DEVELOPMENT OF MANPOWER IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
This scheme is aimed at the development of manpower and infrastructure related to biotechnology in the State. Emphasis is laid on the provision of short term biotechnology fellowships and conduct of seminars/popular lectures in biotechnology.
GUIDELINES FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY FELLOWSHIPS
To provide short term fellowships of 3-6 months duration to the scientists of the state for under going skill improvement courses and learning new techniques in chosen areas of Biotechnology at premier national laboratories / research institutions of the Country.
i) The applicant should be a permanent resident of J&K State
ii) The applicant should possess 1st class Masters Degree in any branch of science related directly with Biotechnology
iii) The applicant should be below 40 years of age as on first day of the calendar year in which the notification is issued
iv) The candidate sh0uId be h0Idin-.8 a regular position in a recognized S&T Institution, Laboratory, University or College within the State,
v) The fellowship shall be awarded once in life time.
I) Application as per the format shall be invited by the S&T Council from the
eligible scientists of the State through an open advertisement in the local dailies in the month of June every year so as to reach the Additional Director, S&T Council within a period of30 days.
II) The applications shall be subjected to -preliminary screening}.g by the Technical Secretariat of S&T Council for ascertaining the eligibility of the candid~.
III) The eligible candidates shall be asked to appear
before -Selection committee for ..interview. The
committee shall include two experts from relevant
scientific fields and Additional Director, S&T
Council as Member with Commissioner/Secy; S&T as
Chairman, It. Director, S&T Council shall be Member Secretary of the Committee
IV) The recommended/selected candidates shall be relieved by the head of the institution/Department for joinin-8 the fellowship programme treating him/her as on duty during the period of fellowship.
V) The candidates shall be paid the amount of fellowship in two equal installments i.e. at 'the time of j0iniQ..8 of the pr°..8ramme after S&T Council receives documents viz. joining report from the working and the second and last instalment shall be released by the S&T Council after the successful completion of the fellowship pr°.8ramme and submission of the work "done report/completion certificate duly authenticated by the concerned .Bide of the institution where the candidate has undertaken the fellowship 'pr°.8ramme.
4. DETAIlS OF THE FELLOWSHIPS.
a) The fellowship shall be awarded for a period of three to six m0nths. The candidates shall specify the period (based on the correspondence with the host institution) at the time of a application/ interview
b) The fellowship shall carry a stipend of Rs.4500/- per month with a contingency ..8rant of Rs.IOOO/- per month and one time to - fro train/bus fare as per entitlement from the parent Institution to the Host Institute. The fellowship shall be in addition to the normal salary! of the fellow from his Parent Organization. The fellow shall in no case be entitled to the deputation Allowance.
c) The selected candidates shall have to complete the training / research before the closure of the
financial year in which the fellowship is awarded.
5. HONORARIUM AND INCIDENTAL.
i) An honorarium of Rs.500/- shall be paid to each expert/member 0f the selecti0n committee. Besides the experts shall be entitled to TA/DA as admissible to them as per norms/rules in vogue.
ii) TA/DA as per norms and admissibility shall be paid to the candidates who shall be called for interview for the award of fellowship
iii) Incidental / Miscellaneous charges shall be met as per actuals.
J&K State Council for Science and Technology
Department of Science and Technology
Jammu / Srinagar
APPLICATION FORM FOR BIO-TECHNOLOGY FELLOWSHIP
LABORATORY / RESEARCH
INSTITUTION TO BE VISITED
1. a) Name of the applicant (Block letters)
c) Present position held and contact
address with telephone/telex/telegram
number if any.
d) Date of birth and a-8e as on 1st day of January, year
2. Educational Qualification (from post graduation onwards Degree obtained ~ University/Institute Any other details/remarks
3. Area of specialization
4. Research personally experience (attach latest list of
publications relevant to the activity of
your proposed visit (Enclose maximum of 3 best research papers
5. Purpose of visit (please mark
i) Learning specific technique
ii) Collaborative research
iii) Any other’ purpose
If proposing~ to -80 for learnin-8
specific technique please indicate :
i) Details of specific techniques utilizing facilities in laboratory to be vi,si1.e.d
ii) Whether the' above facility is available in your parent organization -- Yes/No
iii) Details of purpose of visit other than learning techniques or c o l labirations
6. a) Name of scientist(s) with whom work is proposed to be carried out
b) Have you been accepted/concurrence
obtained from the host institute (Copies
of correspondence to be enclosed)
c) If yes, please mention the tentative date
and duration of visit.
7. How are you going to utilize your proposed training
8. Do you have an ,on going /completed R&D
Project, if yes, please give details~(i.e.
title, cost, duration and .sponsoring agency)
9. Name and address of two referees
10. Any other relevant facts which have not been covered in the above columns.
11. Attach attested Xeroxed copies of reIevant certificates (mention number)
Signature of Applicant
NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE
STATEMENT FROM HEAD OF THE INSTITUTION
This should mention about continuity of the employment,
deputation terms like leave, payment of salary etc. during. the
fellowship and utility of the proposed training in the
development of the State.