Rapidly charging E-cycle developed with Na-ion batteries and supercapacitors

New Delhi : Scientists have used nano-materials to develop Na-ion-based batteries and supercapacitors, which can be rapidly charged and have integrated them in e-cycles. The low-cost Na-ion-based technologies would be cheap and are expected to reduce the cost of the e-cycles significantly. Sodium-ion (Na-ion) batteries have triggered academic and commercial interest as a possible complementary […]


New material discovered can convert infrared light to renewable energy

New Delhi  : Scientists have discovered a novel material that can emit, detect, and modulate infrared light with high efficiency making it useful for solar and thermal energy harvesting and for optical communication devices.  Electromagnetic waves are a renewable energy source used for electricity generation, telecommunication, defence and security technologies, sensors, and healthcare services. Scientists use […]


Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022 : Dr Jitendra Singh

New Delhi : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today said that Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha yesterday, […]


Unique technology for direct generation of Hydrogen from agricultural residue developed

New Delhi, 30 September 2021 : Indian researchers have developed a unique technology for direct generation of Hydrogen from agricultural residue. This innovation by Indian researchers can promote eco-friendly hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles by overcoming the challenge of hydrogen availability. India has set a target of 60% renewable energy of about 450 GW by 2030. […]


‘PM-DAKSH’ portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ mobile app launched

HIGHLIGHTS : Through ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal, all information related to skill development are available at one place for Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Safai Karamcharis Skill development training has been imparted to 2,73,152 persons of target groups in the last five years During the year 2021-22, a target has been set to provide skill development training […]


Scientists developed a human-based models to study neurological disorders

New Delhi : Dr. Yogita K Adlakha has developed a human-based model to study diseases that hinder the development of neurons such as autism. This will help in the treatment of various neurological disorders.Dr. Adlakha is an Inspire Faculty Fellow of the Union Ministry of Science and Technology. He is a researcher at the Institute of Translational […]


AICTE tool translates English content into various Indian languages

Highlights : The tool translates English language content into 11 Indian languages Vice President complimented AICTE for the innovative tool It is my dream to see the content of technical courses in Indian languages : Vice President Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, Shri Harivansh was also present at the demonstration New Delhi : The Vice President, […]


New Polyhouse Technology for Horticulture CROPS

New Delhi : Dr. (Prof.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur inaugurated a “Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse Facility” and laid foundation stone of “Retractable Roof Polyhouse” at Ludhiana in Punjab. Briefing about the technology, Prof. Hirani said that the farmers face number of problems such as excessive or insufficient cold, heat, rain, wind, […]


‘ATL Tinkerpreneur Bootcamp’ successfully completed two-month long across country

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) under NITI Aayog New Delhi : Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog successfully completed two month long and a first of its kind, digital skills and an exclusive entrepreneurship ATL Tinkerpreneur summer bootcamp held across the country. Designed for high school students across the nation, ‘ATL Tinkerpreneur’ saw a record-breaking 9000+ […]


CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur dedicated Tractor Mounted Spading Machine to the Nation

New Delhi : Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, briefed about the Tractor operated spading machine and its application in seed bed preparation. First activity in any crop cultivation practice is the tilling of soil to make a desirable seed bed for germination of seeds or seedlings. Prof.Hirani, explained that a major […]


Production of Organic Manure through Agricultural Wastes and Animal Dung

New Delhi : Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed improved technologies for the preparation of quality composts namely Vermi compost, bio-enriched compost, Mineral-enriched compost (such as Phospho-Sulpho-Nitro compost, Phospho compost), and rapo-compost from different biomass including animal excreta etc. Besides, lignocellulolytic microbial consortium has been developed for reducing the period of composting within […]