India-Sri Lanka Foundation invites project proposals in several sectors

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The India-Sri Lanka Foundation, an organisation fostering relations between the two countries through economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation, is inviting proposals for funding projects in several areas, the High Commission of India in Colombo said in a release. Project proposals for funding support, in the areas of education, art and culture, archaeological studies, agricultural research, science and technology, information technology, health, development studies and gender studies would be given consideration. Individuals, institutions and groups are invited to submit proposals which would be considered during the next meeting of the Board of Directors in February, 2014. Under the above thrust areas, proposals could be submitted for research projects and other educational activities at recognised institutions of learning located in India and in Sri Lanka, visits and exchanges involving students, scholars, academics, artists, professionals and performing artistes, to participate in conferences/seminars, symposia, art exhibitions, film festivals, cultural events and training workshops etc, publication of research works on India-Sri Lanka relations in the specified fields and translating literary works in Indian languages to Sri Lankan languages and publishing them, and vice-versa.A duly filled application form which could be downloaded from the High Commission of India website ( along with the proposal may be forwarded to our address given below to reach by 25 January, 2014. India-Sri Lanka Foundation C/o. High Commission of India 36-38, Galle Road, Colombo 3 Phone: +94 11 2389924 E-mail: [email protected]