Projects
 
PM's Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research
The Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India has partnered with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in launching “Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research” to provide industry connect to research taking place in academia and facilitate more PhDs coming out of institutions doing industrial R&D.

 
Project Description
 

Prime Minister's Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research
Jointly promoted by Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) &
the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) for human resource capacity building for industrial R&D has been recognized as one of the main deliverables by a Sub-Committee of Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry. One of the recommendations that emerged from the Private Sector is to design, develop and implement a Doctoral Research Scheme under PPP for enhancing trust level in academia, research outfits and industry.
The Hon’ble Prime Minister, in his speech as General President of the Indian Science Congress Association, announced a special scheme for 100 Doctoral Research Fellowships every year during the Inception Ceremony in June, 2012 in Kolkata. Vide Prime Minister’s Office ID No–3646245/2012-ES-II dated 2nd November 2012, the Prime Minister’s Office approved the proposal of naming the SERB-CII Doctoral Fellowship Scheme as “Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research".
On 8th November 2012, Hon’ble Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Mr. S Jaipal Reddy, at AICTE-CII University-Industry Congress & 4th Global Higher Education Summit held at Hotel Lalit in New Delhi, launched the “Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research”, being implemented jointly by Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The Scheme is launched under PPP mode.

 
Date and Venue
Start Date: Nov 23, 2012, End Date: Dec 31, 2016
Venue: Ongoing Project, , , India
 

Contacts
Ms. Shalini S Sharma
[Head-Higher Education]
Confederation of Indian Industry
IGSSS
3rd Floor, IGSSS Building
28, Instutional Area
Lodi Road
New Delhi-110003
Delhi
India
Phone : 91-11-45772019
Fax :91 11 45772014
Email : shalini.sharma@cii.in

Ms. Neha Gupta
[Executive Officer]
Confederation of Indian Industry
IGSSS
3rd Floor, IGSSS Building
28, Instutional Area
Lodi Road
New Delhi-110003
Delhi
India
Phone : 91-11-45772019
Fax :91 11 45772014
Email : neha.gupta@cii.in