Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Current Affairs, GK & News

Virtual Science Lab launched under CSIR Jigyasa Programme

Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Jitendra Singh launched India’s first Virtual Science Lab for Children on November 22, 2021. Highlights Virtual Science Lab was launched under CSIR Jigyasa Programme. This programme will connect students with scientists across India. This Lab will provide a virtual tour of CSIR laboratories as well as expose students ..

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What is Heli-borne Survey Technology?

Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh, launched state-of-the-art Heli-borne survey technology on October 5, 2021. Highlights Heli Survey Technology was launched for ground water management. In the first phase, the States of Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat and Haryana are being taken up for the heli-borne survey. Survey was started from Jodhpur in Rajasthan on October 5. Heli ..

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CSIR innovation award presented

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) innovation on September 26, 2021. Key Facts Awards were presented to two Class 10 students from Udupi district in a virtual ceremony. Those students are Anusha and Rakshitha Naik from Charamakki Narayana Shetty Memorial Government High School in Ardi Village. They received ..

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CSIR-NIO Launches Project to map Genetic Diversity in Indian Ocean

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa, has launched the “TraceBioMe Project” in order to map the genetic diversity of organisms. About TraceBioMe Project This project is supported the CSIR. It would also help in mapping the effect of micronutrients apart from tracing the metals deposited on them in the Indian ..

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Floriculture Mission to be implemented in 21 states

The Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has asked the scientists of CSIR laboratories in India to develop land available at each laboratory to set up as a model under the “CSIR Floriculture Mission”. In the earlier move, the CSIR Floriculture Mission was given approval for the implementation across the 21 States and Union Territories ..

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