All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
The organization is a national level apex advisory body for conducting survey on the facilities on technical education and to promote development in the country in a coordinated and integrated manner. The purview of the Council covers programmes of technical education including training and research in engineering and technology at different levels.
Naval Research Board (NRB)
The organization is mandated to strengthen and deepen the knowledge base related to the naval environment. It institutes grants to nurture research talent and to create research facilities in for promoting basic research, design and development. The scheme is coordinated through specialist panels constituted for selected disciplines, namely, materials, hydrodynamics, sonar and signal behavior; ocean environment, and scientific computing. Eminent professors and researchers from leading institutions head these panels.
Indian Space Research Organisation
ISRO has evolved a programme through which financial support is provided for conducting research and development activities related to Space Science, Space Technology and Space Application to academia in India.
Aeronautical Research Development Board
AR&DB fosters research and development activities, through grants in aid schemes, in several academic institutions and research laboratories in the country. The need for developing R&D with appropriate content of basic and applied research to help aerospace industry to handle the problems of high technology has been the watchworld in all its activities.
Department of Science & Technology
It plays a pivotal role in promotion of science & technology in the country. The department has wide ranging activities ranging from promoting high end basic research and development of cutting edge technologies through funding schemes.