Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

NITI Aayog-CSIR Report on Lead Poisoning in India

A joint study by NITI Aayog and CSIR highlighted the growing concern of lead poisoning among children under 19 years of age in India. Key findings A new report by the CSIR and NITI Aayog found that India has the ..



Sustainable Sold Waste Processing Facility developed by CSIR-CMERI

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) has developed Solid Waste Processing facility. Highlights The facility has helped to achieve decentralized decimation of solid waste. Also, it will help in creating value added products. ..


CSIR-CMERI transfers technology of community level Water Purification

On October 8, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research transferred “High Flow Rate Fluoride and Iron removal” technology to a Howrah based private firm. The technology is used for community level water purification. Highlights The water purification system ..


AYUSH Standard Treatment Protocol launched

On October 6, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released “AYUSH Standard Treatment Protocol”. It consists of self-care guidelines on preventive health measures. Highlights The protocol was launched by the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. Along with ..


CSIR Technologies for Rural Development launched

On October 1, 2020, the Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan launched CSIR Technologies for rural development. CSIR is Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Highlights It is a joint initiative of CSIR, IIT-Delhi, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan ..


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 All India Council for Technical ..