“Science and technology skills” are very important for India to compete in the global economy. According to the statistics of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, opportunities and necessities in these industries would be increased to another 13.5 percent through 2026. So we have to put more efforts and advancements in Indian youth through education and create diversity in the workforce. To enhance this various scholarships should be given to underprivileged and meritorious students so that they can form a massive workforce and take India to a level ahead.
For the period of 2010 to 2020,India is entitled as Decade of Innovation” . The National Innovation Council has been established and STI (Science, Technology & Innovation) Policy 2013 was formed.INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) scheme was also launched.
Smart Cities and India:
NECTI (NEC Technologies India Private Limited ), a Japan based company announced the launch of a FIWARE-based smart cities open source platform in India. It claims NECTI’s FIWARE-based platform would enable DLDS(DMICDC Logistics Data Services ) to get real-time data from IoT devices ( RFID readers) within its service area.The innovation of FIWARE-based smart cities platform, we expect to have an empowering industry with world class science and technology solutions.
Cancer Research in India:
The ICRC( India Cancer Research Consortium) is organising a challenge to develop a cost effective and affordable cure for cancer.ICRC has been drifted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Department of Health Research to find an innovative medicine for cancer. The objective is to save many lives in India from dying due to cancer.
SMARThealth & India:
An Indo-Australian team have headed with a mobile App to identify and manage people with cardiovascular disease. The mobile device-based medical and diagnosis system allows community health workers to assess cardiovascular disease using basic equipment and connect people at high risk to physicians for further consultation.
Coastlines of India:
The NIO (National Institute of Oceanography), an off-shoot of the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research), started with the research on marine resources. The NIO has been engaged in setting up an infrastructure for research and development of the coastal areas of the country.The NIO’s research on seaweed resources have paved the way for cultivation of commercial seaweed species which encourages the fishermen. The NIO has its work on marine aquaculture (sea farming) and wave energy dissipators which prevent beaches from erosion and also for harnessing tidal energy.
In India various researches are going on in the grounds of science ,technology,engineering, medical, maths etc for the progression of Indians. The Government of India aids researchers and students with scholarships and other amenities to support the research and innovations so that India would become a developed nation and would be an efficient competitor in the global economy. Also the people of India get the best resources for their livelihood, good job opportunities, easy and accessible resources, unique and smart education and improved status of living.