Science & Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM)


Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has announced Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM) Research Program for Indians, 2017


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Research proposals are invited from scientists/academicians, preferably having prior research experience in scientific aspects of ‘Yoga & Meditation’. Multi-centric, interdisciplinary research proposals are encouraged


This new program is aimed to encourage scientific research on the effects of yoga and meditation on physical & mental health and on cognitive functioning in healthy people as well as in patients with disorders


Basic themes being covered under SATYAM include, among others, (1) investigations on the effect of Yoga and Meditation on Physical & Mental Health & well being, and (2) investigations on the effect of Yoga and Meditation on the body, brain, and mind in terms of basic processes and mechanisms

Duration: The project is tenable for a maximum period of three (3) years



Scientists/academicians with a research background in ‘Yoga and Meditation’ and having a regular position are invited to participate in this initiative

Practitioners actively involved in yoga and meditation practices are also encouraged to apply in collaboration with academic and research institutions of repute

Interested researchers are required to submit research proposals in their area of expertise along with Endorsement Certificate from the Head of the Institution and detailed bio-data of PI and Co-PI



DST has started e-PMS ( for online submission of research proposal. Principal Investigator has to register at this portal and then upload the proposal in the given format. Format of SATYAM Proposal is available on e-PMS under KIRAN Division and at DST website

Two (2) hard copies of submitted research proposal should also be sent to Dr Vandana Singh, Scientist, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi- 110016, by Speed Post

The envelope should be superscribed with "SATYAM"


Important Date


Last Date of Proposal Submission is 31st October 2017


SATYAM New Delhi

Dept. of Science & Technology, Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM), Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110 016,  Telephone: +91-11-26562122/25/33/44, 26567373, 26962819 Fax +91-11-26863847, 26515637 Email: [email protected], Website