CSIR Current Affairs - 2020

Covid-19: Health Minister Launches Website ‘CUReD’.

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan  launched an online portal on October 20, 2020. The portal will provide a comprehensive information about the numerous COVID-19 clinical trials that the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is engaged in collaboration with the Industry, ministries and other government departments. The website has been named as  ‘CSIR Read More…

Science and Technology Ministry launched CSIR Technologies for Rural Development

The Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Technologies for rural development on September 30, 2020. Key Points It is a joint initiative of IIT-Delhi, CSIR, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA). The initiative was launched on the occasion of 40th foundation day of CSIR- Read More…

CSIR Technologies for COVID-19 Mitigation Compendium

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on 23rd July 2020 launched a compilation of useful information about CSIR technologies for COVID-19 mitigation. He expressed his strong viewpoints on technological advancements and innovations undertaken by CSIR against COVID-19 and talked about how the country’s scientists and experts have contributed to the fight against the novel coronavirus. Read More…

Atal Innovation Mission: To promote Entrepreneurship

On June 5, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Atal Innovation Mission came together to promote culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in areas of mutual interest. Highlights The CSIR incubators will work under Atal Innovative Mission to support world class start ups in this new project. They will work together to Read More…

India finds a tool to get deeper insight into Parkinson’s Disease

The Scientists of IIT Dhanbad and CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) have teamed up together to find a major cause of Parkinson’s disease a solution. Key Findings Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease and so far, no cure has been found to heal the disease. The researchers of these institutes have found a Read More…