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India preparing for quantum jump in 'Quantum Technology': Dr Jitendra

Post by RK News on Sunday, January 22, 2023

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Bhopal, Jan 21: Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh Friday said that India is preparing for a quantum jump in "Quantum Technology", which will define the world's future and offer practical solutions for world ‘s pressing problems.
He was speaking after inaugurating the 4-day India International Science Festival (IISF) at Bhopal, organised by the union Ministry of Science and Technology. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan presided over the opening ceremony.
In his inaugural address, Dr. Singh said that IISF Bhopal is happening at a time when India has assumed the G20 Presidency in 2023, where it will be showcasing not only the multi pronged developmental dimensions but also India’s universally recognized Soft Power.
Dr. Singh said the path-breaking decisions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi like unlocking of Space Sector in June 2020, liberalisation of Drone technologies, cabinet approval for geospatial guidelines and the recent green hydrogen mission worth Rs 20,000 crore have open new vistas for India’s rapid developmental march in the Amrit kaal.
The Minister said that “Technology and Innovations” are going to be the Torchbearers of 2047 Economy of India when it will celebrate 100 years of its independence.
Dr. Jitendra Singh said that today's Science has entered every household as it not only relates to the economy of India or the Youth but is deeply intertwined with the future of India.
He also underlined Inclusive Engagement and noted with pride that women scientists are taking a lead in major Science and Technology missions including the Gaganyan project.
It was informed that there would be 15 important events in four-days science festival in Bhopal, like the Student Science Village where 2500 students will be participating and getting exposed to new technologies and innovations.
He said apart from Mega Start-ups Expo, 1500 young scientists will brainstorm on emerging technology in all areas including Biotechnology.

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