Department of Biotechnology
Department of Biotechnology

Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures (CTEP) Programme

About CTEP

To popularise Biotechnology activities in India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India provides financial assistance towards organizing Conference/ Seminar/ Symposium/ Workshop and Travel support to the researchers for presenting their papers in the conferences which are being organised outside the country. It also extends support for organising DBT stalls in Exhibitions held with in the country as well as outside the country. Financial supports are also provided for organising Popular Lectures. The collective term for these four activities is CTEP (Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures). The collective term for these four activities is CTEP (Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures).

Moving forward, DBT has introduced a web portal i.e. Online Submission and Monitoring System (OSMoSys) which would act as a single window for the submission, processing and settlement of grants that would not only ease the assistance process but also provide timely deliverables.

For the following four programs DBT receives applications through online:

  1. Financial assistance for holding National/ International-Conference/ Seminar/Symposium/ workshop
  2. Travel support for attending international conference/ seminar/ symposia
  3. Participation charge in organizing exhibition
  4. Financial assistance for organizing popular lectures by experts in the area of Biotechnology and related fields.

For more information on CTEP please contact:

Dr Garima Gupta
Scientist 'E'
Room No. 509, 5th Floor, Block III
Department of Biotechnology
CGO Complex, Lodi Road
Delhi 110 003
Contact No: 011-24369385

Anita Sharma
DBT-CTEP Management Cell
Biotech Consortium India Limited
5th Floor, Anuvrat Bhawan,
210, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg,
New Delhi - 110 002
Tel.: 91-11-2321 9064-67

Upcoming Events:

Grant Recommendations made in the meeting held on 29/11/2018 have been declared. Please visit RESULTS tab for details.                      Organisations which were registered before June 2018 need to be registered afresh for their updated antecedents before applying for financial assistance under CTEP.