NEW DELHI, November 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Released "The Bioenergy Road-Map - Vision 2020" of the Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi
- During the two-day Summit, Experts and Policymakers Aim to Identify the Primary Tasks That Must be Undertaken to Accelerate the Sustainable Deployment of Biofuels in India
In an endeavor to create a roadmap for the next five years for innovative technologies and policies for biofuels development in India, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India along with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today launched a two-day International Summit on 'Bioenergy: Algae Biofuel & Synthetic Biology 2012' in New Delhi.
The summit is an initiative by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The two-day summit will witness the participation from renowned scientists from over 7 countries, including India, USA, France, Belgium, Malaysia, and South Africa along with 10 eminent international speakers.
Delivering the inaugural address, Shri. Jaipal Reddy, Hon'ble Minister, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, opined, "There is no denying the fact that the country is facing some serious challenges in food and nutrition, healthcare, energy and environment. To meet these mounting challenges, science and technology can play a crucial role in developing an instrumental framework both nationally and internationally. Innovation requires institutional framework and adequate human resources, in order to succeed we need to strengthen and redesign to move towards progress in product development." He further added, "We need to accelerate our global efforts that will immensely help us in the economic and social development of our country. The best of modern technology should be harnessed for a sustainable fut
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