Ravi Shankar Prasad Inaugurates Science Communicators’ Meet at the Indian Science Congress, 2019 JALANDHAR : As a part of the on-going Indian Science Congress, 2019, Science Communicators’ Meet was inaugurated today by the Union Minister for Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad at Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar. While inaugurating the Meet, Ravi Shankar Prasad was delighted to inform that India’s ranking in global innovation index has jumped from 81st in 2015 to 60th in 2017. He also informed that India is now at the 6th position in scientific publications and 10th in patent filing. “India is now 3rd most attractive investment destination for technology transactions and it is the best time to do science in India”, said the IT
Jalandhar : As a part of the on-going five-day Indian Science Congress, Rashtriya Kishore Vaigyanik Sammelan(Children Science Congress) was inaugurated today in Jalandhar by Nobel Laureates Avram Hershko from Israel and F.Duncan M.Haldane from USA. While inaugurating the Congress, Avram Hershko called children as the future of scientific India and was sure that some of them may be making some important discoveries which will prove to be good for mankind, and may also win them Nobel Prize someday. Appreciating the progress that India has done over the years Prof. Duncan Hardane said that India has to be a part of the technological development of the future. Prof Duncan advised young students to learn mathematics irrespective of the jobs they are going to take up. In his presidential a...
It is to Preserve for 100 Years to Give Glimpse of Today’s Technology Future Generations can go Through the Technological Development JALANDHAR : A Time Capsule prepared at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar with items representing today’s technology and India’s scientific prowess was buried today by Nobel Laureates Avram Hershko from Israel and F.Duncan M. Haldane from USA on the occasion of the on-going 106th Indian Science Congress . Glimpse of Today’s Technology The Time Capsule contains 100 items that represent modern-day technology as experienced in India. Besides replicas of Mangalyaan, Brahmos Missile and Tejas fighter jet representing India’s scientific prowess, the Capsule contains laptop, landline phone,smart phone, drone, VR glasses, stopwatch, Amazon Alexa etc.
Fulcrum of Science is the Desire to Question; Desire to Explore Which Needs to be Inculcated : Smriti Irani JALANDHAR : Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles & Industry, inaugurated the Women’s Science Congress as a part of the on-going Indian Science Congress, 2019 at Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar today. While inaugurating the Congress, the Minister said that science is gender-neutral. She mentioned that about 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers employed in research and development institutions across the country, only about 39,000 are women which makes the female scientific community the largest minority in the country. The data tells us that 81 percent of the females in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) field, there is a gender bias in
Suvash Choudhary NEW DELHI : Global Cooling Innovation Summit will be inaugurated by Union Science & Technology Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on 12th November 2018. The Two-day Summit is a first-of-its-kind solutions-focused event. It will bring together leaders from around the world to explore concrete means and pathways to address the climate threat by growing demand from room air conditioners. The event is jointly organized by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The co partners are Rocky Mountain Institute, Alliance for An Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE), Conservation X Labs and CEPT University. Launching of Global Cooling Prize The summit will also see the launching of Global Cooling Prize— Mission Innovation challenge. It
NEW DELHI : Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for transfer of technology for India’s first Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Battery project. The Agreement was signed in Bengaluru on Saturday (June 09, 2018) by Dr Vijayamohan K. Pillai, Director, CECRI and C. Narasimhan, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of RAASI Group in the presence of Union minister for Science & Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan. A group at CSIR-CECRI headed by Dr Gopu Kumar has developed an indigenous technology of Lithium-ion cells in partnership with CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) New Delhi, CSIR- Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CSIR-C
Indian Science & Technology takes strides towards leadership position during the last four years NEW DELHI : The government, during the last four years, has been working on building an end-to-end, holistic scientific ecosystem. This includes enhancing the quality and quantity of impactful basic research to translation research to technology development, to technology transfer, to innovation and startups to enabling commercialization of indigenous technology. Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences today briefed media about achievements of Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences in last 4 years in New Delhi. The minister said, our science is now working to solve important challenges in the areas of water, energy, health, environment,...
NEW DELHI : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved funding for the for Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III (GSLV Mk-III) continuation programme (Phase-I) consisting of ten (10) GSLV (Mk-III) flights, at a total estimated cost of Rs. 4338.20 crores. This includes Rs. 4338.20 Crores and includes the cost of ten GSLV Mk-III vehicles, essential facility augmentation, Programme Management and Launch Campaign. The GSLV Mk-III continuation Programme – Phase 1 is the first phase of operational flights that will enable the launch of 4 tonne class of communication satellites to meet the country’s satellite communication requirements. The operationalisation of GSLV Mk-III will make the country self-reliant in the launching capability of 4 tonne
– Phase 6 Thirty Operational Flights of PSLV NEW DELHI : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Continuation Programme (Phase 6) and funding of thirty PSLV operational flights under the Programme. The Programme will also meet the launch requirement of satellites for Earth observation, Navigation and Space Sciences. This will also ensure the continuity of production in Indian industry. The total fund requirement is Rs. 6131.00 Crores and includes the cost of thirty PSLV vehicles, essential facility augmentation, Programme Management and Launch Campaign. Major Impact: The operationalisation of PSLV has made the country self-reliant in the launching capability of satellites for earth observation, disas