IP Promotional Schemes

Ministry of Human Resource Development

The Ministry implements a Scheme of Intellectual Property Education, Research and Public Outreach for effective implementation of the cause of promoting awareness/research on Copyright/IPRs and WTO matters. Under the Scheme, financial assistance is provided to UGC recognized universities, institutions affiliated to those universities, educational institutions, Copyright Societies and Registered voluntary organizations for creating general awareness by way of organizing seminars and workshops on Copyright matters and carrying out activities on IPR related matters. 

Department of Information Technology

Department of Information Technology runs a scheme titled “Support International Patent Protection in Electronics & IT (SIP-EIT)”. Under this scheme SMEs and Technology Start-Up units are reimbursed costs incurred in filing international patent applications in Electronics & ICT domain for their indigenous inventions. This Grant is disbursed to applicants on a reimbursement basis and will be limited to 50% of the total expenses in actual cost incurred by the applicant on filing International Patent to a maximum of Rs. 15 lakhs per application.