Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) – UPSC Prelims

Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR):
  • ICHR is an autonomous body of the Union Ministry of Education.
  • It was established by an Administrative Order of the then Union Ministry of Education and Social Welfare.
  • It is based in New Delhi with regional centers in Bengaluru (Karnataka) and Gowahati (Assam).
  • ICHR disburses funds for carrying out research to Indian as well as foreign scholars on their applications for fellowships, grants, and symposia made to ICHR or through HRD Ministry.
  • It has provided financial assistance to the historians and direction to the research scholars in their multifarious topics of historical research.

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