TATA Innovation Fellowships

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. Sundeep Sarin, Scientist G
Email sundeep[at]dbt[dot]nic[dot]in
Phone No. 011-24361035
Programme Coordinator Dr. Manoj Singh Rohilla, Scientist E
E-mail manojsrohilla[dot]dbt[at]nic[dot]in
Phone 011-24363726
Attached Officer Dr. Deo Prakash Chaturvedi, Scientist C
Email deo[dot]prakash[at]dbt[dot]nic[dot]in
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1Proforma for application-TATA Innovation FellowshipsView (15.18 KB) pdf
2Advertisement of Tata Innovation Fellowship for the year 2018-19 -TATA Innovation FellowshipsView (583.16 KB) pdf
3Advertisement of Tata Innovation Fellowship 2019 View (173.96 KB) pdf
4List of selected candidates for Tata Innovation Fellowship for the year 2019-20View (7.96 KB) pdf