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Department of Electronic Science of Kurukshetra University has been awarded a project of Rs 2.96 crore by Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, to strengthen the ongoing MTech course in Nanoscience & technology.

Kurukshetra University bags project to boost Nanoscience

Kurukshetra, India | Posted on February 15th, 2011

DDS Sandhu, vice-chancellor Kurukshetra University, congratulated Dinesh Aggarwal, programme coordinator of the DST project and other faculty members of the department for this remarkable achievement and said the university would provide all kind of support to the department that strived for excellence in research.

Aggarwal told media persons that the project had been sanctioned by the Nano Mission Council in its meeting held at Bangalore under the chairmanship of CNR Rao, principal scientific adviser to the Prime Minister. The amount has been granted for the purchase of equipment like atomic force microscope, nano particle size analyser, deionized water plant, etc. Now onwards, the admitted students will be awarded a fellowship of Rs 8,000 per month along with a contingency grant of Rs 25,000 per year.

Aggarwal said due to recognition of the Department of Electronic Science at the national level, it has already been chosen to set up a national facility on microelectronic mechanical systems through NPMASS project awarded to the department in 2009 by Aeronautical Development Agency Bangalore.


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