April 3, 2020
The government has launched a nationwide research and development (R&D) initiatve to combat coronavirus, which neither has a medicine nor a vaccine.
The Department of Science and Technology – Science and Engineering Board (DST-SERB) has announced several special research projects. The first set of 5 projects have been selected for further development into implementable technologies.
These projects were selected after peer-review and assessment by a Special Expert Committee for CoVID-19 projects.
It is estimated that over 24,000 research papers have already appeared across the world in the last four months.