CSIR Tech Showcase
DNA Fingerprinting Technology — Its Success and Future

In 1988, CSIR-CCMB scientists developed indigenous probes for DNA fingerprinting and took this technique to the users.

Somdatta Karak & K. Thangaraj
Ayurgenomics: Bringing age-old wisdom to the healthcare of the future

Much before personalised medicine became the vogue in public health discourse, Ayurvedic texts treated each individual as unique and disease as an interplay of multiple inherent and environmental factors.

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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): 80 Years in the Service of the Nation

Established in September 1942, the year 2022 marks 80 years of CSIR’sservice to science and the nation. 

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From India importing to exporting wax: Indigenously developed CSIR technology turns the tide

This is the first wax plant installed by any petroleum refinery in India based on home-grown technology, that too with the largest investment in its category.

Anjan Ray, Manoj Srivastava, Manoj Kumar Thapliyal
Next-generation Laser for Medical Applications

The designed TFL has the capability to operate in CW, long pulse as well as short pulse mode providing more versatility for applications in lithotripsy and soft tissue ablation.

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The HANSA – Two-seat Aircraft for Pilot Training

Flight training is imparted by aero clubs, flying schools or commercial operators where an aircraft is used for the purpose of formal flight instructions with an instructor.

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India to have its own “Footwear Sizing System” for the first time: CSIR-CLRI leads

CSIR-CLRI, Chennai, has embarked on a project to capture the foot data throughout India and to statistically analyze it and establish the “Footwear Sizing System” for Indian feet.

Meher Wan
CSIR-NPL Develops Multifunctional High-security Anti-counterfeiting Ink for Bank Cheques

Currency notes and bank cheques require multifunctional high-security features to avoid chances of counterfeiting.

Meher Wan
#CSIRFightsCovid19

Ever since the Coronavirus pandemic broke out, CSIR has mounted a strategic, well-coordinated and integrated approach towards mitigating the Coronavirus outbreak ranging from containing the spread of the virus by providing sanitisation and disinfection solutions to equipping the frontline workers and health warriors with protective gear, and from exploring repurposing of existing drugs to discovering new drugs and vaccines. Here are some major developments.

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COMBATING COVID-19

In an effort to overcome the crisis, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been extensively contributing to combat the pandemic.

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