Dibrugarh University bags a prestigious research grant of Rs 11.00 Crores by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under the scheme “Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (PURSE). This award is recognition to the University for its Contribution towards research excellence by the major Science and Technology Departments / Centres and is given to work on a multidisciplinary research proposal entitled “Designing multifunctional nanostructured materials for catalysis, energy and biological applications”.
The main objective of the grant is to provide support for nurturing research ecosystem and strengthening existing research infrastructure for Scientific Development. Under this scheme, DST will provide financial assistance to the University for a period of four years to procure high end advanced instrumentation facilities for cross disciplinary application, research manpower, costs towards consumables, instrument maintenance facility, scientific social responsibility, hand holding of start-ups and industrial collaboration, organizing seminar / workshop, etc.