The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) initiated Tata Innovation Fellowship in 2007 to promote innovation in science, in finding effective solutions to major existing challenges in modern Biology/Biotechnology. The emphasis of the scheme is to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences/ biotechnology and commitment to find innovative solutions in healthcare, agriculture, environment, conservation of natural resources, livestock production manufacturing process etc. Upto 5 fellowships are given every year.
Applications are invited through advertisement each year and awardees are selected by Selection Committee constituted by the Department. The awardees receive a fellowship amount of Rs. 25,000/- per month in addition to regular salary and contingency grant of Rs. 6 lakhs per annum. The duration of the fellowship is initially for three years which can be extended further by another two years on a fresh appraisal.
Concerned Officer for more information
|Programme Head ||Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Scientist G |
|Email ||meenakshi29[dot]dbt[at]nic[dot]in |
|Phone No. ||011-24361035 |
|Program Officer ||Dr. Kakali Dey Dasgupta, Scientist E |
|Email ||kakali[dot]dey[at]nic[dot]in |
|Phone No. || 011-24362338 |