Category: Nation

DBT-ILS decodes the genome of a salt-secreting mangrove species

New Delhi: Scientists from DBT-Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar and SRM-DBT Partnership Platform for Advanced Life Sciences Technologies, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu for the first time have developed a highly salt-tolerant and salt-secreting true-mangrove species, Avicennia marina. A whole-genome sequence of reference grade is reported. Mangrove marshes are a unique group

More than 38.54 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

New Delhi: The Central Government is committed to accelerating and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination across the country. The new phase of the Kovid-19 vaccination campaign for all citizens of the country has started on 21 June 2021. This immunization drive has been accelerated through better planning and streamlining of the vaccine supply chain