Dr Darshit Upadhyay, Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Institue of Technology received the Teachers Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) grant approved by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).
TARE scheme aims to facilitate mobility of faculty members working in a regular capacity in State Universities / Colleges and in private Academic Institutions to carry out research work in an established public-funded institution such as IITs, IISc, IISERS, National Institutions (NITs, CSIR, ICAR, ICMR labs and other central institutions) and Central Universities, located preferably nearer to the institution where the faculty member is working. Research work will be carried out in such a manner to ensure that PI continues to work in the host institute as well as his / her parent institute on mutually agreed terms between the PI and Mentor.
A Research fellowship of Rs 60,000/- per year (in addition to the researcher’s own salary) will be provided subject to completion of minimum 90 days of research work per year in the host institution which is the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. A research grant of Rs 5 lakhs per annum (50% each to host and parent institution) and overheads (as per SERB norms) will be provided.