About the scheme
The Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE) is an apex body which promotes R&D programmes in newly emerging and challenging areas of science and engineering by providing financial support for the implementation of the project proposals. (Research project)
The project which is approved for implementation is provided with a financial sanction which is subject to certain terms and conditions which are enclosed as Annexure with the first sanction order. The following guidelines assist for smooth implementation of the project in conformity with those terms and conditions.
- Providing assistance in the form of grants to scientists and technologists for scientific/research work with particular relevance to the State of Kerala on the Environmental Problems and issues.
Who can apply?
- Scientists and technologists for scientific/research work with particular relevance to the State of Kerala on the Environmental Problems and issues
- Normally of 3 years and this is specified in the first sanction order.
- Maximum grant for a project shall be Rs 10 lakhs for three years excluding overheads. In addition, the host institution will be eligible for an overhead @ 10% of total expenditure.
Note:Grants will be provided to specific projects to cover expenditure on manpower, equipment, consumables, contingencies and travel under this scheme.
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