Women Scientists through KIRAN

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Shri Y.S. Chowdary, Minister of State for the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences has informed that there is steady growth in proposals from the women scientists under Knowledge Involvement in Research Advancement through Nurturing (KIRAN) scheme of the Department of Science & Technology (DST). DST received 689 proposals in 2013-14, 882 proposals in 2014-15 and 1012 proposals in 2015-16 under KIRAN from women scientists.

The number of proposals received and recommended under the scheme during last three years, State-wise are given below: –

States/Union Territories 201314 201415 201516
Received Recommended Received Recommended Received Recommended
Andhra Pradesh 115 25 94 11 42 13
Arunachal Pradesh 1 2 1
Assam 13 3 11 4 24 3
Bihar 2 2 3 2
Chandigarh 6 2 4 1 10 3
Chhattisgarh 1 5 6
Daman & Diu 1
Delhi 44 21 56 13 75 21
Gujarat 22 8 26 8 32 13
Goa 3 1 4 3 3 2
Haryana 22 5 27 6 23 11
Himachal Pradesh 6 1 7 2 12 1
Jammu & Kashmir 19 6 14 2 26 5
Jharkhand 2 7 1 12
Karnataka 48 14 47 18 65 15
Kerala 31 8 33 10 38 6
Madhya Pradesh 18 10 29 3 35 3
Maharashtra 61 20 86 31 91 26
Manipur 7 6 13 5 15 3
Meghalaya 2 1
Mizoram 2 1 1 1
Odisha 16 9 26 9 21 17
Pondicherry 2 1 3 1 3 3
Punjab 18 3 30 10 27 7
Rajasthan 15 3 26 1 41 8
Sikkim 3
Telangana 37 28 52 39
Tripura 4 3 3 2
Tamil Nadu 82 23 116 30 124 25
Uttar Pradesh 67 37 97 23 144 22
Uttarakhand 8 3 13 18 3
West Bengal 58 14 60 23 62 33
TOTAL 689 223 882 247 1012 288

 

 

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