CSIR Current Affairs, GK & News

HANSA-NG

HANSA-New Generation (HANSA-NG) is India’s first indigenous aircraft trainer. About HANSA-NG HANSA-NG is indigenously designed and developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research -National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL). It is a two-seater aircraft and a revamped version of the HANSA, which was developed 30 years ago. HANSA-NG is an advanced flying trainer. It is powered ..

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Extension of INSACOG Network to neighbour countries

Recently, India announced to extend its “SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) network” to neighbour countries, to fight against Covid-19. Key Facts INSACOG is a network of laboratories for genomic sequencing and surveillance. India will also work for the implementation of “TRIPS waiver”, that it co-sponsored with South Africa for diversifying its local manufacturing in regional markets. ..

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India-France MoU on Health research

India and France recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on inherited disorders and emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. The MoU was signed between France Institut Pasteur and CSIR of India. It was signed under the purview of Ministry of Science and Technology. About the MoU Under the agreement, the countries signed to work together, identify ..

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Hyderabad Open Rock Museum

On January 6, 2021, the Union Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Jitendra Singh, inaugurated first “Open Rock Museum” in Hyderabad. Open Rock Museum The museum displays about 35 different varieties of rocks from different parts of India. Age of these rocks are ranging from 3.3 billion years to around 55 ..

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Indian SARS – CoV – 2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG)

INSACOG is a multi-lab agency. It was established by the Government of India in 2020 to monitor the genomic variations of COVID-19. In the beginning, there were ten labs. The number has now increased largely. About INSACOG The labs identify and expand the genome sequences of COVID-19 virus. Through this they understand how the virus ..

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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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