Science & Technology Projects
The objective of this scheme is to support promising research and development projects which are socially relevant and have immediate application to find solutions to socio-economic problems.

Under this scheme financial assistance is provided for a maximum of 3 years duration to scientists and researchers working in any of the educational institutions/industries/ voluntary agencies within the State recognized for carrying out R&D projects. The work should be of applied nature and generally should have social relevance and usefulness to our State.
Every year about 10-15 projects in various development sectors such as :
  • Agriculture,
  • Environment,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Engineering and Technology,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Veterinary Sciences & Medical Sciences etc.,
are supported.