Month: May 2020

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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Fellowship Opportunities for Researchers

1. Extra Mural Research Funding (Individual Centric) Individual centric competitive mode of funding will be provided under the EMR funding schemes. SERB supports potential scientists for undertaking research in frontier areas of S&T in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences & Mathematical Sciences. Read […]

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Department of Science & Technology (DST)

Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. The Department has major responsibilities for specific projects and […]

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Indian Red Cross Society get centenary celebrations

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan took part in centenary celebrations of Indian Red Cross Society(IRCS) in New Delhi today on the occasion of ‘World Red Cross Day’. Dr. Harsh Vardhan garlanded the bust of Mr. Henry Durant the founder of the International Red Crossand […]

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Event and Entertainment Management Industry to Remain Positive

Union Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari today held meetings via video conferencing with the representatives of Events and Entertainment Management Association and members of Finance Industry Development Council on impact of COVID-19 on their sectors. During this interaction, the representatives expressed concerns regarding various […]

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A Swachhata Warrior in Each of Us: Sadhguru

Shri Sadhguru, has said that that there is a Swachhata Warrior in each of us. “The broom is not the tool that will clean India. It is the active participation of citizens that will play a crucial role in keeping our towns and cities clean”, he added. Shri Sadhguru was […]

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cognitive, social and teacher presence and PLEs

This posting is in response to Derek Wenmouth’s diagram – OLE a school perspective – illustrating a school-based PLE. This is currently being discussed in a very interesting online discussion seminar run by Derek Wenmouth and Derek Chirnside on SCOPE. It strikes me in all this talk about personal learning ecologies and personal […]

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Collaborative Hearts And Minds Help Kids Cope

Source: ASIDE 2015 With the increasing questions we received from our sixth graders about the abhorrent news this past week, we realized they needed to do something to make them feel they were sending a positive message to help the world be a more peaceful place. Eleven- and twelve-year-olds hear […]

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Heart-Shaped Maps – Valentine Primary Sources

Source: Wikipedia – Oronce Fine, 1531 It wasn’t until our students started making heart-shaped worlds as part of a way to promote peace that we wondered if there were any historical references. To our surprise, there were plenty. One of the earliest heart-shaped (cordiform) map projections by Oronce Fine, a French mathematician and cartographer, […]

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