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Category Archives: COVID-19

IIM Kozhikode incubatee startup develops swab sample collection robot for safe and speedy testing

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) based incubatee start-up, ispAgro, has developed a functional prototype of a robotic swab sample collection arm which can be remotely controlled for safe and…

UNODC engages youth, educators confined by COVID-19 on Peace, SDGs

More than 1.5 billion children and youth are currently out of school or university, representing 87 per cent of the world’s enrolled student population. In addition, over 60 million teachers…

NIF’s Challenge COVID-19 Competition (C3) winning models ready to make a difference

The National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF), an autonomous body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has identified several S&T based innovative solutions through the Challenge COVID-19 Competition…

IIT Roorkee develops a sterilization system for common-use accessories in public places to tackle COVID-19

The prototype has been handed over to the HaridwarMunicipal Corporation for their use Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) has developed a first-of-its-kind continuously operated sterilization system for everyday…

Risk Management as a qualification discipline gets more recognition with COVID19 pandemic

A multi-country survey by UK-basedInstitute of Risk Management (IRM-UK) on expected lines has found that most organizations have woken up to risk management with the current Covid-19 pandemic. In fact,…

5 ways parents can keep their children engaged this lockdown

By Divya Gokulnath Co- Founder – BYJU’S The COVID-19 crisis has affected people globally and impacted their daily lives. Schools have been temporarily shut to safeguard the health of children and…