Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh launches ‘YUVA PORTAL’

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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh launches ‘YUVA PORTAL’

Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr.Jitendra Singh launched the Youth Portal in New Delhi. 

An Overview of the News

  • It aims to connect and identify potential youth start-ups.

  • Science and Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh also launched the One Week - One Laboratory programme.

  • The event emphasises the need for broad-based participation from stakeholders in the industry for startups to remain sustainable.

  • Each of the 37 CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) laboratories is dedicated to a different specialised area of work.

  • The One Week - One Lab program will provide an opportunity to CSIR laboratories to showcase their work.

About Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

  • The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, or CSIR, is an autonomous body established by the Government of India in September 1942.

  • Its primary goal is to promote scientific and industrial research in India.

  • Its research activities cover a wide range of fields, including aerospace, biotechnology, chemistry, earth science, electronics, engineering, information technology, materials science and physics.

  • It operates a network of laboratories and research institutes across India, which conduct cutting-edge research in their respective fields.

Establishment - 26 September 1942

Founder - Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar, Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar

President - Narendra Modi

Director General - Dr. N. Kalaiselvi

Parent Organization - Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Motto - CSIR-The Innovation Engine of India

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