Novel Hybrid Technology forBioseparation

Jayeshkumar Mevada Institute of ChemicalTechnology, Mumbai The present work involves the development of new technology for the recovery of enzymes and biotherapeutics. The motivation behind the development of this technology to reduce the cost of biotherapeutics and enzymes to address two major issue 1) unaffordability of medicines to rural people due to the high cost … Continue reading


‘Gamusa’ face mask- a new trend in Assam

‘Gamusa’ face masks are a new trend in Assam these days. As the present situation demands strictly following safety measures by social distancing, wearing masks, etc., masks have become a compulsory part of a person’s outfit. Naturally, there is a scarcity and continuous demand for face masks all throughout the country which gave birth to … Continue reading


Petrol Pump in Tamil Nadu abides by the norms of Social Distancing to stop the spread of Coronavirus

Petrol pumps, being under essential services, are exempted from following the protocols of the lockdown period. Therefore, it is very important to comply with the rules of social distancing here at the fuel stations to stop the spread of the disease. A petrol pump in Madurai, Tamil Nadu has set up an example for others … Continue reading


Another remarkable innovation of ‘hand free door handle’ to fight corona

Fortum, a clean energy company of Finland has come up with an amazing innovation to stop the spread of COVID-19. They have turned up with an idea of ‘Fortum Vipu’(Virus Prevention Unit), a sustainable hands-free door handle made up of recycled plastic. Covid-19 is highly contagious and has a high chance of spreading through palms … Continue reading


How does Social Distancing look like in rural India?

    While the cities are busy adopting newer ways to avoid the spread of Coronavirus, people from rural India have been continuously surprising us with their flexibility to change habits overnight and maintain social distancing to protect themselves as well as their villages. People from various tribal villages of Chhattisgarh and Bihar are religiously … Continue reading


Foot-operated hand washing machine to stop the spread of Covid-19

  The Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Uttar Pradesh has successfully designed a foot-operated water tap and liquid soap dispenser system to avoid the spread of the novel Coronavirus among people washing hands in public places. It is a well-known fact now that taps are capable of contributing a lot to the spread of the disease … Continue reading

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Searching where is the light is: Focus on hotspots of sufficiency to seek answers for malnutrition

There is an old apocryphal story of an old women. She had lost a needle in a dark place. But she was searching where the light is. She is lampooned for this seemingly irrational act. True, under the lamp post, she would not find her needle but may be, she might find something else, may … Continue reading