At an event held at Raman Research Institute in Bengaluru on Friday, Dr. Harsh Vardhan urged Indian scientists to conduct a research and develop technologies that are relevant to the common man, which can improve their life. He further suggested that scientists across the country should have to bridge the gap between high-tech scientific developments and common man so that every development welfare in life of every country citizen in some way or other.
“Scientists should focus on developing technologies to improve the life of the common man and coming months would see each of the laboratories focusing its resources on developing specific lines of inventions,” said Harsh Vardhan. He further wants, Indian scientsts to think out of the box and develop simple yet useful technologies in welfare of common citizens
He urged for a mechanism where scientists would work under time frames to achieve their targets and would design efficient methods to develop industry-driven technologies. While summoning talented Indian scientists, he urged them to develop at least one technology for laboratories in India and make them more advance.
Harsh Vardhan wants Indian scientists to play the role of a catalyst in the development of India by developing technologies that will benefit every citizen in the country. While boosting confidence of scientists, Harsh Vardhan said that he would request central government to allocate more fund for the research and development of new technology.
This isn’t the first time that BJP minister was laying emphasis on development of technology. Previously, while speaking at the 12th international Symposium on Antarctic Earth Science in Panaji., he said that Indian scientists should think ‘out of the box’ so that research could be done that will benefit mankind. He pointed towards 350 million poor people living in the country and said that scientists can come out with easy and innovative solutions that will benefit these poor people and will make their life easier.
First published on Sunday, August 23, 2015, 07:13 AM