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Department of Science and Technology


DST sanctions Rs 100 crore for IIIT-Delhi's cognitive computing hub

August 31, 2021 5:37 pm

TiH has been set up to create collaboration between industries, academic institutions and government agencies to innovate and develop data-driven cognitive computing solutions

India on track to achieve WHO-recommended doctor-population ratio: NITI Aayog member Vinod Paul

August 10, 2021 9:38 am

In the last 75 years, India has made significant progress in the health sector. At the time of independence, the average life was just 28 years and it has now reached close to 70 years, says Vino Paul.

Pune startup fights Covid-19 with virucidal N95 masks that inactivate coronavirus

June 30, 2021 8:41 am

The masks by Thincr Technologies have been approved by the Department of Science and Technology. Around 10,000 such masks have been distributed to government hospitals and institutions.

Govt nod to oxygen concentrators from IIT-Kanpur startup

May 15, 2021 3:27 am

The startup Indeema Fibres Pvt Ltd in Kanpur, along with its sister concern ChemDist Membrane Systems Pvt Ltd based out of Pune, will roll out its first batch of 5,500 oxygen concentrators by May 25.

IISER-Pune: DST-funded hub to lead research in quantum technology

April 16, 2021 10:32 pm

Experts from these institutions will collectively work towards development of novel computing and quantum materials, sensors, quantum communication devices and systems along with quantum computers.

Cultivate incremental and quality-driven scientific research culture: DST Secretary

June 22, 2020 11:33 pm

The workshop has been organised by the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, supported by Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Indian National Science Academy (INSA), National Academy of Sciences and Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS).

Coronavirus: Govt of India's DST sets up rapid response centre to combat pandemic

April 03, 2020 5:52 pm

Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH) will focus on leveraging the youthful energy, intelligence and extraordinary innovative potential of technology incubators and startups and empower them for scale-up to speedily address the multi-dimensional challenges of COVID-19.

Research in elite institutions must focus on the problems of their surrounding environment

October 16, 2019 9:58 am

As a developing country, India faces many challenges. The systematic study of such problems and their solutions will lead not only to better development outcomes, but also new science, enterprises and jobs.

Elevate 2019 Startup winners: Full list of 100 winners announced by Karnataka Govt

August 01, 2019 6:35 pm

Full list of 100 startups picked as winners of Elevate 2019, a Karnataka government programme organised by the Department of IT-BT and Science and Technology.

Upset with ‘paltry hike’, research scholars to continue protests

January 31, 2019 8:33 am

As per the latest announcement, the stipend for a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) will be revised from Rs 25,000 to Rs 31,000. The stipend of a Senior Research Fellow (SRF) has been increased from Rs 28,000 to Rs 35,000.