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Antibiogramoscope: Device to Test Antibiotic Resistance

Anna University has discovered Antibiogramoscope device which tests antibiotic resistance in just 6 hours. This project is jointly supported by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Department of Science and Technology (DST). Antibiogramoscope has cleared its validation test at NABL Accredited Microbiological lab in Coimbatore. About National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) ..

Karnataka topped in manufacturing excellence according to recent study by ASSOCHAM

According to a recent study “Manufacturing Excellence and Emergence in India: The state level analysis” conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM), Karnataka ranks first among states in terms of manufacturing excellence. Kerala stood second despite poor industrial growth over a five-year period from 2009.

India recycles less than 5% of its total e-waste: Assocham

As per the industry body Assocham, less than 5% of India’s total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to deficient infrastructure, legislation and framework. Growing at a compounded annual growth rate of about 20%, India annually produces over 4.4 lakh tonnes of e-waste In India, over 90% of e-waste is managed by unorganized sector it ..