Govt announces studentship programme for Ayurveda Research

04 September 2022 | News

Guidance of top industry experts and support of Rs 50,000 among key features

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The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has launched a Studentship Programme for Ayurveda Research Ken (SPARK) for Ayurveda (BAMS) students studying in recognised Ayurveda colleges. 


Pramod Kumar Pathak, Special Secretary, Ministry of Ayush, Government of India and Vaidya Jayant Yeshwant Deopujari, Chairman, National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) launched the fellowship scheme and the application portal.


While sharing more details about the SPARK programme Dr Adarsh Kumar, Assistant Director (Ayurveda), CCRAS informed, "SPARK’ aims to support the research ideas of young undergraduate students enrolled in Ayurveda Colleges across India. The application process for SPARK will be completely online through the portal” 


Dr Adarsh added, “Interested candidates will be required to submit their research proposals through the SPARK Portal. The proposals will be evaluated by eminent experts and reviewers. The selected fellows will be offered financial support of Rs 50,000 under the fellowship. Initially, there will be a total of 100 seats per session and further details may be accessed at the programme portal."



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