Swarna Jayanti Fellowships for 2018-19

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News:Recently,Swarna Jayanti Fellowships for 2018-19 have been awarded to 14 Scientists.

Facts:

About Swarna Jayanti Fellowship:

  • The Swarna Jayanti Fellowships has been instituted by Government of India to commemorate India‚Äôs fiftieth year of independence.
  • Under this, a selected number of young scientists with proven track records are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue basic research in frontier areas of science and technology.
  • The awardees are supported by the Department of Science & Technology for fellowship and research.
  • This will cover all the requirements for performing the research and include a fellowship of Rs 25,000/- per month as well as a research grant of 5 lakh Rupees for 5 years in addition to their salary.