The American Chemical Society discusses the key drivers of self-reliant India

The webinar was organized in collaboration with the Scientific and Industrial Research Council of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.

The American Chemical Society (ACS), in collaboration with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, organized a webinar on 23 December to recognize and recognize the huge contribution of science and technology to India’s development. How it has encouraged the country’s journey towards a self-reliant (self-reliant) nation.

Invited by Deeksha Gupta, Senior Associate Director, American Chemical Society, the webinar highlights India’s strengths in science and technology and the various ways to use it to build a better future and move towards translational research. Invited Speaker Shekhar Mande, Secretary DSIR and Director General, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India spoke at length on the scientific evolution of India and the advancement of science and technology in modern times.

Speaking at the webinar, Mande said: “Since independence, we have stood apart as a nation because we have chosen the vehicle of science and technology for progress. Our vision is global, we want all the citizens of the world, the whole ecosystem to be happy and prosperous (Basudhaiva Kutumbakam). To make this happen, adoption of science and technology is an essential aspect. He added. For translational research, we need industry, MSMEs, and young entrepreneurs willing to take up the challenge. The world is watching us, many problems of the planet like global warming need our attention. Young people are living in an exciting time full of opportunities where the principles of science and technology will guide them to make a difference. “

Deeksha Gupta said, “We are collaborating with various scientific institutes in India to contribute to building a strong and robust science ecosystem. We are partnering with the Department of Science Technology (DST), the government. India with the Board of Science and Engineering Research (SERB) for DST and ACS publishing workshops and SERB-ACS poster competition. We will soon be launching a variety of collaborations to promote school education in India.

The webinar concluded with a comment by Deeksha Gupta, who thanked the convener of the event, Mande, for sharing contributions and initiatives from CSIR across the length and breadth of our country.

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