Karnataka to arrange nanotechnology park, to come back out with new S&T coverage


The Karnataka authorities is planning to develop a nano park in its capital Bengaluru, and likewise plans to come back out with a new science and know-how coverage.

In his inaugural deal with to the eleventh version of Bengaluru India Nano 2020, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa mentioned the proposed park can be in collaboration with the Authorities of India.

The state authorities's purpose is to make Karnataka a hub for nanotechnology, he mentioned.

It’s eager to supply the required precedence by growth of a robust institutional base, infrastructure assist, and expert manpower to create the precise ecosystem for nanotechnology progress within the State, Yediyurappa mentioned.


The Authorities, the Chief Minister mentioned, proposed to develop a nano park in collaboration with the Authorities of India.

"Institution of widespread instrumentation services to supply higher emphasis for progress of this rising discipline may even be thought of", he mentioned.

"Motion might be taken for up-skilling and re-skilling the manpower required for this dawn trade".

The Chief Minister known as upon scientists and engineers to provide you with modern nanotechnology primarily based options for meals and vitality safety, water purification, healthcare, waste administration, and to fight environmental hazards.

The Chief Minister additionally introduced the distinguished Prof. CNR Rao Bengaluru India Nano Science Award 2020 to Prof. PS Anil Kumar, Division of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, for his excellent contribution within the discipline of nanotechnology.

Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan mentioned the nano park proposal is being mentioned with Prof CNR Rao, Nationwide Analysis Professor, Honorary President, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Superior Scientific Analysis and Chairman of Karnataka Imaginative and prescient Group of Nanotechnology.

"…we anticipate most of the analysis centres to be established in Bengaluru to advertise the (nanotechnology) ecosystem to strengthen this trade," Ashwath Narayan, who holds the IT, BT, and S&T portfolios, mentioned.

He additionally mentioned the federal government plans to come back out with a brand new Science and Expertise coverage to advertise Analysis and Improvement and associated industries.

The 2-day Bengaluru India Nano 2020 is a premium occasion of the Karnataka's Division of IT, BT, and S&T, and is being held in affiliation with the Imaginative and prescient Group.

Officers mentioned the occasion's emphasis is on nano industries and nano startups.

A spread of points pertaining to analysis, know-how growth, abilities requirement, establishments concerned, danger points, regulatory and governance construction, funding and collaborations between R&D, academia and trade is being deliberated upon on the convention, they mentioned.

(Edited by Megha Reddy)


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