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July 03, 2020

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)



The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has evolved a programme through which financial support is provided for conducting research and development activities related to Space Science, Space Technology and Space Application to academia in India. This programme of ss. In special cases research and development projects proposed by non-academic R & D laboratories can also be supported through this programme. The aim of RESPOND is to encourage quality research in areas of relevance to the Indian space programme.

Ministry of Comm. & I. T. (MOCIT)



Providing Support for creation of Innovation Infrastructure in emerging areas of technology.

  • R&D Funding Scheme (61 KB)

  • Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs

  • Multiplier Grants Scheme

  • Support International Patent Protection in Electronics & IT (SIP-EIT) Scheme


  • Common Services Centers Scheme.

  • Capacity Building Scheme.

  • State Data Centre Scheme.

  • State Wide Area Network (SWAN).

Scheme for GIA Support for Conferences / Seminars / Workshops / Symposium.

  • Proforma for Grants-in-Aid(GIA).

Electronics and IT Industry.

  • STPI Scheme.

  • Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Scheme.

  • Electronics Hardware Technology Park (EHTP) Scheme.

  • Export Oriented Unit (EOU) Scheme.

  • Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) Scheme.

  • Duty Exemption and Remission Schemes.

Economic Planning.

  • IT for Masses Plan Scheme.

HRD/Knowledge Management

  • Scheme of Manpower Development for Software Export Industry.

  • Scheme for Participation of Private Institutes under ISEA Project.

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI)


  • Infrastructure Development

  • National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP)

    • Technology Up-gradation/ Establishment/ Modernisation of Food Processing Industries.

    • Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure for non-horticultural produce.

    • Human Resource Development.

    • Scheme for Promotional Activities.

  • Setting up/ Up-gradation of Quality Control/ Food Testing Laboratory/R & D and Promotional Activity

  • Strengthening of Institutions

  • Click here to go to the site: http://www.mofpi.nic.in

Ministry of Power, Central Power Research Institute (CPRI)



Thrust Areas

  • Power system planning, improvement, studies

  • Diagnostic and condition monitoring of power system equipments

  • Reliability enhancement of power station equipment etc

  • Click here to go to the site: http://www.cpri.in/

Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES)



Ministry has identified thrust areas in which R&D efforts are required. Ministry considers R&D proposals which are directly related to the activities/ programmes of the Ministry and hold promise for commercialization in near future. The thrust areas mainly covers programmes, such as, Rural Energy; Solar Energy; Energy from Urban & Industrial Wastes; Power Generation- Wind, Biomass, Small Hydro; New Technologies- Chemical Sources (fuel cells), Hydrogen, Ocean & Geothermal Energy; etc.