Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
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.

Is SARS-CoV-2 Airborne?

While we are now past the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, some new ideas of the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 have begun to emerge. Some are still being debated.

CSIR Launches Webinar Series in Indian Languages to Disseminate Information about COVID-19

CSIR recently launched a Webinar Series in Indian languages to reach out to the citizens in a language they can easily understand and identify with.

Dr Harsh Vardhan Launches “CSIR Technologies for COVID-19 Mitigation” Compendium

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Vice President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) released a compendium of “CSIR Technologies for COVID-19 Mitigation” which gives insights into the technologies, innovations and products developed and deployed by CSIR. 

CSIR Young Scientist Award 2020

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research introduced, in 1987, a scheme of awards for Young Scientists in the CSIR system in order to promote excellence in various fields of science and technology. 


 

Dr Harsh Vardhan presides over signing of MoU between CSIR and FSSAI for Collaborative Research and Information Dissemination regarding Food and Nutrition

The MoU seeks to promote collaborative research and information dissemination in the area of food and nutrition.

Keeping an Eye on the Virus

CSIR has been keeping a close watch on the dynamics, spread and distribution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus

INAE Young Engineer Award 2020

Three young scientists from various CSIR laboratories have received the INAE (Indian National Academy of Award Engineering) Young Engineer Award.

Webinars in Assamese, Malayalam and Odia as part of Communication Series in Indian Languages

Clarifying doubts and queries in the minds of the general public about the various issues and concerns related to treatment and testing for COVID-19.

CSIR’s Brainstorming Session on Atmanirbhar Bharat: Energy Management and Energy Storage Devices

The series of workshops focused mainly on CSIR’s thematic research and the ambitions of Govt of India to fulfil the energy needs of the Nation.

CSIR Celebrates 79th Foundation Day

“It is indeed a privilege to be associated with CSIR in any capacity and you all have the great privilege of working for CSIR” — says Dr Harsh Vardhan

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) for Science & Technology 2020

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology was instituted in the year 1957, in the memory of late Dr (Sir) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, FRS, the founder-director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). 

 

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children

CSIR announced Diamond Jubilee Invention Award for School Children on 26 April 2002 in order to enhance creativity amongst school children.

India’s first CRISPR COVID-19 test developed by CSIR gets approval

This marks a significant achievement for the Indian scientific community, moving from R&D to a high-accuracy, scalable and reliable test in less than 100 days. The ‘Made in India’ test achieves accuracy levels of traditional RT-PCR tests

CSIR-FPI to get AMD computing support for COVID-19 research

This will augment CSIR-FPI’s capacity as the leading research and development organisation in the country to provide world-class high-performance computational facilities to the research community

CSIR Partnered Clinical Trials Website CUReD Launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan

Hon'ble Minister of S&T, Dr Harsh Vardhan launched clinical trials website called "CUReD: CSIR Ushered Repurposed Drugs".

CSIR Technology Awards 2020

CSIR Technology Awards seek to foster and encourage multi-disciplinary in-house team efforts and external interaction for technology development, transfer and commercialization.

CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development (CAIRD)

The CAIRD Award, an annual award instituted in 2006, recognizes those outstanding S&T innovations that have helped transform the lives of rural people or generate employment.

CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award

The CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award seeks to recognize and honour outstanding technical innovation that has contributed significantly to the enhancement of national prestige.

G N Ramachandran Gold Medal For Excellence in Biological Sciences & Technology 2020

CSIR instituted a Gold Medal in 2004 in the fond memory of Prof. G N Ramachandran, a pioneer of protein chemistry & the founding father of structural biology in India, for recognizing excellence in the interdisciplinary field of Biological Sciences and Technology.

Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Curtain Raiser India International Science Festival 2020

Minister of S&T, Health & Family Welfare and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the curtain raiser of the virtual mega science event, IISF 2020.

CSIR bags the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award 2018 in the Government Research Organizations Category

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research has been awarded the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award 2018 in the Government Research Organizations Category.

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.

India International Science Festival 2020

Science and Technology are incomplete unless its benefits percolate to the Society: Prime Minister

Sustainable and Substantial Goals

The 6th India International Science Festival-IISF 2020 had a vertical focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 covering eight aspects – Biodiversity, Clean air, Energy, Habitat (Rural and Urban), Health Research Conclave, Waste & Sanitation, Water and Wellness Conclave.

Overseas Ministers & Diplomats Conclave (OMDC) — IISF 2020

As part of IISF 2020, the Overseas Science & Technology Ministers Conclave was organised that provided a platform for closely examining the priorities S&T and take stock of challenges faced by partner countries in finding ways and means to deal with the growing menace of COVID-19.

JNARDDC Signs an MoU with CSIR

The Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC), Nagpur, signed an MoU with the CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR-IMMT), Bhubaneswar, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (CSIR-NML), Jamshedpur, National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO), Hindalco Industries Ltd. and Vedanta Limited, to extract Rare Earth Elements (REE) from Red Mud (Aluminium waste).

International Women’s Day 2021: Women Leadership in Science, Health and Society

“Women of the world want and deserve an equal future free from stigma, stereotypes and violence; a future that’s sustainable, peaceful, with equal rights and opportunities for all. To get us there, the world needs women at every table where decisions are being made.” — UN Women

Webinar and Discussion Meeting by CSIR & PRABHASS

Web Lecture and Discussion Meeting on the topic “Why so many ways to die?”    

AYUSH-64 found useful in the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 infection

The Ministry of Ayush & CSIR collaboration has recently completed a robust multi-centre clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AYUSH-64 in the management of mild to moderate COVID-19 patients.

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.

CSIR India and Laxai Life Sciences Initiate Clinical Trials of Promising Repurposed Drug Niclosamide for Treatment of COVID-19

Niclosamide has emerged as a promising drug candidate for clinical trial in COVID-19 patients.

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

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

Webinar on

CSIR Success Stories Webinar Series

Public Lecture on "COVID-19: A Journey from Lung Pathology to Novel Drug Discovery" by CSIR

"COVID-19: A Journey from Lung Pathology to Novel Drug Discovery"

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.

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. 

Webinar on

CSIR Success Stories Webinar Series

National Student Outreach Program

National level Outreach Program on the theme "How Human Are We? Our Microbiome, Nutrition and Long-Term Health being".

CSIR Young Scientist Award 2021

The award winners this year.

CSIR Special Webinar on Aroma Mission held on the eve of Independence Day

Dr Jitendra Singh, Hon'ble Minister of State for Science & Technology delivers the keynote address in the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Event.

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.

Webinar on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and 80 years of CSIR

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and 80 years of CSIR webinar by CSIR-AMPRI & CSIR-Jigyasa.

Webinar on

CSIR Success Stories Webinar Series

Webinar (Hindi) on 'Role of Traditional Medicines for COVID

Role of Traditional Medicines for COVID-19 — Spotlight on AYUSH-64

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children 2021

Honouring the spirit of Innovation of Young Minds

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) for Science & Technology 2021

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology was instituted in the year 1957, in the memory of late Dr (Sir) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, FRS, the founder-director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR).

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.

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

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

CSIR Technology Awards-2021

CSIR Technology Awards seek to foster and encourage multi-disciplinary in-house team efforts and external interaction for technology development, transfer and commercialisation. 

CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development (CAIRD)

The CAIRD Award, an annual award instituted in 2006, recognises those outstanding S&T innovations that have helped transform the lives of rural people or generate employment.

CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2020

The CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award seeks to recognise and honour outstanding technical innovation that has contributed significantly to the enhancement of national prestige.

G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology 2021

CSIR instituted a Gold Medal in 2004 in the fond memory of Prof. G N Ramachandran, a pioneer of protein chemistry & the founding father of structural biology in India, for recognizing excellence in the interdisciplinary field of Biological Sciences and Technology.

A Talk on "Indian Planetary Mission"

CSIR Jigyasa: Student-Scientist Connect Programme

Launch of CSIR Virtual Lab Platform

Launch of CSIR Virtual Lab Platform under CSIR Jigyasa Initiative.

A Webinar on "Menthol Mint Success Story of CSIR-CIMAP"

"Menthol Mint Success Story of CSIR-CIMAP"

Bootcamp 1 — Artificial Intelligence

Jigyasa Vigyan Mahotsav 2022

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 Innovation Award for School Children 2022

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children 2022

CSIR Signed MoU with iCreate to Scale-up Tech-led Innovations & Entrepreneurship

Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat facilitates MoU between CSIR and iCreate to harness India’s tech strength.

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).

Advertisement for Call for Proposals under CSIR-NMITLI-IOP

Call for Industry Originated R&D Concept Proposals.

Technology Dialogue on “Sustainable Building Materials — Way to Net Zero Emissions” by CSIR, India, and Fraunhofer, Germany

The session will cover topics: “Geo-polymerization based Building Components” and “Waste-to-Wealth - Lightweight/Renewable Materials including Waste to Value Added Products” (TRL 5 & above) developed by Fraunhofer IBP and CSIR Labs.

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.

Fostering a Strong Atma Nirbhar Bharat

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

Announcement of CSIR Logo Designing Competition 2022 Prize Winners

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

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

The Special Issue focuses onIndian Organisations Engaged in Science Popularisation.

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children-2022

Honouring the spirit of Innovation of Young Minds

CSIR Gets A New Director General

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

Newly Appointed DG, CSIR, N. Kalaiselvi calls on Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

“CSIR with 38 laboratories and over 4,500 scientists must focus on emerging innovations in areas like hydrogen in the energy transition, carbon capture and storage, accessible solar power, plastic recycling and cheap energy storage,” says Dr Jitendra Singh.

Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) HonoursScientists from CSIR Labs

Dr Swapnali Hazarika, Principal Scientist, and Group Leader of the Chemical Engineering Group of CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (CSIR-NEIST), Jorhat, Assam, has been selected for the prestigious Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) bronze medal 2023 for her significant contribution in the field of Chemical Sciences.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Announces "One Week One Lab" Campaign

CSIR breakthroughs like drone, heliborne technology, state-of-the-art sewage cleaning machines, Aroma Mission and many others have opened up huge opportunities for developing meaningful and equal stake partnerships among Research, Academia and Industry, says Dr Jitendra Singh.

MoU for S&T cooperation between CSIR-India and BCSIR, Bangladesh

To further boost the collaborations and enhance its scope, CSIR and BCSIR decided to conclude a cooperation MoU to rejuvenate the scientific relations between these national research institutions that share visions and missions.

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”.

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Chairs CSIR Society Meeting

“One person, one lab” approach was encouraged by the Hon'ble PM to advance scientific research and development.

CSIR Innovation Award for School Children-2022

Honouring the spirit of Innovation of Young Minds

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.

Hon’ble Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Chairs the 200th Governing Body Meeting of CSIR

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 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.

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 Innovations on Millets

“A traditional millet diet is beneficial in diabetes, obesity and a host of other disorders”:DrJitendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister, S&T.

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.

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.

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

A partnership on Industrial Research and Development Cooperation.

CSIR Participates in National Technology Week 2023

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

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 Celebrates International Women’s Day 2023

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) celebrated the International Women’s Day 2023 on 9 March 2023 at the CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), New Delhi.

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 & Energy Swaraj Foundation sign an MoU

CSIR and Energy Swaraj Foundation sign an MoU on 6 July 2023 aiming to spread awareness about climate change and encourage climate corrective actions.

CSIR AMRIT Lecture by Dr Swaminathan Sivaram

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

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.

CSIR Celebrates its 82nd Foundation Day

The celebrations included various events — Foundation Day Lecture, Technical Sessions, Presentation of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prizes, Mega Expo, the culmination of “One Week, One Lab” initiative, etc.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) Science & Technology 2023

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) Science & Technology 2023

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.

CSIR Pavilion at IISF 2023

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

CSIR Tableaux at Republic Day Parade 2024

Purple Revolution through Scientific Interventions of CSIR.

Director General, WIPO, Visits CSIR-TKDL

Mr Daren Tang, DG, WIPO, expressed WIPO’s support to CSIR for a meaningful and impactful journey together.

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.

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.