Recently, a student of Lady Shri Ram college died as she did not receive her scholarship under Inspire scheme
The innovation of Science Pursuit for Inspire Research (INSPIRE) Scheme
- It is the scheme of the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to science.
- The scheme was launched in 2008
- The scheme believes in and relies on the efficacy of the existing educational structure for the identification of talent.
Objective of the scheme
To communicate to the youth population of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science and attract talent to the study of science at an early stage and build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R&D base.
Components of the scheme
INSPIRE Scheme has included three programs and five components. They are
- Scheme for Early Attraction of Talents for Science (SEATS)
- Inspire award-MANAK
- Inspire Internship
- Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)
- Inspire Scholarship
- Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC)
- Inspire Fellowship
- Inspire Faculty