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No. 3/1/3/ClinicalTraining-HRDScheme/2022
Date- 01.09.2022

Call for applications 2023 under the Program of “DHR-ICMR Funded Workshops on Clinical Training/Translational Research

Download Application format

Download Workshop Report Proceeding format

The ICMR invites applications/proposals for organizing Workshops on “Clinical Training/Translational Research” for funding support in the prescribed format only w.e.f. 2nd June, 2023 till 30th June, 2023 (until 05:30pm only). The applications should be sent three months prior to the date of commencement of the proposed workshop, any application received in less than three months of the workshop date will not be considered.

As per the ICMR mandate of the topic for the Workshop proposal are given below for your reference:

  • The "Clinical Training" pertains to giving hands-on training for any specific clinical procedures to medical students or young clinicians/scientists in the selected/related field of biomedical research.
  • On the other hand the topic of "Translational research" pertains to workshop on any prominent leads in context to diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines and interventions from labs which have been tested for efficiency and efficacy and ready to be translated into products for the society.


Conference/Seminar/Symposium/CMEs/Short-courses funding support has been discontinued by ICMR, ONLY funding for Workshops specifically on "Clinical Training/Translational Research" will be considered.


  1. The application complete in all respects together with enclosures must reach ICMR at least three months prior to the proposed Workshop date and the deadline given above.
    If the application is not received in time, the request will not be considered.
  2. Call for applications starts w.e.f. 2nd June, 2023 (Download application format).
  3. A financial support of up to Rs. ten (10) lakhs (max. limit) will be funded per workshop only after the review of the workshop topic and the sanctioned limit may vary depending on the review of the budget proposed for the workshop and thorough review of the topic and its relevance by the Selection Committee constituted by the DG, ICMR.
  4. The applications should state future directions of the proposed Workshop as per the mandate of ICMR and the direct translational research value to the society.
  5. The audience should also basically include, Students, Faculty, Clinicians and Nurses from Govt. Medical/Dental/Nursing Colleges/UGC recognized institutes an organizations, in order to create awareness and train, encourage them about the proposed Clinical/Translational Research in the field of biomedical health research.
  6. To give a detailed breakup of budget proposed, justifying the requirement under each head.
  7. It is mandatory for all the NGOs/Engineering/Pharmacy Colleges submitting applications for organizing Workshops to co-organize and collaborate with MCI recognized Govt. Medical Colleges or any UGC recognized Institutes/organizations in the relevant subject area of the proposed workshop for addressing the clinical aspects from the concerned Experts in the field of the biomedical research and taking their suggestions and inputs on the same. The consent letter from the concerned Medical College/Institute Competent Authority is mandatory to be submitted along with the application and a nodal Officer to be identified from the concerned collaborating college.
  8. The Organizing Secretary needs to inform ICMR about changes in the dates, if any, as proposed in the application form.
  9. It may be noted that incomplete and applications not signed or submitted after the deadline and not in time (both soft copy and hard copy), will not be considered and are liable to be rejected and no correspondence will be entertained further.
  10. If the workshop proposal is accepted and is financially supported by the ICMR, then a letter will be issued to the Organizing Secretary by the ICMR after approvals by the Expert Committee and the Competent Authority of the ICMR and funds as sanctioned will be released accordingly.
  11. After completion of the workshop, a detailed report of the workshop proceedings along with participant’s attendance and other required information (may pl. see the report submission format) about the successful completion of the workshop is to be submitted to the ICMR along with the utilization certificate (UC) duly issued by the accounts officer of the Host Institute.
  12. It may be noted, that you are also required to submit a pre- & post-test questionnaire individually for every talk, session and topic and hands on practical training as applicable, as a feedback form, only at the time of workshop report submission, in case the application is selected for funding support by ICMR.

Instructions for submission of application form (starting from 02.06.2023 to 30.06.2023):

  • A single PDF file of the soft copy of the complete and signed application form along with all required documents (PDF format only), to be also submitted through email to: by 05:30pm on 30.06.2023          
  • The hard copies (five sets) of complete and signed applications/proposals along with all required documents should reach ICMR by 30.06.2023 by 05:30pm, addressed to:


The Director General, ICMR

Kind attention:
Dr. Geeta Jotwani,
Scientist-G & Head,
Division of HRD, ICMR Headquarters,
V. Ramalingaswami Bhawan,
Ansari Nagar, PO box 4911, New Delhi-110029

For any queries pl. call Dr. Ginu S. Khan Sci-C at Extn. no. 369

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