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SCIR-NEIST upgraded

Imphal, March 03 2013 : The CSIR: North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST) formerly known as Regional Research Laboratory, Substation, Lamphelpat, Imphal has been upgraded to the status of Branch Laboratory with effect from 21st February 2013 .

Read more: http://www.e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=28..040313.mar13

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March 18, 2013 at 7:12 am

Posted in NEIST

Lab equipments distributed

04 October 2012

IMPHAL: North East Institute of Science & Technology Substation today inaugurated a Science Laboratory of Heirok Higher Secondary School and also distributed laboratory equipments to 57 different schools of the state in a function held at the office of the CSIR-NEIST at Lamphelpat…..

Read more: http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=28..051012.oct12

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October 6, 2012 at 9:27 am

Posted in NEIST

Herbal cure for arthritis on anvil

25 September 2012

NEW DELHI: Scientists from the North-East have come out with a herbal balm made out of edible plants found in the region, which can cure the two most common type of arthritis.

………Developed by scientists at the North-East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, the balm was found safe and efficacious during animal and human trials. A common ailment for middle aged and old persons, arthritis is caused by inflammation of connective tissues in joints, resulting in pain, swelling and stiffness……..

Read more: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/281179/herbal-cure-arthritis-anvil.html

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September 27, 2012 at 11:47 am

Posted in NEIST

NGO given spawn production lab facility for mushroom farming

19 May 2012

GUWAHATI: The CSIR-Northeastern Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST) have allotted a spawn production laboratory at Beltola to Eco Concept, a city-based NGO organization to help the organization with its mushroom farming initiative costing around Rs 25 lakhs….

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-05-19/guwahati/31777547_1_mushroom-cultivation-ngos-production

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May 21, 2012 at 9:38 pm

Posted in NEIST

CSIR-NEIST celebrates 51st foundation day

29 March 2012

JORHAT: The CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), celebrated its 51st foundation day at Dr JN Baruah auditorium recently with a well charted out programme.

The programme was attended by eminent scientists, invited dignitaries from India and Thailand, guests, prominent citizens of the town, members of Press, media, students and teachers of nearby schools, colleges, universities and members of CSIR-NEIST fraternity, both old and new….

Read more: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=mar3012/state07

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April 3, 2012 at 5:20 am

Posted in NEIST

CSIR-Neist celebrates National Science Day

01 March 2012

GUWAHATI: The CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology (Neist), Jorhat, celebrated National Science Day on Tuesday with a host of programmes.

Addressing the meet, Krishna Gopal Deb Krori, chief consultant, water & power, mentioned the works of Sir M Vishweshwaraiah and how in the past India has produced many giants in the field of science like medicine and astronomy….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/CSIR-Neist-celebrates-National-Science-Day/articleshow/12091992.cms

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March 1, 2012 at 11:32 am

Posted in NEIST

NEIST promises herbal relief from pain, itching

28 February 2012

JORHAT: The CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology, which has so far concentrated on research, has decided to foray into production from March with the manufacture of two herbal medicines.

Director P.G. Rao said the institute was going in for manufacturing so that people could get medicines at affordable prices, as it was cost-effective to produce medicines that were based on aromatic herbs widely available in the region…..

Read more: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120229/jsp/frontpage/story_15192743.jsp

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March 1, 2012 at 11:30 am

Posted in NEIST

CSIR-NEIST and USTM sign MoU to make NE technology vibrant

24 Februar 2012

JORHAT: An MoU was signed between CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST) and University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) and other institutions under Education Research & Development Foundation (ERDF) here on Friday.

“Since CSIR-NEIST and ERDF are both working towards the goal of regional development through focused attention on the youth of the region, it was felt that synergizing their efforts and endeavours would multiply their achievements in manifold ways. CSIR-NEIST and ERDF will partner in all development activities, share resources and organize regular programmes, in which scientists from CSIR-NEIST will work together with the faculty and research scholars of USTM & ERDF institutions and evolve new strategies for joint action to make the region science and technology vibrant,” P G Rao, NEIST director said……

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/MoU-signed-to-make-NE-technology-vibrant/articleshow/12023872.cms

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February 25, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Posted in NEIST

‘Northeast needs new road making techniques for growth’

06 February 2012

AGARTALA: To ensure enhanced rural connectivity, growth, investment and environmental protection, sustainable new technology must be adopted in road construction in India, specially in the mountainous northeastern region, experts and scientists said here Monday.

“New, alternative and superior technologies of road construction – including cold mix, tools using public waste, plastic waste, natural rubber, jute – have to be followed to get the better effect,” said P.G. Rao, scientist and director of Assam’s Jorhat-based North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST)..

Read more: http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2012-02-06/news/31030927_1_road-construction-crri-central-road-research-institute

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February 7, 2012 at 10:05 pm

Posted in NEIST

Rural connectivity vital to prosperity in North East

05 February 2012

DIMAPUR: Roads are integral to the growth of societies and it is imperative for North Eastern states to embrace the many new alternative and superior technologies of road construction including cold mix, public waste and jute. 
“This would not only ensure enhanced rural connectivity – critical for growth – but also give a much-needed push to the Central Government funded scheme Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), which aims to provide connectivity to all unconnected habitations in the rural areas in a time bound manner. Experts and senior scientists from Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), North East Institute of Science & Technology and Tripura Public Works Department echoed these concerns at a seminar on “Sustainable Technologies for Road Construction in North East” on Friday in Agartala. They lauded the good progress made by Assam in use of cold mix technology in rural road construction and said other states should follow,” stated a press note issued by Rituparna Madhukalya and Ankita Das of GreyMatters Communications & Consulting…..

Read more: http://www.morungexpress.com/regional/76285.html

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February 6, 2012 at 10:57 am

Posted in NEIST