DST(Department of Science and Technology)-Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship-2010

Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. The Department has major responsibilities for specific projects and programmes

Applications are invited for twenty “Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowships” instituted by Rashtriya Vigyan Evam Pradyogiki Sanchar Parishad, Department of Science & Technology. The fellowship recognizes Science Communicators with uniformly brilliant academic record and supports innovative work in selected scientific institutions/universities/S&T based voluntary organizations under the guidance of a senior science communicator. 

These are full time fellowships and cannot be taken up with any other assignment.
The candidates below 35 years on 31.12.2010 (relaxable by 5 years for women) must possesses a graduation or higher degree in science, engineering, medical science, agriculture, information technology, mass communication, etc. from a recognized university.

The duration of the fellowship will be for one year and will comprise honorarium of Rs.12,000/- per month (Rs.16,000/- in case of a PhD), an annual contingency of Rs.30,000/- and travel grant of Rs.15,000/-. Mentors will receive Rs.20,000/- in a year. Applicants are requested to carefully study Annexure I-V
before submitting the proposal.

The selection will be made by a Committee of experts and decision of DST will be final. Applications to be submitted in the prescribed format.
The application may please be submitted to:-
Head (RVPSP), Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan,
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110016.
Fore more details Visit DST

Last date for receiving completed applications is June 15, 2010.

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