Science and Technology Current Affairs – 2018

/Science and Technology Current Affairs - 2018

India Health Fund to boost research on TB, malaria

The India Health Fund (IHF) was launched by Tata Trusts in collaboration with Global Fund in August 2016 has come forward to financially support innovations and technologies designed to combat tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The IHF or Indian Health Fund aims to support new products and strategies that  will impact the entire lifecycle of TB and malaria, [...]

Union cabinet approves the Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme

Union cabinet approves the Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme with a cost of Rs 1650 crore for a period of seven years starting from 2018-19.The Prime Minister has emphasized the importance of innovation and technology for the progress and development of the nation. This fellowship scheme is key to realizing his vision of development [...]

Vigyan Jyoti programme to attract girl students to careers in science

“Catch them young” is the slogan of an upcoming "Vigyan Jyoti" programme by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to attract girl child or students to have career in science and technology. Key Points: Catch them young The Centre has planned under the Vigyan Jyoti programme by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) that the brightest girl [...]