India-Iran Bilateral Scientific and Technological Cooperation Research Grant
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India-Iran Bilateral Scientific and Technological Cooperation Research Grant

  
  
  
  
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Areas of Study :
Biotechnology and Human Health, Water resources management.
Level :
Research
Scholarship Funded by :
Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Provided to :
Scientists, Engineers and the institutions engaged in advanced research in Science and Technology in India and Iran.

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology of the Indian Republic and the Centre for International Scientific Cooperation (CISC), Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) of the Islamic Republic of Iran is offering its Research Grant to scientists, engineers and the institutions engaged in advanced research in the Scientific and Technological Research areas in India and Iran.

The objective of the grant is to strengthen and to expand relations between both scientific communities, making possible the exchanges between Indian and Iranian research groups, in the framework of
joint scientific and technological projects, selected by the parties. To Promote implementation of joint projects able to bind R&D centres with enterprises from both countries.

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is a department within the Ministry of Science and Technology in India. It was established to promote new areas of science and technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting Scientific and Technological activities in the country.

Study Subject: Grant is awarded in the fields of Biotechnology and Human Health (focusing improvement in crop productivity, transgenic crops, microbial biotechnology with emphasis on cellulosic biofuel and microbial diversity and bioprospecting; Molecular Medicine focussing research on stem cell, cancer, tropical and infectious diseases; and Animal Biotechnology (reproductive and nutrition) and Water resources management.

Scholarship Description

Scholarship can be taken in India and Iran

Grant will cover the following:

Iranian Side-

The Indian Scientists visiting Iran shall be provided per diem amount Iranian Rial 1,000,000 per day for food, local transport and out of pocket expenses in case of short-term visit (up to 21 days), and Iranian Rial 2,500,000 calculated on per month basis in case of long-term visits (more than 21 days).

Free furnished accommodation in Guest House/Hotel with reasonable amenities.

In-country transport from Capital city/arrival city to the visiting institute by appropriate means, and Pickup from and dropping facility at the airport to all visiting researchers.

Pickup from and dropping facility at the airport to all visiting researchers.

Indian Side-

The Iranian Scientists visiting India shall be paid per diem amount INR 2,000 per day in case of short-term visit (up to 21 days), and INR 50,000/- calculated on per month basis in case of long-term visits (more than 21 days). These amounts will cover expenses related to local transport and out of pocket allowance.

Free furnished accommodation in Guest House/Hotel with reasonable amenities

In-country transport from Capital city/arrival city to the visiting institute by appropriate means, and Pickup from and dropping facility at the airport to all visiting researchers.

Pickup from and dropping facility at the airport to all visiting researchers

Eligibility:

Joint project proposal may be submitted simultaneously by the Indian researchers to DST and by the Iranian partners to MSRT i.e. CISC in the prescribed proforma annexed herewith (Annex I).
Unilaterally submitted projects shall not be considered. The project proposal must include one Principal Investigator (PI) and a Co-PI each in India and Iran. The PIs/Co-PIs have the main responsibility for scientific and financial reporting which must be done annually before the next disbursement of funding. They are also responsible for the technical as well as administrative co-ordination of the project.

The project duration would be of 2 years. The Principal Investigator (PI) and other investigators in India and Iran should be Scientists/faculty members working in regular capacity in Government recognized Universities/ Deemed Universities, Academic Institutes and National Research Development Laboratories/ Institutes. The Indian PI should not be retiring during the proposed duration of the project.

How to Apply :

Joint research projects in the prescribed format duly forwarded by the respective Heads of the Institutions are to be submitted simultaneously, by the Indian Project Investigator to the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, and by the Iranian Project Leader to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT).

Applications received by both the agencies with all necessary documents shall only be considered.

Indian PIs will submit 5 hard copies (including 1 original) and in PDF format the project proposal in the prescribed format to DST and Iranian PIs will submit 5 hard copies of the proposal (including 1 original and in PDF format) to CISC.

Useful Contact

Indian side:
Dr. Jagdish Chander
Scientist – G/Adviser, International
Cooperation, Department of Science &
Technology, Technology Bhavan
New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi - 110 016
E-mail: Contact Now

Iranian side:
Dr. A. Koohian
Deputy Director
Center for International Scientific Cooperation
(CISC),
Ministry of Science, Research and Technology,
Tehran, Iran
E-mail: Contact Now
Website: www.dst.gov.in                                                   



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