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Delhi govt to invest more for research in universities

DNMUM381119 | 1/12/2017 | Author : Kritika Sharma | WC :406

‘Matching the fund’, a new scheme started by govt will encourage corporates on funding projects
New Delhi: The Delhi government has decided to invest more in funding research, for state institutions. With a new scheme - ‘Matching the Fund’ started by the Education Department, the government will match funds that institutions generate from either companies or donations, thus, also encouraging corporate partnerships with the institutions.
This will be one of the few decisions of the Aam Aadmi Party government in higher education in the Capital, as their focus has mostly been on school education so far.
The scheme was announced on Wednesday when Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia directed the Department of Education to make it an incentive scheme for all state universities in Delhi with different terms for gr
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