- State Meet on "Promoting Space Technology based Tools and Applications in Governance & Development"
- Year of Scientific Awareness-2004
- Venus Transit-2004
- Regional Orientation Workshop on Microorganisms: Let us observe and learn
For prototype development and testing the Council has initiated a programme of Innovation Fund under which a grant in aid is provided to the applicant after a review of his/her idea by an expert committee. This year a total of three applicants were selected for innovation fund grant of which two applicants have completed their work and third is under progress. The fund is released to a Government College or ITI where the applicant is allowed access to the workshop or laboratory. Council also extends the support of Central Laboratory Facility for testing if required. The two applicant who have completed the prototype development work are Shri Rajendra Singh (Double Strength Differential) and Shri Shyam Rao Shirke (Methane gas production in running drainage water)