VIDWAN is the premier
database of profiles of scientists / researchers and other faculty members
working at leading academic institutions and other R & D organization
involved in teaching and research in India. It provides important information
about expert's background, contact address, experience, scholarly publications,
skills and accomplishments, researcher identity, etc. The database developed
and maintained by Information and Library Network Centre (INFLIBNET) with
financial support from the National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT).
The database would be instrumental in selection of panels of experts for
various committees, taskforce, established by the Ministries / Govt.
establishments for monitoring and evaluation purposes.