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THE know-how developed by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, on 'Field Kit for Arsenic detection in water' was transferred to Dr C.L. Lakhotia, LTEK System, 2-B, Rajkamal Complex, Panchsheel Square, Wardha Road, Dhantoli, Nagpur. The terms and conditions for this know-how transfer were: Lumpsum fee: Rs 1.5 lakh; Royalty: Nil; Period of License: Exclusive for a period of two years; Duration of transfer: three months from the date of signing licensing agreement. A cheque of Rs 1.5 lakh was presented to Dr Sukumar Devotta, Director, NEERI by Dr C.L. Lakhotia on this occasion. Dr Sunil P. Pande, Scientist and Head, RDPU and Dr Leena Deshpande, Scientist, GEM Division, the inventors of this field kit, were also present during the presentation of lumpsum fee. The meeting for this knowhow transfer was organized by Shri P. S. Dutt, Scientist and Head, Business Development Unit (BDU).
NEERI TRANSFERS KNOW-HOW ON FIELD KIT FOR ARSENIC DETECTION IN WATER
The know-how of "FDK-fluoride detection kit for groundwater" has been developed by National Centre for Compositional Characterization of Materials (CCCM), BARC, Hyderabad. The kit is meant for use in the field by a common man without dependence on any laboratory equipment for testing and is highly cost-effective to produce.
BARC TRANSFERS KNOW-HOW OF “FDK-FLUORIDE DETECTION KIT FOR GROUNDWATER”
NAGPUR: As a part of social commitment, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) has transferred its ten-year-old electro-defluoridation (EDF) technology to three local companies for commercial manufacturing and installation of units in areas having water with high fluoride content. The technology was transferred free of cost to the three company as per ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises norms but the institute would be getting Rs 1 lakh each from them for five years as post-licence fees.
NEERI GIVES DEFLUORIDATION TECHNOLOGY TO THREE COMPANIES
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17-August-2016 20:48 IST
BARC develops portable kit for detection of Chromium contamination of water
BARC DEVELOPS PORTABLE KIT FOR DETECTION OF CHROMIUM CONTAMINATION OF WATER
NEW DELHI, AUG 18: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has developed a portable kit to check chromium contamination in water. Chromium, which is widely used in industries such as leather, steel, chrome plating, paint manufacturing and wood preservation, is one of the major effluents found in water in several parts of the country.
BARC DEVELOPS PORTABLE KIT TO DETECT CHROMIUM IN WATER
BARC has developed a simple, user friendly, quick and cost effective kit for onsite determination of hexavalent chromium or Cr(VI), which meets IS10500 as well as EPA criterion. The kit provides the much needed solution to measure the level of chromium contamination in drinking water and tap water, lakes, rivers as well as ground water.
The technology of the BARC kit for chromium detection has been transferred to the Nagpur (Maharashtra) based LTEK Industries.