Research title: (1) University Grants Commission (UGC)
Description: Introduction UGC strives to promote teaching and research in emerging areas in Humanities, Social Sciences, Languages, Literature, Pure Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Medical, Agricultural Sciences etc. II Name of scheme(s) Major and Minor Research Projects Objective(s) § To promote excellence in research in higher education by supporting research programmes of University and College teachers in various disciplines. § Traditionally, universities have been the centers of research. Although, the Government has a network of science and technology laboratories for research and development, the major base of researchers in science and technology remains with the universities. Therefore, university and college teachers need to be supported to meet this requirement. Contact Address The Secretary,University Grants Commission ,Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg New Delhi – 110002 ,Tel.
Research title: (2) All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Description: I. Introduction The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has been performing its regulatory, planning and promotional functions through its Bureaus, namely: Administration; Finance; Planning and Coordination; Under Graduate Studies; Post Graduate Education and Research; Faculty Development; Quality Assurance; and Research and Institutional Development Bureaus; and through its Regional Offices located in various parts of the country. II. Name of scheme(s) i) Research & Institutional Development Schemes a) Modernization & Removal of Obsolescence Scheme (MODROBS) § To equip technical institutions with modern i nfra-structural facilities in laboratory(s)/workshop(s)/computing facilities to enhance functional efficiency for teaching, training and research purposes. Creation of new laboratories is not envisaged. Maximum Funding is Rs. 15 lakhs with 2 years duration.