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14 IIT Guwahati students selected for PM's Research Fellows scheme

The PhD scholars are pursuing research in interdisciplinary and forefront areas at the various departments of the institute.

14 IIT Guwahati students selected for PM’s Research Fellows scheme

14 students selected for PMRF scheme from IITG

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: Good news for Assam as fourteen students from IIT Guwahati has been selected for the Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme. A statement by IIT Guwahati said that the selected students are pursuing research in interdisciplinary and forefront areas at the various departments of the institute.

Professor G Sitharam, Director of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati said, "This initiative by the Centre will attract the best talent from the country for pursuing high-end research at IIT Guwahati." He further added that it will help them in realising the vision of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi's multidisciplinary technology development and self-sustenance (Atmanirbhar) through innovation.

The faculty and the institution will help the students to achieve their long-term career goals by making them realise their full potential. This will also help them contribute to the growth of the country.

Announced in the 2018-19 Union budget, PMRF scheme is designed to improve the quality of research in various higher educational institutions of the country.


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