Honourable PM called upon the scientific community at CSIR to list at least one hundred problems being faced by people in various parts of India, and take up the challenge of solving them technologically within a specified time period .
Life-saving equipment for the jawans, innovations related to solar energy, and innovations related to agriculture sector.
The Prime-Minister emphasized that he would like to see CSIR oriented towards making the life of the common man better, and providing technological solutions to the problems of the poor and downtrodden sections of society.
As you know, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has 38 laboratories in India. Each is working in a different yet allied branch of science. The vision of CSIR is to "Pursue science which strives for global impact, technology that enables innovation-driven industry and nurture transdisciplinary leadership thereby catalysing inclusive economic development for the people of India"
This vision of CSIR is percolated to each of the laboratories which summarize to visualise affordable and accessible innovation for inclusive development focussing on the people at the base of the economic pyramid.
As you know NCL is a publicly funded R&D and consulting organisation under the CSIR, Govt. of India. Our motto is to develop technologies, processes and products which are relevant to our stakeholder â€“ society and industry.