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VAJRA Faculty Scheme – Participation of Overseas Faculty/Scientists including Non-resident Indians

Consulate General of India

Sao Paulo

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VISITING ADVANCED JOINT RESEARCH (VAJRA) FACULTY SCHEME –

PARTICIPATION OF OVERSEAS FACULTY/SCIENTISTS

INCLUDING NON-RESIDENT INDIANS

The Department of Science and Technology of Government of India through the Science and Engineering Research Board has launched a Scheme titled VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty to tap the expertise of Overseas Faculty/scientists including Non-resident Indians. The Prime Minister in his address on the occasion of the 15th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas on 8 January 2017 had announced the Scheme.

The Scheme offers adjunct/visiting faculty positions to overseas scientist/faculty/R&D professional including NRIs to Institutions in India and is expected to undertake collaborative research in frontier areas of S&T including the interdisciplinary areas of national priorities such as energy, water, environment, health, security, nutrition, waste processing, advanced materials, high performance computing, cyber-physical systems, smart machines and manufacturing, etc and stimulate the latent potential of India’s academic and research sector.

Applications for the scheme are open for submission and can be accessed at www.serbonline.in. A copy of the brochure of VAJRA is available at web-portal www.vajra-india.in.

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17 July 2017


 

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