The Ministry of Science and Technology has launched the SERB-POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research) Scheme in India. The main objective of this project is to mitigate gender disparity in science and engineering research funding in various S&T programs in Indian academic institutions and R&D Laboratories.
Overview of SERB-Power Scheme
|Launched by||Government of India|
|Nodal Ministry||Ministry of Science and Technology|
|Objective||Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
Objective and Benefits of SERB-Power Scheme
This scheme aims to encourage emerging and eminent women researchers for individual-centric and competitive modes of research funding to undertake R&D activities in frontier areas of science and engineering.