On October 31, 2020, Bangalore-based Dynamatic Technologies Ltd and CSIR-CSIO (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – Central Scientific Instruments Organisation) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for designing, developing and manufacturing futuristic solutions for defence and aerospace, healthcare and agriculture industries.
The partnership with CSIO is aligned to Government of India’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
i.The relationship between private sector and Government research labs will go a long way to build a self-reliant India.
ii.The MoU will develop collaborative activities in research areas of Multi-spectral surveillance payloads of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
iii.The research area also includes spraying technologies including electrostatic techniques for agricultural purposes using UAS, Instrumentation for ventilators and respirators and instrumentation for homeland security applications.
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i.On April 22, 2020 The Scientists at Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-IGIB) has developed” Feluda” a low-cost coronavirus test strip which will not require any expensive machines & is a simple way of detecting Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-coV2).
About Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO):
Director – Anantha Ramakrishna
Location – Chandigarh (Union Territory & Capital city of Haryana, Punjab)