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Nanotechnology promises less damage, better benefits for agricultural produce
science

Nanotechnology promises less damage, better benefits for agricultural produce

The government is turning to nanobiotechnology for low-cost, high-efficacy solutions to agricultural challenges.

IIT-Kharagpur to steer EU-funded project for treating, reusing wastewater; 'will evaluate effectiveness of different technology,’ says professor
India

IIT-Kharagpur to steer EU-funded project for treating, reusing wastewater; 'will evaluate effectiveness of different technology,’ says professor

Project is being funded by EU, Government of India's Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology

India Innovation Growth Programme announces $2 million investment in social and industrial innovations
Business

India Innovation Growth Programme announces $2 million investment in social and industrial innovations

The programme has been established by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Lockheed Martin Corporation and Tata Trusts.

Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM Giuseppe Conte, discusses ways to boost bilateral trade and investment
Business

Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM Giuseppe Conte, discusses ways to boost bilateral trade and investment

Speaking at India-Italy Technology Summit, Modi said that India is taking IT software power to the next level and "developing technological temperament from scientific temper"

Selection committee estimates Rs 1,600 crore support for 5G from center
News & Analysis

Selection committee estimates Rs 1,600 crore support for 5G from center

5G will require funding by the Government and a 'high-level Budget Committee' should be formed.

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018: Online registrations begin at kvpy.iisc.ernet.in; last date to apply 31 August
India

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 2018: Online registrations begin at kvpy.iisc.ernet.in; last date to apply 31 August

The online registration for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) has begun. Candidates can register at kvpy.iisc.ernet.in

Government forms expert committee to use technology to reduce air pollution; step aimed at curbing high levels in winter
India

Government forms expert committee to use technology to reduce air pollution; step aimed at curbing high levels in winter

The Environment Ministry said on Monday that a committee of experts would be formed to look into the technological advances, including the application of satellite-based measurement, to improve air quality and reduce pollution.

Indian school students shine at Intel's science and engineering fair at Pittsburgh
News & Analysis

Indian school students shine at Intel's science and engineering fair at Pittsburgh

In all, 25 school students of class 8 to 12 from different parts of the country had participated in the global fair.

Two-day Smart India Hackathon 2018 to be held at nodal centres across India from 30 March
News & Analysis

Two-day Smart India Hackathon 2018 to be held at nodal centres across India from 30 March

mart India Hackathon, in its second edition, is the world's largest nation-building digital initiative of the HRD Ministry.

DST has introduced a new scheme to promote participation of women in the fields of science and technology
News & Analysis

DST has introduced a new scheme to promote participation of women in the fields of science and technology

DST and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have jointly announced the Indo-US Fellowship for Women in STEMM.

DST and Intel launch four new R&D projects for real-time air and water quality monitoring
News & Analysis

DST and Intel launch four new R&D projects for real-time air and water quality monitoring

Four new research and development projects for real-time monitoring of air and water quality were launched jointly by Dept of Science and Tech. and Intel.

Top 100 Indian companies should allocate 10% of profits towards CSR, says Narayana Murthy
Business

Top 100 Indian companies should allocate 10% of profits towards CSR, says Narayana Murthy

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has urged the top 100 Indian companies to allocate an additional 8 percent of their profits towards CSR apart from the 2 percent mandated under Section 135 of the Indian Companies Act

Kerala government to support private IT incubators and accelerators in the state
News & Analysis

Kerala government to support private IT incubators and accelerators in the state

Kerala IT Secretary M. Sivasankar issued the orders and said this was a major step towards achieving the target outlined in the IT Policy of 2017.

IIM Calcutta to incubate 100 start-ups by 2020
Business

IIM Calcutta to incubate 100 start-ups by 2020

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park has chalked out plans to incubate 100 start-ups by 2020, of which 40 would be funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and DFID.

Intel and Department of Science & Technology announce Digital India Challenge 2.0
News & Analysis

Intel and Department of Science & Technology announce Digital India Challenge 2.0

In its bid to inspire grassroots innovation and harness local talent in the country, Intel India along with the Department of Science & Technology (DST) on Thursday launched "Digital India Challenge 2.0"

Intel, DST and IIT Bombay partner to launch incubation program for hardware and systems startups
Startup

Intel, DST and IIT Bombay partner to launch incubation program for hardware and systems startups

In order to make the Digital India initiative more successful, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Intel India and the Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE) at IIT-Bombay have joined hands to launch the Collaborative Incubation Programme for hardware and systems startups.

Geospatial Bill needs to follow approach of Draft National Geospatial Policy
News & Analysis

Geospatial Bill needs to follow approach of Draft National Geospatial Policy

The new draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016, (the Geospatial Bill) released by the Ministry of Home Affairs early this month has been facing widespread criticism ever since its release.

India's attempt to avoid brain drain: Government to fund PhDs for science scholars
India

India's attempt to avoid brain drain: Government to fund PhDs for science scholars

In a bid to prevent brain drain, the government has embarked upon a scheme to fund pure science scholars, who have completed their PhDs, to enable them continue their post-doctoral research in India. According to Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, the scholars would be paid Rs 50,000 per month for the period of three years and would also be given a basic grant of Rs 7 lakhs per year for conducting research.

Mega Science gets much needed boost in India
Life

Mega Science gets much needed boost in India

As per the agreement between the LIGO consortium and the Department of Science and Technology, the US will supply the interferometers, along with complete design and key components, to be installed in the observatory, while India will be responsible for relocating, installing and commissioning the components for the detector.

South-East Asian Buddhist sites to be mapped
News & Analysis

South-East Asian Buddhist sites to be mapped

Historic Buddhist sites across eight south-east Asian nations will be mapped out and compiled into an atlas to boost tourism potential, an official said....