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The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) was established on September 26, 1942. The immediate goal of CSIR was to bring science and technology to the country and develop research capabilities which would support industry. Today, CSIR is known for its cutting edge R&D knowledgebase in diverse S&T areas and is a contemporary R&D organization. Having pan-India presence, CSIR has a dynamic network of 38 National Laboratories, 39 Outreach Centres, 3 Innovation Complexes and 5 units. CSIR's R&D expertise and experience is embodied in about 4600 active scientists supported by about 8000 scientific and technical personnel.

CSIR's research and development efforts are led by national goals. Natural resource & knowledge-base of the country, geographical and demographical advantages, energy conservation, environment friendliness, sustainability and CSIR's competence steer the direction of research.

The broad areas of focus are:

Affordable Healthcare
Smart & Functional Materials
Agri-Food Technologies
Engineering Structures/ Design & Electronics
Sustainable Energy
Civil Aviation
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  • 3 July. 2020
  • CCSIR-IHBT helping Himachal in undertaking COVID-19 tests

    The Institute of Himalayan Bio-Resource Technology (IHBT) at Palampur in Himachal Pradesh has been playing pivotal role in undertaking COVID-19 tests, besides providing all necessary instruments and logistic support for test of COVID-19 to Tanda, Chamba and Hamirpur Medical Colleges of the state.
  • 24 Jun. 2020
  • CSIR-NCL and Bharat Electronics to jointly manufacture 'Oxygen Enrichment Units

    The National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) along with its Venture Centre incubated startup Genrich Membrane has tied up with the 'Bharat Electronics Ltd' (BEL) company to manufacture the 'Oxygen Enrichment Units' (OEU) which provide 35 to 40 per cent oxygen concentration from air and helps faster recovery of Covid-19 affected patients.
  • 19 Jun. 2020
  • CSIR-CDRI's COVID-19 drug candidate Umifenovir secures DCGI approval for phase III clinical trial

    CSIR constituent lab CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) Lucknow, has received permission for carrying out Phase III randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled trial of efficacy, safety, and tolerability of antiviral drug Umifenovir. The Phase III Clinical Trials will be carried out at ...