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Science and Technology to be force multiplier in state's human resource development: Chief Minister

Science and Technology to be force multiplier in states human resource development: Chief Minister

Sentinel Digital Desk

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI: Speaking on the occasion of the State Level Function of National Science Day 2019 at Assam Administrative College here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that for prudent utilization of the State's verdant human resources an optimum use of technological solutions can go a long way in achieving the desired results. He also said, "Science gives us light and in search of light we should all seek the knowledge of science".

Referring to the theme of this year's Science Day which is 'Science for people and people for science', Chief Minister Sonowal stressed on the need for taking science nearer to the people so that people, in general, generates love for it (science).

He also said that science can play an important role in the State government's pursuit of skill development. He also informed that science and technology combined with skill-based training can help the state in churning its human resources and catapulting the growth of the state at a never before speed, a press release stated.

Chief Minister Sonowal synchronizing with the occasion also presented State Science Awards. He presented Life Time Award to Climate Scientist of international repute who is known for his discovery of the 'Indian Ocean Dipole Mode' Dr Bhupendra Nath Goswami, Young Scientist Award to Dr Manashita Borah, an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering of Tezpur University who was chosen for her contribution in the field of biomedical implementation, automated wastewater treatment, etc. The CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (formerly RRL-Jorhat) has been chosen for the award of the Best Scientific Organization for the promotion of science and technology for the benefit of society.

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