India needs to think how science and tech can be a part of sustainable growth, say experts at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020
Addressing the audience virtually during the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020, Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST), GoI, said that the current generation has woken up with the challenges of the future. There is a need for the country to think and implement science and technology to achieve sustainable growth and solve the problems. Our education system needs to have a culture to build confidence among the students to create solutions, companies, and businesses,” Prof Ashutosh said. We are today completely self-reliant in terms of diagnostic kits,” Dr Renu said. Prof Ashutosh also explained that DST has supported more startups in the last five years than the previous 50 years.