Call for Applications for HRD Fellowships

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Kochi: Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health Research, Govt. Of India has launched a scheme to provide advanced training to medical and health research personnel in India and abroad in cutting edge research areas concerning medicine and health to create trained human resource for carrying out research activities with main goal of improving patient management and public health in the country. This scheme has following components:

1. Short Term Fellowships for 1-3 months (In India and Abroad, Age: upto 55 years)
2. Long Term Fellowships for 6-12 months (In India and Abroad, Age: upto 45 years)
3. Programme specifically for Women who have had a break in their career
4. Scholarships /fellowships to young scientists (medical /non-medical students) in newer areas.
5. Programme to encourage health research personnel [Non-resident Indian (NRI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)] serving abroad, to come back to India for undertaking research in identified areas.
6. Support to Indian Institutes for imparting training to the Faculty of Medical Colleges/ Research Institutes

Who can apply for training/ fellowships
Scientists/ Health Researches/Professionals in regular employment in the universities, medical colleges, postgraduate institutions, recognized research and development laboratories and Non-Government Organizations who fulfill the eligibility criteria and have a concept research proposals in the identified area to carryout research at present institute / organization.

When and how to submit a proposal
Applications in prescribed format are available on
Complete applications, duly approved and forwarded by the competent authority along with a copy in electronic mode are to be submitted to The Programme Officer HRD scheme of DHR, V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan, Indian Council of Medical Research, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi- 110029 (Ph 011-26589699).
Last date of receiving duly completed applications is December 15, 2014.
Contact Address
ICMR DHR Coordinating Unit
Indian Council of Medical Research,
V Ramalingaswami Bhawan,
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029

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