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CSIR Strategy

CSIR is uniquely placed as an S&T organization to deliver these at this critical juncture, having proven expertise in sequencing (first human genome sequencing), diagnostics for rare genetic diseases and being the fountain head of generic industry in the country.

CSIR has advantageously positioned itself to pursue the focused R&D to develop, integrate, scale-up, and deploy necessary technological interventions for combating Coronavirus pandemic in the country. Considering the multifarious problems created by coronavirus which require interventions in several areas and multi-pronged strategy, CSIR has set up five technology verticals for addressing the emerging situation due to pandemic.

These verticals are need based and span multiple research labs and disciplines and draw upon the strength of scientists, students and harness it for the fight against COVID-19. In addition, CSIR is also working on promoting rural employment and providing ready to eat food to migrants and other outreach programs.

V-1. Surveillance

Including digital methods: to understand the genetic basis and develop strategy to combat COVID-19

V-2. Diagnostics

Rapid and economical Diagnostics: Kits based on DNA and serological basis to diagnose the virus at an early stage

V-3. Drugs

Development of new therapies, including repurposing of drugs and new drugs: Vaccine development

V-4. Hospital Assistive Devices

Cheap Hospital assistive devices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

V-5. Supply Chain

Supply chain management and logistics with regard to availability of materials and resources.

Research Partnership

CSIR being aware that the task is formidable and cannot be accomplished alone, is working in close synergy with other government departments, ministries and agencies on one hand and on the other is hand with Industry, MSMEs and others for scale up, delivery and implementation.

Reliance: PPEs, diagnostics

TATA Sons: Diagnostics, Hospital assistive devices, and rural entrepreneurship

Unilever: Zinc Gluconate and proline complex and rural entrepreneurship

Intel: Digital surveillance

TCS: Digital surveillance and supply chain platform

Cipla: Repurposed drugs

Cadila: Mw as therapy for coronavirus

Bharat Biotech: inactivated vaccine development

BHEL: Electrostatic spray and ventilator

Oxygen Enrichment Unit


Technologies and Products

CSIR is working with various industries to develop technologies and products to fight against COVID-19.

Sr. No Vertical Name Tech Title Lab Details Partner Industry View
1 Hospital Assistive Devices PPE CSIR-NEERI
1) Dr Nagababu
2) Dr Sadhana Rayalu, 9890367588
Rudraksh chemicals Ltd
Mr Vikram Parikh, 09823051553
2 Hospital Assistive Devices Sanitizer CSIR-IICT
1) Dr Rati Ranjan Nayak, 9441203362, rrnayak@iict.res.in
2) Dr D Shailaja, 9440925714 , headbdrm@iict.res.in
M/s Sante Triumph LLP
Rajasthan 342005
3 Hospital Assistive Devices Protective Coverall CSIR-NAL
1) Dr Harish Barshilia, 9591776038, 080-25086248
2) Dr Hemant Kumar Shukla, 9448848414, hemant@nal.res.in
M/s MAF Clothes Pvt Ltd
21st KM of Tumkur Road Adakamaranahalli Makali post Bangalore - 562123
Mr Viju, 9535234979, viju@mafclothing.com
4 Hospital Assistive Devices Hands Free Hand Sanitizing And Washing System CSIR-IMMT
1) Prof. S. Basu, dir@immt.res.in
2) Sh. S.K. Mishra
3) Dr Sanjib Das, 91-6742379156, 91-8018256830, sanjibdas@immt.res.in
4) Dr (Ms) Dipti Prakasini Das, 91-6742379216,9437270934,diptidas@immt.res.in
M/s Jigsan Mercantile Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Ranjan Swain, 9040002030, Ranjan.swain@jigsan.com
5 Hospital Assistive Devices 3D Printed face shield CSIR-CECRI
Dr Ravi Babu, +91-8300826339
Lycon 3D
16, Bhuvanappa Layout, Tavrekere Road, Kormangala, Bangaluru-560029
Mr Rahul Singh, +91-8050001455
6 Hospital Assistive Devices Reusable face shields for medical professionals, healthcare workers and security personnel CSIR-CSIO
1) Dr Neelesh Kumar, +91-9478515278
2) Dr Surender S Saini, +91-9417162217
Lensel Optics Pvt Ltd.
66/2, D2, MIDC, Chinchwad, Pune - 411019
Mr Sharad Rege, +91-9890493840
Mr Siddharth Rege
+91-9960902383, sales@lenseloptics.com, lensel.optics@gmail.com
7 Hospital Assistive Devices Mobile sanitizer system (MSS) CSIR-NCL
1) Dr Ashwini Nangia
2) Dr Mahesh S. Dharne, +91-020-25902450, ms.dharne@ncl.res.in
L&T Defence
G-1 Building, Ground Floor, Gate 1, Powai Campus, Saki Vihar Road,Powai, Mumbai - 400 072
Mr. Parag Saxena, +91-9767104967, Parag.saxena@larsentoubro.com
8 Hospital Assistive Devices Hands free hand wash: foot controlled water tap CSIR-CSIO
1) Dr Vinod Karar, +91-9417360044
2) Dr Surender S Saini, +91-9417162217
Jupiter Aqua Lines Ltd
D-192, Industrial Area, Phase VIII-B, Mohali (Punjab)
1) Mr B.S.Anand, +91-9815919223, cc@jaljoy.com
2) Vivek Kapoor +91-9815919026, cc@jaljoy.com
9 Hospital Assistive Devices Electrostatic disinfection machine (eSPRAY) CSIR-CSIO
1) Dr. Manoj K Patel, +91-7837870819
2) Dr Surender S Saini, +91-9417162217
Dashmesh Industries
Near S.B.I. Building, DL-Alwar GT Road, Ramgarh, Alwar, Rajasthan-301026
10 Hospital Assistive Devices Ventilator (3-D Printed) CSIR-CECRI
Dr Ravi Babu, +91-8300826339
Broadline Technologies Pvt. Ltd
7, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-600 006
Prof. M Arumugam, +91-9840031000
11 Hospital Assistive Devices BIPAP Ventilator CSIR-NAL
Dr C M Ananda, ananda_cm@nal.res.in
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Mr A. K. Jain, akjain1@bhel.in
12 Hospital Assistive Devices Electrostatic disinfection machine for indoor and outdoor use (Covid-Spray) CSIR-CSIO
1) Dr Manoj K Patel, +91-7837870819
2) Dr Surender S Saini, +91-9417162217
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Heavy Electrical Equipment Plant (HEEP), BHEL, Panipur, Haridwar
13 Hospital Assistive Devices "Hasta-Suraksha" Pedal operated hand washing system CSIR-IMMT
1)Dr P. C. Beuria, 0674-2379340, Mobile 9437162430, pcbeuria@immt.res.in
2)Mr R K Mandal
1)M/s. Unicus Engg Pvt Ltd
Plot No. 23, Madhusudan Nagar, Unit IV, Bhubaneswar 751001, 9861794100, unicus.eng@gmail.com

2) M/S Blue Eye Industries
63F, Sec A, Zone D, Mancheswar Industrial Estate, Bhubaneswar-10
Mr Prakash Kumar Sahoo, 9090228888, 9861017013, blueeyeindustries@yahoo.com

3)M/s Sudha Industry
Near Buddha Temple, Ram Mandir Road, Bhubaneswar-751007
Mr Sudhansu Sekhar Nanda, 9668542787, sudhaindustry2017@gmail.com

4) M/s Paras Defence and Space Technologies Ltd
Regd. Offi. D-112, TTC Industrial Area, MIDC Nerul, Navi Mumbai-400706
Amit N Mahajan, 9920584306,022-27629999, amit@parasdefence.com

5) M/S Sivapriya Exim Pvt Ltd
Sivapriya, Plot No. 1721, 6th Avenue, Anna Nagar, Chennai 600040
9940635533, 7811935533, satheesh@sankar.com
14 Hospital Assistive Devices Natural Herbal Soap CSIR-IHBT
1) Dr Sanjay Kumar, 01894-230411
2) BDMU 7831078700, director@ihbt.res.in, bdmu@ihbt.ress.in
1)M/s A B Scientific Solutions
Palampur (H.P.)
Sh Anup Sood, 7735383434, absspalampur@gmail.com

2)M/S Sandeep Kumar & Company
Nadan, Hamirpur (H.P.)
Sh Sandeep Bhatiya, 9882198421, sandeepbhatiya1986@gmail.com
15 Hospital Assistive Devices Bi+AP Ventilator CSIR-NAL
Dr C M Ananda, 9845798028, 9900796860, 08025086500, ananda_cm@nal.res.in
1)Bharath Heavy Electrical Ltd (BHEL)
Near Mysore Road Metro Deepanjali, Muthachari Industrial Estate, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560026
Mr. Harinath S K, 9845942757, hsk@bhel.in

2) Apollo Computing Laboratories (P) Ltd
A-11, Electronic Complex, ECIL Post, Kushaiguda, Hyderabad - 500 062
Mr jaipal Reddy, 9848091553, jaipal@apollocomputing.com

3) Kavitul Technologies Pvt. Ltd
34, Ashok Vatika Society, Ashirwad Nagar, Gorwa, Vadodara, Gujarat 390016
Mr Ajinkya Puranik, 9624639089, ajinkya@kavitul.com

4) Datasol Bangalore Pvt. Ltd
793, Datasol House, Behind BEL coporate Office, Veerannapalya, Nagavara, Bangalore 560045
Mr Suresh Kumar, 9845079156, sureshkumar@datasol-india.com

5) Cyient DLM Pvt. Ltd
Plot No. 347 D1 &D2, KIADB Electronics City, Hebbal Industrial Area, Mysore, Karnataka - 570016
Mr Naveen Krishna, 9742550022, Naveen.KrishnaV@cyient.com
16 Hospital Assistive Devices One time usable face shields for medical professionals and healthcare workers CSIR-CSIO
1) Dr Amol P Bhondeka, +91-8146585825
2) Dr Surender S Saini, +91-9417162217
1) Capital Graphics
SCO 133-135, Backside Sindhi Sweets, Near Manyavar, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh, 160017
Mr Rishab Behal, +91- 9988999555
Mr Nipun Behal, +91-9914488894, capital17@gmail.com

2) Lensel Optics Pvt Ltd.
66/2, D2, MIDC, Chinchwad, Pune - 411019
i) Mr Sharad Rege, +91-9890493840
ii) Mr Siddharth Rege +91-9960902383, sales@lenseloptics.com, lensel.optics@gmail.com
17 Hospital Assistive Devices Intubation box to access patients by medical professionals CSIR-CSIO
1) Dr Neelesh Kumar, +91-9478515278
2) Dr Surender S Saini, +91-9417162217
1) B.R. Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
#261, Sector 37-C, Chandigarh-160036
Mr Mohit Rawat, +91-9023130944,, contact.basikz@gmail.com,

2) Hi-Tech Innovations
Plot No. 622, Phase 9, Industrial Area, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Punjab -160062
Mr. H.S.Rathore, +91-9216471367, hitek622@gmail.com
18 Hospital Assistive Devices Sanitizer CSIR-IHBT
1) Dr Sanjay Kumar, 01894-230411
2) BDMU 7831078700, director@ihbt.res.in, bdmu@ihbt.ress.in
1) M/s A B Scientific Solutions
Sh Anup Sood, 7735383434, absspalampur@gmail.com

2)M/S Sandeep Kumar & Company
Nadan, Hamirpur (H.P.)
Sh Sandeep Bhatiya, 9882198421, sandeepbhatiya1986@gmail.com

3)M/s Baijnath Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Paprola, Baijnath (H.P.)
Dr S K Sharma, 7018759206, baijnath.phar@gmail.com

4) M/s Nature Green Chamba Herbs
Sutrar, Nurpur, Dist Kangra (H.P.)
Sh Upender Gupta, 9418027079, upender51265@gmail.com

Bistupur, Jamshedpur -Jharkhand
Sh Anup Agarwal, 7735383434, info.vlcarehealth@gmail.com
19 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-IITR
Dr R Parthasarathi, 7704994437, partha.ram@iitr.res.in
1) ASPL Green Ventures (P) Ltd , Lucknow Incubated at CSIR-IITR BIRAC-BIONEST
Mr Sanjay Sinha, 9415180936, sanjaysinha.lko@gmail.com
20 Hospital Assistive Devices Temporary and Short-Term Hospital Structures for Rapid Construction CSIR-SERC
1) Director, 044-22549201, director@serc.res.in
2) Dr. B.H. Bharatkumar, 09840240926, bharat@serc.res.in
3)Dr. K. Kesavan, 09841414765, bkmd@serc.res.in
1) B.G Shirke Construction Pvt. Ltd.
72-76, Industrial Estate, Mundhwa, Pune-411 036
Yogesh Kajale,VP, 9860190615, ypkajale@shirke.co.in

2) Consortium Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
104 Adveetiya Residency, NayaKranti Nags Kapra, Hyderabad-500062
P.V. Srinivas, 94906 84395, pvsrinivas1962@gmail.com
21 Hospital Assistive Devices Alcohol-based hand sanitizing gel CSIR-IICT
Dr Shailaja, 9440925714, headbdrm@iict.res.in
22 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-NCL
Dr Mahesh Dharne, 97302 57991, ms.dharne@ncl.res.in
23 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-IICB
Dr Parasuraman Jaisankar, 9051758339, jaisankar@iicb.res.in
24 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand Sanitizer CSIR-CECRI
1) Mr James joseph, 8903411735, jamescecri@cecri.res.in
2) Dr S Sathiyanaryanan 9442215802, ppmg@cecri.res.in
25 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer (Hankool) CSIR-CIMAP
1) Ms Sudha Agarwal, 9838646531
2) Dr Ramesh Srivastava, 08004743355
26 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-IIP
Dr Umesh Kumar, 757904844, umesh_kumar@iip.res.in
27 Hospital Assistive Devices Alcohol based hand sanitizer CSIR-CSMCRI
1) Dr Kamalesh Prasad, 09429413062, kamlesh@csmcri.res.in
2) Dr Pabitra Chatterjee, 08980287928, pbchatterjee@csmcri.res.in
28 Hospital Assistive Devices Alcohol-based liquid herbal hand sanitizer CSIR-NBRI
1) Dr Sharad Srivastava, 941582210, sharad@nbri.res.in, sharad_ks2003@yahoo.com, sharadks2003@gmail.com
2) Dr B N Singh, 9453608961, bn.singh@nbri.res.in
29 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand Sanitizer CSIR-CLRI
Dr. S Easwaramoorthy, 9566078880
30 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand Sanitizer CSIR-NEIST
Dr Jatin Kalita, 6000166346
31 Hospital Assistive Devices Liquid Hand-rub CSIR-IMMT
32 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-NIIST
Dr V Krunakaran, 9048392174, 0471-2515240
33 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-CCMB
Y V Rama Rao,04027192527
34 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-IIIM
Mr Abdul Rahim,9419156296
35 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-CGCRI
Sri Swachchha Majumdar, swachchha@cgcri.res.in, 09432672182
36 Hospital Assistive Devices Sanitizer CSIR-NAL
Mr Hemant Kumar Shukla, hemant@nal.res.in
37 Hospital Assistive Devices Pre-fabricated Make-Shift Hospitals with ICU facility CSIR-CBRI
Dr N Gopalakrishnan, director@cbri.res.in
38 Diagnostics and Testing One step RT PCR kit-COVID-19 CSIR-IICT
Dr D Shailaja, 9440925714, headbdrm@iict.res.in
39 Hospital Assistive Devices Pressure Sensor with Smart Interface CSIR-CEERI
Dr Ajay Agarwal, 8058598903, ajay@ceeri.res.in
40 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand Sanitizer CSIR-CEERI
Dr Rahul Prajesh, 7568312545, rahul@ceeri.res.in
41 Hospital Assistive Devices Micro-PCR CSIR-CEERI
Dr Ajay Agarwal, 8058598903, ajay@ceeri.res.in
42 Hospital Assistive Devices Portable UV-C Sanitizer system CSIR-CEERI
1) Dr Vijay Chatterjee, 9996203470, vc@ceeri.res.in
2) Ajay Agarwal, 8058598903, ajay@ceeri.res.in
43 Hospital Assistive Devices Portable Electrochemical Sensor for COVID-19 CSIR-CEERI, CSIR-IMTECH
1) Dr Ajay Agarwal, 8058598903, ajay@ceeri.res.in
2) Dr Manoj Raje, manoj@imtech.res.in
44 Hospital Assistive Devices Low cost & instant screening system for COVID-19 CSIR-CEERI, CSIR-NIIST
1) Dr Ajay Agarwal, 8058598903, ajay@ceeri.res.in
2) Dr Kaustabh K Maiti, 8547761544, kkmaiti@niist.res.in
45 Hospital Assistive Devices Hybrid adsorption-membrane based medical grade oxygen (93±3 vol%) concentrator from ambient air CSIR-IIP, CSIR-NCL
1) Dr Ulhas Kharul, 9325093961, uk.kharul@ncl.res.in
2)Dr Soumen Dasgupta
46 Hospital Assistive Devices Hand sanitizer CSIR-IIP
Dr Umesh Kumar,8979675444, umesh_kumar@iip.res.in

Call for R&D Proposals

CSIR calls for R&D Proposals from Industry and Start Ups under NMITLI Scheme for breakthrough technological interventions against COVID-19

List of projects selected against CSIR-NMITLI Call for Proposals for tackling COVID-19 Click here

Societal Programs

CSIR's Societal Programs for mitigating Coronavirus Pandemic

Rural Entrepreneur-ship

Promoting Rural Entrepreneurship and Employment - with support from industry

Outreach Programs - Face Masks

distributed and transferred technology of making reusable face masks

Outreach Programs - Hand Sanitizers

produced and distributed hand sanitizers and disinfectants

Outreach Programs - Food Distribution

Ready to Eat, protien and micronutrient rich food


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Contact Us

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