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Affordable Health

Low cost Drugs | Low-cost Diagnostics | Collagen based     Biomaterials for Wound Healing
Open Source Drug Discovery for Tuberculosis
Herbal extract for treatment of Prostate Cancer.

Value Added Agriculture

Novel varieties Of Ashwagandha
Novel varieties of Medicinal and aromatic Plants
HimHaldi-High Altitude Haldi with higher medicinal value
Krishi Shakti-CSIR's Rs.1 Lakh Tractor.

Waste to Wealth

Proposes product based and service oriented / solution based employment / entrepreneurship generation through S&T intervention.

Potable Water

Ferrocement Water tanks | Electrochemica l Defluxidation |     Technology for Safe Drinking Water
Membrane based water purification systems.

Low cost Housing

Novel varieties Of Ashwagandha
Instant House for Disaster Victims

The CSIR-800 Model

Proposes product based and service oriented / solution based employment / entrepreneurship generation through S & T intervention.

The CSIR-800 Model

Self - sustaining, mutually complementary cycle of demand and supply, supporting strong entrepreneurial groups of benefit the 800 Million.

The CSIR-800 Model

Transferring technology to entrepreneures for large scale production of goods and services for the 800 Million.

The CSIR-800 Model

CSIR will target 1% of the target group at proof of concept level and NGOs will scale - up to 10%.

The CSIR-800 Model

Aims to encourage technology diffusion in partnership mode with Universities / Institutes located in small towns and rural areas.

The CSIR-800 Model

Envisages implementation of 10-100 projects; each with a minimum customer base of one million people.

The CSIR-800 Model

Envisages implementation of 10-100 projects; each with a minimum customer base of one million people.

The CSIR-800 Model

Involves financing mechanism that use funding schemes of respective ministries, bank loans and philanthropic / CSR funds.

The CSIR-800 Model

Extensive involvement of State Governments and State Science & Technologies Councils.

The CSIR-800 Model

Establishment of CSIR-State DST Centre for Dissemination of Technology.

The CSIR-800 Action Plan

Enhancement of earning or Increase in purchasing power
Enabling the target group to afford life-style bettering   products/services.


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CSIR-800 Mission

Inclusive growth and improved quality of life for India's 800 million citizens through science and technology interventions that are socially and economically relevant.

CSIR-800 has been launched with the aspiration of improving the lives of 800 million fellow Indians through S&T interventions. This requires not only first rate technologies but passion, commitment and energy from all partners. The path may not be smooth, but CSIR will work hard to fulfil its dream of reaching the unreached and demonstrate to the world that S&T can change the face of a country, bring smiles to the faces of 800 million citizens, and kindle in their hearts hopes for a better future.


I sincerely invite all citizens to join us in this initiative.

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*  CSIR and Indian CST sign MOU for Project Management of CSIR 800 programs.

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* Empowering 800 Million Indians through Science and Technology

*  Implementation of 10-100 projects; each with a minimum customer base of one million people.

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