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40 scholars from 6 countries have been awarded under the India Science Research Fellowship(ISRF) Program 2021.
About India Science Research Fellowship(ISRF) Program 2021:
- Launched by: the Department of Science and Technology(DST), Government of India in 2015.
- Purpose: Awarded scientists and researchers from neighboring countries are provided an opportunity to carry out their research in Indian Institutes and Universities. They will get benefits of using state-of-the-art facilities in these places.
- Countries Covered: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.
- Significance: The fellowship is a platform that establishes research cooperation with neighbouring countries of India. This is one of the important mandates of DST’s International Science and Technology Cooperation.