Closing Date: 15th September 2021 (Refer Contest Link)
Reward: Upto INR 10,000 as Project Grant
About TNSCST :
TNSCST-Tamilnadu State Council for Science And Technology which is under the Government of Tamilnadu, India. The main objectives of TNSCST are,
Liaise between the Government of India and the State Government and initiate, direct and coordinate the research activities of government departments, universities, and other professional bodies to foster the development of scientific research in the State. To identify the areas of application of science and technology to the needs, objectives, and development objectives of Tamil Nadu, and in particular to the prevailing conditions of lag, rurality, unemployment, and poverty.
Advise the Government on the formulation of policies and measures, including technical, administrative and legal arrangements, to promote this application to identified needs, objectives and goals - particularly for the health, education and use of labor force, with particular emphasis on skills development in rural areas and shantytowns, which will promote the scientific management of the State's natural resources.
Promote effective coordination and develop and foster communication and other linkages between science and technology research centers, government agencies, farms and industries so that promising research and development is initiated, promoted and effectively deployed in the agricultural, government and community sectors. somewhere else.
Initiate, support and coordinate programs of basic and applied research in universities. Tamil Nadu Academy of Sciences and other scientific, academic and professional bodies in fields considered particularly suited to the application of science and technology. Prepare science and technology plans that meet the development needs of the state and integrate them into the state's annual plans.
Examine and advise the Government on any other matter related to the application of science and technology to the problems of the State of Tamil Nadu. To interact with the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Cabinet of the Government of India.
About the Scheme:
Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology has been implementing Student Projects Scheme in order to harness the talent and potential available with students for the benefit of our State. Under this scheme final year UG students (Engineering) / PG Science Students / PG professional Students who have dissertation work in their curriculum may apply. Financial support up to a maximum of Rs.10, 000/- will be provided to each project. Those who want to apply under this scheme are requested to read the instructions carefully and apply only in the prescribed format as mentioned below. The format and instructions in which the proposals are to be submitted is available in the Council’s website. (www.tanscst.nic.in).