CSIR Tech Showcase
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.

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.

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

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.


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

CSIR Fights Covid19

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, CSIR has been constantly battling the outbreak on multiple fronts by providing various technologies and framing strategies to overcome the global outbreak.

CSIR’s Mission to Combat COVID19

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been leading the fight and contributing extensively to overcome the crisis arising from the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Paper-based diagnostics for COVID-19 developed by CSIR-IGIB

On the 3rd of April, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research achieved a breakthrough in its ongoing war against the rapidly spreading and devastating coronavirus.

G. Mahesh