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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-CDRI Scientist Dr Saman Habib elected as fellow of Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi

Dr. Saman Habib, Chief Scientist and Professor (AcSIR) in Molecular Biology Division, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow, well known for her outstanding work in understanding the malaria parasite, has been elected as Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi.

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.

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.

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-IGIB and Ayush Ministry to study the potential of Vasa Guduchi in management of COVID-19

The study would look into the efficacy/action of mono-herbal formulations of whole extracts of Vasa and Guduchi respectively, and polyherbal formulation of Vasa-Guduchi whole extract.

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

Make-shift hospitals for Himachal based on CSIR technology

The laboratories also have expertise in setting up pre-engineered buildings by way of short-term measures.

Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater: Inspection through Wastewater-based Epidemiology essential for India

The presence of SARS-CoV-2 fragments in wastewater is a great matter of concern for India also.