DRIIV's technical prowess comes from the collective expertise and shared facilities of its premiere member base (currently c. 50, and growing) comprising of Institute of Eminence (IITD), national institutes of repute (eg. IIITD, IIT (ISM)Dhanbad, JNU, AIIMS, DU, ICAR-IARI, MNIT Jaipuretc.), national research institutes (eg. CSIR-IGIB, CSIR-CRRI, CSTEP, THSTI, RCB etc.) and leading private players (e.g.Ashoka University, BML Munjal University, Google Research, EVI Technologies, TATA Power DDL etc.). DRIIV's location in the national capital adds physical proximity to the policymakers, who are already deeply engaged with the S&T clusters, via the O/o PSA. These unique advantages allow DRIIV to create a significant impact at national/international scale.
The main task is to develop an ecosystem around science and technology where various players can come together and contribute in bringing innovation from the laboratory to the market. We don't want to leave research on paper, directionless, but drive it along what is needed as per the national mission requirements... read more
DRIIV, a government of India initiative, has initiated a pilot project along with Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, to explore the possibility of building logistics hubs along the Delhi-Jaipur highway where diesel trucks can be stopped. The goods they are carrying to the capital can then be unloaded and transhipped to Delhi in electric... read more
New and emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to pose a threat to the health of populations across the globe. Counting the unique and observable changes in the sequences available until January 2022 shows more than 6,000 mutations have accumulated in the spike gene of the virus... read more
Ashwini Chaubey, Minister of State for Environment, who will flag off the trial run, said that the Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway with NHEV pilot will be the landmark initiative by Ease of Doing Business. Chaubey said, “This unique initiative will benefit tourist and people to 'travel clean' on EVs who are not even EV owners and will inspire more people to buy and participate in making India surface transport green... read more
Atal Harit Vidyut Rashtriya Mahamarg will break its own existing record of the longest EV Tech Trial Run ever conducted in the country. Dr (Smt) Parvinder Maini, Scientific Secretary, OPSA congratulated DRIIV and NHEV, an initiative under EoDB for recognizing the synergy between Science and experimenting through pilots... read more