Project GATI

Building a comprehensive gender profile, Creating a gender enabling environment at the workplace, enabling for self-Growth and career progression

Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) is an innovative Pilot launched by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) under the aegis of the WISE-KIRAN Division. It was one of the three initiatives of DST announced on 28 February 2020, the National Science Day, by the Hon’ble President of India at a celebratory program dedicated to Women in Science held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
GATI aims to nudge institutions of higher education and research towards supporting diversity, inclusion, and the full spectrum of talent for their own success and progression. In particular, it aspires to create an enabling environment for equal participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine, and Mathematics (STEMM) disciplines at all levels, addressing deep-rooted problems. And this will entail examining the full life cycle in the profession of women in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine (STEMM) fields at various levels in the institutions, by eliminating gender discrimination and by adopting all are equal policy at all levels.

Team Members

Prof. Anjula Gurtoo
Professor in Public Policy,
Indian Institute of Science, India
Ms. Debashree Hazarika
Project Assistant,
Indian Institute of Science, India

News & Events

The Project GATI commissioned at the Centre for Society and Policy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in collaboration with Advance HE, UK.


Hazarika, D., and Gurtoo A. (2022). Gender policies across universities world-wide: some case examples. [Full Text]

Inititative By

The project GATI is being undertaken in partnership of Centre for Society and Policy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with the British Council, which has facilitated collaboration with Advance HE, UK, and Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

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