Women in science Current Affairs, GK & News

Vigyan Jyoti Programme

The second phase of Vigyan Jyoti programme was started on February 11, 221. It was started on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Key Facts The Vigyan Jyoti Programme will spread the programme to encourage the girls to take interest in science. It would also encourage them to build a ..




National Science Day- ‘Women in Science’

In light of the National Science Day, the government had announced the establishment of 11 chairs in the name of Indian women scientists. Janaki Ammal: Janaki Ammal was a pioneering Indian botanist born in Madras Presidency of British India. She is a noted for her works in the field of cytogenetics and phytogeography. Her most ..


2019 International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated every year on 11th of February to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. The day is a reminder that women and girls play a critical role in science and technology communities and that their participation should ..


Women Scientists Scheme (WOS)

Department of Science and Technology (DST) launched “Women Scientists Scheme (WOS). Under this scheme, women scientists are being encouraged to pursue research in frontier areas of science and engineering, on problems of societal relevance and to take up S&T-based internship followed by self-employment This initiative primarily aimed at providing opportunities to women scientists and technologists between the age ..