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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 ..

‘Infosys Prize 2019’ given to Six Leading Achievers

The six winners of Infosys Prize 2019 were felicitated with a pure gold medal, a citation and prize money of USD 100,000, which were presented by Bharat Ratna & Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science 1998 winner, Prof. Amartya Kumar Sen on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 at Bengaluru.  First awarded in the year 2008, the ..

CSIR, India and CNRS, France signed MoU

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France at New Delhi on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 that will establish a framework for cooperation between the two Research Organisations for promotion and support in the field of scientific and technological ..

CSIR-CCMB Genetic study on people in Lakshadweep Islands: Key Findings

The genetic studies were undertaken on the people of the Lakshadweep archipelago by the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). The findings of the study are: Majority of human ancestry in Lakshadweep was largely derived from South Asia with minor influences from East and West Eurasia. The study demonstrated close genetic link of Lakshadweep ..

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 ..