Source: The post is based on the article “1st Indian Architectural Heritage Sub-Committee Meeting for Communicating India’s Scientifically Validated Traditional Knowledge to the Society(SVASTIK)” published in PIB on 15th January 2023.
What is the News?
CSIR-NIScPR hosted the first meeting of the Indian Architectural Heritage sub-committee as a part of SVASTIK Initiative.
What is SVASTIK Initiative?
Launched by: CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR)
Full Form: Communicating India’s Scientifically Validated Traditional Knowledge to the Society(SVASTIK)
Objective: To conserve the practice of the right tradition, inculcate scientific temper of verifying tradition in a scientific manner and instill confidence in citizens regarding the scientific value of our traditional knowledge/practices.
– Various research organizations, higher education institutions, experts and NGOs have joined hands with SVASTIK to document and disseminate content on scientifically validated Indian traditional knowledge.