Applicable R & D and Academic Program Development
Developing an Education and R & D Eco-System through academic collaborations at University level. Creating scope of incubation through ‘STRC Assistance for S & T Application Scheme’ for faculties, students and institutions in the region.
- Assistance for S & T Applications: Scheme on ‘STRC Assistance for S&T applications’ for faculties and students, aimed at funding short-term R & D and incubation grants of relevance to STRC-GUG. Through the scheme, STRC seeks innovative applications, sharply focused incubation program and on-field interventions of local/ regional significance. Successful pilots get jump start for replication and upscaling.
- Development of an Education and R & D Ecosystem: Development of short-term Certificate and year-long diploma courses and associated training/capacity building programs customized to suit local needs, on NRM, Medicinal Plant Cultivation, Value addition and Marketing, Bamboo Craft and Advance Aquaculture Technologies.
STRC’s in-house and collaborative R & D efforts to include development of low-cost tools/technologies in farming operations, utility craft/furniture made with Bamboo composite, advance Aquaculture etc.
- Facilitating Extension/Knowledge Exchange Programs by engaging with Academic & Non-Academic Resource Institutions: Developing academic collaborations with IIFM- Bhopal, IRMA- Anand, TISS-Mumbai, NIRD/MANAGE-Hyderabad etc. for possible S&T studies and non-academic collaborations with PDKV- Akola, VNIT- Nagpur, Tata Trusts, and other Research Institutions to work on rural technology development, facilitation and extension.
STRC to act as a Knowledge Support to agencies (Govt./ Non Govt.) in the region.