CSIR

  • Hyderabad scientist Mahipal Reddy gets Royal Society fellowship September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Chief scientist at the Council of Scientific and Industrial ResearchIndian Institute of Chemical Technology based here, has been honoured with the Fellowship of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRCS), London, in recognition of his outstanding research. Dr B Mahipal Reddy, the Chief Scientist and Head of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Division,...
  • Meet India's best scientists October 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes are awarded to scientists below the age of 45 for their for exceptional contribution in the field of Science. Instituted in 1957 in honour of Sir Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, the founder director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, the prize is...
  • India begins feasibility study on civilian plane May 27, 2010

    Bangalore: India began a feasibility study to design and develop an indigenous 90seater civilian plane to fly on feeder and trunk routes, a top official of the national civil aircraft development project said on Thursday. "The first meeting of the high power committee for the national civil aircraft development project has...
  • India's first gene map reveals disease geography December 9, 2009

    New Delhi: In an effort to analyse genetic variations across the Indian population, a team of 150 scientists have come out with the country's first genetic map. The findings have the potential to revolutionise the drug industry and clinical researches. The genetic map mines rich data on the country's disease geography. The...
  • CSIR drains taxpayers' money August 19, 2006

    New Delhi: The building, presiding over 39 laboratories, at Rafi Marg in New Delhi is country's biggest scientific and industrial research establishment. With an annual turnover of more than Rs 1,200 crore, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has almost 20,000 scientists working for it. But the scientific community...