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Seminar held on creating opportunities in biotech

Seminar held on creating opportunities in biotech
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Telangana State Council of Science Technology TSCOST organised a consultation meeting with stakeholders for formulating proposals based on skill Vigyan at Aranya Bhavan, here on Thursday Several institutes from across the city participated in the event

Hyderabad: Telangana State Council of Science & Technology (TSCOST) organised a consultation meeting with stakeholders for formulating proposals based on skill Vigyan at Aranya Bhavan, here on Thursday. Several institutes from across the city participated in the event.

Ajay Misra, IAS suggested scientific community to concentrate on human resource development in biotechnology sector by way of injecting skills among the unemployed youth, students, research scholars and also the faculty members of Telangana so as to make them employable or self-employed or turn them into prospective entrepreneurs.

Skill development among human resources is a must for a flourishing biotechnology sector and the State government also would extend support for such a move. Telangana State is in the forefront of biotech and life sciences research and its application in the areas of healthcare, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and food processing. and hoped that this would provide good scope for human resource development in these sectors. Professor Ravi Kumar Puli of TSCOST informed that the department of biotechnology, government of India is spearheading the BioTech Skill Vigyan initiative all over the country and invited proposals from Telangana State.

The Workshop has received tremendous response and attracted the attention of experts from Research Laboratories, Academic Institutions, Training Institutions and Industry to take part in this endeavour.

Joint Secretary to government of forest department, G Krishnaveni said “The need of the hour is to train the educated youth to enable them to become self-sustainable and suggested to prepare programmes on these lines.”

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