In a series of tweets, MHRD Minister Prakash Javadekar informed that furthering the Prime Minister's vision to encourage research and innovation in the country the second phase of IMPRINT is being launched. For the second phase, a sum of Rs. 1000 crore has been sanctioned which will be provided for research in Science and Technology over the course of next two years, i.e. 2018-19 and 2019-20.
Modi government is committed to encouraging research and innovation in the country therefore launch of phase two of the Impacting Research Innovation and Technology #IMPRINTII is a very important initiative.(1/4)@narendramodi@PIB_India@MIB_India#TransformingIndia#IT4MHRD— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 7, 2018
A sum of Rs.1000 crore is sanctioned for the phase two of the IMPRINT India programme. We are going to provide Rs. 1000 Cr. for research in Sc.& Tech in the next two years - 2018-19 and 2019-20 (2/4) #IMPRINTII@narendramodi@PIB_India@MIB_India#TransformingIndia#IT4MHRD— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 7, 2018
The second phase will cover 10 domain areas for which research proposals will be invited from professionals, researchers, students & faculties. The proposals will be called from March 16 and will be sanctioned by May 2018.
Many Ministries are coming together to give a boost to research & innovation. #IMPRINTII will cover 10 domain areas where proposals for research on specific area are invited for professionals, researchers, students & faculties (3/4)@narendramodi@PIB_India#TransformingIndia— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 7, 2018
Several central government ministries are coming together, as part of IMPRINT, to promote research and innovation in science and technology. As per the official IMPRINt website, so far 25 ministries have signed an MoU for promoting research and the initiative now has funding from over 25 ministries, departments and councils of the Central Government for identified projects.
This is a landmark decision of @narendramodi government for inviting public proposals for research in specific areas .This is the way to cultivate research and innovation in India (4/4) #IMPRINTII@PIB_India@MIB_India#TransformingIndia#IT4MHRD— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 7, 2018
Prakash Javadekar in his tweet praised the initiative and said that "This is the way to cultivate research and innovation in India."
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