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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani approves Rs 50 crore STI fund

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani approves Rs 50 crore STI fund

The Science & Technology Department of Gujarat has identified Gujarat Council of Science & Technology (GUJCOST) to implement the scheme in fields which will be decided by the government for solving major problems faced by the state.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on 4 December 2018 approved a Rs 50-crore Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Fund to provide assistance up to Rs 50 lakh to central and state universities and colleges, recognised by UGC and AICTE, for a period of maximum three years, to develop latent talents and encourage research and development in strategic fields.

The initiative is aimed at assisting thousands of researchers or groups of researchers, after evaluation by experts and advisory committees, being constituted.

The fund can be availed by state government assisted, grant-in-aid and others organisations working on non-commercial basis. Norms will be fixed for issues related to Intellectual Property.

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