The HRDG has been contributing significantly to the development and nurturing of highly qualified S&T manpower at the national level in the age group of 16 to 65. It also promotes, guides and co-ordinates scientific & industrial research through funding of research projects at the national level.

Major Programmes

Award of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes (SSB); Young Scientist Awards (YSA); Selection of Junior Research Fellows (JRF) through National Eligibility Test (NET); Selection of Senior Research Fellows (SRF), SRF Extended and Research Associates (RA); Selection of Senior Research Associates (SRA); Funding of Extra Mural Research (EMR) schemes at universities/ R&D organizations; Visiting Associateship Scheme; Travel/Conference/Symposium grants; CSIR Programme on Youth for Leadership in Science (CPYLS); Selection of  Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellows (SPMF), CSIR Diamond Jubilee Research Interns Award Scheme and Entrepreneurship Support to Research Scholarship

Contact Person: Dr Rajesh Luthra, Head (HRDG), CSIR Complex, Opp. Institute of Hotel Management, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi, 110 012

Phone: 011-25721043

Fax: 011-25720997