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Ministry of Science & Technology16-September, 2011 14:49 IST
|Major Collaborative Projects in Scientific Research for Advanced Research between India and UK|
|Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Planning, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Mr. Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of Britain today discussed perspectives of ways and means to further consolidate cooperation between UK and India through Science & Technology and Innovation space in the margins of the Summer Davos conference now underway in Dalian, China. Dr. Carey, the Chief Scientist (Foreign Commonwealth Office, UK) is visiting India and Dr. Kumar will discuss with him major collaborative projects in scientific research including futuristic and advanced research in nanotechnology, biotechnology, nuclear safety, material science, astrophysics and green technologies.|
Mr. Brown offered assistance in marshalling the resources of international business and philanthropic community for facilitating the achievement of universal education targets set by India and the achievement of millennium development goals. While appreciating the huge efforts being made by India, in this area Mr. Brown offered to facilitate the availability of teachers and technology to realize this goal.
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