DBT Strategy Meet today

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Department of BiotechnologyINVC NEWS
New Delhi,
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India is completing its 30 years of Foundation and will be celebrating its 30th Foundation Day in February 2016. The Minister Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan felt it appropriate at this point to assess and analyze in consultation with all Stake-holders the 4P’s- Progress, Promises, Problems and Plans for future. In this connection a Strategy Meet is being organized by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) on 31st August, 2015 at NCR Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad. The Minister Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, as the Chief Guest at the meet will be delivering his inaugural address and will be participating in the day long sessions. The meeting will be attended by the Directors and Senior Faculty of DBT aided Autonomous Institute’s, Senior Experts across the Country and Senior Members of the Civil Society. Secretary and all officers of DBT will be present.
DBT has contributed significantly through its efforts towards:
  • Supporting Key Missions
  • Spear heading cutting edge research
  • Building Institutional and Human Resource Capacity
  • Forging Industry Academic partnership
  • Leveraging international strength through collaborations and
  • Guiding policy thinking and analysis

There will be a detailed assessment of the impact over the years and working towards preparing an Action Plan to address key strategies for the future to deliver impact to society.  Keeping in line with the directions of the Prime Minister, on many occasions Dr. Harsh Vardhan has stated that it is important that the Biotechnology Sector which has an important role and cuts across all other sectors, takes forward its strategy in partnership with other Science & Technology related Departments and State Governments. This would be discussed in the meeting.
At the end of the meeting after detailed deliberation it is expected that there will be a Clear Road Map for the future for the Bio-Technology sector in the country.

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