The S. N. Bose National Centre is organizing a one-day conference on 15th May, 2013 on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. This conference on the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2013 is one of a series of 10 regional conferences planned by the DST, which is primarily responsible for implementation of the Policy. The policy was announced by the Honourable Prime Minister during the inauguration of the 100th session of the Indian Science Congress in January 2013.
The purpose of the conference is to elicit inputs of diverse stakeholders for implementation and operationalising the specifc measures and mechanism enunciated in the Policy ... DST seeks that the Conference help to identify best practices and come up with new ideas in the areas of research, technology and innovation that will help frame specific schemes, missions, programmes, mechanisms, instruments and procedures for implementation of the STI Policy.
Participation is invited from scientists, social scientists, technologists and engineers, representatives of industry and senior persons involved in governance and policy making. For online registration, visit http://oldweb.bose.res.in/conferences/dst-bs-2013.html
Attendance is limited to 60 participants. There is no registration fee. Last date of registration is 12th May. Invitation e-mails will be sent on 13th May.