National Environmental Engineering Research Institute Current Affairs, GK & News
Union Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya has recently announced that the India’s first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) will be set up in Gujarat to give boost to the chemical industry. The CICET will come up either at Ahmedabad or Surat. The proposed institute will help the chemical ..
Topics: Ahmedabad • Chemical engineering • Gujarat • India • Mansukh L. Mandaviya • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Smart cities in India • States and union territories of India • Surat
On 7th December, 2018 Union Cabinet has approved the launching of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). The Mission would be implemented by Department of Science & Technology at a total outlay of Rs. 3660 crore for a period of five years. Objectives of the Mission: The Mission aims to address the ever increasing technological ..
The scientists at CSIR have developed Less Polluting ‘Green’ Firecrackers which are not only environment friendly but 15-20 % cheaper than the conventional ones. These crackers have been named as Safe Water Releaser (SWAS), Safe Minimal Aluminium (SAFAL) and Safe Thermite Cracker (STAR). The commonly used pollution-causing chemicals – aluminium, barium, potassium nitrate and carbon ..
Topics: Aluminium • Central Electro Chemical Research Institute • Chemistry • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Explosives • Firecracker • Flash powder • Gunpowder • Incendiary weapons • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Physical sciences • Thermite
Dr Harsh Vardhan, the union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change (MoEF&CC), has inaugurated air pollution control device – Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit (WAYU) at ITO in New Delhi. WAYU is developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research –National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) to mitigate air pollution at traffic junctions. The prototype ..
Topics: Air pollution • Building biology • Contents • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Environmental engineering • Environmental health • Ministry of Science and Technology • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Pollutant • Pollution • Volatile organic compound
Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated air pollution control device WAYU (Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit) for traffic junctions at ITO intersection and Mukarba Chowk in New Delhi. The device aims at tackling toxicity in air by sucking in particulate matter and release fresh air WAYU (Wind ..
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Air pollution control device • Air Purifiers • CSIR • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • NEERI • New Delhi • Science and Technology • WAYU • Wind Augmentation PurifYing Unit
National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) has developed indigenous and economically feasible method to reduce high fluoride content in potable water, which has possible domestic and community applications. The method can be used for reduction of fluoride concentration from 5-8 mg/L to less than 1.0 mg/L (miligram per litre). The process does not affect the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Activated alumina • Chemistry • Defluoridation • Dental fluorosis • Fluoride • Fluorine • Fluorosis • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Natural sciences • Physical sciences • Water fluoridation • Water treatment