DST: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

DST-IIEST Solar PV Hub inaugurated at Shibpur, WB

Published: October 28, 2020

On October 27, 2020, the Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh pokhriyal nishank inaugurated the DST-IIEST Solar PV Hub. The hub was inaugurated at Shibpur in Howrah District of West Bengal . Highlights The funds to develop the hub was allocated by the Department of Science and Technology. It is backed by the centre of excellence ..

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He-abundance in Omega Centauri discovered by IIA

Published: August 14, 2020

The scientists at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) have studied the stars of Omega Centauri cluster and found some Helium-enhanced cool bright stars that are present among the metal-rich sample of the cluster. IIA is an autonomous institute of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Significance of the Findings This is ..

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‘India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference’ held

Published: August 11, 2020

The India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference was held on August 6-7, 2020 in order to discuss the ways for taking cooperation between the two countries to a new level. This conference is organized virtually by the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnership to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS). What happened at the Conference? The ..

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Official Logo launched to celebrate Golden Jubilee Commemoration Year of DST

Published: June 29, 2020

The Secretary of Department of Science and Technology launched the official logo to celebrate the Golden Jubilee Commemoration Year of DST. Highlights The DST was established in May 3, 1971. The department is observing a Golden Jubilee Commemoration year between the period May 3, 1971 and May 2, 2021. About DST The DST operates under ..

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NSTMIS report: India placed 3rd in scientific publication

Published: May 2, 2020

The National Science and Technology Management Information (NSTMIS) has conducted a survey on Research and Development Statistics and Indicators 2019-20. Highlights The report says that India ranks 3rd globally in the scientific publication. The first two ranks were occupied by USA and China. The gross expenditure on Research and Development in the country has tripled ..

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