Prime Minister Narendra Modi want to emulate the success India achieved in space exploration in a new domain - the exploration and use of oceanic resources, reports India Today.
PM Modi put forth the goal while speaking at the Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru. He added that India should map and "responsibly harness" water, energy, food and mineral resources in the oceans.
Prime Minister also reiterated his government’s goal of ensuring "Ease of doing Science" and using information technology to reduce red tape.
He also reportedly said that he was pleased to learn of India's improvement in the Innovation index rankings.
PM Modi said, "The growth story of India depends on its success in science and technology sector. There is a need to transform the landscape of Indian science, technology and innovation."
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.
The embedded tweet could not be found…