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HRD Ministry to spend Rs 200 cr on research in Social Science

ONI Bureau:  The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) launched a web portal of the Scheme “Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS)” in New Delhi today.

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said that the scheme will be spending Rs 200 crore for promoting research in social sciences.

Under the Scheme, 1500 research projects will be awarded for 2 years on merit basis and each will be allocated Rs 20-25 lakh to support the social science research in the higher educational institutions and to enable research to guide policy making.

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