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M’lore Varsity Chosen for Purse of Science, Engg Research Council

05 December 2010

MANGALORE: Mangalore University vice chancellor Prof T C Shivashankaramurthy said that Mangalore University has been selected for ‘Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence'(Purse) programme of Science and Engineering Research Council of the department of Science and Technology.

With the varsity being selcted for Purse, a support of Rs 9 crore will be available to the varsity for three years. The selection has been done after National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi carried out a study in the current year using SCOPUS database on publications output for the period 1998-2008.

Varsity is one among the 29 universities the department of Science and Technology has decided to support in the country by providing incentive grant under Purse programme.

The funds should be utilised for carrying out research activities in the science departments, purchasing equipment, networking and computation facility and so on.

Source: http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=91071&n_tit=M%92lore+Varsity+Chosen+for+Purse+of+Science%2C+Engg+Research+Council


Written by csirindia

December 5, 2010 at 12:46 pm

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