New Delhi, Aug 4 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated the TechEx - technology exhibition at IIT Delhi on Sunday.
TechEx was organized to demonstrate products and prototypes developed under the two flagship schemes of the Human Resource Development Ministry namely IMPacting Research, INnovation and Technology (IMPRINT) and Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana (UAY).
The Minister also released TechEx Volume containing abstracts of all the Imprint and UAY projects. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a special emphasis on research and has given a slogan Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan and Jai Anusandhan.
“Research is need of the hour and through research we can shift to a new paradigm of development. The National Research Foundation (NRF) will provide a new direction to research in India,” the Minister said. He appealed to researchers that the subject of research should relate to social concerns of the region so that benefits reach down the line to the last person. (UNI)