Science

Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. The earliest roots of science can be traced to Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia in around 3000 to 1200 BCE.

25 NDRF teams deployed on ground to manage the situation

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting today to review the response measures against cyclone ‘Amphan’ developing in the Bay of Bengal. Prime Minister took full stock of the situation and reviewed the response preparedness as well as the evacuation plan presented by the National Disaster Response Force […]

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Why Do We Conserve Biodiversity???

What is Biodiversity? Biodiversity, the range and varieties of life forms in an ecosystem (Wanjui, 2013) Levels of Biodiversity; Genetic diversity- This is the genetic makeup of an organism which entails genes residing within species and responsible for their traits. They are given special consideration in the field of biodiversity conservation […]

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BRAIN BASED STRATEGIES

Brain-Based Education is the purposeful engagement of strategies that apply to how our brain works in the context of education. Brain based learning is considered a comprehensive approach to instruction. Brain based education offers a biologically driven classroom structure that corresponds to the functions of the human brain at different […]

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The science of visual communication

In my job I conduct a large amount of research, and but also create plenty of presentations. To help design good research, we have access to hundreds of published research on research papers. Yet when it comes to designing presentations or using any form of visuals, we have to rely […]

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VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty scheme

Hon’ble Prime Minister during the 14thPravasiBharatiya Divas Convention at Bengaluru on 8th January 2017 has announced the launching of VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty scheme by the Department of Science and Technology which enables NRIs and overseas scientific community to participate and contribute to research and development in India. The […]

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Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT )

Introduction: IMPacting Research INnovation and Technology (IMPRINT), the first-of-its-kind Pan-IIT and IISc joint initiative, is a Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) initiative to address  major engineering challenges that the country must address and champion to enable, empower and embolden the nation for inclusive growth and self-reliance. Department of Science […]

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What SERB offers to Scientists?

What is SERB? The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) is a statutory body established through an Act of Parliament. Supporting basic research in emerging areas of Science & Engineering are the primary and distinctive mandate of the Board. The Board structure, with both financial and administrative powers vested in […]

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National Science & Technology Management Information System

NSTMIS, DST is responsible for collection, collation, analysis and dissemination of information on resources devoted to S&T activities in the country. The Scientific and Technological (S&T) activities play a vital role in the economic, social and physical development of a country. Scientific and technological research needs huge investments and calls for […]

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Swarnajayanti Fellowships Scheme

Govt. of India had instituted a scheme “The Swarnajayanti Fellowships” to commemorate India’s fiftieth year of Independence. Under this scheme a selected number of young scientists, with proven track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue basic research in frontier areas of science and technology. […]

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Science Olympiad Programme

A National Science Olympiad Program covering Mathematics and Sciences including Astronomy is operational in the country.  These programs aim at promoting excellence in Science and Mathematics among pre-university students. While […]

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Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

Kishore VaigyanikProtsahanYojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Programme to provide Mentorship and Scholarship support to pursue study in Basic Sciences. While KVPY program is initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, it is administered and implemented by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore […]

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Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM)

Department of Science and Technology (DST), in 2015, conceptualized a new research program- ‘Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation’ (SATYAM)- under its Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI). As Yoga and Meditation are interdisciplinary endeavors that interface with Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology, Philosophy, and so on, therefore an interdisciplinary approach is […]

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