Principal Scientific Adviser Current Affairs, GK & News

COVID-19: Rs 3,100 crores allocated from PM CARES Funds

The PM CARES Fund trust was created on March 27, 2020. It was headed by Prime Minister Modi. The other members include Home Minister, Defence Minister and Finance Minister. Ventilators The allocated funds are to be used to buy 50,000 ventilators. The ventilators are to be purchased at a cost of Rs 2,000 cores. These ..

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Government issues manual for home-made masks

The Principal Scientific Advisor has released a manual for the preparation of home-made masks using readily available items. Home-made Masks The home-made masks can be prepared from easily available items like handkerchiefs and old garments like vests and t-shirts. These are to be cleaned thoroughly using heat, UV light, soap and water and also alcohol ..

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Centre launches EChO Network to catalyze cross-disciplinary leadership in India

Government of India launched EChO Network, a national program to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India. The network specifically focuses on increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment. It was launched in New Delhi by Prof. K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to Centre. Currently, no such network is ..

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