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Vajra Faculty Scheme for Overseas Faculty/Scientists including NRIs

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a scheme titled VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty to tap the expertise of Overseas Faculty/scientists including Non-resident Indians (NRls), Hon'ble Prime Minister announced the Scheme during the 15th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) held on January 8, 2017 in Bangalore. The Scheme offers adjunct/visiting faculty positions to overseas scientist/faculty/R&D professional including NRls to Institutions in India, The Scheme is expected to undertake collaborative research in frontier areas of S&T including the interdisciplinary areas of national priorities such as energy, watery environment, health, security, nutrition, waste processing, advanced materials, high performance computing, cyber-physical systems, smart machines and manufacturing, etc. and stimulate the latent potential of our academic and research sector.

2. Applications for the Scheme are open for submission from 1 st July 2017 onwards through www.serbonline.in. Hon'ble Minister (Science & Technology and Earth Sciences) has recently launched the web portal for VAJRA. The Scheme details are available at A copy of brochure is could be downloaded from this site.

 

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