STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Centre to Set up Four Science Cities Across Country

Published: 23rd February 2015 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2015 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The Centre is planning to establish four science cities across the country to develop research facilities in science and technology, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Y S Chowdary said here on Sunday.

The science cities would be built in four different zones consisting of more than three states each, he added.

Ahead of National Science Day on February 28, the Union Government is planning to organise grand celebrations across the country in the memory of Nobel laureate C V Raman.

The Minister said a proposal for the celebrations had already been sent to the Union Cabinet and further details would be announced soon.

While interacting with newsmen at his residence here, Chowdary revealed plans to develop the existing infrastructure in science institutes and to boost research activities across the country. According to him, the government is planning to develop science labs in schools which are lying neglected due to lack of funds. Under the new project, the government is planning to provide funds to add new equipment and renovate the labs.

More from Hyderabad.

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp