Government of India Department of Science & Technology (National Science & Technology Management Information System Division) Call for Research Proposals under the NSTMIS Programme
Introduction: The National Science & Technology Management Information System (NSTMIS) division of the Department of Science & Technology (DST) is the nodal agency for collection, analysis and dissemination of vital S&T information at the national level.
The Scheme: The division sponsors research projects/studies to interested investigators/organizations under the NSTMIS Scheme. The broader areas where studies could be taken up in the sponsored mode are S&T investment, S&T infrastructure, S&T output, S&T databases, S&T manpower, R&D productivity/efficiency etc.
Some of the areas in which the research proposal/ studies could be submitted are given as below:
• Human Resources in S&T
• R&D Infrastructure/ Resources
• S&T Studies in Higher Education Sector
• Mobility of S&T Professionals • R&D and Innovation
• IPR Management
• Scientometric Studies in S&T
The pertinent themes / sub-areas to be addressed under these areas for submission of research proposals under the NSTMIS Scheme are listed at the NSTMIS website.
Who can Apply: Scientists, Technologists, Statisticians, Economists, Sociologists, Development/ Planning/ Policy Experts, Management Specialists etc. from academic/ research institutions, registered societies, and consultants may submit their proposals in a prescribed format. -
2 - Approval Mechanism: Proposals are screened first by NSTMIS and then referred to the Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) for technical evaluation before final approval.
Research Proposal Submission: The guidelines for formulating/submission of project proposals can be downloaded from the NSTMIS website www.nstmis-dst.org.
The proposals may be sent to: The Co-ordinator (NSTMIS) Department of Science and Technology Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road New Delhi – 110 016
For any other clarification, please contact Smt. Namita Gupta, Scientist-E and Member Secretary Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) at Tel. No. 26961579 or 26567373/Extn. 371, e-mail: email@example.com