Science and Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has said that Science and Technology is key to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat. Dr Singh was speaking after releasing a Review Committee Report on International Science and Technology Cooperation prepared under the leadership of Dr Anil Kakodkar, former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India. He said, today India has Science and Technology cooperation with 44 countries and this list will be expanded in coming days and months.
The Minister asked the scientists of different Ministries and Departments to further enhance collaboration in the field of Research and Development and step up activities and collaboration with industries and corporate houses. He said, COVID taught us more about the value of coordination and collaboration not at the domestic level but also on a global scale.