Currently following schemes are being implemented by Travel Grant and Symposia Unit of CSIR-HRDG.
1. CSIR Travel Grant Scheme
The Scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance to Young Indian Researchers (Ph.D. Students, Research Associates, resident Doctors, etc.), Emeritus Scientists and non-regular researchers for participation / presenting their research papers in international Scientific Events such as conferences/ Seminars/ Symposia/ Workshops/ Short-term School/ courses/ training programs. The scheme provides up to full reimbursement of the actual airfare from the airport (nearest to the place of work in India) to the venue of the Event and back. For more details please click here pdf or word
2. CSIR Partial Financial Assistance scheme
The Scheme is aimed at providing Partial Financial Assistance (PFA) to Indian regular employees (NON-CSIR) for participation in International Scientific Events such as Conference, Seminar, Symposium, Workshop, etc. abroad. The scheme provides partial reimbursement upto 50% of actual airfare or Rs 30,000/- whichever is less, in economy/excursion class by Air India booked through Air India / government approved agents from the airport (nearest to the place of work in India) to the venue of the Event and back. For more details please click here pdf or word
3. Symposia grant Scheme
Under the Scheme, financial assistance is provided to Universities, Academic institutions, Colleges, Government Departments, registered societies to organize scientific events such as Symposia/ Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops or any other similar scientific activity that provides platform/forum to professionals, scientists, research and educational institutions to share knowledge and experience in various fields of Science and Technology. The Scheme provides partial support towards expenses related to organising Scientific events such as Travel support, Registration Fee Waiver, Promotion (web site, brochures, proceedings), Secretarial assistance, Local hospitality, Venue charges. Capital expenses of any nature such as purchase of laptop, computer, printer, etc. and fees / honoraria to speakers are not covered under the scheme. For more details please click here pdf or word