India is no longer a developing nation, says DST Secy

The Union Government’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) Secretary Srivari Chandrasekhar recently claimed that India is no longer a developing nation. “The kind of investments we do in research and technology are far more than other countries. You can’t ever imagine that India can do the National Quantum Mission (recently launched by the Department of Science and Technology) for Rs 6,000 crore. It is unheard of and commendable. And the youth to focus on developing advanced technologies that do not harm the environment and other species on earth. There is a need for the youth to play a vital role in the country. A perfect combination of thinker, change maker, communicator, innovator and entrepreneur can resolve all the issues faced by the world,” said Srivari Chandrasekhar after delivering gold medals, degrees to the graduates in the 14th convocation of GITAM deemed to be university.