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CSIR to have its own commercial arm

20 February 2011

NEW DELHI: The country’s premier scientific research body, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is working on setting up its own commercial arm. Science and technology minister P K Bansal says it is essential to take pathbreaking research that CSIR is doing to the people.

“We should have a commercial arm of CSIR so that people can benefit from the research that they are doing. It can be in the form of a Public-Private Partnership or an initiative of only CSIR but I feel it is very important to take science to the masses. Right now, there are small groups that work in laboratories towards adoption of technologies but no umbrella forum for it,” Bansal said at a function here on Saturday…………

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CSIR-to-have-its-own-commercial-arm-/articleshow/7529265.cms#ixzz1ESXsR6b5

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Written by csirindia

February 20, 2011 at 7:16 am

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