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DBT Biotechnology Social Development Awards 2017

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Ministry of Science & Technology
Department of Biotechnology

Call for Biotechnology Social Development Awards 2017

Biotechnology as an emerging area has immense potential to improve the lives of people especially the socially and economically disadvantaged sections of the society. The need of the hour is to trap these potential and make them available for the larger population of India residing in villages and remote areas. There are many dedicated organizations and individuals who are already contributing their best by delivering essential needs to our community such as healthcare and hygiene, generating more avenues for livelihoods, empowering people and developing local/social entrepreneurs, producing skilled workers & advocacy.

In an attempt to recognize these organizations/individuals and thereby popularizing the role of biotechnology in social development, the Department of Biotechnology invites applications for ‘Biotechnology Social Development Awards’ from Government/Non-Government Organizations/Individuals for the year 2017. The applicant must be a citizen of India and can be an Individual/Extension Scientist/Teacher of Indian Institutions/NGO. The organizations/Individuals who have already received the award are not eligible to apply again. There are three awards annually: two for Individuals and one for Organization. Each award will carry a cash award of Rs. 5.00 Lakhs alongwith a citation and
a trophy.

How to Apply:

Application forms and other detail information including eligibility criteria are available on the DBT website (http://www.dbtindia.nic.in). Complete application in the prescribed format (5 Sets) with required documents should reach to Dr. Shahaj Uddin Ahmed, Scientist “D”, Department of Biotechnology, Block-3, Room No. 521, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003 within two months of publication of this advertisement. A soft copy of the application should be e-mailed to [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]

Note: Last date for receiving the applications to DBT is 16.03.2018

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