Medical research can have an enormous positive impact on human health. Health research improves the quality of human lives and society which plays a vital role in social and economic development of the nation. Financial support is crucial for research. However, winning a research grant is a difficult task. A successful grant-winning application requires two key elements: one is an innovative research problem with best probable idea/plan for tackling it and appropriate planning of budget. The aim of the present paper is to give an insight on funding agencies providing funding for health research including traditional Indian medicine (from an Indian perspective) and key points for planning and writing budget section of a grant application.
Patil, S. G. (2018). How to plan and write a budget for research grant proposal? Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaim.2017.08.005