WHO decision to stop HCQ trial was a knee jerk reaction, says CSIR DG

DG CSIR said because there is a global outcry it must have put pressure on both Lancet as well as WHO and both of them now retracted from their original position.

published on : 4th June 2020

Trust ICMR's judgement on hydroxychloroquine in covid treatment, says CSIR's Shekhar Mande

The WHO, on Sunday, announced for a temporary suspension of clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine, which has been used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

published on : 27th May 2020

COVID-19: National Aerospace Laboratories develop Non-Invasive Ventilator 'SwasthVayu'

CSIR NAL claims to have developed the simple to use, cost effective, compact ventilator, configured with the majority of indigenous components in 36 days.  

published on : 11th May 2020

Bengal insititute develops robotic device that can collect samples of COVID-19 suspects

The device will help the frontline healthcare workers in delivering services while maintaining social distancing, reducing the chance of them getting infected.

published on : 29th April 2020

Government mulls special ink to crack down on fake currency notes and passports

A bi-luminescent security ink is visible in red and green light when illuminated by two different sources at 254 nano meters (nm) and 365 nm, respectively.

published on : 3rd March 2020

CSIR lab has developed technology to convert plastic waste into diesel: Harsh Vardhan

The minister told the Lok Sabha that CSIR was placed 17th in the Scimago Institutions ranking and there cannot be any misgivings about the work it is doing.

published on : 22nd November 2019