Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR): GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI launches Drug Discovery Hackathon for COVID-19

On July 2, 2020, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan and Union Minister of HRD Ramesh Pokhriyal launched “Drug Discovery Hackathon”, 2020. Highlights The event was jointly launched by the ..

CSIR-IICB: COVID-19 may affect respiratory centre of brain

A team of scientists from CSIR – Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata has undertaken a study on the neuro-invasive potential of COVID-19 and said that the virus may infect the respiratory centre of ..

CSIR-IHBT scientists developed chemical-free hand sanitizer

The scientists at Himachal Pradesh based Council of Scientific & Industrial Research -Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) have developed a chemical-free hand sanitiser in India. Due to the increasing demand for sanitisers amid the ..

CSIR and Nature India launched Nature India Essay Competition 2020

With an aim to provide a platform for sharing ideas on how societally-impactful science can advance and strengthen the country for young and experienced scientists, researchers and authors in India, The Council of Scientific & ..