CSIR celebrates its platinum jubilee

Posted on:26 Sep 2016 18:12:25

CSIR celebrates its platinum jubilee
26 September 2016 Current Affairs GK: India’s largest civilian research and development agency Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) celebrated its platinum jubilee. The platinum jubilee celebrations were inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is also the President of CSIR. 

PM Modi also released seven new plant varieties developed at CSIR laboratories. He also witnessed exclusive CSIR Showcase on major technological contributions of CSIR. Besides, prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes was presented to eminent scientists on the occasion along with other CSIR awards.

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) :  CSIR is an autonomous body and the largest research and development (R&D) organisation in India.

 It became operational on 26 September 1942. It operates as an autonomous body registered under the Registration of Societies Act of 1860. 

It is mainly funded by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology. CSIR’s R&D activities include aerospace engineering, ocean sciences, structural engineering, metallurgy, life sciences, chemicals, mining, food, petroleum, leather, and environment.

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