India’s CSIR ranks 12th among the best government institutes of the world

Indias CSIR holds the 12th position among the best government institutes of the world

The Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) has secured 12th position among the best government institutions in the world, according to a report.

Who holds the first position?

Out of 746 institutions, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research was ranked first followed by Chinese Academy of Science, China.

The institutes were ranked by a prestigious Scimago Institutions rankings that ranks institutes based on the research performance, innovation and social impact.

Overall global ranking of CSIR- 99

  • “CSIR had improved its position among government institutes after being at 14th spot for three consecutive years,” CSIR officials said
  • The overall global ranking of CSIR also improved from 110 to 99th position.

About CSIR

  • Established in 1942, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is the largest research and development (R&D) organisation in India
  • It is an autonomous body registered under the Registration of Societies Act of 1860 and it runs 37 laboratories and 39 field stations across the country
  • Its research includes in the field of aerospace engineering, structural engineering, ocean sciences, life sciences, metallurgy and other areas
  • “CSIR has developed 1,376 technologies during the last decade of