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.

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.

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.

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.