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Working Group Meeting & List of Thrust Areas for Project Funding

Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) has been promoting research and development in the area of Convergence, Communication and Broadband Technology as one of its major activities. Working Group on CC&BT constituted specifically with experts from relevant areas, provides advisory support in selecting the R&D proposals for implementing R&D activities through analysis of technology trends, identification of thrust areas, preparation of technology development plan as well as formulation and evaluation of projects for execution by R&D organizations with financial support from DeitY. Projects are monitored regularly by Project Review and Steering Group (PRSG) constituted by DeitY/Working Group for each project.

You may like to submit Project Proposal in the following areas in doc file in DeitY format:

  • Cloud Communication
  • Big data analytics for societal applications & disaster management
  • Internet of things and CPS
  • 4G and Beyond
  • Broadband applications integrated with NOFN project
  • Strategic Electronics
  • Next Generation Communication & Convergence technologies (Software Defined Radio, Cognitive Radio including white spaces, Cooperative Communication, Cloud Computing/Communication over Cellular Network, Femto Cell, 60 GHz Wireless Network, Mobile Adhoc Network, Research in 4G/5G)
  • Green Communication and Scavenging energy from ambient EM radiation.
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Convergence of wired/wireless networks and fixed mobile convergence.
  • Wireless Technology deployments for rural connectivity (LTE-A, Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, Amateur radio)
  • Development of IP based products/services & Low Cost Broadband Internet access devices
  • Digital addressable systems, Multilingual broadcast applications
  • ICT applications in strategic sector with focus on safety, security and surveillance.
  • Satcom products for use in distance education, telemedicine and other e-governance applications.
  • Initiate studies in cutting edge technologies and development of road map.