As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, has launched an event to honour the outstanding contributions made by Scientists and Technologists in the field of Electronics and Information Technology (IT).
The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has invited nominations of scientists and technologists who have made outstanding contributions in the past 75 years in the field of Electronics and IT. These nominations are being sought from people across the country on web portal www.innovateindia.mygov.in.
Addressing the event, Chandrashekhar spoke about the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who strongly believes in promoting scientific temper amongst the youth of this country.
Chandrashekhar mentioned that the post COVID-19 global order offers immense opportunity to India as countries look to re-align their technology supply chains. India, over the past 75 years has proven its prowess in the field of Information Technology and the growth trajectory in the next 25 years shall be strongly driven by Electronics and IT.
The initiative shall highlight the scientific work and talent of Scientists/Technologists which will in turn inspire present and future generations of Scientists and Tech Innovators.
The last date for submission of nominations will be 7th November, 2021. The names of the selected Scientists/Technologists will be announced by MeitY after the selection process is complete.