The central government on Friday launched the second phase of the visvesvaraya PhD scheme with an intention of promoting a research program in 42 emerging technologies in electronic system designing and manufacturing and information technology/information technology-enabled services.
They dedicate this scheme to PM Modi on his birthday. Union minister of electronics and information technology Ashwini vaishnaw said that the scheme is an expression of the PM’s vision.
Visvesvaraya PhD scheme was started by the Ministry of electronics and information technology in the year 2014. It was initiated with the approval of the Cabinet committee on economic affairs with an objective to develop the number of PhDs in ESDM & IT/ITES sectors.