Science and Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

Science and Technology  Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Vigyan Yatra?

Vigyan yatra is a promotional activity to promote scientific temper. It is being carried out as a part of the India International Science Festival. About Vigyan Yatra The Vigyan Yatra is a promotional activity of the sixth edition of India International Science Festival. The festival is organised by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Vans, ..

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November 10: World Science Day for Peace and Development

Every year, the World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated to ensure that citizens are kept well informed about the developments of science. This year the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Science for and with Society Key Highlights The day was proclaimed in 2001 and Is being celebrated by the ..

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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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Scientists develop “Catch and Kill” air filter that kills COVID-19

The scientists at the University of Houston have developed “Catch and Kill” air filter. The filter is capable of killing COVID-19 virus that has the potential to stay alive in air for 3 hours. About the filter The filter in the device is 200 degrees Celsius hot in working condition. The temperature has been set ..

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High Level Industry Consultation organized to formulate STIP 2020

The Confederation of India Industry and Science Policy Forum are to organize a high-level industry consultation to formulate Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP), 2020. Highlights The STIP, 2020 was flagged off by the Department of Science and Technology in the wake of COVID-19 crisis. The formulation of STIP 2020 was to be organized in ..

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