The University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad, has been granted Rs 33 crore by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India.
The grant was given under the promotion of university research and scientific excellence scheme, in appreciation of research and development contributions of the university, according to a release.
In the past two years, UoH had received research projects worth Rs 50 crore. As on date, it had 15 patents, the release said.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has also approved special assistance programme grants worth Rs 4.75 cr to the University of Hyderabad (UoH).
The status of the departments was reviewed by the UGC and the grants have been recommended for School of Management Studies to the tune of Rs 37 lakh (DRS-I to DRS II), School of Economics to the tune of Rs 80 lakh (DSA-III to CAS-I) and Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication to the tune of Rs 58.75 lakh (DRS-III to DSA-I).
Under the School of Humanities, the Centre for Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies is recommended Rs 50 lakh (DRS-II to DSA-I) and the Department of Philosophy Rs 75 lakh (DSA-II to DSA-III). The Department of Political Science under the School of Social Sciences is recommended Rs 100 lakh (DSA-III to CAS-I) and the Department of Sociology Rs 75 lakh (DSA-I to DSA-II).