programmes/ Multilateral Programmes

These funding agencies support research through a wide variety of programmes specifically carved out to meet the requirements of different sections of the scientific and research need.  In our link section, you will find the links of these websites. The database of RTDI programmes are here. If you would like to promote RTDI programmes, please do contact us.

 

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