Biotechnology Based Programme for Societal Development in Rural Areas and Aspirational Districts

Department of Biotechnology


Department of Biotechnology invites applications under BIOTECHNOLOGY BASED PROGRAMME FOR SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT’ for implementation of Societal Development Pogrammes and setting up Rural Bioresource Complex in Rural Areas and Aspirational districts of India. The programme emphasizes dissemination of field-tested and proven biotechnological innovations/​technologies already available with DBT AIs, national laboratories, universities, scientific research institutes etc. for immediate benefit of the community (women /​SC/​ST/​rural population).

The programme does not envisage supporting of projects that focus entirely on R&D activities that do not translate direct benefits to the population residing in Rural Areas and Aspirational districts of the country. Aim is to utilize protocols/​technologies/​interventions which have been proven/​developed in the laboratory by setting up Rural Bioresource Complex which shall gradually evolve and serve as a nodal resource centre, not only regarding the technical aspects for the respective technology/​ies but also establishing market linkages, formation of self-help groups/co-operatives, public engagement initiatives, training and demonstration activities etc. even after the
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