New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Centre- State Science Conclave on Saturday at 10:30 AM via video conferencing.
He will also address the gathering on the occasion.
“In line with the Prime Minister’s relentless efforts to facilitate innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, the first of its kind Conclave will strengthen Centre-State coordination and collaboration mechanisms – in the spirit of cooperative federalism – to build a robust science, technology and innovation (STI) ecosystem across the country,” the PMO said.
The two day Conclave is being organised at Science City, Ahmedabad on September 10-11.
It will include sessions on different thematic areas including STI Vision 2047; Future Growth Pathways and Vision for STI in States; Health – Digital Health Care for All; Doubling Private Sector investment in R&D by 2030; Agriculture – Technological interventions for improving farmers’ income; Water – Innovation for producing potable drinking water; Energy- Clean Energy for All including S&T role in Hydrogen mission; Deep Ocean Mission and its relevance for Coastal States and Union Territories as well as country’s future economy.
The first of its kind Conclave will witness the participation of Gujarat CM, Union MoS Science and Technology, Ministers and Secretaries of States and Union Territories, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, NGOs, young scientists and students.