Brief: Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country


Thrust area: Scientific & Engineering Research , Technology Development, S&T and Socio Economic Development , women scientist programme, international s& t cooperation


Some indicative areas are-

  1. Development of simple solutions/ assistive devices required by the elderly population in the urban/semi-urban/rural areas characterized by:
  2. Field testing of newly developed technology for acceptance evaluation and further adaptation.
  3. Modulation of already existing technology specific for use of elderly to suit Indian conditions.
  4. Development of technology package for healthcare of elderly to include preventive care in the area of:
  5. Some indicative technology areas are given below:
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    Deadline: The proposals can be submitted throughout the year. However, proposals received up to 30.06.2010 can be considered for evaluation in the next PAMC meeting.