“When we say we are a part of the solution, we also need to understand that human beings are a part of the problem as well. Human beings need to identify the problem to identify the solution to stop extinction and for sustainable biodiversity conservation,” Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal stated.
CSIR-Human Resource Development Centre (CSIR-HRDC), Ghaziabad, four days(8-11 February 2021) online programme on ISO/IEC-17025:2017, General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories commenced with the inaugural session of Dr D.K. Aswal, Director, CSIR-NPL.
The Workshop comprised theoretical and practical demonstrations on basic techniques for purification and characterization of marine natural products and understanding the potential of bioactive compounds from different marine resources as value-added products for various applications.
CSIR- Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR) will be conducting a webinar on "Eco-friendly Rock excavation techniques for strategic and infrastructure projects - A CSIR Success Story" on 16th April 2021 from 2:30 pm onwards.
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, organised a half-day online virtual symposium on “Challenges to Opportunities” in honour of Prof. Ashwini Kumar Nangia, Director, CSIR-NCL on 5 November 2020.
In pursuit of the development of technologies for healthcare application, there is an emerging need for commercialisation in a cost-effective manner, both for a societal mission and also to enhance the visibility of the host/funding organisation.
Research students at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, with support from the Student Academic Office organised the second Annual Students Conference during 28-29 November 2019 to provide a platform to the research students and expose them to various research disciplines providing an opportunity to know the work, concept, mindset & strategies of other research groups.
A capacity building training on food processing for both entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs from SC-ST communities was held in the Mysuru based CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI).
CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR) organised a workshop and competition on scientoon for children followed by a panel discussion on communicating science to children in collaboration with the National Book Trust (NBT), New Delhi, during the 28th New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 on 11 January 2020.