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World’s first thermal battery plant to be uncovered in Andhra Pradesh

The world's first-ever thermal battery plant owned by Bharat Energy Storage Technology Private Limited (BEST) was inaugurated in Amravati, Andhra Pradesh. This plant intends to create new energy storage form that's expected to have commercial uses, while also maintaining low carbon footprint and less dependent on external factors like weather. The critical FactsThe plant begins [...]

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 [...]