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NRDC pays Rs 5 crore royalty to CSIR, DSIR

NEW DELHI: The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) today gave Rs 5 crore, earned through royalty by technology transfer, to Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

NRDC Chairman and Managing Director H Purushotham handed over a cheque of Rs 5,42,12,323 to the Secretary, DSIR and Director General, CSIR Dr Girish Sahni as their share of Premium and Royalty collected on the technology transferred by ..

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January 8, 2016 at 9:03 am

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CSIR providing technology to improve quality of life: Govt

16 December 2015

NEW DELHI: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been providing the science and technology knowledge base to improve quality of life and augmenting income of people, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan said CSIR has developed technologies for food and food processing, water, health-care, building and construction, farm machinery, leather, pottery etc.

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December 17, 2015 at 10:56 am

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Grant of wrong patents prevented by TDKL in 220 cases till date

04 December 2015

The Ministry of has established Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) in collaboration with Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) for prevention of grant of patents on non-original inventions by International Patent Offices like European Patent office, United States Patent & Trademark office, Japan Patent office etc. on Indian Systems of Medicine such as Ayurveda, Unani, and Siddha. ..

Read more: http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/grant-of-wrong-patents-prevented-by-tdkl-in-220-cases-till-115120401168_1.html

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December 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

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Govt. tells labs: fund research by yourself

28 October 2015

Cash-strapped, the Ministry of Science and Technology has mandated organisations involved in scientific research to start ‘self-financing’ projects; send in monthly updates and ensure that research stays in sync with the Central government’s ‘social and economic objectives.’’

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been directed to generate half of its funds and start sending report cards to the Centre on how “each of the laboratory [is] focusing its resources on developing specific lines of inventions which would contribute to the social and economic objectives of the Narendra Modi government for the poor and the common man.”

The decision was part of a two-day ‘Chintan Shivir’ held at Dehradun in June and ended with all CSIR labs resolving to turn research projects into ‘for-profit’ ventures over the next two years.”

As part of the ‘Dehradun Declaration,’ all laboratories signed up to “develop a revenue model in a business-like manner with a clear cost-benefit analysis….

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/govt-tells-labs-fund-research-by-yourself/article7811265.ece

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October 28, 2015 at 8:43 am

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CSIR Launches ‘Scientifically Validated’ Ayurveda Drug For Type 2 Diabetes

26 October 2015

A Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) lab in Lucknow is set to release an anti-diabetes herbal drug, christened BGR-34, on Sunday, according to a Times of India report.

This scientifically-validated drug, that costs Rs 500 for a pack of 100, is expected to be available within a fortnight, said the marketing head of Aimil Pharmaceuticals (UP and Delhi), VS Kapoor….

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2015/10/26/rs-5-herbal-drug-diabetes_n_8387388.html

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October 26, 2015 at 3:23 pm

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Scientists to share experiences and training on the role of mitochondria in nervous system

24 October 2015

CHANDIGARH: The Panjab University will host the International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO)-supported school on the theme of Mitochondria and Neurodegeneration from October 26 to 30. The announcement for the same was made by PU vice-chancellor Arun Kumar Grover on Friday in the presence of Rajat Sandhir, the head of department of neurology at PGI, Vivek Lal and Dr Manish Modi from the department of neurology, PGI….

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October 25, 2015 at 7:06 pm

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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award 2015 announced

26 September 2015

NEW DELHI: The government today announced the recipients of prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award, considered to be a coveted science honour in the country.

The Ministry of Science and Technology announced 11 awards in seven different fields.

In Biological Science category, Balasubramanian Gopal of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and Rajeev Kumar Varshney of International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) were chosen for the coveted award…

Source: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/shanti-swarup-bhatnagar-award-2015-announced-115092600714_1.html

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September 27, 2015 at 7:44 am

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