DBT research associateship 2021-2022 program- DBT-RA 21-2022, DBT RA program 2021-2022 has been released on the website. Indian nationals can apply for the award of “DBI-Research associateship” January 2022 for pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology and applied biology. In the last several years of existence, the department has promoted and accelerated the pace of development of biotechnology in the country. Though several R& D projects, demonstrations and the creation of infrastructural facilities, a clear visible impacts of this field have been seen. The department has made significant achievements in the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of agriculture, health care, animal science, environment, and industry. The following are the mandates of the department.