CSIR forms core strategy group to find early measures to prevent COVID-19

CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), a premier national R&D (Research & Development) organization has set up a core strategy group (CSG)to work related to coronavirus (COVID-19) under 5 verticals namely Digital and Molecular Surveillance; Rapid and Economical Diagnostics; New Drugs / Repurposing of Drugs and associated production processes; Hospital Assistive Devices and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); and, Supply Chain and Logistics Support Systems.

CSIR-NCL & BEL ink partnership to developed IR Thermometer and OEU

CSIR-NCL & BEL ink partnership to developed IR Thermometer and OEU

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) Pune, Maharashtra has designed and developed Digital IR Thermometer and Oxygen Enrichment Unit (OEU) to assist within the mitigation of the Coronavirus outbreak.

CSIR develops new Hand Sanitizer without using chemicals

The Scientists at the CSIR-IHBT (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology) has developed a new sanitizer without using chemicals.

CSIR develop new technology of Geranium Production

CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) has developed a new low-cost technology to produce Geranium saplings. Geranium acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-septic agent. It has several medicinal values. The development has been made under Aroma Mission. Geranium The plant is originally from South Africa and is predominantly used in manufacturing essential oils. November is the best suitable sowing season of Geranium. In India, the plant is cultivated in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and North Easter Regions. Aroman Mission The mission was launched to boost cultivation of aromatic crops and medicinal plants. It includes rosemary. Lavender and lemon grass. It aims to help farmers fight climate change in rural areas. Under the mission the crops are to be promoted in unproductive and waste lands. It also includes lands that are affected by drought, salinity, water scarcity and floods.