FM interacts with the head of the American NSF and discusses cooperation in science and technology


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met with US National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan on Sunday and discussed fostering ties in areas such as artificial intelligence, space, science and technology. agriculture and health. The two sides discussed areas of cooperation related to science and technology (S&T), which emerged when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden met on the sidelines of the Quad Summit in Tokyo in May. tweeted the Ministry of Finance. Said in a series of “Both sides stressed the need to further improve and strengthen the proven, democratic and values-based mutual partnership in specific areas such as artificial intelligence, data science, computer science quantum, space, agriculture and health,” he said. Panchanathan said several projects will soon be resumed under the six Technology Innovation Centers in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology. “Discussing @NSF’s mission and goals, @DrPanch shared how to achieve innovation at scale and speed with research inclusion and a solution-based approach,” the ministry tweeted. “Union Finance Minister Smt. @nsitharaman spoke about India’s success in fostering innovation through #AtalInnovationMission, #Start-upIndia, #StandUpIndia, improving patent processes and advancing appropriate technology in agriculture.

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