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Call for Biotechnology Social Development Awards-2016(Last date:20/11/2016)

Call status: Closed
Proposal deadline:November 20, 2016

Call Outline

Biotechnology as an emerging area has immense potential to improve the lives of people specially the socially and economically disadvantaged sections of the society. The need of the hour is to trap these potential and make them available for the larger population of India residing in villages and remote areas. There are many dedicated organizations and individuals who are already contributing their best by delivering essential needs to our community such as healthcare and hygiene, generating more avenues for livelihoods, empowering people and developing local/social entrepreneurs, producing skilled workers & advocacy.

In an attempt to recognize these organizations/individuals and thereby popularizing the role of biotechnology in social development, the Department of Biotechnology invites applications for ‘Biotechnology Social Development Awards’ from Government/Non-Government Organizations/Individuals for the year 2016. The applicants can be an Individual/ Extension Scientist/Teacher/NGO/Organization. The organizations/ individuals who have already received the award are not eligible to apply again. There are three awards annually: two for Individuals and one for Organization. All the three Awards would be of Rs. 5.00 Lakhs each in cash and citation.

Application forms and other detail information including eligibility criteria are available on the DBT website ( Complete application in the prescribed format (5 Sets) with required documents should reach to Dr. Shahaj Uddin Ahmed, Scientist “D” Department of Biotechnology, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi- 110004 within two months of publication of this advertisement. A soft copy should be e-mailed to with a cc to and a Copy to

Application Download:


Dr. S. U. Ahmed,
Scientist “D”, Department of Biotechnology,
Block-II, 6th-8th Floor, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi with a cc to and a Copy to