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India’s CSIR ranked world’s 12th best Government Institute

The 2016 report of the prestigious Scimago Institutions Rankings in the fourth week of July 2016 ranked the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) as the 12th Best Government Institutions in the world.
•    CSIR is the only Indian organization to have found a place among the top 100 global institutions.
•    The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was established in 1942.
•    It is an autonomous body and the largest research and development organisation in India.
•    It runs 37 laboratories and 39 field stations or extension centres spread across the nation.
•    It is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology.
•    It operates as an autonomous body registered under the Registration of Societies Act of 1860.