To commemorate its twenty fifth year of establishment, the Council initiated a scheme “Silver Jubilee Fellowship” in FY 2007-08. Under this scheme selected brilliant scientists/researchers/academicians, with proven track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue fundamental research in priority areas of science and technology and to utilize their expertise in socio-economic development of Madhya Pradesh. The fellowships are fellow specific and not institution specific and have full academic freedom with well-defined objectives and deliverables as identified by MPCST.