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Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research dedicated to the Nation

Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr.  Harsh Vardhan, today inaugurated the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development at Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-Bengaluru.  Government of India through Department of Science & Technology, has set up the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) as a national level consortium on clean coal R&D, led by the Indian ...

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India’s first biofuel powered flight undertakes maiden voyage. 

A historic flight powered by indigenously produced aviation biofuel based on patented technology of CSIR-IIP Dehradun was flagged off today from Dehradun airport by Uttarakhand CM Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat. The Spicejet flight, featuring a latest generation Q400 aircraft powered by ,was received at Delhi airport by Union Ministers Shri Nitin Gadkari, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Shri Suresh ...

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Innovative Technology in Indian Automotive Sector 

India is the 5th largest car manufacturer, 7th largest commercial vehicle manufacturer and largest manufacturer of two wheelers in the world.  Indian auto industry has embraced global automotive technologies in vehicle as well as auto component industry and consequently, uses innovative manufacturing processes which are more people oriented as compared to a high degree of automation which is prevalent elsewhere in the ...

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Prime Minister inaugurates 105th Indian Science Congress 

Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 105th Indian Science Congress at Manipur University today. He began his inaugural address by paying tributes to three very distinguished Indian scientists whom we lost in recent times – Padma Vibhushan Prof Yashpal, Padma Vibhushan Prof UR Rao and Padma Shri Dr Baldev Raj. They all made outstanding contributions to Indian science and ...

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National Entrepreneurship Award 2017 (Mentor) to Dr. Renu Swarup, Sr Adviser, DBT

Dr. Renu Swarup, Senior Adviser in the Department of Bio-technology, Ministry of Science & Technology has been awarded with National Entrepreneurship Award, 2017 under Mentor (Government) category in the Recognition Track. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the awards at the National Entrepreneurship Award Ceremony, 2017 in New Delhi. Dr Renu Swarup is presently Senior Adviser for Department of Biotechnology (DBT), ...

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India Developing Military-Industrial Complex

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), an R&D wing of Ministry of Defence (MoD), is mandate to design and develop strategic, complex and security sensitive systems in the fields of missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, radars, electronic warfare systems, sonars combat vehicles, combat aircraft, sensors, etc. for the Armed Forces as per their specific Qualitative Requirements for enhancing the national security ...

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140 Research Projects on medicinal plants

140 research / studies on medicinal values of plants are being carried out by various government as well as private universities / research institutions/ organizations in India. Presently, research projects on various aspects (viz. literary research, survey, identification, documentation, micropropagation, agrotechnology, drug standardization, pharmacological and clinical research etc.) of medicinal plants are being supported by different Ministries/Departments of Government of ...

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SAGAR VANI App launched

Dr. Harshvardhan, Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, has launched an app “Sagar Vani” on the occasion of Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences in New Delhi on July 27. ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) under Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) provides ocean information services for the benefit of ...

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ISRO website published MOM Atlas

Indi’s prestigious but low cost Mars Orbiter Mission has successfully completed 1000 days in its orbit on June 19, 2017, surviving well beyond its designed mission life of six months. All Scientific payloads continue to provide valuable data of Mars surface and its atmosphere. Mars Colour Camera on-board MOM has acquired more than 700 images of Martian surface. MOM atlas ...

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BARC undertakes Food Irradiation Facilities

India’s premier atomic research institution Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is also engaged in R&D work on the technology of preservation and hygienisation of food and agri-products by radiation. BARC has set up two technology demonstration units, one commissioned in the year 2000 for high dose irradiation at Vashi, Navi Mumbai, and another in 2002, for low dose irradiation, KRUSHAK ...

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