Call for Proposals of R&D, SCP, EDP & Travel Grant at UCOST, Dehradun - Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology

Call for Proposals of R&D, SCP, EDP & Travel Grant at UCOST, Dehradun

Adv. No:- UCS&T/Call for Proposals/2023-24                                                                                                                     Dated: 18/05/2023

Start Date of Submission: – 19/05/2023

End Date of Submission: – 30/06/2023


Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST), Vigyan Dham, Jhajra, Dehradun invites the proposals for Research & Development (R&D), Symposium/Conference/ Workshop/ Seminar (SCP), Entrepreneurship Development (EDP) & International Travel Grants in Councils prescribed format only, no other forms of communication would be accepted and treated as null & void: –


General Guidelines for Submission of Project Proposal

  1. Project proposal for all the schemes should be Uttarakhand State Specific.
  2. R&D Projects proposals should be application-oriented. Major projects would be at a maximum cost of Rs. 12 lakh and minor projects at Rs. 5 lakh.
  3. Themes for the R&D projects for the F.Y. 2023-24 will be:-
  • S&T projects in collaboration with reputed National/State Level research institutions.
  • Applied Science, Engineering & Technology
  • Waste Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water, Health, Hygiene & Nutrition
  • Agriculture and Horticulture including extension activities
  • Disaster Risk Mitigation
  • STEM Education and Promotion
  • Himalayan System Science- Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change (including field-based studies on Taxonomy and Ecology), Human-wildlife Conflict
  • Rural Technology and drudgery reduction of women in hilly regions
  • Traditional Knowledge and S&T Heritage documentation
  • Home Grown Technologie
  • Scientific Paper Writing & Intellectual Property Right (IPR) along with above all sectors will be Science Popularization projects proposal’s themes for the F.Y. 2023-24.
  • Preference would be given to colleges located in far-flung areas of the State.
  • Maximum duration of R&D Project will be 3 Years including no cost extension period.
  • EDP projects/ processing units would be sanctioned to encourage traditional crops/ local resources
  • The PI/ Co-PI would be eligible to apply for next project only after release of Project Completion Certificate of previous project by UCOST.

Project Proposal’s Submission Performa: –

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