Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Current Affairs, GK & News

Atal Innovation Mission: CSIR Adopts 295 Atal Tinkering Labs

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research recently adopted 295 Atal Tinkering Labs established under Atal Innovation Mission. This will help young innovators associated with the Atal Tinkering Labs to learn from the best scientists in the country. It will pave way for them to become living inspirations for their schools and local communities. What ..

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Heeng Cultivation introduced in Indian Himalayas

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Institute of Himalayan bioresource Technology has taken up Heeng cultivation in the Lahaul valley of Himachal Pradesh. Around 750 hectares are to be covered under Heeng cultivation. Background The IHBT had earlier partnered with Department of Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh to boost production of Heeng and Saffron in the ..

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Scientists discover security ink to prevent fake printing of critical documents

Scientists from National Physical Laboratory have discovered a security ink which can prevent fake printing of critical documents such as passports and counterfeiting of currency notes. National Physical Laboratory functions under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has recently developed a security ink which glows in red and green colours when illuminated by two ..

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CSIR tops ‘Nature Ranking Index-2020

As per the ‘Nature Ranking Index-2020’, which is based on total research output of institutions, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been ranked in the first place in the country. Based on the researches carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, the ranks are devised. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, ..

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CSIR and CNRS, France inks MoU for Promotion of Scientific and Technological Research

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India’s Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), and France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) to establish a framework for cooperation between two institutes towards promotion and support of scientific and technological research. Highlights of MoU The MoU was signed with a view of potentially beneficial ..

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