Tag: PCSIR

PCSIR upgrades its research, pilot plant facilities

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article image ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has upgraded its research and pilot plant facilities and launched new initiatives in the development of Nano- coating for surgical/auto/tool industries etc during last three years. Besides routine Research and Development andamp; services to industry and extending quality testing services through 37 accredited laboratories across the country, PCSIR has developed 170 processes…Read More

PCSIR, RCCI join hands for demand-driven research

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Under the MoU, both RCCI and PCSIR would jointly explore, initiate and undertake industry/market oriented demand driven research and development projects and other activities for improving exports and research. PCSIR is providing high quality testing and certifications to the industries and we…Read More

PCSIR asked to move against substandard water supply

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: Safe drinking water, dairy products and other edibles including ghee are not available to many consumers in the country, said Federal Minister for SandT Rana Tanveer Hussain. He was addressing inauguration ceremony of First Indigenous Hydroponic/Soil Less System of Pakistan introduced by PMAS-AAUR at Rawat. There are several water purification companies which are allegedly involved in providing contaminated drinking water to the people whereas a large number of…Read More

MPs committee seeks funds for PCSIR

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A panel of the lower house of Parliament has called upon the government to allocate sufficient budget for research in the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR).The agenda of the meeting, which was chaired by Senator Tariq Bashir Cheema, was to discuss the performance of PCSIR, which is attached to the ministry of science and technology. PTI lawmaker Ali Muhammad Khan asked the chairman PCSIR Dr Shahzad Alam to brief the committee about the…Read More

PCSIR, KU ink agreement for research promotion

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The manifestation of joint cooperation in the field of research and development was evident as University of Karachi and Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for promotion of research and coordination amongst both organizations. Dr Aliya Rehman, Director Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), University of Karachi said on the occasion, "Both organizations completely comprehend…Read More

PCSIR held session for S&T, R&D promotion

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The SandT promotion is inevitable to resurrect the quelling economy of the country. A session was recently held at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Karachi to highlight the importance of SandT and exchanging ideas of experts and policy makers to exchange ideas on the promotion of the very subject. The scientists, technologists of PCSIR, government officials participated in the event. Secretary, Ministry of Science and…Read More

PCSIR held session for S&T, R&D promotion

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The SandT promotion is inevitable to resurrect the quelling economy of the country. A session was recently held at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Karachi to highlight the importance of SandT and exchanging ideas of experts and policy makers to exchange ideas on the promotion of the very subject. The scientists, technologists of PCSIR, government officials participated in the event. Secretary, Ministry of Science and…Read More

SMEDA, PCSIR join hands to develop marble sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) has recently organized a series of training programmes on marble value addition. These programmes included the marble mining, marble mosaic marketing and marble mosaic processing for the SMEs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA. Organized in collaboration with Dimension Stone Centre of Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), the training on marble mosaic remains to be of great interest for…Read More

PCSIR in dire straits after govt wrong decision

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The PCSIR, the country’s most prestigious scientific research institution in the public sector, has been in desperate financial straits as the federal government has withdrawn its right to spend its self-generated income on research. According to sources, the test and analysis work that has been the laboratory’s only income generating resource for decades has literally come to a standstill since March hisas there is no money to buy chemicals or repair equipment.The…Read More

PCSIR prepares low-cost fuel for industries

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Council of Science and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has prepared a low-cost fuel which is called coal water slurry for small and medium industries in order to replace the costly furnace oil. This was stated by Director General PCSIR, Dr Shehzad Alam, while recently talking to media. Describing salient features of the low-cost fuel, Dr Shahzad Alam said that the fuel was pollution-free and might ease the energy crisis in the country. He said the low-cost…Read More