Local Challenge Fund (LCF)

The LCF is a competitive research grant that supports a portfolio of projects having proposed research ideas for possible solutions to local core issues identified by a university with the help of provincial government and local research centers.

Key Objectives

  • To support cross-disciplinary research projects that address any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at district level.
  • To strengthen the local university research capacity  and to contribute to the research mission of host institution in solving local issues.

Key Features

  • Expected No. of Grants:  15  per year
  • Max Project Duration: 3 years
  • Individual Grant Value: Rs. 7.5 – 100 million

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Last Updated: 25-12-2019 05:31

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