Skill Vigyan

Skill Vigyan – Department of Biotechnology

The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology is seeking proposals from Universities/R&D Institutions/State Councils of Science & Technology for establishment of partnership Centre with Department of Biotechnology for Skill Development Programme, Entrepreneurship Development Programme for students and faculty improvement programme in Biotechnology.

Programme Activities:

The Department of Biotechnology will provide support for following activities to :

  • DBT-Partnership
  • Centre
DBT Partnership Skill Development Centre:

There is no need to create a de-novo new centre, an existing facilities in universities/institutes could be suitably modified and strengthened to act as a Centre. This centre will be expected to create a network by developing strong linkages with top academic institutions and research laboratories.

The core activities of the centre will be:

  • Study of demand and supply of trained skilled manpower in the State and identification of gaps for initiating new programmes.
  • Study of available skill development programmes in the country and overseas and to adapt and adopt a suitable model.
  • To prepare a plan for training of teachers, students and entrepreneurs, framing course curriculum with duration.
  • Identification of experts and partner institutes for conducting specific technique based skill development programmes, entrepreneurship development programmes and faculty improvement programmes.
  • Conduct skill development programmes for school pass outs and undergraduate students.
  • Conduct entrepreneurship development programmes in collaboration with industry associations.
Who can apply?
  • University, Training Institute, Research Institute, State Councils/Organization with proven track record of conducting teaching/ training programmes in Biotechnology.
  • The programme implementing University, Training Institute, Research Institute, State Councils/Organization should have requisite networking and linkages with other academic and research institutions to take advantage of existing expertise.
  • The institution should be eligible for receiving Government funds/grants. Evidence of successful (technical and financial) implementation of minimum two projects funded by any Government agency should be attached.
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