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There is a need for increased seats for women in engineering and technical institutions to encourage women scientists and technologists: Telangana Governor

Gender parity is a global concern and world-wide countries are acknowledging the drawbacks of gender imbalance in sustainable development. One of the pillars for achieving self-reliance is accelerating gender equality by including more women in science, technology and innovation (STI). To discuss the status, the challenges and the way forward, ... Read More »

Ministry of Health issued Standard Operating Procedure for Epidemiological Surveillance and Response in the context of new variant of SARS-CoV-2 virus detected in United Kingdom

A new variant of SARS- CoV 2 virus [Variant Under Investigation (VUI)-20212/01] has been reported by the Government of United Kingdom (UK) to World Health Organization (WHO) . This variantis estimated by European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) to be more transmissible and affecting younger population. This variant is defined ... Read More »

“The year 2020 has been the Year of Science when the best of humanity has shone through the gloom that descended upon us due to the COVID19 pandemic”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan today said, “It’s not just the science that has been remarkable this year, but the entire spirit of international collaborations too…. And the science diplomacy that went hand in hand with this”. He was ... Read More »

Raksha Mantri speaks to his Japanese Counterpart over telephone

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with the Minister of Defence of Japan, Mr Kishi Nobuo today.  He congratulated Minister Kishi on his appointment as Minister of Defence and expressed satisfaction at the ongoing defence cooperation between the two countries in spite of the limitations imposed by COVID ... Read More »

DPIIT invites applications for National Startup Awards 2021

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is launching the second edition of the National Startup Awards(NSA) 2021. Acknowledging the efforts, initiatives and resilience demonstrated by the startups over the period of unprecedent challenges during the pandemic, additional categories have been introduced to NSA 2021. It also aims to recognise ... Read More »

PM expresses happiness over increasing population of Leopard

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed happiness over the increasing population of Leopards in India and congratulated all those who are working towards animal conservation. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Great news! After lions  and tigers, the leopard population increases. Congratulations to all those who are working ... Read More »

Role of Genomics highlighted during Vigyan Yatra IISF-2020

In the run up to the India International Science Festival 2020, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi participated in the Vigyan Yatra on December 21. The Director of CSIR-IGIB, Dr. Anurag Agrawal, kicked off the online program with a reminder of Article 5A(h) of the Indian Constitution ... Read More »

PM delivers inaugural address at IISF 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020. Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan was also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said India has a rich legacy in science, technology and innovation. Our scientists have done path breaking ... Read More »