Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, 2019-20 programs

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute’s mission is “to improve the quality of life of the people of Canada and India by building and strengthening intellectual and cultural linkages through research, dialogue and exchange. The Institute recently announced its programmes for the year 2019-20 administered by its offices in India and Canada. The programmes seeking applications in this round are:

  1. Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)
  2. Shastri Mobility Programme (SMP)
  3. Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF)
  4. Shastri Programme Development Grant (SPDG)
  5. Shastri Publication Grant (SPG)
  6. Shastri Membership Development Grant (SMDG)
  7. Faculty Development Programme For Vocational Education (FDPVE)
  8. Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG)
  9. SICI Membership Development Fund (SMDF)  

Applications from all domains of studies like Social Sciences and Humanities, Arts, Commerce & Management and STEM subjects are accepted. However, applications are encouraged in the focus areas of SICI and *priority areas of MHRD, Govt. of India i.e. Food Security and Sustainable Development, Energy, Environmental Science and Climate Change, Agricultural Science & Technology, Health Care Sciences, Nursing, Marine Sciences and Ocean Studies, Information & Communication Technology, Sustainable Habitat, Nano-technology Hardware, Water Resources & River Systems, Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Security & Defense, Gender, Bi-lateral Trade and Investment, Securing Future of Children and Youth, Higher Education, Teacher Education and Training.

Note that for purposes of all SICI granting programs, ‘research’ shall be deemed to include creative activity conducted within the structures and programs of a member institution.

The details of the programmes are available at the web portal and can be accessed through the link: .

In case of any difficulty in submission of applications at Grant Management System (GMS), scholars can contact For queries related to programmes namely, SSTSG & SMDF (Sr. no. 8 & 9), please write to Ms. Mahmuda Aldeen at

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Kueneman, Karen
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