Ministry of Science and Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

What are the flaws in SUTRA model?

SUTRA is Susceptible, Undetected, Tested (positive) and Removed Approach. SUTRA is used to chart the trajectory of COVID-19. It is used to predict the future of COVID-19 infections, susceptibility, undetected and positive persons in the country. This SUTRA Model is backed by GoI and was developed by professors from IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad. What is ..

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“Indian National Super Model” launched by DST

On May 31, 2020, the Department of Science and Technology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology launched the Indian National Super Model. The Model was launched to help monitor transmission of COVID-19 infection. Highlights The Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) and IISc (Indian Institute of Science) are to play crucial role ..

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Union Minister Harsh Vardhan launches women helpline for MoST schemes

Union Minister for Science and Technology, Harsh Vardhan launched a new Helpline no 011-26565285, which aims at assisting women students, researchers, entrepreneurs and scientists to get their queries answered related to schemes of Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST). Women Scientist Scheme C (KIRAN IPR) and the newly launched Vigyan Jyoti scheme are the schemes ..

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BioAsia Summit 2020 to be held in Hyderabad

The Government of Telangana is hosting Bio-Asia Summit 2020 in Hyderabad between February 17, 2020 and February 19, 2020. The main objective of the summit is to explore the capabilities of Life Science Companies and their investments. Highlights The summit will be attended by researchers, investors, conglomerates, start-ups and health care representatives. They will focus ..

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Department of Science and Technology launches SATHI scheme

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), under the Ministry of Science and Technology has launched a scheme called “Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI)”. It owns high-end analytical testing instruments and reduce the dependency on foreign sources. DST announced that it has planned to set up five SATHI Centres every year for the ..

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