Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Introduction of National Research Foundation Bill, 2023

The Union Cabinet’s recent approval of the National Research Foundation (NRF) Bill, 2023 marks a significant step towards fostering research and development (R&D) and promoting a culture of innovation across India.   Establishment and Administrative Department  The NRF, as per ..

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National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22

The “National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22: Summary for Policymakers” was released recently. The objective of the NMIS study was to evaluate the innovation performance of manufacturing firms in India. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the United ..

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INSPIRE Awards conferred to 53,021 students across India

Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh has recently provided financial aid to around 53,000 students under the INSPIRE Scheme. What is INSPIRE Scheme? The Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) scheme has been implemented by ..

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Geospatial Self-certification portal

Department of Science and Technology (DST) launched the “Geospatial Self-Certification Portal” in a bid to convey adherence to provisions of Geospatial Guidelines by individuals, organisations, companies, and government agencies. It is a significant step for liberalising geospatial industry in India. ..

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Bipyrazole Organic Crystals

Researchers who are working at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata in association with IIT Kharagpur have developed self-repairing piezoelectric molecular crystals. These crystals are called bipyrazole organic crystals. Usage of Bipyrazole Organic Crystals When it ..

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GoI to formulate new STIP (Science, Technology and Innovation) policy

The Department of Science and Technology along with the office of Principal Scientific Adviser to GoI are to jointly formulate National Science Technology and Innovation Policy 2020. The policy is to be formulated in bottom-up, decentralized process. About the Policy ..

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