CSIR Technologies for Rural Development

Joint initiative of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA)

The technologies released included:

Improved bee hive for quality and hygienic extraction of honey, CSIR-IHBT, Palampur
Technology for manufacturing of Ginger paste, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore
Dehumidified drier for food and agri products, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram; and
Technology for agricultural waste (wheat bran, sugarcane bagasse and fruit peels) based biodegradable plates, cups and cutleries, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram

Vijnana Bharti(Vibha):
The foundation principle of VIBHA is made

As a vibrant movement for the development of Swadeshi Sciences
As a dynamic Science Movement with a Swadeshi Spirit, interlinking traditional and modern sciences on the one hand, and natural and spiritual sciences on the other hand
As a Swadeshi Movement with modern sciences adapted to national needs.