FACULTY INITIATION GRANT (FIG)
The Faculty Initiation Grant (FIG) scheme is to encourage and support newly joined faculty members to establish preliminary R&D setup that will help augmenting research output of a faculty member. The Faculty Initiation Grant (FIG) limit has been enhanced from existing amount of Rs. 10 lacs to a maximum of Rs. 20 lacs. The procedure and guidelines for submitting proposal to avail FIG and to execute R&D work under this scheme are mentioned below:
1.An initiation grant upto maximum amount of Rs. 20.00 lacs may be sanctioned to new faculty members for developing his/her research infrastructure for a period of two years. The new faculty members must apply for this grant within one year from the date of his/her joining the Institute.
2.In addition to this Rs. 20.00 lacs which is based on a proposal, an amount of Rs. 2.00 lacs shall be provided to the new faculty on the first day of joining, without need for a proposal. This 2.00 lacs shall be in a Project Account in SRIC Office and new faculty can use it for travel and buying equipment/laptop/ printer/ furniture/ consumables/nonconsumables/ software which can be procured within Rs. 2.00 lacs.
3.The applicant faculty member shall submit a research proposal on the prescribed format to the Office of the Dean SRIC (including phase-wise budget for two years) through the respective Head of the Department / Centre.
4.A list of three external experts shall be proposed by the faculty member for external peer review and proposal shall be sent to all of them for review. Comments of the external experts shall be presented to the Expert Committee.
5.The proposal will be evaluated by the following Expert Committee consisting of :
|Sr No.||Committee Members||Designation|
|2.||One Expert from outside the Department/Center but within the institute||Member|
|3.||Head of Concerned Department/Center||Member|
6.The grant will be utilized for the purpose of laboratory equipment, consumables & software and for technical visits only, and the release of grant will be on yearly basis
7.Yearly progress report will be submitted by the concerned faculty member to the office of Dean (SRIC) through his/her respective Head of the Department/Centre before the release of grant for the next year.
8.This scheme shall be applicable to new faculty joining after 1 st August, 2017.
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POINT OF CONTACT FOR FACULTY INITIATION GRANT
|Jitendra Dimri||Assistant Registrarfirstname.lastname@example.org|