PM interacts with Directors of premier science institutions

New Delhi, Jul 8 (FN Bureau) After his interaction with more than 100 Directors of Centrally Funded Technical Institutions on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared details of his interaction with the premier science and technology institutions of the country that made presentations at the meeting. The Prime Minister tweeted about IISc Bangalore, IIT Mumbai, IIT Chennai and IIT Kanpur. In a series of tweets the Prime Minister said “Had an enriching interaction with Directors of leading IITs and @iiscbangalore during which we exchanged thoughts on a wide range of subjects including making India a hub for R&D, innovation and popularising science among the youth”.

He also said that Indian Institute of Science Bangalore team shared an interesting presentation on their key Research and Development initiatives in areas like robotics, efforts in education such as training maths/science teacher, Covid 19 work. “They emphasised on the need to give importance to health in Aatmanirbhar Bharat vision”, PM Modi added.

Mr Modi also said, “I was happy to know details on @iitbombay’s extensive work in technology for conversion of nitrogen generator to oxygen generator, cell therapy for cancer cure and their academic innovations like starting LASE programme, Masters in Digital Health, AI and Data Science”. In his tweet, the Prime Minister also said, “Proud to see @IITKanpur become a hub for futuristic research and innovations in blockchain technologies, monitoring air quality, electronic fuel injections and more. The support being given to start-ups, upskilling of professionals will greatly benefit India’s Yuva Shakti”.