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‘Future India’ lecture series for students begins on 10th January

The Government of India’s autonomous body CSIR: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s constituent laboratory in Mysore -Central Food Technology Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI) will be organizing ‘FUTURE INDIA’ lecture series beginning on Friday, 10th January 2020 under which lectures for students will be delivered by eminent scientists and technologists. CFTRI Mysore under the aegis of ..

MoU to promote honey sector signed

The Council Scientific and Industrial Research signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote the honey sector. The MoU is seen as a formalization of the working relation between CSIR and KVIC. The CSIR will be providing technological expertise to the KVIC for improving honey production. This will ..

K Thangaraj bags prestigious J C Bose Fellowship

Dr. K Thangaraj, Chief Scientist at the city based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has bagged the prestigious J C Bose Fellowship for his outstanding scientific contributions in the field of population and medical genomics. The J C Bose fellowship is awarded to active scientists in recognition of their outstanding performance by the ..

The scientists of NEIST develops a Cancer cell detection ‘dots’ from coal

A team of scientists from CSIR-NEIST Assam has developed a chemical process that turns ‘dirty’ coal into a biomedical ‘dot’ to help detect cancer cells. The team, led by Binoy Kumar Saikia and Tonkeswar Das, has applied for a patent for their chemical method of producing Carbon Quantum Dots (CQDs) from cheap, abundant, low-quality and ..

Meghalaya government launches Aroma Mission to boost medical plants

Conrad K Sangma, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, has launched Rs 18-crore Aroma Mission at Byrwa in Ri-Bhoi district with an aim to strengthen the livelihood condition of farmers and create employment opportunities in the state. The move will boost the cultivation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs). As part of the mission, a Memorandum ..

Ministry of AYUSH signs MoU with CSIR for cooperation in research and education

The Ministry of AYUSH has recently signed a MoU with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR –New Delhi) for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science. Under the MoU, both organizations shall jointly endeavor to pursue: R&D covering fundamental research; AYUSH specific diagnostic ..

Indian Navy ties up with CSIR for joint research

Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to undertake joint research and development of advanced technologies for the Indian Navy. This will be a collaborative arrangement between labs of CSIR, the Indian Navy and Indian industry. The MoU would facilitate joint R&D activities in diverse ..

Indian Navy inks a pact with CSIR

Indian Navy and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have signed  a Memorandum of Understanding  to tackle joint research and development of advanced technologies for the Indian Navy. The agreement will facilitate a formal framework for interaction between Indian Navy and CSIR. This will be a collaborative arrangement between labs of Indian Navy and ..