New Polyhouse Technology for Horticulture CROPS

Source: PIB What is the News? CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur has inaugurated a “Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse Facility” and laid the foundation stone of “Retractable Roof Polyhouse” at Ludhiana in Punjab. Background: Farmers face a number of problems such as excessive or insufficient cold, heat, rain, wind, and other factors associated with insufficient transpiration.… Continue reading New Polyhouse Technology for Horticulture CROPS

Intel partners with CBSE to launch ‘AI For All’ initiative

Source: Livemint What is the News? The Prime Minister has launched the “AI For All’ initiative. About AI For All Initiative: The AI For All Initiative has been launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) in collaboration with Intel. Aim: To create a basic understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) for every citizen in the… Continue reading Intel partners with CBSE to launch ‘AI For All’ initiative

DEPwD organises Samajik Adhikarita Shivir for distribution of aids & assistive devices to Divyangjan under the ADIP Scheme

Source: PIB What is the News? Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(DEPwD) has organized Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’. In this shivir, aids and assistive devices will be distributed among ‘Divyangjan’ under the ADIP Scheme and among Senior Citizens under the ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’. About ADIP Scheme: Launched by: Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(DEPwD)… Continue reading DEPwD organises Samajik Adhikarita Shivir for distribution of aids & assistive devices to Divyangjan under the ADIP Scheme

Union Minister releases “Biotech-PRIDE (Promotion of Research and Innovation through Data Exchange) Guidelines

Source: PIB What is the News? The Union Ministry for Science & Technology has released “Biotech-PRIDE (Promotion of Research and Innovation through Data Exchange) Guidelines”. About Biotech-PRIDE Guidelines: The Biotech-PRIDE Guidelines have been developed by the Department of Biotechnology(DBT). Aim: The guidelines are aimed at providing a well-defined framework and guiding principle to facilitate and… Continue reading Union Minister releases “Biotech-PRIDE (Promotion of Research and Innovation through Data Exchange) Guidelines

CSIR-CMERI dedicates Tractor Mounted Spading Machine to the Nation

Source: PIB What is the News? CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute has dedicated a tractor-operated spading machine to the nation. What was the need of Tractor Operated Spading Machine? The first activity in any crop cultivation practice is the tilling of soil to make a desirable seed bed for germination of seeds or seedlings. However,… Continue reading CSIR-CMERI dedicates Tractor Mounted Spading Machine to the Nation

Intriguing layer where internal rotation profile of Sun changes theoretically explained

Source: PIB  What is the News? Indian astronomers have found a theoretical explanation for an intriguing layer named Near-Surface Shear Layer(NSSL). What is a Near-Surface Shear Layer(NSSL)? It has long been known that the sun’s equator spins faster than the poles. However, a peek into the internal rotation of the sun using sound waves revealed… Continue reading Intriguing layer where internal rotation profile of Sun changes theoretically explained

Geo-imaging satellite “EOS-03” is scheduled for launch in third quarter of 2021

Source: PIB What is the News? Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) is scheduled to launch a geo-imaging satellite named “EOS-03” in the third quarter of 2021. About EOS-03: EOS-03 is a geo-imaging satellite for earth observation. The satellite is capable of imaging the whole country four-five times daily. The satellite would enable near real-time monitoring of… Continue reading Geo-imaging satellite “EOS-03” is scheduled for launch in third quarter of 2021

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya students detect asteroids under Khagolshala Asteroid Search Campaign 2021

Source: PIB What is the News? Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya students have detected Eight Asteroids as part of the Khagolshala Asteroid Search Campaign 2021. About Khagolshala Asteroid Search Campaign: Khagolshala Asteroid Search Campaign(KASC) is an initiative of the Office of Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India, and SPACE Foundation. The campaign is the India chapter of… Continue reading Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya students detect asteroids under Khagolshala Asteroid Search Campaign 2021

Researchers develop nano-structured aluminium surface having multiple applications

Source: PIB What is the News? A group of researchers has developed a nano-structured, self-cleaning, sustainable aluminium surface by utilizing a simple and environment-friendly fabrication route. This could have multiple applications ranging from biomedical to aerospace and automobiles to household appliances. Why was this developed? Aluminum is a light metal. It has many industrial applications… Continue reading Researchers develop nano-structured aluminium surface having multiple applications