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Ministry of Science and Technology launches SERB-POWER

On October 29, 2020, the Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the SERB-POWER initiative. The scheme mitigates gender disparity in science and engineering research funding programmes in Indian academic Institutions and Research and Development Laboratories. Highlights SERB-POWER is Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research. The scheme was exclusively designed for women scientist. ..

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India to conduct VAIBHAV Summit

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to inaugurate VAIBHAV Summit on October 2, 2020. VAIBHAV is Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik Summit. Highlights The summit is an initiative by Science and technology experts spread all over the world and working in academic organisations of India. It enables a deliberation on thought process and research and development culture focusing ..

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GoI launches “Accelerate Vigyan” scheme

On July 1, 2020, an inter-ministerial scheme called “Accelerate Vigyan” was launched by SERB operating under Government of India. The scheme is to provide an integrated platform for Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), workshops and capacity building programmes. Highlights The primary objective of the scheme is to give thrust on encouraging high-end scientific research ..

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Official Logo launched to celebrate Golden Jubilee Commemoration Year of DST

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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Nature Index

The Nature Research, a division of the popular Springer Nature recently released Nature Index. India secured 12th rank in the index. Highlights The countries that secured top 5 places in the index includes USA, China, Germany, UK and Japan. The top Indian Institutes that were rated high by the index include CSIR (Council of Scientific ..

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