Accelerate Vigyan Scheme launched by SERB

Department of Science and Technology’s (DST’s) Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a scheme named ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ on 1st July 2020. The scheme was launched with the objective to provide a single platform that will encourage high-end scientific research in the country by providing a common forum for conducting workshops. Internships and capacity building programs for research scholars and students.

The web portal of the Accelerate Vigyan Scheme was also launched on 1st July 2020 (

Mission SAMOOHAN (Bring Together)

The Accelerate Vigyan scheme begins with this mission. This mission is for consolidating all scientific interactions in the country under one common roof. This mission has two components: (i) SANGOSHTHI (Seminar & Symposia) and (ii) SAYONJIA (Chronicle)

Mission ABHYAAS (Skill Development)

For the winter season, under the Accelerate Vigyan scheme, applications have been launched for the Mission ABHYAAS. This mission is for students looking for career development in the field of research.

The ABHYAAS Mission has been launched with two components. For both, the components applications for the winter season-December 2020 to January 2021 has started. The two components are (i) High-End Workshops -KARYASHALA and (ii) VRITIKA- Research Internship.

Through the Mission, over the next five years, the aim will be to organize 1000 high-end workshops. These workshops will provide opportunities to approx 25,000 postgraduate and doctoral students.