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Union Health Minister launches Compendium on ‘CSIR Technologies for COVID-19 Mitigation’

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has launched the ‘Compendium of CSIR Technologies for COVID 19 Mitigation’ and applauded the warriors against the disease in the country. Highlights The Union ..

CSIR signs MoU with Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IIT-D and Vinjana Bharati for adoption of CSIR Technology in Rural Areas

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has entered into a tripartite agreement with the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IIT Delhi and Vinjana Bharati in order to adopt the CSIR Technology to be utilized for ..

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 ..

Clinical trial begins of plant based drug for Covid-19

On 5th June, 2020, the Drugs Controller General of India allowed Sun Pharmaceutical to conduct trial for the first phytopharmaceutical or plant based drug AQCH to treat covid-19 patients. The trial has begun by Sun ..