New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): Union Minister for Well being and Household Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday tweeted that the Division of Science and Know-how is furthering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient of ‘women-led India’ by way of Vigyan Jyoti.
On the Nationwide Lady Youngster Day, the Minister listed the achievements and initiatives of the federal government in empowering the woman little one in a collection of tweets.
“To draw ‘DeshKiBeti’ into STEM fields, we now have began Vigyan Jyoti – Faculty Part which is including worth in STEM training on the faculty degree. Round 1,400 ladies scientists have benefited within the final 3 years underneath our ‘Girls Scientists Scheme. It offers profession alternatives for pursuing analysis in frontier areas of Science & Engineering, particularly to these ladies researchers who had a break in profession,” tweeted Dr Harsh Vardhan.
Vigyan Jyoti, a programme launched by DST in 2019 is geared toward selling STEM (Science, Know-how, Engineering and Arithmetic) studying amongst woman college students and to encourage them in direction of STEM careers by making a level-playing subject for meritorious ladies from grades 9 to 12 to pursue STEM of their increased training, particularly from the highest schools within the areas the place ladies are massively underrepresented.
One other scheme that discovered point out within the Minister’s tweet was KIRAN (Information Involvement in Analysis Development by way of Nurturing) scheme by which he mentioned that greater than 2,200 ladies scientists and technologists within the final 5 years and present 12 months have been working to construct a powerful ‘AtmaNirbharBharat’.
“DST took a particular initiative, “CURIE” to help ladies universities for bettering R&D infrastructure and improve analysis services,” tweeted the Minister.
The federal government, in 2008 declared January 24 to be celebrated because the Nationwide Lady Youngster Day’ yearly with the target of elevating the consciousness of the society in direction of the woman little one in order that she will be valued and revered. (ANI)