During the function, Prime Minister Modi will release seven new plant varieties developed at CSIR laboratories.India’s largest civilian research and development agency Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR is celebrating its platinum jubilee on Monday. The autonomous body came into operation on this day in 1942. The platinum jubilee celebrations will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is also the President of CSIR.
During the function, Prime Minister Modi will release seven new plant varieties developed at CSIR laboratories.He will also interact with farmers of five states through video conferencing.
The Prime Minister will also witness an exclusive CSIR Showcase on major technological contributions of CSIR. The prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes will be presented to eminent scientists on the occasion along with other CSIR awards.
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