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Prime Minister to address the Plenary Session of Webinar on Science and Technology in the Union Budget 2022

Webinar will bring together industry, academia, and 16 ministries/departments of the Government of India to discuss implementation steps

 New Delhi. : The Government of India is organizing a series of webinars across various sectors to facilitate the efficient implementation of announcements made by the Finance Minister under Union Budget 2022. The webinar series is bringing experts from the public and private sectors, academia, and industry, on a single platform, to ideate on implementation strategies across sectors.

The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) along with several scientific ministries and departments of the Government of India will organize a webinar titled “Technology-enabled development” on March 2, 2022. The webinar will start with Prime Minister addressing the plenary session. The second part of the webinar will have four thematic breakaway sessions led by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Department of Science and Technology (DST), and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The sessions will have participants from various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India, academia, and industry. The sessions will focus on the following themes:

  1. S&T initiatives in prominent technology areas
  2. Potential for job creation/boosting employability
  3. Technological self-reliance
  4. Plan for achieving the vision of Amrut Kaal – India @2047
  5. Suggested course of action, while reducing the compliance burden

The third part of the webinar will have the Secretaries and Ministers of the above Departments discussing action points from the breakaway sessions and charting the way ahead towards implementation