I forgot to mention about the news of Rs.1 bn grant each to Mumbai, Calcutta and Madras Universities in the previous India Nano Fledging blog.
This is another step towards India Nano Fledging!! Hope to hear such more news!!
This will help academia to focus on research, nanotechnology courses, promotion etc. All these universities have large impact on large pool of students and will help develope neccesery talent manpower for catering Nano India.
The government has given a special grant of Rs.1 billion each to Mumbai University, Calcutta University and Madras University to set up centres for nanosciences and nanotechnology and bio-medical technology, the Lok Sabha was informed on 15th May.
This allocation is the central government's contribution to commemorate the 150th anniversary of these three universities, Minister of State for Human Resource Development D.
Purandeswari said in a written reply.
Source: nanotech-now.com / indianmuslims.info