Pursue science studies with devotion: Ruhullah
INAUGURATES 5-DAY INSPIRE CAMP
Srinagar, July 27: Minister for Science Technology and IT, Aga Syed Ruhullah today exhorted upon the younger generation to pursue science studies with devotion.
“The government is providing ample opportunities to youth to make a mark in research activities,” Syed Ruhullah said after inaugurating 5-day camp on Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) at University of Kashmir here.
The Function was organised by the department of Geology, Geophysics and Geo Informatics in collaboration with department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The objective of the programme is to attract younger generation towards science studies.
The Minister said the Science and Technology was most important branch of learning, adding every individual was benefited by the new inventions and discoveries.
Ruhullah lauded the Kashmir University for organising INSPIRE Programme and said the need of the hour was to attract the younger generation towards science for overall progress and development. He said students ought to study science to evolve themselves as potential and productive human resources. He said new challenges call for fresh scientific approaches to promote common good and facilitate life.
Giving resume of various schemes of Science and Technology department, he said with the sound financial support of central government, the state government was providing all the facilities to the young entrepreneurs to set up their income generating units in science and technology and IT Sectors.
Responding to the demands of speakers, Ruhullah said the Government was endeavouring to create science infrastructure at school and college levels. For this purpose, he asked them to submit a proposal to the government to augment it further.
The function was also addressed by Union Secretary, Science and Technology Dr. T Ramasami, Vice-Chancellor Kashmir University, Prof. Talat Ahmed, Dean Academics Affairs Prof. A. R. Yousuf, Coordinator INSPIRE, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Romshoo and Registrar Kashmir University Prof. S. Fayaz Ahmed who threw light on the importance of Science.
The programme was attended by Deans of all the faculties of Kashmir University, Staff members, students, Representatives of Civil society’s and eminent scientists.
Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, Dr. T Ramasami was the guest of honour and vice-chancellor, University of Kashmir Prof. Talat Ahmed presided over the function.
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