Sree Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Research Grant for Translational Biomedical Research 2021

The Sree Padmavathi Venkateswara Foundation


Sree Padmavathi Venkateswara Foundation (SreePVF), Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, is a registered private Foundation working since 2014 for betterment of humanity through various activities including awards, donations and grants in different disciplines of life sciences. The major objective of their research grants is to provide bench-to-bedside” funding to enable benefits of biomedical research reaching large sections of the population. 

As in the previous two years, on behalf of The Sree Padmavathi Venkateswara Foundation (SreePVF), Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, the scientific advisory committee has issued a call for applications for their Biomedical Translational Research Grant with a budget of up to Rs 3 crores for 3 years.

The first grant in this scheme was awarded in 2019 – 20 to Prof Vidita Vaidya, TIFR Mumbai and her collaborators and the second grant was awarded in 2020 – 21 to Prof Vandana Sharma, IIT Hyderabad and her collaborators. Prof Vaidya is studying mitochondrial metabolic modulations due to early life stress and ways to revert the same. Prof Vandana Sharma is developing a 3D-Imaging-based Vein Intrusion Guide System for Pediatric and Geriatric Healthcare. Further information on previous grant awardees and the organisation as well as the application format can be accessed here.


The minimum eligibility criteria for applicants is PhD/​MD/​MS or equivalent.

To Apply

The form is available to download from here and here.

The deadline for receipt of the three-year proposal is 15 September 2021.

Soft copies of the duly filled in application must be emailed as a single consolidated PDF file with all necessary signatures to sreepvfgrants@​gmail.​com.

Hard copies are not required. 

Applicants are requested to take due diligence in filing up the form and provide necessary information as required. 

Short listed candidates would be required to present research proposal before a selection committee through an on-line presentation.

Important Timelines:

Launch Date: 12 June 2021

Last Date for submission of applications:15 September 2021

Short-listing and Interviews (Expected): by 15 January 2022

Announcement of Results (Expected): by 31 January 2022

Please click here for further information.

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