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Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

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Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan presently in charge of Ministry of Science and Technology has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.The portfolio went vacant after Shri Anil Madhav Dave, who was holding the charge of very important ministry, passed away this morning.… Read More

Harsh Vardhan launches Nakshe Portal for India’s maps

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, launched the Nakshe Portal, a new web portal providing free download of Survey of India’s (SOI) topographic maps in pdf format for entire country on 1:50,000 scale to Indian citizens. Topographic maps or Open Series Maps (OSM) containing natural and man-made… Read More

Harsh Vardhan to inaugurate BIRAC 5th foundation day

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Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the 5th foundation day function of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council in New Delhi.

More than 300 Scientists, Entrepreneurs, Industry Experts, and Policy Makers including a large number of stakeholders both national and international wil take part in the event. … Read More

International Conference on NexGen Technologies

The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in a group photograph at the inauguration of the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries - NxGnMiFu - 2017, organised by CSIR-Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR), in New Delhi on February 15, 2017.
The Member, NITI Aayog, Dr. V.K. Saraswat and the DG, CSIR, Dr. Shri Girish Sahni are also seen.

The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in a group photograph at the inauguration of the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries – NxGnMiFu – 2017, organised by CSIR-Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR), in New Delhi on February 15,… Read More

Budget for Science & Technology

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The Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science Dr. Harsh Vardhan has expressed happiness for increased allocations for various departments relating to Science & Technology.  Complimenting the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on presenting a ‘progressive looking Union Budget’, he said that increased allocations for science… Read More

Harsh Vardhan releases Braille Atlas for Visually Impaired

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The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the Special Edition of “Atlas for Visually Impaired (India)” in English Braille in New Delhi. This Braille Atlas has been prepared by National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) under Department of Science & Technology.

The Minister expressed… Read More

104th Indian Science Congress

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 104th Indian Science Congress, at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh on January 03, 2017.
	The Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Y.S. Chowdary are also seen.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 104th Indian Science Congress, at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh on January 03, 2017. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan, the Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu and the … Read More

Major achievements of Ministry of Earth Sciences during 2016

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During 2016, many significant achievements have been made on providing weather and climate services. Many observational campaigns have been taken up as special atmospheric observations help us to understand model deficiencies and to improve the models. To address the issue of better measurement and understanding of small-scale processes that drive … Read More

Harsh Vardhan laying the foundation stone for Bio Resources

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Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, will set up 50 Biotech Laboratories in Senior Secondary Schools of Arunachal Pradesh under the scheme Biotech Labs in Senior Secondary Schools (BLISS) to encourage young dynamic students. Rs. 75 to 100 crores have been earmarked for the implementing the projects  This was announced by Union Minister … Read More

Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates 2nd Meeting of Interim Board of CEPI

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he Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India is partnering in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovations (CEPI), a new global alliance between governments, industries, academia, philanthropy, inter-governmental institutions, the World Health Organization, and civil society. The … Read More

Harsh Vardhan inaugurates CSIR Platinum Jubilee Techno Fest

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As the 36th India International Trade Fair (IITF), 2016 kicked off on Monday with the inauguration by President Pranab Mukherjee, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) opened its mega showcase at Pragati Maidan. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, inaugurated the ‘CSIR Platinum Jubilee Techno… Read More

Integrated Micro Solar Dome installed clusters area of Delhi

The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan briefing the media after installation of the Surya Jyoti (Micro Solar Dome), at Lalbagh clusters, in New Delhi on November 10, 2016.

In order to capture day light and concentrate the same inside a dark room, particularly in urban slum or rural areas which lack electricity supply, a low cost and energy efficient Micro Solar Dome has been tested and developed.

Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan  visited the dwelling units of Lalbagh clusters… Read More