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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.