The OICSD advances India’s sustainable development by bringing different academic disciplines and sectors together. We develop future leaders by supporting exceptional Indian scholars to study at Oxford; we carry out multidisciplinary research on sustainable nutrition, the environment and health; and we translate academic ideas to the ground.
The OICSD provides funding for talented Indian graduate students who would not otherwise be able to take their places at Oxford.
We are extremely fortunate to have a wide range of leading academics, researchers and supporters who make up our Advisory Committee.
The OICSD takes a multidisciplinary approach to research, bringing a broader understanding to sustainable development concerns facing India and the wider world.
The OIF gives donors based in India a new and tax-efficient way to support the activities of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development at Somerville College, Oxford.
In addition to working to secure more scholarships and fellowships, Somerville has ambitious plans for a new building to house the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development.
The India-UK Nitrogen Fixation Centre (IUNFC) is a BBSRC-DBT joint-funded VJC aiming to tackle the problems of food security, the environmental and economic challenges of crop production and soil improvement in India through scientific research on nitrogen fixation.
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