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Punjab all set to organise 'innovation & technology summit 2019 on Nov 5

Chandigarh, Oct 16 (UNI) The Punjab Government is all set to host ‘Punjab Innovation & Technology Summit 2019’ on November 5, 2019 under its ‘Mission Innovate Punjab’ for developing a robust ecosystem for research & innovation to enhance competitiveness, boost economic growth and create employment.
Reviewing the preparedness of this mega event during a pre-summit meeting with academic and research institutions here at Punjab Bhawan, Principal Secretary Science, Technology and Environment Rakesh Verma said that this Summit would prove to be a healthy platform for the academicians, researchers, industrialists and environmentalists to evolve a comprehensive policy to put Punjab in the orbit of high growth trajectory besides infusing scientific tamper amongst our youth. He said that this summit would be organised in association with Punjab Chamber of Commerce & Industry with an objective to promote Punjab as the Global destination for Innovations & Research.
The meeting also broadly discussed the contours of the Summit, which would focus on Innovation & Academia thereby boosting Research & its Commercialization. The session would also provide an opportunity in motivating universities to widen the scope of research and innovation with its application in various sectors including successful commercialization. Likewise, the inaugural session would be dedicated ‘Leveraging Punjab as Land of Opportunities for Innovations’ to be presided over by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh with the launch of Mission Innovate Punjab.
Dwelling on the theme of technical session on ‘Exploring Global opportunities for collaboration and Convergence’, Rakesh Verma said that it would offer a healthy platform to forge International collaborations in the critical fields like aerospace, robotics, critical infrastructure and disruptive technologies and utilization of Punjab research capabilities for fulfilling its innovative needs. The summit will also witness about 40 exhibits of research and innovation from universities, institutions, industry and start-ups.
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Dwaar Praday Yojana launched in MP

26 Jan 2020 | 2:09 AM

Bhopal, Jan 25 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath emphasised on Saturday that his cherished dream is to ensure the state is compared with the country’s leading – and not backward – ones.
“For achieving progress, it is vital that the system and the people effectuate a revolutionary change in their thinking and attitudes as collective endeavours yield better outcomes,” he was officially quoted as saying in Indore while dedicating to the public the Dwaar Praday Yojana envisaging rapid providing of five services to citizens. Madhya Pradesh is the maiden state to launch such a scheme.

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There is need to establishing Electoral Literacy Clubs across all educational institutions: J&K LG

There is need to establishing Electoral Literacy Clubs across all educational institutions: J&K LG

25 Jan 2020 | 11:45 PM

Jammu, Jan 25 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu on Saturday led the 10th National Voters’ Day celebrations across J&K by being part of a Voter’s Day awareness program organised by Election Department, here at the Convention Centre.

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11 get 'J&K Government Awards' on Republic Day

25 Jan 2020 | 11:36 PM

Jammu, Jan 25 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday announced “J&K Government Awards” on the eve of Republic Day here.

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J&K DGP asks cops to make Doda district terrorism free

25 Jan 2020 | 11:25 PM

Jammu, Jan 25 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Saturday asked police personnel to make Doda district terrorism free.

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Mishap claims 1

25 Jan 2020 | 11:18 PM

Sidhi, MP, Jan 25 (UNI) Irate locals blocked the Bhadaura-Kusmi road after a two-year-old girl was fatally rammed by a car in Rampur village on Saturday, law-enforcement authorities said.
Swati Singh was en route to an anganwadi centre with her paternal grandmother when the accident occurred and the child succumbed while being rushed to the Tansar health centre.

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