IGNITE Awards: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
ANTHURIUM: 10 Varieties of the high market value, AIR PURIFYING flower developed
Published: April 24, 2020
A woman innovator from Kerala, Vasini Bai has developed 10 varieties of Anthurium flower. The flower has high market value for its major usage as an indoor decorative. As the innovator was unable to meet high demand of highly time-consuming technique, the National Innovation Foundation has stepped in. Highlights The National Innovation foundation has facilitated ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Wormivet: Herbal Medication developed by NIF to treat worms
Published: April 12, 2020
The National Innovation foundation India has developed an indigenous herbal medicine called Wormivet. It is an alternative to chemical methods that are currently being used to treat worms. Highlights The Wormivet is used to treat endoparasite worms in livestock. A patent has been filed on the invention. The patent has been given in the name ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
President Pranab Mukherjee presents Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards
Published: November 9, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards to the children winning IGNITE competition at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This year, total 31 students were awarded for their ideas and innovations in the IGNITE competition organized by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF). About Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE competition The IGNITE competition is a ..