The scheme aims to train women having qualifications in science/ engineering / medicine or allied areas in the area of intellectual property rights (ipr) and their management for a period of one year
The scheme is being coordinated and implemented by patent facilitating centre (pfc) of technology information, forecasting and assessment council (tifac) on behalf of dst.
The selection of the candidates is done by an all india level written test followed by a rigorous interview.
Selected candidates will be given stipend for one year.
Training will include one month of an intensive orientation programme on ipr followed by specialized workshops and hands-on-training in agencies engaged in ipr protection and management.