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Centre launches two schemes to promote higher education research

Centre’s push to promote higher education

The Centre on Thursday announced two schemes to promote higher education research in India: IMPRESS, dealing with social science research projects and coordinated by the ICSSR, and SPARC, involving foreign collaboration mainly in science research, coordinated by IIT Kharagpur. The Hindu was the first to report in June that the ICSSR had sent the IMPRESS proposal to the HRD Ministry.