India’s largest autonomous public organisation Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been ranked ninth in the world. The institute has been ranked ninth amongst a total of 1,207 government institutions, according to the Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017.
It is the only Indian organisation which has found place amongst the Top 100 Global Institutions. The ranking (Government Institutions) was topped by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- CSIR was established by the Government of India in 1942.
- Girish Sahni was appointed as Director General of CSIR.
Source- The Hindu