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Today’s economy is idea-driven, innovation co-efficient is order of day: Union science minister

LUKNOW: Stating that initiatives like Startup India are not merely slogans, Union minister for science & technology and earth sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said, “Today’s economy is idea-driven, and it is the innovation co-efficient is the order of the day. In the department of bio-technology alone, 300 industries and nearly 150 entrepreneurs got support.”

The Union minister, who was in CIMAP (Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants – an institution under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research), to inaugurate the annual Kisan Mela also pointed towards the dynamic change being brought in the working of CSIR labs. He said, “CSIR has formed clusters of laboratories. Some of the clusters formed so far include chemical, biological, physical and strategic. The clusters have been formed to guarantee perfect and effective co-ordination among the laboratories.”…

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Todays-economy-is-idea-driven-innovation-co-efficient-is-order-of-day-Union-science-minister/articleshow/50797420.cms

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Written by csirindia

February 1, 2016 at 9:17 am

Posted in CIMAP, Uncategorized

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