Friday, 13 Dec 2019

Need To Take Science And Research To Masses: Harsh Vardhan

Need To Take Science And Research To Masses: Harsh Vardhan

5th India International Science Festival (IISF) is being held at Kolkata.

 

KOLKATA: Stressing on the need to take science and research to the masses, Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that there was a need to go for international tie-ups to be globally competitive.

Speaking at a session of the 5th India International Science Festival (IISF) here, the minister said, “such platforms help in implementing the idea of a mass outreach, thereby taking science to the people.”

“For being globally competitive, India needs to effectively leverage international collaborations,” he said, pointing out that the departments of science and technology and earth sciences are collaborating with 44 countries to achieve high-quality research partnerships.