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DBT STAR College Scheme for Strengthening of UG Science

       The STAR College Scheme was initiated by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India to support colleges and universities to foster critical thinking and ‘hands-on’ experimentation in undergraduate fundamental science courses. Sri Sarada College for Women (Autonomous), Salem was selected under this scheme with department’s sanction order BT/HRD/11/022/2020 dated 07.08.2020 amounted to Rs. 63.00 lakhs.

Participating Departments : Botany, Zoology & Mathematics

Grant received for the financial year 2020-21:

Head Amount in Lakhs
Non-Recurring 30.00
Non-RecurrinRecurring 9
Travel 1.00
Contingency 1.00
Total 41


The objectives of the DBT Star College scheme are as follows:

  • To strengthen the academic and physical infrastructure for achieving excellence in teaching and training

  • To enhance the quality of the learning and teaching process to stimulate original thinking through ‘hands–on’ exposure to experimental work and participation in summer schools

  • To provide better library facility to students and teachers

  • To promote networking and strengthen ties with neighbouring institutions and other laboratories

  • To conduct specialized training programmes for faculty improvement for optimizing technical capabilities

  • To increase capabilities of core instrumentation resources by procuring new equipment and upgrading existing facilities

  • To provide access and exposure to students to research laboratories and industries in the country