Jan Aushadi Kendras record sales of Rs 484 Crore this Financial Year

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers Jan Aushadi Kendras record sales of Rs 484 Crore this Financial Year In the financial year 2020-2021 (upto 12th January 2021), sales worth Rs. 484 Cr were recorded at the 7064  Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras across all districts of the country selling quality generic medicines. This figure which […]

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Ministry of Commerce & Industry APEDA organizes a Webinar on “Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), Processing and Value Addition of Isabgol (Psyllium)

Ministry of Commerce & Industry APEDA organizes a Webinar on “Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), Processing and Value Addition of Isabgol (Psyllium) APEDA in association with South Asia Biotechnology Centre and DBT-SABC Biotech Kisan Hub, Department of Biotechnology, ICAR-DMAPR, Department of Agriculture and RSAMB, Government of Rajasthan organized a “Webinar on Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), Processing […]

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NIC jointly with the CBSE & Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog provides the CollabCAD Software for CBSE affiliated schools and released e-Book for students and professionals

Ministry of Electronics & IT NIC jointly with the CBSE & Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog provides the CollabCAD Software for CBSE affiliated schools and released e-Book for students and professionals National Informatics Centre (NIC), MeitY and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Ministry of Education along with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, […]

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Polio National Immunisation Day rescheduled to 31st January 2021

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Polio National Immunisation Day rescheduled to 31st January 2021 President of India to launch NID on 30th January 2021 The massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive will be rolled out by Hon’ble Prime Minister from 16th January, 2021. This would be world’s largest immunisation exercise. Therefore, it has been decided by the […]

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India reports less than 20,000 Daily New Cases since past 7 days

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare India reports less than 20,000 Daily New Cases since past 7 days Steady decline in number of deaths; Daily Fatalities below 300 for the last 20 days 22 States/UTs have cases Fatality Rate less than the National Average Initial procurement amount of 1.65 crore doses of Covishield and Covaxin […]

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Mega line-up of premiers and showcases await delegates at 51st IFFI

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Mega line-up of premiers and showcases await delegates at 51st IFFI 51st International Film Festival of India has announced a mega line-up of star-studded movie extravaganza for this edition of the festival. Delegates will be treated to a mix of premiers and showcases of select movies from across the world. The […]

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Public Issue of Debentures amounting to Rs. 5,000 crores by PFC Ltd. opens on January 15, 2021

Ministry of Power Public Issue of Debentures amounting to Rs. 5,000 crores by PFC Ltd. opens on January 15, 2021 Debentures offer coupon rates ranging upto 7.15% p.a.$ across maturities Rs. 500 crores base Issue size; option to retain oversubscription up to Rs. 4,500 crores aggregating upto Rs. 5000 crores, which is within the shelf […]

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Ministry of Railways Reports in section of media that Railways has been charging extra fares from passengers is misleading and not based on all the facts

Ministry of Railways Reports in section of media that Railways has been charging extra fares from passengers is misleading and not based on all the facts This year there has been pent up demand on many sectors on which the festival trains were running. These festival trains have been continued to clear the rush As […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses webinar on the theme of AtmaNirbhar Bharat- Swatantra Bharat; highlights remarkable indigenous technologies developed during the Covid pandemic

Ministry of Science & Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses webinar on the theme of AtmaNirbhar Bharat- Swatantra Bharat; highlights remarkable indigenous technologies developed during the Covid pandemic “AtmaNirbhar Bharat has become one of the focal areas of our government, around which all economic policies are being drawn up”: Dr Harsh Vardhan “World has applauded India […]

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Ministry of Science & Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates the new entity CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR) with a new Vision The new Institute has been established after the merger of two prestigious institutes of CSIR namely, CSIR-NISCAIRand CSIR-NISTADS working at the interface of S&T, Society; and Science Communication and Policy Research Merger will combine strength of two institutes in a synergistic way with a VISION to become a globally respected Think Tank and Resource Centre for understanding Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Policy Research and Communication: Dr Harsh Vardhan The merger of the two institutes is similar to one plus one equaling to ELEVEN and not two: Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, DG CSIR and Secretary DSIR Posted On: 14 JAN 2021 5:46PM by PIB Delhi The Union Minister of Science &Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated a new instituteof Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) i.e. CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR), in New Delhitoday. The new institute has been established consequent to the merger of two prestigious institutes of CSIR namely, CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR)and CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS) which work at the interface of S&T and Society; and Science Communication and Policy Research. Dr. Harsh Vardhan unveiled the plaque of the new Institute , followed by plantation of saplings in the central lawn of CSIR-NIScPR campus on this occasion. He highlighted that the purpose of this merger is to combine the strength of the two institutes in a synergistic way with a VISION to become a globally respected Think Tank and Resource Centre for understanding Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) Policy Research and Communication. He emphasized that CSIR-NIScPR will serve the society with its core areas of science communication and policy research which has proved to be so important during the Covid19 pandemic. He also emphasized that evidence driven policy will play a crucial role in making ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ a reality driven by S&T and Innovation. The Minister told the audience that the merge of these two great institutions is a turning point in their history as now the repository of knowledge vested in the two institutes will combine to make the new entity an even larger and more prestigious institute in the global scientific arena. He urged all to change their perspective, and start looking at the future with ever new dreams that will lead to a “New India”. Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director General CSIR, highlighted that the MISSIONof the institute is to promote STI policy studies and science communication among diverse stakeholders and act as a bridge at the interface of science, technology, industry and society which is essential to a robust S&T ecosystem in the country. He said that the merger of the two institutes is like what he called, “One plus one equaling to ELEVEN and not two”. He exuded confidence in scientists saying they will take the new Institute to ever new heights. Prof. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director CSIR-NISCAIR & CSIR-NISTADS highlighted the key roles played by both the institutes in the past few decades. CSIR-NISCAIR, has been a frontier institute in Science Communicationpublishing popular science magazines (Vigyan Pragati and Science Reporter) and Scientific Journals. CSIR-NISCAIR is also managing the largest and oldest National Science Library and also distributes International Standard Serial Number (ISSN). It has been the custodian of the National Knowledge Resource Consortium (NKRC) which facilitates access to more than 5000 e-journals of all major publishers, patents, standards, citations, and bibliographic database. Likewise, CSIR-NISTADS has earned its reputation in its long journey in Policy research and has a rich research experience in the area of History of Science, S & T and Society, and S&T and Innovation.It has executed projects from UNESCO and the Commonwealth Science Council, State S&T Councils and international agencies to review their respective S&T promotional schemes. CSIR-NISTADS has created a Techno-Socio-Economic platform to enable developmentand application of socially acceptable, relevant, scalable and cost-competitive products. Shri Hasan Jawaid Khan, Chief Scientist, CSIR-NISCAIR, deliveringthe vote of thanks, assured that the new Institute will achieve new heights in its specialized fields. All the scientific institutes and laboratories of CSIR and other Government science communication and policy research agencies witnessed this program virtually through live streaming.

Ministry of Science & Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates the new entity CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR) with a new Vision The new Institute has been established after the merger of two prestigious institutes of CSIR namely, CSIR-NISCAIRand CSIR-NISTADS working at the interface of S&T, Society; and Science Communication and Policy […]

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