March 28, 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved the five year’s extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme (BRCP).


  • The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of the BRCP, and Wellcome Trust (WT) / DBT India Alliance beyond its initial 10-year term to a new five year phase (2019-20 to 2023-24) with Department of Biotechnology (DBT) increasing its commitment to two times that of WT. 

  • The Programme has fulfilled its objectives of building and nurturing talent of highest global standards in cutting-edge biomedical research in India. 

  • In the extending phase, the Programme would continue to build this capacity as also strengthen clinical research and work towards addressing important health challenges for India. 

Source : PIB