Thursday, July 1, 2010

Call for Research Proposals

Call for Preliminary Research Proposals on  
Faunal Research of NE Region and Research in Avian Biology 
from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi

The Department of Science and Technology through its Program Advisory Committee on Animal Sciences, aims to strengthen wild life research in North Eastern (NE) Region, which is one of the hotspots of biodiversity. Initially, a Brainstorming Session was held at Manas Sanctuary, Guwahati, in November, 2008, wherein participation was from local administration, forest department, NGOs and academic institutions. Then, a thematic workshop with participation from all parts of NE region was organized in October, 2009 at the Department of Zoology, Guwahati University. Herewith, the Department invites preliminary research proposals/ideas on various aspects of faunal research. Such proposals should emanate from the researchers based in NE Region or should actively involve a researcher from the NE region. The proposals may be submitted in the following format : (i) Name and affiliation of the PI (s), (ii) The state of art in the subject (iii) Objectives (iv) Research Methodology (v) Biodata of the PI (s) with research publications in the last 05 years (vi) Tentative budget.

Five hard with a soft copy of the proposal may be submitted by July 31, 2010 to : Dr. Bhanu Pratap Singh, Scientist "G", Department of Science and Technology, Room No. 2, Hall D, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110 016. Tel No. 011-26521865, 26590302; Email :

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