The central government and public sector industries account for the bulk of contributions.
His big break came when G.P. Roy Chowdhury asked Singh to study snake chromosomes because no one had studied them before. Singh soon came upon a startling result that his peers thought was impossible.
The system is expected to go online by February next year.
Girish Sahni, the CSIR director general, said that no suitable candidate could be found for the prize in the mathematical sciences category.
The many toxins and enzymes secreted by Photorhabdus luminescens, a bacterium, are already in use as biocontrol agents against arthropod pests.