Intramural Research Projects

The management of Intramural Research Grant has been transferred from Dean (Academic) to Dean (Research) as per Memo No.5-59/Intramural Res/2010/RS dated 2.7.2011.

The Standing Finance Committee in its meeting held on 4.7.2011 vide item NoFC-198/15 approved enhancement of intramural research projects at AIIMS. The following are the guidelines for research project proposals to be covered under this new scheme:

  1. The budget for research funding has been enhanced to Indian Rupee ₹ 5,00,00,000 (five crores) per annum.
  2. The upper limit for a project has been increased to Indian Rupee ₹ 5,00,000 (five lacs) per annum depending upon the quality of project.
  3. The duration of each project is limited to a maximum of 24 months, on a case to case basis.
  4. Proposals will be accepted after a call is made for the same. The applicants will be advised to obtain statutory clearances before sanction of funds so as not to waste time.
  5. The funds will be utilized only for purchase of consumables only: chemicals, kits, disposables. All items covered under the Learning Resource Allowance Scheme will not be allowed under this scheme. Stationery (office and computer), photocopying and postage will not be allowed. Purchase of permanent equipments will not be allowed. Registration of Ph.D. students will not be allowed under this scheme. Employment of staff will not be allowed.
  6. Progress of research work will be reviewed by the Project Advisory and Monitoring Committee every six months. The investigators will be required to publish at least one paper in a peer reviewed journal based on the work of the project. This work should ideally lead to a larger project for funding from other funding agencies.