Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Department of Science and Technology


More women are making a career in science. A lot more needs to be done to ease their journeys

August 23, 2022 9:33 am

While the social sciences and humanities still register a larger presence of women researchers, numbers have increased appreciably in the sciences as well. Health sciences is now pegged at 24.5 per cent, natural sciences and agriculture at 22.5 per cent and engineering and technology at 14.5 per cent.

To rev up EV push, battery solutions per Indian needs

June 19, 2022 4:01 pm

NITI Aayog, DST meet battery makers, academia amid incidents of electric two-wheeler fires; govt, industry plan open source battery management system

IISc installs 'Param Pravega' under National Supercomputing Mission

February 03, 2022 2:37 pm

The system, which is expected to power diverse research and educational pursuits, has a supercomputing capacity of 3.3 petaflops. It is designed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).

Pune: DST seeks applications from graduates with business and startup ideas

November 15, 2021 7:53 am

Graduate students will be provided funding to take up entrepreneurship through a fellowship for 12 to 18 months.

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).