The Himalayan region supports about 20 per cent of the world's population. But the ecologically fragile region, the storehouse of the third-highest amount of frozen water on earth, is highly vulnerable to climate change.
Open access policy of the department of biotechnology (DBT) and department of science and technology (DST) has been finally approved and released with specific guidelines for the funded researchers and institutions. The policy assumes significance as the researchers and others will now have access to the DBT and DST funded projects.
There is large quantum of data generated at the cost of public funds by various organizations and institutions in the country. Most of this data, is non-sensitive in nature and can be used by public for scientific, economic and developmental purposes.
Brinjal or eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) is an important solanaceous crop of sub-tropics and tropics. The name brinjal is popular in Indian subcontinents and is derived from Arabic and Sanskrit whereas the name eggplant has been derived from the shape of the fruit of some varieties, which are white and
Bill by Department of Biotechnology to establish Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India as an autonomous and statutory agency to regulate research, transport, import, manufacture and use of organisms & products of modern biotechnology.
These are the survey findings by Ministry of Science and Technology on water challenges faced by the Indian states. Has mapped the available sources of water in selected villages all across India, the differing water challenges and has also assessed the willingness of impacted population to pay to develop internal revenue and recovery models.
This mission document by Ministry of S&T got in-principle approval by PM's council on climate change. It is amongst 8 missions under NAPCC and is aimed at networking existing knowledge institutions, capacity building & improving understanding of key climate processes and climate risks.