(i) For unemployed women Scientists there would be a provision for fellowship amount as lump sum in the following 3 slabs under the Research Grant Opportunity (RGO). The slabs would be decided based on post Ph.D experience as mentioned below:
(a) Grade I Rs.50, 000/- (more than 2 years research/industrial experience)
(b) Grade II Rs.55,000/-( more than 5 years research/industrial experience)
(c) Grade III Rs.60,000/-( more than 10 years research/industrial experience)
Candidates having less than 2years experience will be supported under Early Career Scientists (ECS) category and get Rs.50, 000/- .The candidates are requested to mention number of years of experience post PhD and will have to provide proof of years of experience.If a selected candidate is availing a Post-Doctoral or Contractual fellowship, she will have to resign from the same before accepting the project under Bio-CARe programme.
(ii) For employed grantees an additional amount of Rs. 10,000/- per month would be provided as an incentive. This will be in addition to the salary she is receiving from the parent institute/university.