The first 11 awardees of the Women Involvement in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) programme were recently felicitated.
- It was launched by Indo-German Science & Technology Centre (IGSTC) for encouraging women researchers in joint R&D projects.
- WISER will enable gender equality and women’s participation in Science and Technology through IGSTC’s program.
- This programme will be in addition to the ongoing flagship 2+2 program of the Centre.
- This program by IGSTC, a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Government of Germany, will support women scientists holding regular/long term research positions in academia or research institutes/industry.