New Delhi: Prof. Ok Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to Authorities of India, highlighted the problem of being AtmaNirbhar in a world the place one additionally must be interactive internationally and the way know-how may be an enabler for India to place itself as a worldwide chief and construct higher worldwide collaborations on the ‘Fireplace Chat’ organised on the event of the ninth Basis Day of International Innovation and Know-how Alliance (GITA).
“AtmaNirbharta have to be seen within the context of provide chains internationally and globally. There are three pillars which have to be stored in thoughts whereas addressing the framework of self-reliance that are coverage, regulation, examples of execution and this must be achieved with pace and a synergy,” Professor VijayRaghavan mentioned on the celebration occasion that was held just about on November 26, 2020.
“Science & Know-how is critically necessary for all the pieces we do however Science & Know-how can be not a solution by itself. It’s a part of the reply. Science & Know-how needs to be stored in perspective as a part together with politics, economics, sociology and so forth and all of this must work collectively along with coverage, regulation, and examples of execution.”
He confused that the COVID 19 pandemic has stimulated extraordinary collaboration between our analysis laboratories, R & D labs, and business and between business and society. This function must be embedded as we transfer alongside into the longer term.
Prof. Ok VijayRaghavan answered questions on the distribution & administration of the vaccine for COVID 19 and its emergency use.In partnership with the well being ministry, an professional group has achieved an infinite quantity of labor within the well being system preparedness for the distribution and administration of vaccines. That is being achieved with out compromising current well being care companies utilising the expertise of our Nationwide Elections, our Common Immunisation Programme in an enormous approach within the vaccination programme.”
The day-long celebrations of the GITA Basis Day celebrations included a panel dialogue on ‘International Views: International locations changing into ‘Self- Reliant’ in a collaborative world’ which noticed the attendance of representatives from nations like Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Canada, Sweden, Finland and Italy whereby the audio system iterated the necessity of popping out of silos, working collectively in collaboration, leveraging on innovation, opening innovation engagements internationally, enforcement of sure native capacities and alternatively remaining open to FDI, know-how transfers and know-how engagements.