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 (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.
Dr Manoj K. Patel, Senior Scientist in Agrionics Division, CSIR-CSIO (Central Scientific Instruments Organisation), Chandigarh, has been selected for the prestigious CSIR Young Scientist Award 2020 in Engineering Sciences for his contributions in the field of "Electrostatic Spraying Technology for Societal and Industrial Applications".
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.