India, Sweden to launch new joint call on 'Health Science'

02 August 2021 | News

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh calls for Global Scientific Collaboration

image credit- PIB

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh called for Global Scientific Collaboration for bringing “Ease of Living” for common man, on 2 August.

A Swedish Delegation led by Ambassador KlasMolin called on the Union Minister to discuss and review bilateral cooperation in Science and Technology and Innovation.

The Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India Professor K. VijayRaghavan, Secretary, DST, Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary DBT, Smt. RenuSwarup, DG, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR, Shri Shekhar Mande and other senior officers of the Ministry took part in the meeting.

Dr Jitendra Singh said, both the Governments proposed to launch a new joint call on Circular economy including the themes such as Health Science and Waste to Wealth by the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology and Swedish VINNOVA soon. 

In his address, Ambassador KlasMolin called for a Joint Action Plan for a sustainable future and creation of more employment opportunities in both the countries.


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