With Covid-19, the new deadly strain of Coronavirus, affecting almost 4 lakh and causing the death of more than 17,000 people in 193 countries, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has stepped in with its expertise in various areas.
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its deadly run by infecting more than a million people and causing the death of more than 82,000 people across the world, the laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) intensified their efforts at combating the pandemic.
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.
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'.
Dr N. Kalaiselvi, Director-General CSIR and Secretary DSIR addressed the scientists, staff, and researchers of CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT), Palampur, at its campus on 30 October 2022.
CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT),Palampur, conducted a one-day training-cum awareness programmeon 28 September 2022, on “Improved Agro Technology of Saffron Production” at Baragran, Multhan, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.