CSIR- OSDD Short Video Competition on “The Need of New Drugs for Tuberculosis”
During the 100th Indian Science Congress, Vigyan Prasar in collaboration with Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD) organized the short video competition on 'The need of new drugs for Tuberculosis (TB)' at Science City, Kolkata. The festival was held during ‘Rashtriya Vigyan Chalchitra Mela and Competition (RVCM) – 2013’ between 4 to 7 January 2013. It was organized to create awareness regarding the urgent need of new drug discovery for tuberculosis. Science City, Kolkata and Indian Science Congress association were the partners who provided technical and event support respectively. All participants uploaded their films on YouTube also. There were 175 entries received. Out of these 23 were shortlisted.

Dr Arvind c Ranade at opening ceremony

Opening Remark by Dr R. Gopichandran, Director, Vigyan Prasar, at opening ceremony

Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari, DG, CSIR

Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari, DG, CSIR interact with audience

Dr Zakir Thomas, OSDD, CSIR briefing about OSDD

Award announcement by Dr Zakir Thomas, OSDD, DG, CSIR 

Award announcement by Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari, DG, CSIR

First Award

Second Award

Third Award

Jury Award