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One Week One Theme-EED Programme

CSIR-NIScPR and CSIR-NCL Jointly Organise One Week One Theme under the theme EED.

Hon’ble Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Launches CSIR’s “One Week One Theme” Campaign

“Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh says, ‘One Week One Theme’ initiative under Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) aims to make innovation inclusive for all.

CSIR-NIScPR Organises a Workshop on S&T Communication

A discussion on how scientists and researchers can interact with the media and use social media platforms to communicate technical evidence and research in simpler terms for the layperson.

Estimating invasive armoured sailfin catfish in the waterbodies of Eastern Ghats using environmental DNA method

This fish was once introduced for its unique appearance and ability to clean algal growth in tanks and aquaria. But now it has spread to 60% of the water bodies of Eastern Ghats and is also damaging fishing nets and the ecosystem.

Vedda of Sri Lanka has close genetic affinity with the Indian populations: a new study

This study underscores South Asia's complex mosaic of human migration and genetic diversity. It reveals how the Vedda have preserved their genetic identity over millennia despite massive cultural and linguistic changes around them.

CSIR-NIScPR Hosts Enlightening Lecture on Health & Sanitation during Swachhata Pakhwada

Highlighting the need for a holistic approach to health, Prof. Shridhar Dwivedi, Senior Consultant Cardiologist & head of Academics at the National Heart Institute, urged everyone to continue the healthy habits adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSIR-IIIM & NDTL Extend MoU to Achieve Excellence in Dope Testing in Sports

While giving details of the work to be done under the MoU, Dr Zabeer Ahmed, Director, CSIR-IIIM, said that in 2021, a groundbreaking scientific collaboration was initiated jointly by CSIR-IIIM and NDTL.

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day

On this occasion, the institute organised a national workshop.

India’s biggest Climate Clock activated at CSIR HQ to Celebrate Earth Day

The event signifies CSIR’s aim to spread awareness about climate change and its ill effects.

Dr N Kalaiselvi, DG CSIR, Visits CSIR-NIScPR

Dr N Kalaiselvi inaugurated the newly constructed main gate of the institute and Chaired SVASTIK Monitoring Committee Meeting.

CSIR-NIScPR Organises Workshop on “How to Spread Science-based Stories through Radio

Shri Manoj Mainkar, Programme Executive at All India Radio, New Delhi Station, shared his valuable insights on crafting compelling science narratives for the audio format.

CSIR-IIIM Aroma Mission Has Empowered Farmers for Sustainable Future: Dr Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Union S&T Minister

Dr Jitendra said, “The agri-startup from the region is the outcome of CSIR-IIIM activities under Aroma Mission, which now takes root in Basohli thus empowering the farmers for a sustainable future.”

CSIR-NIScPR Organises Workshop on Effective Science Communication Strategies

The orientation workshop aimed to empower the Science Media Communication Cell (SMCC) with valuable insights from renowned experts.

CSIR-CIMAP Organises Kisan Mela-2024

Shri Yogi Adityanath said that farmers across the country are embracing agriculture diversification, aligning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visionary approach, consequently doubling the income and highlighting the PM’s transformative vision.

Hon’ble Union S&T Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Distributes Quality Planting Material at Kisan Sammelan

Hon’ble Union S&T Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Distributes Quality Planting Material at Kisan Sammelan

CSIR-NIO Celebrates 59th Foundation Day with Public Engagement

Hon’ble CM of Goa delivers Foundation Day lecture, lauds CSIR-NIO for supporting Goa's initiatives in strengthening marine sector-oriented research.

Hon’ble Union S&T Minister Presents the CSIR Young Scientist Awards and GN Ramachandran Medal

The Hon’ble Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said that over the last 80 years, CSIR has emerged as one of India’s most glorious and gratifying organs since independence.

CSIR-NIScPR at World Book Fair

CSIR-NIScPR publications at the world book fair 2024.

Hon’ble PM Visits CSIR-NIO stall at Viksit Bharat Viksit Goa Programme

PM was explained about NIO’s innovations and its research findings.

CSIR-IHBT Opens Tulip Garden for Public

The garden is also the first tulip garden in the state.

CSIR Tableaux at Republic Day Parade 2024

Purple Revolution through Scientific Interventions of CSIR.

CSIR Pavilion at IISF 2023

CSIR Pavilion at the Mega Science & Technology Expo of IISF 2023, Faridabad.

CSIR-CEERI Organises Outreach Programme India International Science Festival (IISF-2023)

The Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Rajasthan, Ms Diya Kumari emphasised the significant contribution of Indian science and scientists in elevating the reputation of the nation globally.

CSIR-NCL Organises IISF-2023 Curtain-Raiser Programme

The curtain-raiser programme successfully ignited the spirit of scientific temper, paving the way for the much-anticipated IISF 2023.

CSIR-NPL Organises Outreach Programme of IISF 2023

Prof. MM Tripathy, Director General, NIELIT, emphasised that youth should actively participate in such programmes because they are the future leaders and will play a major role in the economic development of the country.

CSIR-CDRI Organises Pre-Fest Event of IISF 2023

The event aimed to inspire and motivate young minds to pursue careers in science, specifically focusing on the exciting field of Drug Discovery and Research. 

IISF 2023 Outreach Programme of CSIR-NIScPR

Students thoroughly enjoyed and learned through fun activities with science and were also apprised about the IISF and its events.

CSIR-IMTECH Organises Outreach Programme for 9th IISF-2023

The programme aims to inspire students and young researchers to undertake science as a career and uplift the scientific temperament of researchers across the country.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh releases a flagship document on the National Circular Economy Roadmap for the reduction of Plastic waste in India

“CSIR developing various technologies towards reducing India’s Carbon footprint and recycling” — Dr Jitendra Singh.

Union Minister Flags Off “Recycling on Wheels Smart-ER” to Promote Cleanliness and Environmental Responsibility under Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) Campaign

Enter sub article content...“This project recognises Safai Mitra’s crucial role in cleanliness, preserving both the environment and their health through responsible e-waste disposal,” said Dr Jitendra Singh.

A Training Session by CSIR-NIScPR’s “National Knowledge Resource Consortium” and “Elsevier”

The National Knowledge Resources Consortium and Elsevier are collaborating to bring together a training session for members of the consortium.

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates Ayurveda Day

The lecture encompassed various facets of Ayurveda, such as Prakriti, the Ayurveda clock, dietary practices, and strategies for mitigating stress-related health issues

CSIR-IMTECH’s “One Week, One Lab” Programme

CSIR-IMTECH organises various events during a week-long celebration.

CSIR-SERC Organises “One Week, One Lab” Programme

CSIR-SERC organises various events during a week-long celebration.

“One Week, One Lab” Campaign at CSIR-NCL

CSIR-NCL organises various events during a week-long celebration.

CSIR-IIIM Celebrates “One Week, One Lab”

CSIR-IIM organises various events during a week-long celebration.

CSIR-CFTRI Celebrates “One Week, One Lab” Programme

CSIR-CFTRI organises various events during a week-long celebration.

CSIR-CECRI’s “One Week, One Lab” Programme

CSIR-CECRI organises various events during a week-long celebration.

“One Week, One Lab” Campaign of CSIR-Fourth Paradigm Institute

CSIR-4PI organises various events during a week-long celebration.

CSIR-CRRI Celebrates “One Week, One Lab”

CSIR-CRRI organises various events during a week-long celebration.

Inauguration of ‘Yusuf Hamied Chemistry Camp’ at CSIR-IMTECH by Hon’ble Governor Haryana

The three-day residential camp aims to inspire and nurture the next generation of chemists through the use of the Indian Sign Language Enabled Virtual Lab (ISLEVL).

CSIR-NIScPR Scientist Dr Manish Mohan Gore Wins Award for Excellence in Science Communication among Children

Dr Manish Mohan Gore was awarded the 2022 'Jagapati Chaturvedi Bal Vigyan Lekhan Samman' by UP Hindi Sansthan.

CSIR AMRIT Lecture by Dr Swaminathan Sivaram

“CSIR Racing to One Hundred: Challenges and Opportunities”.

CSIR-NIScPR Organises “One Day Patents Boot Camp” Workshop

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR) organised “One Day Patents Boot Camp” on 31 July 2023 at its campus KS Krishnan Marg, Pusa, New Delhi. 

CSIR-NIScPR Organises NIScPR-SVASTIK Lecture on "Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”

Padma Shri Dr HR Nagendra, Chancellor, S-VYASA University, delivered a Keynote address.

CSIR-IIIM Initiates India’s First Cannabis Medicinal Project

Hon’ble Union Minister S&T Dr Jitendra Singh complimented the efforts of the CSIR-IIIM for pioneering research in exploring the therapeutic properties of Cannabis.

CSIR-CDRI is offering a course on Skill Development Programme in Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques

Under the CSIR-Integrated Skill Initiative, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute is offering a course on Skill Development Programme in Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques.

CSIR’s “One Week One Lab” Programme

A week long programme celebrated by CSIR-IITR and CSIR-IICT

CSIR-IICT Celebrates “One Week, One Lab” Programme

As a part of the "One Week, One Lab" campaign launched by the Hon’ble Minister and Vice President of CSIR, Dr Jitendra Singh, the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, conducted a programme during 7-12 March 2023.

CSIR AMRIT Lecture Series

Dr RA Mashelkar, Former DG-CSIR deliver an inaugural lecture on Doing & Leading Science in India: Lessons from Personal Journey.

CSIR Participates in National Technology Week 2023

CSIR start-ups and labs are participating in the event at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

CSIR and the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), Israel, sign an MoU

A partnership on Industrial Research and Development Cooperation.

CSIR-CDRI Organises Energy Literacy Training and Climate Clock Awareness Programme

Participants were briefed about the real-time data of Climate Clockand the Student-Scientist Connect programme to understand the know-how of drug development.

CSIR and OIL sign an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

The objective of the MoU is to facilitate collaboration for pursuing research in advanced technologies for energy security.

Director of CSIR-NCL Receivesthe Engineering Council of India’s Eminent Engineer Award

Dr Ashish Lele, Director, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, received the Engineering Council of Indi’s Eminent Engineer Award

DG-ICMR Releases Health Special Issues of Vigyan Pragati & Science Reporter

In view of the World Health Day 2023, CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR), New Delhi, brought out health-focused special issues of its two monthly popular science magazines — VigyanPragati in Hindi and Science Reporter in English.

CSIR-ASPIRE calls for online submission of Research Proposals

Hon’ble Minister for S&T and Vice President, CSIR, Dr Jitendra Singh launched the portal in presence of Dr N Kalaiselvi, Director General, CSIR, on the occasion of Women’s day.

Brainstorming Workshop“Socio-economic Impact of CSIR Food and Agri-Technologies: A Dialogue with Stakeholders”

Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal,Director, CSIR-NIScPR, highlighted the importance of considering factors such as innovativeness, the strength of technologies and stakeholders’ opinions to bridge the existing gaps between technology development and its practical implementation.

CSIR-NIO Conducts “One Week, One Lab”Programme

Joining the ‘One Week One Lab’ campaign, the CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa,organised a series of activitiesfrom 6-11 February 2023.

CSIR-CIMAP’s “One Week, One Lab” Programme

As part of a pan-CSIR programme to showcase products and processes and reach out to the society, the CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow conducted the “One Week, One Lab” programme from 30 January to 7 February 2023.

Dr Zabeer Ahmed Appoints as New Director of CSIR-IIIM

Dr Zabeer Ahmed joined CSIR-IIIM as Director on 22 March 2023.

India & Mexico sign an MoU on research, technology and innovation collaborations with focus on several key technology areas

The three priority areas of Water, Lithium and Vaccines flagged by the Mexican side will be taken care of by the CSIR and other Sister Organisations, Dr Jitendra Singh assures the Mexican Foreign Minister.

CSIR-NIScPR Organises International Conference on "Communication & Dissemination of Traditional Knowledge"

We have to make an optimum balance between Indian traditional knowledge with modern S&T —  Dr Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Union S&T Minister.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, a traditional millet diet is beneficial in diabetes, obesity and a host of other disorders

Hon’ble Dr Jitendra Singh addressed an exclusive event titled “CSIR innovations on Millets” commemorating the International Year of Millets.

CSIR-NPL Organises Online Training Programme

The focal theme of the training programme was “Awareness about IPR”.

CSIR Pavilion Bags the ‘Best Pavilion in the Expo’ of IISF 2022

At the Mega S&T Expo during IISF, CSIR Pavilion bagged the best pavilion award.

CSIR-IMTECH Celebrates its 39th Foundation Day

Dr T. Mohapatra delivered this year’s Foundation Day Lecture on ‘Food and Nutrition Security in India: Capitalizing on Agriculture 4.0’.

"Vigyanika — Science Literature Festival" Event in IISF, Bhopal

Two-day event to showcase India's rich legacy of promoting science & inculcating scientific temper among the public.

CSIR-NISCPR Celebrates its Second Foundation Day

Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director, CSIR-NIScPR discussed the strength and rich legacy of NIScPR.

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates its Foundation Day

The Foundation Day will be graced by Dr N. Kalaiselvi, Director General, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR on 13 January 2023.

All 37 CSIR Labs will be turned into Global Centers of Research and Innovation in their respective fields of Specialisation, says Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

The Minister launches the “One Week One Lab" campaign highlighting India's global excellence in technology, innovation and Start-ups.

Science Reporter Special Issue on 80 of CSIR in the Service of the Nation

The special September issue of Science Reporter was the fifth among the series of special issues brought out to mark the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav programme of the Government of India.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Announces the Launching of CSIR’s "One Week, One Lab" countrywide campaign

Keeping in tune with the transformations happening in CSIR, the Minister of Science and Technology also released the new tagline, “CSIR — The Innovation Engine of India”.

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates Communal Harmony Week and Flag Day 2022

Special talk on “Conflicts and Resolutions — Indian Experiences”.

Prof. Venu Gopal Achanta Elected as a Member of the International Committee for Weight and Measures (CIPM)

CIPM is a supreme international committee, which is responsible for the Development and Implementation of Weight and Measures globally. Prof. Venu Gopal Achanta is among 18 members worldwide from different countries. He is the 7th Indian to be in the prestigious international committee.

CSIR Gets A New Director General

Dr N. Kalaiselvi is the first woman Director General of CSIR.

Joint Secretary of CSIR visits CSIR-NIScPR

CSIR-NIScPR, New Delhi, organised the culmination programme of Hindi Month.

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates 81st Foundation Dayof CSIR

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication & Policy Research (NIScPR) celebrated the 81st Foundation Day of CSIR.

CSIR’s Popular Science Magazine ‘VigyanPragati’ Receives‘RajbhashaKirti Award’

Vigyan Pragati aims at communicating S&T to the masses in a simple language.

Composite Parts for LCA-Tejas from CSIR-NAL: Helping Nation to Build Modern Fighter Aircraft

Upon signing of the agreement, CSIR-NAL has issued authorisation to HAL for direct sourcing of the composite parts from its production partner i.e TASL for LCA Mk1-A under intimation to CSIR-NAL.

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children-2022

Honouring the spirit of Innovation of Young Minds

Two Day Advance Online Course on Engineering of Precast Concrete Technology for Mass Housing (EPCTH-2022)

Engineering of Precast Concrete Technology for Mass Housing (EPCTH-2022)

CSIR-NPL Organises a Training Programme on “Length & Dimension Metrology and Applications of Interferometry”

The programme was specifically designed for researchers, industry personnel, legal metrology officers and students

CSIR-NIScPR Releases the Special Issue of “Vigyan Pragati” — Hindi Popular Science Magazine

The Special Issue focuses onIndian Organisations Engaged in Science Popularisation.

Announcement of CSIR Logo Designing Competition 2022 Prize Winners

80 Years of CSIR’S contribution to Indian S&T.

National Conference on “Recent Trends in Plant Biology” by CSIR-IIIM

This conference will provide an ideal platform to inspire the youth of the country towards science and will be a means to foster research collaborations.

CCMB Scientist Elects as an EMBO Member

Dr Rajan Sankaranarayanan, Outstanding Scientist at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, (CSIR-CCMB), Hyderabad, has been announced as one of the elected Associate Members of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). 

Fostering a Strong Atma Nirbhar Bharat

Fostering a Strong AtmaNirbhar Bharat by providing indigenous Technology by forging partnership with industry.

CSIR-CDRI Organises Swachhata Pakhwada and National Technology Day

During the concluding session of Swachhta Pakhwada and Technology Day, former President of the Cardiological Society of India and famous cardiologist Dr Mansoor Hasan Khan delivered a very informative lecture on Medical Technology and Humanity.

CSIR-CDRI Transfers Technology of a Nucleic Acid Staining Dye GreenR™ on National Technology Day

Dr Goel informed that the product GreenR™ provides an economical alternative to commercially available dyes that are used to stain DNA/RNA, which are currently imported.

National Conference on “Recent Trends in Plant Biology” by CSIR-IIIM

This conference will provide an ideal platform to inspire the youth of the country towards science and will be a means to foster research collaborations.

CSIR-IHBT Celebrates National Technology Day

Chief Guest of the function Prof. Pulok Kumar Mukherjee, Director, IBSD, Imphal, Manipur, delivered the Technology Day speech on the theme 'Ethnopharmacology: Integrating Shastra and Science from Tradition to Translation'.

CSIR-NCL celebrates the National Technology Day

Shri Vidyut Mohan, Co-Founder and CEO of “Takachar” rendered the National Technology Day Lecture on the topic “Harvesting value from Agricultural and Forest waste.”

S&T Minister Calls for Greater Connect between Industry and Academia

The industry connect programme aims to explore globally benchmarked technologies and products for making the country self-sustaining and self-generating.

CSIR-NIScPR Organises Workshop on Technology Readiness Level (TRL) and its Applications for Technology Assessment

CSIR-NIScPR in association with IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Mumbai, IIT Roorkee, IIT Dhanbad, IIT Jammu, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) Dehradun, UNDP Accelerator Labs and TIFAC, organised a one-day “Workshop on Technology Readiness Level (TRL).

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates World Environment Day

“Only One Earth — Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature”

CSIR-NPL celebrates World Metrology Day

The theme for "World Metrology Day-2022" was “Metrology in the Digital Era”, announced jointly by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) and the International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML).

CSIR-NIScPR Organises National Technology Day Lecture on "Accelerator Technology in Everyday Life"

The lecture was delivered by Prof. Avinash Chandra Pandey, Director, Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC).

CSIR-CDRI, Scientist Dr Ritu Trivedi got selected for National Tech Excellence Award for Women-2022

Dr Ritu Trivedi, Senior Principal Scientist CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow, got selected for the National Women Scientist Award for Excellence in Translational Research (National Tech Excellence Award for Women-2022) by DST.

Advertisement for Call for Proposals under CSIR-NMITLI-IOP

Call for Industry Originated R&D Concept Proposals.

Dr Rajesh S. Gokhale given Additional Charge as DG, CSIR

Dr Rajesh S. Gokhale has been given additional charge of DG, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

CSIR-IMTECH Celebrates its 38th Foundation Day

Dr Ella in his Foundation Day lecture highlighted how today’s neglected infectious diseases could be tomorrow’s global pandemic and stressed the need to have a coherent strategy to fight infectious diseases.

CSIR-CEERI Organises Webinar

Jigyasa Vigyan Mahotsav 2022: Artificial Intelligence Theme – Boot Camp-I

Visit of Shri Lok Nath Sharma, Hon'ble Minister, Government of Sikkim to CSIR-IHBT

Shri Lok Nath Sharma appreciated the contribution made by the institute through the development of high-end research-based technologies and their deployment for boosting the rural economy.

National Seminar "Nurturing Science Communication – Motivating Science Communicators"

“Distilling correct scientific information is a huge challenge and here science communication has a big role to play”: — Prof. K. VijayRaghavan, PSA, Govt of India

AIIMS and CSIR-IIIM Sign MoU for Scientific Collaboration

The purpose of the cooperation is to promote collaborative research, development and to facilitate the exchange of ideas, development of new knowledge, and to enhance high-quality research acumen.

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children 2022

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children 2022

Two Days Workshop on Scientific Communications

Two Days Workshop on Scientific Communications

Exploring RNAi and Nanotechnology for Cancer Therapeutics

The proposed bio-drug is non-toxic, bio-compatible with a higher uptake efficiency, and shows effective site-specific delivery with regression of tumours in two different mouse models of colon and breast cancer.

Platinum Jubilee Celebration of CSIR-NPL

On this occasion, a Special Postage Stamp and Special Cover commemorating the 75th Platinum Jubilee year of CSIR-NPL was released by the Hon’ble Minister in the presence of Shri Ashok Kumar, Postmaster General, India Post (Delhi Circle).

Dr Geetha Vani Rayasam Appointed as New Head of CSIR-HRDG

Dr Geetha Vani Rayasam, Outstanding Scientist, CSIR, has recently assumed the charge as head of CSIR-HRDG.

Dr D. Srinivasa Reddy took over the Additional Charge as Director of CSIR-CDRI

Dr Reddy has more than 20 Years of research experience in the synthesis of natural products/medicinal chemistry/drug discovery.

CSIR-IMTECH Celebrates its 38th Foundation Day

Dr Ella highlighted how innovative technology in vaccine development is essential to solve public healthcare problems caused by infectious diseases.

Novel Genetic Risk Factors for Heart Failure among Indians

Study revealed 27 variations, of which 7 mutations (8.0%) were novel, and were detected exclusively in Indian dilated cardiomyopathy patients.

Hon’ble S&T Minister Launches Aerial Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccine through Octacopter Drones in Jammu

It has special features like digital Autopilot with advanced flight instrumentation systems.

Dr Jitendra Singh Launches India’s First Virtual Science Lab for Children

The programme will build a connection between students and scientists across the nation providing them with quality research exposure and innovative teaching methods.

CSIR-NIScPR Celebrates First Foundation Day

Scientific awareness and communication activities are very important to help take laboratory work to the society — Hon'ble Minister of S&T Dr Jitendra Singh

CSIR-NPL Solemnised 75th Platinum Jubliee Year

75 Years of dedicated service to the nation.

Inauguration of Electrochemical-3D Printing Laboratory

Release of compendium “Efforts to Combat COVID-19” of CSIR-AMPRI by Hon'ble Minister.

New Pilot Plant Facility at CSIR-IICT

CSIR-IICT established a state-of-the-art Kilo Lab facility.

Vigyanika — Science Literature Festival 2021

‘Vigyanika’ showcases India’s rich legacy of promoting science & inculcating scientific temper among the public through the multilingual scientific literature, science poetry, science drama and folk art.

CSIR-IIP Partners with IndiGo to Manufacture Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

CSIR-IIP and IndiGo sign agreement for SAF production.

CSIR-CDRI Completes Phase III Clinical Trials of Repurposed Antiviral Drug Umifenovir

Prof. Tapas Kundu mentioned that Umifenovir (Arbidol) was selected from among 16 suggested candidates of CSIR looking into the feasibility of synthesis using locally available chemicals at the peak of the pandemic.

CSIR-NIScPR Launches National Initiative SVASTIK

SVASTIK aims to conserve the practice of the right tradition, inculcate scientific temper of verifying traditional practices scientifically and instil confidence in the citizens regarding the scientific value of our traditional knowledge/practices.

Dr S Chandrasekhar, Director, CSIR-IICT is the New DST Secretary

Dr S Chandrasekhar has been appointed as the new Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Inaugurates New Building Facilities at CSIR-IMMT

Dr Jitendra Singh said marine minerals from coastal and ocean sources will be key to India's future economy.

80th CSIR Foundation Day Celebration at CSIR-IHBT

The chief guest of the function Prof. R.K. Khandal threw light on clean energy, eco-friendly technology, making new and renewable chemicals using waste materials.

CSIR-CECRI Celebrates 80th CSIR Foundation Day

Dr K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO and Secretary, Department of Space, Bengaluru, was the Chief Guest of the event and delivered the 80th CSIR Foundation Day Lecture.

CSIR-NBRI get featured in the List of World’s Top 2% scientists database 2021 released by Elsevier BV

Elsevier BV released the list of World’s Top 2% scientists database 2021.

Hon’ble Dr Jitendra Singh Addresses the Academia Sub-Committee of Society Meeting

Minister calls upon CSIR to strengthen the innovation ecosystem at Universities.

State-of-the-art Heli-Borne Survey Technology for Ground Water Management Launched

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says water technologies of CSIR from source finding to water treatment will benefit millions of people across the country.

CSIR Celebrates 80th Foundation Day

Shri Venkaiah Naidu, the Hon'ble Vice President of India, was the chief guest of the occasion, and Dr Jitendra Singh, Hon'ble Minister (S&T, ES, PMO, DOPT), graced the occasion with his august presence.

Immunity Modulator Based on CSIR-IHBT Technology Launched

Dr Sanjay Kumar talked about the technology and informed that this formulation is based on easily available bioresources and listed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

First-ever Monk Fruit Cultivation in India by CSIR-IHBT

Dr Sanjay Kumar, Director, CSIR-IHBT initiated the monk fruit cultivation programme in Himachal Pradesh by planting its seedlings in a progressive farmer’s field (Shri Manav Khullar) at Raison, Kullu on 12 July 2021.

Molecular Sensor on Serotonin Receptor to Detect Cholesterol

The researchers carefully replaced specific amino acids in the CRAC motifs of the serotonin1A receptor and identified a particular amino acid responsible for the cholesterol-sensitive function of the receptor.

Dr Shekhar Mande Takes Stock of CSIR’s Lavender Cultivation at Pulwama

DG, CSIR and  Director CSIR-IIIM met Shri Manoj Sinha, Lt Governor of J&K and apprised him about the introduction of Lavender and other high-value cash crops by CSIR in J&K. 

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, mapping groundwater sources by CSIR will help utilise groundwater for drinking purposes and supplement Prime Minister Modi’s “Har Ghar Nal Se Jal” Mission

Dr Jitendra Singh informed that this technique is cost-effective, precise and is useful to map large areas (districts/states) within a short time to map the vast extent of groundwater resources in arid regions of our country.

Hon'ble Union Minister of S&T Dr Jitendra Singh Releases Special Independence Day issue of Science Reporter

We should highlight India's remarkable S&T progress in the seven decades of its Independence — Dr Jitendra Singh

New Technology can Enhance Solubility of Poorly Water-soluble Multi-herbal Extracts

The prototype has been validated using commercial AYURSULIN capsule used to treat type-II diabetic as model drug.

New Polyhouse Technology for Horticulture CROPS

The developed facility will be used as a demonstration farm for the farmers.

Inauguration of Geomagnetic Observatory at Choutuppal campus of CSIR-NGRI

This facility continuously measures Earth's magnetic field at 1 sec interval.

Consortium of four Indian Cities Led by CSIR-CCMB Established for Enhanced Coronavirus Genome Surveillance

The Consortium will track the emergence of viral variants correlated to epidemiological dynamics and clinical outcomes.

CSIR-NCL Scientist Appointed Director of Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences

Dr B.L.V. Prasad, a Senior Principal Scientist CSIR-NCL, Pune, has been selected as the Director of CeNS, Bengaluru.

Technology Meant for Mitigation of Airborne Transmission of SARS-COV-2 will be Installed in Parliament House says Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh on 13 July 2021 discussed with scientific experts, the modalities of installing the latest UV-C Disinfection Technology in the Parliament House, on the eve of the upcoming session on the 19th of this month. 

Dr Jitendra Singh Assumes the Charge of S&T Ministry

Dr Jitendra Singh assumed charge of two portfolios — the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Earth Sciences with independent charge.

CSIR-NIScPR Journals - Journal Impact Factor 2020 (Clarivate Analytics)

CSIR-NIScPR journals show an appreciative jump in Journal Impact Factor 2020 released yesterday by Clarivate Analytics.

Dr Venu Gopal Achanta is the New Director of CSIR-NPL

Prof. (Dr) Venu Gopal Achanta appointed as the director of CSIR–NPL, New Delhi.

Nominations are invited for CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award (CDJTA)

CSIR Invites Nominations for CDJTA 2020 (Last Date: 25th July 2021)

Prime Minister Chairs Meeting of CSIR Society

The Prime Minister said that in our country, CSIR works as an institutional arrangement to keep Science, Society and Industry on the same page.

Dr Vinay Nandicoori is the new CCMB Director

Dr Vinay Nandicoori a renowned Molecular Biologist has taken over as the Director of CSIR-CCMB.

Vigyan Jyoti Lecture Series by CSIR-NCL

“The Effect of Force: Equilibrium and Motion”

Dr Ashish LeleTakes Charge as Director of CSIR-NCL

Dr Ashish Lele joined CSIR-NCL in 1993 as a scientist and set up a research group on the rheology of complex fluids, polymer dynamics, and polymer processing.

Genome-Proteome Mapping of the Indian Ocean

The main aim of this study is to identify and characterise the genes and proteins in the ocean to understand the cellular level operations of organisms in the ocean.

CSIR-CFTRI has launched B2B Food Machinery Portal

Launch of B2B Food Machinery Portal at CSIR-CFTRI

Release of Monograph on "Home-Scale Processing and Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables" by CSIR-CFTRI

Monograph on "Home-scale Processing and Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables".

Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Technology on Air Pollution Control in Green Crematoria of Delhi

The Hon’ble Minister said that such technology helps to reposition our existing heritage by adopting clear methods for achieving our national and global commitments towards the environment.

Nitin Gadkari Calls for the “Deployment of Green Technologies to Improve Environment and Economy”

Shri Gadkari stressed on the need to develop economically viable green hydrogen as clean energy. 

India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 ‘Sankalan’ Ceremony

CSIR-NISTADS organised a Sankalan Ceremony highlighting the outcomes of IISF-2020 in the form of a scientific report “Sankalan”.

CSIR to Establish Third Genome Sequencing Lab

After the National Institute of Virology and the National Centre for Cell Science in Pune, CSIR will set up a third genome sequencing lab in Pune.

Nominations are invited for Shanti SwarupBhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites nominations for the Shanti SwarupBhatnagar (SSB) Prizes in Science and Technology for the year 2021.

Dr Samir Damare selected for Senior Scientist Award

Dr Samir Damare, Principal Scientist and Head Analytical Services Division, CSIR-NIO, Goa, has been selected for the Senior Scientist Award for the year 2020 by the Microbiologists Society, India.

Dr S. Chandrasekhar takes Charge as Director CSIR-NCL

Dr Srivari Chandrasekhar, Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, and a distinguished synthetic organic chemist, has taken over additional charge as the Director of CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, in the Afternoon of 27 November 2020.

CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow celebrates its 70th Annual Day Celebrations

"CSIR-CDRI has championed the cause of affordable drugs and has given the world breakthrough molecules like Centchroman and Arteether”: Dr Harsh Vardhan

CSIR-CSMCRI Develops Decentralized Multistage Constructed Wetland for Sewage Treatment

Decentralized multistage constructed wetland for sewage treatment

CSIR-CMERI Dedicates Off-grid Solar Biodiesel Hybrid Minigrid to Nation

Off-grid Solar Biodiesel Hybrid Minigrid addresses energy needs of remote areas

Leather Research Industry Get-together (LERIG) 2021

“Focus on Footwear Science, Research, Innovation System for High Trade benefits to India”

CSIR-NPL Develops Ferrofluid based Portable Power Generator

An energy conversion device converting the wind energy into electrical energy.

CSIR NPL Develops Carbon Composites Bipolar Plates

Indigenously developed low-cost technology for Hydrogen-based Fuel Cell

Dr Harsh Vardhan Launches Eco-friendly, Efficient and DME Fired “Aditi Urja Sanch” Unit at CSIR-NCL, Pune

CSIR-NCL has developed the nation’s first pilot plant operated with clean and cost-efficient fuel 'DME' with 20-24Kg/day capacity.

CSIR-IHBT introduces Asafoetida (Heeng) for Cultivation for the First Time in India

CSIR-IHBT, Palampur, introduced asafoetida (Ferula assa-foetida) for cultivation in India which is the first effort in the country in the last 29 years.

Know-how Transfer of High-Power S-band, 2.6 MW, Magnetron

CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, had designed and developed 2.6 MW S-band tunable pulsed Magnetron, which was successfully tested and used as a microwave source, to generate the required X-ray dose using a LINAC system for cancer treatment

Policy Dialogue on Air Pollution

On the occasion of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies (7 September 2020), CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), New Delhi, organised a Collective Intelligence Policy Session in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India and Clean Air Asia. 

CSIR-CMERI develops Affordable Solar Powered Battery based Sprayers to tackle Water Crisis in Agriculture

The CSIR-CMERI developed sprayers provide a cost-effective socio-economic solution for both marginalised and small-scale farmers — Prof. (Dr) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI

CSIR-IICT and APIIC collaborate to set up Bulk Drug Pharma Park

APIIC and CSIR-IICT inked an MoU to set up "Bulk Drug Pharma Park" in the state.

CSIR-NEIST Child Scientists

CSIR-NEIST (North East Institute of Science & Technology), Jorhat, supports eighteen economically poor bright students for the mentorship programme.

The Hon'ble PM message

The Message shared by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Sh. Narendra Modi Ji for the occasion ‘Platinum Jubilee Celebration of CSIR-NPL’, and about the book entitled "Metrology for Inclusive Growth of India".

CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

The world’s largest Solar Tree, installed at the CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony in Durgapur.

Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya (BND®) Released at CSIR-NPL – Towards AtmaNirbharBharat

BPCL quality assurance (QA) department and M/s Aashvi Technology LLP (ATL) joined hands with CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) for manufacturing and marketing of “Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya” (Certified Reference Material) to ensure correct and accurate results of Lab Instruments under the “AtmaNirbharBharat” programme of Honourable Prime Minister of India.

Dr S. Anantha Ramakrishna Appointed Director of CSIR-CSIO

Dr (Prof.) S. Anantha Ramakrishna, Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has been appointed Director of CSIR-CSIO (Central Scientific Instruments Organisation) Chandigarh.

CSIR-NAL's BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator Technology Transferred to Seven Industries

CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) Bangalore, has developed a Non-Invasive BiPAP Ventilator to treat COVID-19 patients.

Dr P.C. Panchariya Appointed Director of CSIR-CEERI

Dr P.C. Panchariya has been appointed as Director of the CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Pilani, Rajasthan.

Dr Srinivasa Reddy Appointed as Director of CSIR-IIIM

Dr Srinivasa Reddy, Senior Principal Scientist from the Organic Chemistry Division of National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, has been appointed as the Director of Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu.

Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020

The Hackathon is a unique approach to COVID-19 Drug Discovery and is a model to engage youth and train them in drug discovery and help to hone their skills.

CSIR-Summer Research Training Programme Gets Overwhelming Response

CSIR-SRTP 2020, a nation-wide programme happening for the first time in the academic history of India.

Bengaluru Airport Installs Aviation Weather Monitoring System Developed by NAL

Bengaluru Airport has become the unique honour of having NAL’s 50th Drishti installed at its runway and now comprising a total of six ‘Made in India’ RVRs at both runways.

CSIR-NCL Controls Acetic Acid Leakage Accident in Pune

An acid leakage accident from a 30 metric tonne tanker happened late night on 27 May 2020 near Chandni Chowk, Pune.

Dr Harsh Vardhan Elected as Chair of WHO Executive Board

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Vice President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has taken over the charge as Chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on 22 May 2020.

Induction-cum-Meet of Newly Recruited Scientists with DG, CSIR

CSIR-HRDC organised an “Induction-cum-newly Recruited Scientists Meet with DG, CSIR”.

CSIR Contributes to the Namami Gange Mission

CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) has been contributing for several years towards the cleaning of the river Ganga.

Former Director-General of CSIR Prof. S.K. Joshi Passes Away

Shri Krishna Joshi, popularly known as Professor S.K. Joshi, one of the best science leaders and condensed matter physicist of this country, left for his heavenly abode on 15 May 2020 at the age of 86 at his residence in Gurugram, Haryana. 

Early Diagnostic Biomarker for Diabetic Nephropathy

A recent breakthrough research study has identified urinary Asymmetric to Symmetric dimethylarginine Ratio (ASR) as a potential biomarker for early prediction of Diabetic Nephropathy (DN).

3D-Printed Patient-Specific Medical Implants

Scientists of the CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), Chandigarh, have developed a technology for manufacturing patient-specific medical implants for several human body parts.

SCI-FFI 2020, 5th Edition of the Science Film Festival of India

To kindle love for science among students and propagation of scientific concepts through the medium of films, the 5th edition of the Science Film Festival of India, SCI-FFI 2020 was organised.

Dr Shekhar C. Mande Receives HK Firodia Vijnan Bhushan Award

Dr Shekhar C. Mande, DG, CSIR bestowed with the HK Firodia Memorial award for his contributions to science.

DG-CSIR Inaugurates Pilot Plant for Continuous Flow Manufacture of Silver Nanowires

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune has developed the world’s most inexpensive technology for continuous large scale production of precision silver nanowires on a large scale.

85th Anniversary General Meeting of the Indian National Science Academy

85th Anniversary General Meeting of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) was organised at CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, during 16-18 December 2019.

Alumni Meet at CSIR-NEERI

CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI), Nagpur, organised the Second Alumni Meet on 14-15 December 2019 in the NEERI Auditorium.

CSIR-NPL Develops Advanced Security Ink

Scientists at the CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), New Delhi, have invented a unique security ink that emits two different colours on exposure to ultraviolet light – a feature that could help prevent counterfeiting of currency notes.