Published on: November 9, 2021



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Ambanja Three Bengaluru scientists have been awarded Swarnajayanti fellowships for their innovative research ideas and their potential to create an impact on research and development in different disciplines.


  • Instituted by the Government of India
  • To commemorate India’s 50th year of Independence.
  • Awardees are facilitated by the Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • With support for all requirements for performing research, including a fellowship of Rs 25,000 per month for five years
  • DST supports the awardees by giving them a research grant of Rs 5 lakh for five years. Provided in addition to the salary they draw from their parent institutions.
  • Grants for equipment, computational facilities, consumables, contingencies, national and international travel and other special requirements are covered based on merit,
  • Scientists selected for the award will be allowed to pursue unfettered research with freedom and flexibility in terms of expenditure as approved in the research plan.
  • The scientists with proven track record and selected through a rigorous three-layered screening process will pursue basic research in frontier areas of science and technology