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NEW DIRECTIONS

Jammu & Kashmir Package

In a proactive measure, the Department has announced a special package for Jammu & Kashmir state for strengthening Science and Technology education and research at a total budgetary provision of about Rs. 60 crore for 5 years.The package focuses the following:

  • Support to 35nos. Colleges [Jammu - 15 nos. & Kashmir - 20 nos.]
    (NAAC Accredited & University Affiliated) upto Rs 50 Lakh for 5 years (Rs 20 Lakh for first 2 years & Rs 30 Lakh for next 3 years on review of Progress)

  • Visiting Professorship at University
    Total 50 nos in 5 years Eminent Persons from other Institute/ University outside Jammu & Kashmir will be supported as Visiting Professors to seven universities in J&K for 2 months each.

  • Visiting Students Fellowship to Universities outside J&K State
    Visiting Student Fellowships to Ph.D. students for 3 months will be offered for carrying out research work on short-term basis outside J&K state and anywhere in the country. University of Jammu and University of Kashmir will be allocated Rs. 1.5 crores each in the 1st year to begin with so that each University can take care the need of the universities in their respective region.

  • Visiting Faculty Fellowship to Universities outside J&K State
    200 Man-months support in 5 years duration to the Young faculty members of these universities for carrying out research work outside J&K state and elsewhere in the country.

  • Support to each University for Teaching Facility
    To extend support to each University (as Unit) up to Rs 1.5 crores for teaching related support (not for research activity).

  • Stabilized Power Supply Facility
    One time support up to Rs 50 lakh to each University would be provided to overcome the problem related to quality of the Power (not generation of Power) for ensuring quality & uninterrupted supply of electricity to the research laboratories of the departments along with as a special case one time support of Rs 1.0 crore will also be provided to BGSBU, Rajouri for internet connectivity and campus networking purposes.

  • Major Facility Support
    For creating Centre with Major Facilities in a consortium model for Quality Research purposes.

  • Summer School / Winter School for PG Students
    For organizing Summer and Winter Schools for post-graduate and PhD students in next three years.

  • Focused R&D Support
    R&D proposals which are relevant to the State, either from an individual or consortium mode shall also be considered for support.

 
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