Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh plans to increase the government's R&D spending and create incentives for the private sector to increase spending on science and technology as well.

JAMMU, Feb 8: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Wednesday sought the support of Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) in the promotion of aroma, herbal and leather industry in Jammu and K

The 12th five-year plan, whose period is just about four months away, will see a significant focus on promotion of science and technology and public-private partnership in research areas.

No reliable historical seismic record in the region before 1800 A.D.

Five soleckshaws – a solar-powered vehicle that also allows the rider to pedal – were distributed among rickshaw pullers here on Sunday to mark the launch of the vehicle in the city.
Developed and manufactured by Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute in Durgapur, the zero-carbon-emitting vehicle, uses both the mechanical energy and electrical energy achieving a maximum speed of 18 kilometres per hour.

A scientist from city-based National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Dattatraya H Dethe, has been selected for the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) Young Scientist award 2011 for

Two National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) scientists, Amol Arvindrao Kulkarni and Dattatraya H Dethe, have been selected as young associates of the Indian Academy of Sciences for 2011-14.

Three scientists from the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) in Pune, Amol Arvindrao Kulkarni, Dattatraya Dethe and Rahul Banerjee, have been selected for the Young Scientist Award 2011, instituted by the Council for Industrial and Scientific Research (CSIR).

The award carries a cash prize and a citation and will be presented to them on September 26, CSIR Foundation Day, in New Delhi.


Experts at a conference here on Monday stressed the need to relook and undertake more research on the existing Bus Rapid Transit Systems (BRTS) in the country before more such corridors are implemented in other cities to have safer road systems.

Chennai The Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), a constituent body of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed a technology that checks pollution due to effluents from leather units.

The technology, called SRIOM (Salt Recovery from Inorganic and Organic Mixture), helps separate sodium chloride and calcium chloride contained in the evaporated residue of reve