07 January 2023 | News
Ministry of Science and Technology is preparing a blueprint to identify niche technology of each lab
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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 has launched “One Week One Lab" campaign highlighting India's global excellence in technology, innovation and startups.
Each of the 37 CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)lLabs spread across the country is dedicated to a different exclusive area of work and the "on week, one lab" campaign will offer an opportunity to each one of them to showcase the work being done by it so that others can avail of it and stakeholders learn about it.
"Each of the 37 CSIR laboratories is unique and specialises in as diverse areas as Genome to Geology, Food to Fuel, Minerals to Materials, and so on", said the Minister.
Director General, CSIR, Dr N Kalaiselvi said, "All the 37 labs have to come out with lots of success stories in the next 7 years for a mid term appraisal in 2030, to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister to make India innovation hub of the world in 2047."
The campaign will also focus on academia and skill development, where interested students from varying domain get to know about the research activities and facilities of the CSIR laboratories and get a connect for future prospects. Another focus of the campaign is to support more and more startups and entrepreneurship in the nation with dissemination of science and wide spread of the technologies.