DST India: Call for project proposal under the Water Technology Initiative

Image & News Courtesy: Department of Science & Technology, India The Department of Science & TechnologyIndia has carved out a "Major initiative on Water Technologies in the Eleventh Plan". The focus of DST's efforts will be on developing low-cost and Indigenous house-hold water filter for providing safe drinking water, primarily in rural settings. Hybrid concepts to derive synergy of various technologies to enhance their combined effectiveness would be consciously encouraged for development. Purification processes based on novel materials would be identified and developed into a proven technology system backed by scientific field trials. Applied research work to be carried out by academic/R&D institutions in association with industry, wherever feasible would also fall in the ambit of the programme. Project Proposals in prescribed format can be sent in to: Shri Sanjay Bajpai Scientist-'E' & Member Secretary (TSD), Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi , 110016 (Tel: 26590283 Telefax:26523027E.mail:sbajpai@nic.in). The proforma for submission of project is available here: Format For Support Under Water Techology Initiative

July 21, 2009 12:00AM